Early into Barack Obama’s first term as president, I made a plea for a new national security strategy based on what I called “Greengemony” – that America shore up its global primacy by becoming the world’s first ever green hegemon.
The idea is that, by developing and adopting alternative energy supplies – and then selling America’s eco-friendly power to its economic partners – the United States can break free of its dependence on fossil fuel autocracies and grow its national economy. In the process, America’s allies and partners can significantly cut their geopolitical over-reliance as well.
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Source: Huffington Post Green