Trump, Biden Spar Over US Energy Independence

April 29, 2024

E&E News

Executive Director Andrew Campbell elaborates on the varied definitions of “Energy Independence” and the implications of this term.

“Energy independence is really just a ‘political slogan,’ said Andrew Campbell, executive director of the Energy Institute at the University of California, Berkeley…That really doesn’t translate to anything that really matters to our economy in any direct way, he said. The concept of it, to me, doesn’t hold any meaning.”