FedEx CEO Fred Smith discusses foreign oil dependence significant threat to national and economic security at the National Clean Energy Summit, stating, “The United States oil dependence on imported petroleum — after weapons of mass destruction and terrorism — is our greatest single national risk.” After emphasizing the economic, military, geopolitical and industry issues, he shares policy recommendations.
About David Herron
David Herron is a writer and software engineer living in Silicon Valley. He primarily writes about electric vehicles, clean energy systems, climate change, peak oil and related issues. When not writing he indulges in software projects and is sometimes employed as a software engineer. David has written for sites like PlugInCars and TorqueNews, and worked for companies like Sun Microsystems and Yahoo.