What are the biggest energy challenges facing the United States?
Congress is gridlocked on energy and environment policy, but that doesn't make the problems facing the country any less pressing. President Obama, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and members of Congress are never without words when it comes to the importance of solving the country's energy problems. But different people see different problems, which makes it inherently hard to get closer to solving anything.
What are the greatest energy challenges facing the country right now? Where do climate change and energy security fit into this debate? What can the private sector, state and local governments, and other countries do to get closer to tackling some of the biggest hurdles while Washington is gridlocked?