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Special report on energy: Renewing the future

How can we balance environmental and economic concerns?

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This piece is part of our special report on energy policy. To read the first piece in the series, click here. To read the second piece in the series, click here. 

Energy policy isn’t easy. It requires government to steer a path through environmental priorities, energy security and job creation, and to do so under an intense media spotlight—“climate change,” “power blackouts” and “plant closure” all make for easy headlines. As we approach a general election, the obstacles…

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