Table of contents for A gusher of lies : the dangerous delusions of energy independence / Robert Bryce.

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Introduction: The Persistent Delusion
Part I: Why We Think We Want Energy Independence
1 Imports Are Us
2 The Emotional Appeal of Energy Independence
3 The False Promises of Energy Independence
Part II: From Dominance to Dependence: American Energy 
History, Rhetoric, and the New Realities
4 The Global Energy Power Shift
5 1972: Texas Taps Out
6 1973: The Embargo, Militarism, & Rhetoric
7 September 15, 2004: The Non-OPEC Peak Meets Surging Demand
8 September 27, 2004: The Neocon Crusade Begins
Part III: The Impossibility of Independence
9 Skepticism and Thermodynamics
10 The Best Buy Effect
11 More Efficiency, More Fuel
12 The Ethanol Scam
Sidebar: The Ethanol Timeline
13 Running Out of (Natural) Gas
14 Nuclear Power: Megawatts from Foreign Uranium
15 The ¿Opiates of Energy Policy¿: Coal-to-Liquids and 
Imported Coal
16 Solar: The One Percent Solution
17 Hot Air
Sidebar: Thomas Friedman¿s Maginot Line
Part IV: The World of Interdependence
18 The View from Jubail
19 The Rise of Dubai and the ¿Shift in Gravity¿
20 Isolate Iran? Don¿t Count On It
21 A Few Suggestions
Sidebar: What About Fuel Taxes and Carbon Taxes?
22 Conclusion
Appendix A: U.S. Imports of Strategic Mineral Commodities, 
Their Uses,and Key Suppliers
Appendix B: The Set America Free Manifesto
Appendix C: A Survey of Fuel Sources

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Power resources -- United States.
Energy policy -- United States.