Obama claims US voters face stark choice over energy

President Barack Obama in his party’s nomination acceptance speech says that American voters on 6 November will face the “clearest choice of any time in a generation” over energy policy and other core issues.

In the 6 September speech, Obama said that renewable energy use during his administration had doubled, and that thousands of Americans have jobs building wind turbines and storage batteries.

In 2011, the US reduced oil imports by one million barrels a day and the country is less dependent on foreign oil than at any time in nearly two decades, he told delegates at the Democratic Party national convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He told delegates and a nationwide television audience that after “30 years of inaction", his administration raised fuel standards so that Log in to read complete article.

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