Energy is the Albatross of U.S. National Security Senator Dick Lugar (Source]
Maryland 6Th District 2005 Energy Conference [2005 September 26]
"Representative Roscoe G. Bartlett (R-MD): Good morning and thank you all very much for coming. .. my concern about the subject that we’re talking about today is more than 30 years old because I have been reading and thinking about this for at least 30 years now.
Congressman Roscoe Bartlett Discusses Peak Oil--the End of Cheap Oil--with President Bush at the White House [2005 June 29]
We have here today represented some of the experts from around the country and indeed around the world."
"Congressman Roscoe Bartlett met with President George W. Bush at the White House on June 29 for an extensive discussion about peak oil--the end of cheap oil. Congressman Bartlett declined to discuss or characterize any of his private conversation with the President, but said that he was very happy about the meeting."
Bartlett Energy Speech, by Congressman Roscoe Bartlett [2005 April 20]
"We have only 2 percent of the world's oil reserves, we use 25 percent of all of the oil used in the world, and we import two-thirds of that. We have less than 5 percent of the world's population."