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Full Title: Climate Policy Memo #1:­ Cap and Trade v Taxes Author(s): Pew Center on Global Climate Change Publisher(s): Pew Center on Global Climate Change Publication Date: 3/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Cap and trade and a carbon tax are two distinct policies aimed...
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A Call to Action: Executive Summary by Herschel Specter President, RBR Consultants, Inc. mhspecter@verizon.net This report is a call to action, and it presents a multi-faceted national energy plan that would address the twin...
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Full Title: A New Perspective for Labeling the Carbon Footprint Against Climate Change Author(s): Juan Cagiao Villar, Sebastián Labella Hidalgo, Adolfo Carballo Penela and Breixo Gómez Meijide Publisher(s): Intech Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: A Voice for the Fish? Climate Change Litigation and Potential Causes of Action for Impacts Under the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement Author(s): William C.G. Burns Publisher(s): N/A Publication Date: 4/2008 Full...
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Full Title: n/a Author(s): L. Jackson Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 3/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  4 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Murkowski's Letter: -->POSTING<-- Description (excerpt): Jackson addresses industry and policy concerns over EPA move to regulated GHG emitters. (excerpts): I...
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Full Title: Agricultural stakeholder views on climate change: Implications for conducting research and outreach Author(s): Linda Stalker Prokopy, Lois Wright Morton, J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr., Amber Saylor Mase, and Adam Wilke Publisher(s): American Meteorological Society Publication...
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Full Title: Air Pollution Issues Associated Author(s): Ramon A. Alvarez and Elizabeth Paranhos Publisher(s): Air and Waste Management Association Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Exploration and production of natural gas and oil are rapidly expanding across the...
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Note: Synopsis adapted by OurEnergyPolicy.org from report summary. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. Alternative Fuels for Military Applications By James T. Bartis & Lawrence Van Bibber, RAND Corporation The U.S....
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Full Title: An Assessment of US Progress towards its Pledge on Climate Change Mitigation Author(s): Dallas Burtraw and Matt Woerman Publisher(s): Centre for European Policy Studies Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In 2009, President...
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Full Title: Anthropogenic CO2 emissions in Africa Author(s): J. G. Canadell, M. R. Raupach, and R. A. Houghton Publisher(s): Biogeosciences Publication Date: 3/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): An understanding of the regional contributions and trends of anthropogenic carbon dioxide...
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Full Title: California’s Climate Policy – a Model? Author(s):  David Buchan Publisher(s): The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publication Date: 12/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: California’s energy and climate policies deserve study for three new reasons. First, the...
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Full Title: California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard: Compliance Outlook for 2020 Author(s): ICF International Publisher(s): California Electric Transportation Coalition Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Adopted in 2007, California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard requires a...
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Full Title: Can the U.S. Get There from Here? Using Existing Federal Laws and State Action to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): Nicholas Bianco, Franz Litz, Kristin Meek, Rebecca Gasper Publisher(s): World...
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In an August 5th op-ed, the New York Times’ Thomas Friedman urges America to “Get It Right On Gas.” While noting domestic natural gas development’s potential to address a host...
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Full Title: Carbon Tax: Deficit Reduction and Other Considerations Author(s): Jonathan L. Ramseur, Jane A. Leggett and Molly F. Sherlock Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The federal budget deficit has...
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Full Title: City of Detroit Greenhouse Gas Inventory: An Analysis of Citywide and Municipal Emissions for 2011 and 2012 Author(s): Jill Carlson, Jenny Cooper, Marie Donahue, Max Neale, and Anis Ragland Publisher(s): University of Michigan Publication...
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Whether or not the world has all of the clean energy technologies it needs to dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions is an important ongoing debate among the climate policy community....
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Senate Energy & Natural Resources Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) has introduced the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012, which would require electric utilities to derive increasing percentages of their supply...
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Full Title: Clearing the Air: Reducing Upstream Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Natural Gas Systems Author(s): James Bradbury, Michael Obeiter, Laura Draucker, Wen Wang, and Amanda Stevens Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date:...
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A paper by researchers at the University of Alberta, Edmonton found that the impact of Canadian oil sands mining, and subsequent land restoration, on carbon release has been significantly underestimated....
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Full Title: Climate science of methane Author(s): University of Oxford Environmental Change Institute Publisher(s): University of Oxford Publication Date: 9/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane is the most abundant reactive trace gas in the atmosphere and arises from...
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On February 28th and 29th a federal appeals court in Washington, DC will hear oral arguments in Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA, an aggregation of lawsuits challenging U.S. EPA’s...
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Full Title: Comparative Life Cycle Assessments: Carbon Neutrality and Wood Biomass Energy Author(s): Roger A. Sedjo Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Biomass energy is expected to play a major...
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Full Title: Defining the Shale Gas Life Cycle: A Framework for Identifying and Mitigating Environmental Impacts Author(s): Evan Branosky, Amanda Stevens, Sarah Forbes Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Life cycle...
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Full Title:  Design and implementation of carbon cap and dividend policies Author(s): Kunkel C, Kammen DM Publisher(s): Energy Policy Publication Date: 1/2012 Language: English Length: 11 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): An important concept in...
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Full Title: Disclosing the Facts 2014: Transparency and Risk in Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Author(s): Richard Liroff, Danielle Fugere, Lucia von Reusner, and Steven Heim Publisher(s): Investor Environmental Health Network, As You Sow, Green Century Capital Management, Inc, and Boston Common Asset...
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Full Title: Disclosing the Facts: Transparency and Risk in Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Author(s): Richard Liroff, Danielle Fugere, Lucia von Reusner, and Steven Heim Publisher(s): Investor Environmental Health Network, As You Sow, Green Century Capital Management, Inc, and Boston Common Asset Management,...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] There is...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Coal is...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] The use...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] The U.S....
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Fusion is...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Research must...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] The U.S....
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Critical policy...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Substantially increase...
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Full Title: Disentangling the effects of CO2 and short-lived climate forcer mitigation Author(s): Joeri Rogelja, Michiel Schaefferc, Malte Meinshausene, Drew T. Shindellg, William Harec, Zbigniew Klimontb, Guus J. M. Veldersh, Markus Amannb, and Hans...
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It has been recently suggested that natural gas is a more climate friendly alternative to many fossil fuels, and a necessary “bridge” to a low carbon future. The main component...
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Full Title: Effects of a Carbon Tax on the Economy and the Environment Author(s): Congressional Budget Office Publisher(s): Congressional Budget Office Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Lawmakers could increase federal revenues and encourage  reductions...
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Full Title: Effects of the Built Environment on Transportation: Energy Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Other Factors Author(s): Porter, C.D.; Brown, A.; Dunphy, R.T.; Vimmerstedt, L. Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy...
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Full Title: Effects of Travel Reduction and Efficient Driving on Transportation: Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): Porter, C.D.; Brown, A.; DeFlorio, J.; McKenzie, E.; Tao, W.; Vimmerstedt, L. Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy...
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Full Title: Effects of U.S. Tax Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): William D. Nordhaus, Stephen A. Merrill, and Paul T. Beaton Publisher(s): The National Academies Press Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The U.S. Congress...
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Full Title: Energy Security and Carbon Capture and Storage Author(s): H. Holger Rogner and M. Howells Publisher(s): Royal Institute of Technology Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The First Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel...
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Full Title: Ethanol and Land Use Changes Author(s): David Morris Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self-Reliance Publication Date: 2/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This February 2008 report by David Morris criticizes the authors of two recent studies published...
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Full Title: Extracting the Facts: An Investor Guide to Disclosing Risks From Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Author(s): Richard A. Liroff Publisher(s): Investor Environmental Health Network Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Many governments and communities around the...
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Full Title: Forging the Climate Consensus: Managing Economic Risk Author(s): W. Reilly (Co-Chair), et al. Publisher(s):  National Commission on Energy Policy, Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 7/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text:...
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Full Title: Forging the Climate Consensus: Oversight of the Greenhouse Gas Market Author(s): W. Reilly  (Co-Chair),  J. Rowe (Co-Chair),  S. Tierney (Co-Chair), et al. Publisher(s):  National Commission on Energy Policy, Bipartisan Policy...
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Full Title: Freight Transportation Modal Shares: Scenarios for a Low-Carbon Future Author(s): Brogan, J.J.; Aeppli, A.E.; Beagan, D.F; Brown, A.; Fischer, M.J.; Grenzeback, L.R.; McKenzie, E.; Vimmerstedt, L.; Vyas, A.D.; Witzke, E. Publisher(s): U.S. Department...
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Full Title: Gaining Ground: Corporate Progress on the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Ceres and Sustainalytics Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report, Gaining Ground: Corporate Progress on the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability,evaluates how well...
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Full Title: GHGRP 2013: Reported Data, Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program Background Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 8/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As directed by Congress, EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP)...
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Full Title: Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fossil Energy Extracted from Federal Lands and Waters: An Update Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Stratus Consulting Inc. Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Our current report provides an updated analysis of...
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Note: Synopsis based on review of draft legislation as well as Congressional committee and media summaries. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. Key Provisions of H.R. 910, the Energy...
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Full Title: History, Ideology, and U.S. Climate Policy: Beyond the Orthodoxies of Left and Right Author(s): Lee Lane Publisher(s): Hudson Institute Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: As this paper is being written, the United...
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Full Title: How to quantify uncertainty and variability in life cycle assessment: the case of greenhouse gas emissions of gas power generation in the US Author(s): M Hauck, Z J N Steinmann, I J Laurenzi, R...
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Full Title: Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Gas Production: Technology, Impacts, and Policy Author(s): Corrie Clark, Andrew Burnham, Christopher Harto, and Robert Horner Publisher(s): Argonne National Laboratory Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Shale gas production...
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On March 27, 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority of the Clean Air Act, released proposed greenhouse gas standards for newly constructed power plants. The rules would require...
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Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) has introduced legislation that would put a price on CO2 emissions. Known as the Managed Carbon Price (MCP) Act, the bill is structured more as a...
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Full Title: Landfill Methane Author(s): Rachel Pierson Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Landfills  are  the third  largest  source  of  anthropogenic methane  in  the  United  States.  According to the U.S....
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Full Title: Leveraging Natural Gas to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Recent technological advances have unleashed...
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Full Title: Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2014 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This annual report (often referred to...
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A recent op-ed by noted academic Bjorn Lomborg questions the idea that renewable energy – wind, in particular – is up to the task of mitigating climate change. Renewables are...
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The President was on target during his speech on climate change at Georgetown University when he announced new initiatives to curb the release of greenhouse gases and thereby slow down...
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Full Title: Measurements of methane emissions at natural gas production sites in the United States Author(s): David T. Allena, Vincent M. Torresa, James Thomasa, David W. Sullivana, Matthew Harrisonb, Al Hendlerb, ...
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Full Title: Methane and the greenhouse-gas footprint of natural gas from shale formations Author(s): Robert W. Howarth, Renee Santoro and Anthony Ingraffea Publisher(s): Springer, Climate Change Publication Date: 3/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We evaluate...
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Full Title: Methane as a Greenhouse Gas Author(s): U.S. Climate Change Science Program Publisher(s): U.S. Climate Change Science Program Publication Date: 1/2006 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane (CH4) is the primary component of natural gas and an important energy...
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Full Title: Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Systems Author(s): Robert Howarth et all. Publisher(s): National Climate Assessment Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The past few years have seen major changes both in our understanding of the...
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Full Title: Methane Fact Sheet Author(s): Energy Indepth Publisher(s): Energy Indepth Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane (CH4) is a chemical compound. It is the primary component of natural gas and is the most abundant organic...
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Full Title: New Tracers Identify Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids and Accidental Releases from Oil and Gas Operations Author(s): N. R. Warner, T. H. Darrah, R. B. Jackson, R. Millot, W. Kloppmann, and A. Vengosh Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Next-Generation Energy Management, Solutions for the Next Level of Performance in Corporate Real Estate Author(s): Michael Bendewald and Douglas Miller Publisher(s): CoreNet Global and Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Buildings represent the...
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Full Title: Non-Cost Barriers to Consumer Adoption of New Light-Duty Vehicle Technologies Author(s): Stephens, T. Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This is one of a...
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Full Title: Options for Reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard Author(s): Scott McKee and Stuart Iler Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the time since the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)...
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The UN climate change summit in Durban, South Africa, wrapped earlier this month with two notable accomplishments: a pledge to create a new international treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol...
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Full Title: Polling the American Public on Climate Change Author(s): Katherine Lynn and Emily Jackson Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This fact sheet provides information on climate change polling in...
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Full Title: Potential Carbon Emission Reductions and Costs of Delivering Wind Energy from the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project Author(s):The Brattle Group Publisher(s): Clean Line Energy Partners Publication Date: 6/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Potential for Energy Efficiency Improvement Beyond the Light-Duty-Vehicle Sector Author(s): Vyas, A. D.; Patel, D. M.; Bertram, K. M. Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Publication Date: 2/2013 Full...
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Full Title: Prevented Mortality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Historical and Projected Nuclear Power Author(s): Pushker A. Kharecha and James E. Hansen Publisher(s): Environmental Science & Technology, American Chemical Society Publication Publication Date: 1/2013 Full...
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Full Title: Progress Report of the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force: Recommended Actions in Support of a National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Author(s): The White House Council on Environmental Quality Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: Progressing to a Fair Carbon Tax: Policy Design Options and Impacts to Households Author(s): Daniel F. Morris and Clayton Munnings Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In his...
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Last week The Economist called attention to growing demand for rare earth minerals, their importance in clean energy technologies, and rising tension over their global supply. Two of these minerals –...
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Full Title: Reduced Emissions of CO2, NOx and SO2 from U.S. Power Plants Due to the Switch from Coal to Natural Gas with Combined Cycle Technology Author(s): J.A. de Gouw, D.D. Parrish, G.J. Frost, M....
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Full Title:  Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: How much at what cost? Author(s): J. Creyts, et al. Publisher(s):  McKinsey & Company Publication Date: 12/2007 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 107 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Consensus is...
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Full Title: Reducing Methane Pollution from Fossil-Fuel Production on America’s Public Lands, A Needed Step to Combat Climate Change Author(s): Claire Moser, Nidhi Thakar, and Matt Lee-Ashley Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 10/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Regulatory Impact Analysis for the Proposed Carbon Pollution Guidelines for Existing Power Plants and Emission Standards for Modified and Reconstructed Power Plants Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 6/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Remote sensing of fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas production in North American tight geologic formations Author(s): Oliver Schneising, John P. Burrows, Russell R. Dickerson, Michael Buchwitz, Maximilian Reuter, and Heinrich...
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Full Title: Climate Intervention, Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth Author(s): National Academy of Sciences Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 2/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): CLIMATE INTERVENTION IS NO SUBSTITUTE for reductions...
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Full Title: Seeing is Believing: Creating a New Climate Economy in the United States Author(s): Nicholas Bianco, Kristin Meek, Rebecca Gasper, Michael Obeiter, Sarah Forbes, and Nate Aden Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 10/2014 Full...
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Full Title: n/a Author(s): L. Murkowski Publisher(s): n/a Publication Date: 3/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  3 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Jackson's Response: -->POSTING<-- Description (excerpt): The growing, bipartisan and bicameral opposition to EPA's climate regulations may very well result in legislative...
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Full Title: Shifting Gears: Transcending Conventional Economic Doctrines to Develop Better Electric Vehicle Batteries Author(s): Clifton Yin and Matthew Stepp Publisher(s): The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Like...
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Full Title: Six Essential Strategies for Strong CDP Scores Author(s): Kate Swayne Wilson, Kimberlee Rankin, A. Kathleen Higgins, Emily Miller, and Kate Dunlap Publisher(s): Cadmus Group Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Companies and communities increasingly...
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Full Title: Stranded Oil and Gas Assets—Is the Wolf at the  Door or Waiting in the Forest? Author(s): Duncan Rotherham, James D. Brown, and Jennifer Suke Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Corporate...
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Full Title: Strategies for Decarbonizing the Electric Power Supply Author(s): Lucy Johnston and Rachel Wilson Publisher(s): The Regulatory Assistance Project Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The scientific consensus has been that greenhouse...
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Full Title: Strengthening US-China Climate Change and Energy Engagement Author(s): NRDC Publisher(s): NRDC Publication Date: 1/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The United States of America (US) and the People’s Republic of China (China) are both key players in international efforts...
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Full Title: Technical Support Document: Technical Update of the Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis Under Executive Order 12866 Author(s): Interagency Working Group on Social Cost of Carbon, United...
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Full Title: Technology Roadmap: Energy and GHG reductions in the chemical industry via catalytic processes Author(s): International Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The chemical industry is a large...
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Full Title:  The Climate Impacts of Bioenergy Systems Depend on Market and Regulatory Policy Contexts Author(s): Derek M. Lemoine, Richard J. Plevin, Aavery S. Cohn, Andrew D. Jones, Adam R. Brandt,...
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Full Title: The Economic Costs of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under a U.S. National Renewable Electricity Mandate Author(s): Keith Crane, Aimee E. Curtright, David S. Ortiz, Constantine Samaras, Nicholas Burger Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: The Economic Impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative on Ten Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States Author(s): Paul Hibbard, Susan F. Tierney, Andrea M. Okie and Pavel G. Darling Publisher(s): Analysis...
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Full Title: The effect of natural gas supply on US renewable energy and CO2 emissions Author(s): Christine Shearer, John Bistline, Mason Inman, and Steven J Davis Publisher(s): Environmental Research Letters Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Increased use...
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Full Title: The Emerging U.S. Methane Mitigation Industry Author(s): Shawn Stokes, Monica La, and Marcy Lowe Publisher(s): Datu Research, LLC Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Historically, many of the companies highlighted in this report have operated...
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Full Title:  The Future of Coal: Options for a Carbon-Constrained World Author(s): J. Katzer Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITei) Publication Date: 01/2007 Identifier(s): ISBN 978-0-615-14092-6 Language: English Length: 192 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): This MIT...
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Note: Synopsis drawn from report's executive summary. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. The Future of Natural Gas: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study By the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative Natural...
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Full Title: The global economic long-term potential of modern biomass in a climate-constrained world Author(s): David Klein, Florian Humpenöder, Nico Bauer, Jan Philipp Dietrich, Alexander Popp, Benjamin Leon Bodirsky, Markus Bonsch, and Hermann Lotze-Campen Publisher(s): Environmental Research Letters Publication Date:...
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Full Title: The Last Climate Frontier: Leveraging the Arctic Council to make Progress on Black Carbon and Methane Author(s): Lindsey Griffith Publisher(s): Clean Air Task Force Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As the United States prepares...
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Full Title: Timeline of EPA Actions on Greenhouse Gases Author(s): Jenifer Collins Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The landmark 2007 U.S. Supreme Court case, Massachusetts v. EPA, paved the...
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"Our National Energy Policy: Post-Election Prospects and Challenges" December 14th, 2012 National Press Club, Washington, DC See below for an abridged version of the transcript and a full video recording of the event....
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Full Title: U.S Natural Gas Infrastructure Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: There are more than 2.3 million miles of natural...
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Note: Synopsis based U.S. DOE summary provided to OurEnergyPolicy.org. Complete text US DOE Mission and Goals The mission of the Department of Energy is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing...
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Full Title: U.S. National Interest, Climate Engineering, and International Law Author(s): Lee Lane Publisher(s): Hudson Institute Publication Date: 4/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Despite the failure of the 2010 greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade bill, President  Obama...
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Full Title: Vehicle Technology Deployment Pathways: An Examination of Timing and Investment Constraints Author(s): Plotkin, S.; Stephens, T.; McManus, W. Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Volatile organic compound emissions from the oil and natural gas industry in the Uintah Basin, Utah: oil and gas well pad emissions compared to ambient air composition Author(s): C. Warneke, F. Geiger, P. M. Edwards,...
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Full Title: Voters Overwhelmingly Support Stricter Smog Standards Author(s): Andrew Baumann, Chloe Mullins, and Marc DelSignore Publisher(s): American Lung Association Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A new bipartisan national survey of 1,000 registered voters finds that a...
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This is the second in a series of discussions led by invited speakers at the upcoming Physics of Sustainable Energy conference to be held March 8-9, 2014 at the University...
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Last week Governor Dave Heineman of Nebraska approved the Keystone XL pipeline along a revised route, “which avoids the environmentally-sensitive Sand Hills region of Nebraska.” The final decision now rests...
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According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) is supposed to be "An estimate of the economic damages associated with a small increase in carbon dioxide...
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For decades many have considered nuclear fusion to be the brass ring of energy technologies, believing that – were it to be successful and commercially viable – it would offer...
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Full Title: Will Low Natural Gas Prices Eliminate the Nuclear Option in the US? Author(s): Rob Graber and Tom Retson Publisher(s): EnergyPath Corporation Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This study is intended to compare...
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Full Title: Winning the Race 2012: #8 Clean Energy Author(s): The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Publisher(s): The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Winning the Race 2012 is a...
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Full Title: Written Testimony of Robert P. Murphy, Senior Economist, Institute for Energy Research, Before the  Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works On the Matter of “The ‘Social Cost...
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