The economy of energy

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Saudi Arabia wants to call a meeting between oil-producing and oil-consuming countries to discuss record high prices. President Bush has called for the United States to be less dependent on hydrocarbons. The Takeaway speaks with Lisa Margonelli to discuss the persistent high price of energy and its social and cultural effects. Lisa Margonelli writes about the global culture and economy of energy. Lisa is the author of Oil On the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline.