Although alternative energy sources (solar and wind) can and should be exploited, the simple fact is they will not be able to provide enough energy to power the US for quite some time (if ever). Although hydroelectric power provides clean energy, blocking rivers to provide power is no longer considered a good environmental practice. Bottom line, we need to build nuclear power plants all over the country to replace oil plants.
- Clean and free of greenhouse emissions;
- Largely conflict free.
Sending billions of dollars a year to the Saudis and the Russians is fundamentally a bad plan.