energy crisis

energy crisis

When the Circuit Breaks: America's Energy Crisis - 1975 Educational Documentary - Ella73TV

6d ago
SOURCE  

Description

The United States Federal Energy Administration looks at the energy crisis America faced in the 1970's. The film explains that all forms of energy have circuit breakers and that when demand exceeds supply the circuit breaks. When multiple circuits break at the same time, as happened during the early 1970's, an energy crisis develops. The film examines the traditional sources of energy such as fossil fuels, looks at the present to show how demand is steadily gaining on supply, and looks to the future to see what new sources of energy show the greatest promise to reduce Americas dependence on oil. The ambivalence with which Americans and their government have addresses sustainable energy issues is examined. The achievement of U.S. self-sufficiency in energy by 1985 in promoted. . . Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.