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Clean energy needed to escape ‘petro-dictators’ and pandemic uncertainty: U.S. secretary of energy

At the daily White House press briefing on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm spoke on the current instability of global energy supplies arising from the Russia-Ukraine war and ongoing pandemic. “The only way out of these boom and bust cycles is to break that sole reliance, and that means diversifying our fuel sources by deploying clean energy,” Granholm said. “So that we are not under the thumb of petro-dictators like Putin.”