for 1973 OPEC oil embargo
Dealing with the country’s energy security vulnerabilities requires sustained and targeted involvement by the federal government. The SPR plays an important role in insulating the U.S. economy from a volatile and unpredictable global oil market
Meg Jacobs, a Research Scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, spoke with The Fuse about her new book, "Panic at the Pump," which explores why the U.S. government has failed to put together long-term energy solutions.
Much has changed since the 1973 embargo brought the U.S. economy to its knees. But our dependence on oil as a single transportation fuel remains the same.