With gas prices continuing to rise, many are asking what is the best long term strategy for dealing with this crisis. Well in a provocative new study by the Heritage Foundation, Dr. Arial Cohen gives this assessment: “High oil prices are here to stay due to heightened political risks, irresponsible behavior by oil-producing governments, and growing global demand from countries like China and India. To lower prices we should try to increase production, promote conservation, and diminish geopolitical risks. On a positive note, high oil prices are driving science to produce better and cheaper sources of transportation fuel and spurring new engine designs, which may eventually offer alternatives to conventional oil and reduce its price.”