The national average gas price is currently $4.94 per gallon, according to AAA. Earlier this month, gas prices surpassed $5.00 per gallon — more than double the $2.39 per gallon witnessed when President Joe Biden took office.
During a press briefing on Wednesday, Granholm affirmed that the “only way out” of “boom-and-bust cycles” in energy prices is “deploying clean energy.”
“The real truth is that as long as our nation remains overly reliant on oil and fossil fuels, we will feel these price shocks again,” Granholm said. “This is not going to be the last time. The next time there’s a war, the next