CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 2008
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(Washington: Nancy Cordes) Former Vice President Al Gore’s challenge to produce electricity from renewable energy and carbon-free sources within 10 years examined; statistics on energy prices cited. [GORE – extends his challenge to the nation.] [Public Citizen Tyson SLOCUM†- says the future of energy is not with fossil fuels.] [National Energy Assistance Directors' Assn. Mark WOLFE†- notes energy prices are hitting the catastrophic point.] [Chicago resident Annie McTIZIC†- reacts to her electric bill.] [In interview, GORE – defends the cost of the switch.] The response of the presidential candidates to Gore’s challenge noted.
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