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Full Title: “Looking Back … and Looking Ahead”: Energy Sector Developments in 2015 That Will Continue to Shape the Energy Sector in 2016 Author(s): Shearman and Sterling LLP Publisher(s): Shearman and Sterling...
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Full Title: “Paint Is Cheaper Than Rails” - Why Congress Should Abolish New Starts Author(s): Randal O'Toole Publisher(s): CATO Institute Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The New Starts program has proven a...
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Full Title: 2011 Integrated Energy Policy Report Author(s): California Energy Commission Publisher(s): California Energy Commission Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The 2011 Integrated Energy Policy Report provides a summary of priority energy issues currently facing California....
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Full Title: 2013 - The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040 Author(s): ExxonMobil Publisher(s): ExxonMobil Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Updated each year, the Outlook analyzes the trends that will shape global energy...
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Full Title: 2013 Distributed Wind Market Report Author(s): AC Orrell and HE Rhoads-Weaver Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Publication Date:  08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 2013, 30.4 megawatts (MW)...
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Full Title: 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report Author(s): Ryan Wiser and Mark Bollinger Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Annual...
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Full Title: 2014 Distributed Wind Market Report Author(s): Alice Orrell, Nikolas Foste, and Scott Morris Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard Author(s): Rachel Young, Sara Hayes, Meegan Kelly, Shruti Vaidyanathan, Sameer Kwatra, Rachel Cluett, and Garrett Herndon Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 7/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this...
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Full Title: 2014 Wind Technologies Market Report Author(s): Ryan Wiser, Mark Bolinger, Galen Barbose, Naïm Darghouth, Ben Hoen, Andrew Mills, Kristina Hamachi LaCommare, Dev Millstein, Dana Hansen, Kevin Porter, Rebecca Widiss, Michael...
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Full Title: 2015 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard Self-Scoring Tool Author(s): Rachel Young, Chetana Kallakuri, and Sara Hayes Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): ACEEE's biennial International...
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Full Title: 2017 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards Author(s): Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation Publisher(s): Federal Register Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): EPA and...
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Full Title: A Global High Shift Scenario: Impacts And Potential For More Public Transport, Walking, And Cycling With Lower Car Use Author(s): Michael A. Replogle and Lewis M. Fulton Publisher(s): University of California, Davis and Institute for Transportation and...
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Full Title: A Review of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s Draft Regulatory Impact Analysis Author(s): Kevin Neels and Mark Berkman Publisher(s): Railway Supply Institute Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): At the request of the Railway...
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Full Title: A simple framework for assessing the trade-off between the climate impact of aviation carbon dioxide emissions and contrails for a single flight Author(s): E A Irvine, B J Hoskins, and K P Shine Publisher(s): Environmental Research...
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There is currently no national standard for dispensing liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a motor fuel. In July, the National Conference of Weights and Measures (NCWM) will consider requiring retail...
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Full Title: A Survey of Bakken Crude Oil Characteristics Assembled or the U.S. Department of Transportation Author(s): Dangerous Goods Transport Consulting, Inc. Publisher(s): American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: A Survey of Driver Opinion about Carbon Capture in Vehicles Author(s): John M. Sullivan, Michael Sivak, and Brandon Schoettle Publisher(s): The University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute Publication Date: 9/2013 Full Text:...
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Full Title: A Vehicle for Change PNGV: An Experiment in Government-Industry Cooperation Author(s): David Trinkle Publisher(s): The RAND Corporation Publication Date: 12/2009 Language: English Length: 378 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description: This research assesses the effectiveness...
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Full Title: Accelerating Global Vehicle Efficiency Author(s): Cecilia Springer, Pete Ogden, Nigel Purvis, and Andreas Dahl-Joergensen Publisher(s): Climate Advisers and the Center for American Progress (CAP) Publication Date: 06/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S....
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Full Title: Accelerating Market for Electric Cars: Saving Fuel Costs and Emissions Clean Vehicles Program Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Sales of electric vehicles (EVs), including both plug-in...
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Transport Safety Administration (NHTSA) have released new rules for a corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standard that will increase fuel economy to...
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Full Title: Advanced Combustion Engine R&D: Goals, Strategies, and Top Accomplishments Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 3/2009 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Although internal combustion engines have been used for more than a...
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Full Title: Advanced Energy Now 2015 Market Report: Global and U.S. Markets by Revenue 2011-2014 and Key Trends in Advanced Energy Growth Author(s): Navigant Research Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Advanced...
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Full Title: Advanced Energy Now 2016 Market Report Author(s): Navigant Research Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publication Date: 03/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is the pragmatic voice of business leaders who are...
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Full Title: Advancing Technology for America’s Transportation Future Author(s):  Clarence P. Cazalot, Jr., Linda A. Capuano,  Daniel P. Poneman,  David B. Sandalow,  James W. Owens,  Deanne M. Short,  John S. Watson,  S. Shariq...
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Full Title: Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health Author(s): Wolfram Schlenker and W. Reed Walker Publisher(s): National Bureau of Economic Research Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We demonstrate that daily airport runway congestion contributes significantly...
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Last week Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), the senior Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, published a blueprint for energy policy, titled “Energy 20/20: A Vision for America’s...
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Full Title: Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Expansion: Costs, Resources, Production Capacity, and Retail Availability for Low-Carbon Scenarios Author(s): Melaina, M.W.; Heath, G.; Sandor, D.; Steward, D.; Vimmerstedt, L.; Warner, E.; Webster, K.W. Publisher(s): Prepared for...
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Full Title: Alternative Fuel Vehicle & Fueling Infrastructure Deployment Barriers & the Potential Role of Private Sector Financial Solutions Author(s): Sarah Dougherty and Nick Nigro Publisher(s): National Association of State Energy Officials Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Alternative Fuels in Airport Fleets Author(s): National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Transportation Research Board; Airport Cooperative Research Program; Geoff Morrison, Damon Fordham, and Cian Fields Publisher(s): National Academies...
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Full Title: Alternative Jet Fuels Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The federal government has encouraged the development and use of alternative fuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated...
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Full Title: Alternative Transportation Fuels Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): State of Florida Department of Transportation Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The U.S. Department of Energy reports that more than a dozen alternative fuels are in...
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Full Title: Alternative Transportation Fuels: Natural Gas Implications Author(s): BBI International Publisher(s): INGAA Publication Date: 11/2008 Length: 95 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): In December 2007, the U.S. Congress passed an updated Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) requiring 36 billion gallons...
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Full Title: An Action Plan for Cars: The Policies Needed to Reduce U.S. Petroleum Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): J. Heywood, et al. Publisher(s):  Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 12/2009 Identifier(s):  Library of Congress Control Number:...
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Full Title: An Industry on the Move, 2013 AirSage Annual Transportation Industry Survey Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): AirSage Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In May-June 2013, 126 respondents in the transportation sector, ranging from those still...
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Full Title: Analysis of a Carbon Fee or Tax as a Mechanism to Reduce GHG Emissions in Massachusetts Author(s): Marc Breslow, Ph.D., Sonia Hamel, Patrick Luckow, and Scott Nystrom Publisher(s): Synapse Energy...
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Oil prices are expected to average between $100 and $120/barrel in 2012. “Economists say they expect prices to remain high despite the relative weaknesses of the American and European economies...
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Full Title: Arctic Matters: The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic Author(s): National Research Council Publisher(s): National Research Council of the National Academies Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This booklet is intended...
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Full Title: Assessing biofuels: towards sustainable production and use of resources Author(s): Stefan Bringezu, Helmut Schütz, Meghan O ́Brien, Lea Kauppi, Robert W. Howarth, Jeff McNeely Publisher(s): United Nations Environmental Programme Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Assessment of the Economic and Social Impacts of the Failure of Congress to Extend the Compliance Deadline for Positive Train Control (PTC) Author(s): American Chemistry Council Publisher(s): American Chemistry Council Publication Date:...
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Full Title: At The Crossroads, 2014 AirSage Annual Transportation Industry Survey Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): AirSage Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For the first time, we report on issues broken down by different types of...
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Full Title: Automobiles on Steroids: Product Attribute Trade-Offs and Technological Progress in the Automobile Sector Author: Christopher R. Knittel Publisher(s): American Economic Review Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This paper estimates the technological progress that has occurred...
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Full Title: Back on Track: Bringing Rail Safety to the 21st Century Author(s): Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (AII) Publisher(s): Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure (AII) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Rapid improvements...
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Modeling results in the MIT Future of Natural Gas Study released in June of last year suggested that the US could make major progress in the next two decades towards...
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Full Title: Benefits of Recent Improvements in Vehicle Fuel Economy Author(s): Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle Publisher(s): University of Michigan Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For the past several years, we have calculated (on a monthly...
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Full Title: Biofuels  Screening Toolkit: Guidelines for Decision Makers Author(s): Susanne Köppen, Stefanie Markwardt, Horst Fehrenbach Publisher(s): Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The present Guidelines for Decision Makers on the Biofuels Screening...
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Full Title: Biofuels for aviation: Technology brief Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publisher(s): IRENA Publication Date: 02/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Developing and promoting biofuels for aviation will be essential to reduce carbon emissions from commercial...
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Full Title: Biofuels Issues and Trends Author(s): US Energy Information Administration Publisher(s): US Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Biofuels is a collective term for liquid fuels derived from renewable sources, including...
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Full Title: Biofuels: Challenges to the Transportation, Sale, and Use of Intermediate Ethanol Blends Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 6/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: U.S. transportation relies largely on...
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Full Title: Biogas For Road Vehicles Technology Brief Author(s): Frank Scholwin, Johan Grope, Angela Clinkscales, Francisco Boshell, Deger Saygin, Alessandra Salgado & Amr Seleem Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Foundation Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: California's Energy Future: The Potential for Biofuels Author(s): Heather Youngs and Christopher R. Somerville Publisher(s): California Council on Science and Technology Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- California has a policy goal of...
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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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A new report from the Energy Security Leadership Council, a group including business leaders and retired military officials, warns that U.S. energy policy advocates are conflating “energy independence” with “energy...
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Full Title: Certification Procedures for Advanced Technology Heavy-Duty Vehicles: Evaluating Test Methods and Opportunities for Global Alignment Author(s): Ben Sharpe and Dana Lowell Publisher(s): International Council on Clean Transportation Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Worldwide, commercial vehicles are...
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Full Title: Clean Energy Works for Us: Q4 and year-end 2014 Jobs Report Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nearly 47,000 clean energy and clean transportation...
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Full Title: Clean Jobs Florida: Sizing Up Florida's Clean Energy Jobs Base and its Potential Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 08/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): When it comes to clean...
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Full Title: Clean Jobs Missouri: Sizing Up Missouri's Clean Energy Jobs Base and Its Potential Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Missouri’s clean energy and transportation...
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Full Title: Clean Jobs Ohio: Sizing Up Ohio's Clean Energy Jobs Base and It's Potential Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The 2008 passage of Ohio’s landmark...
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Full Title: Cleaner Cars from Cradle to Grave Author(s): Rachael Nealer, David Reichmuth, and Don Anair Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Together with other oil-saving approaches, such...
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Full Title: Clearing Up the Smog: Debunking Industry Claims that We Can’t Afford Healthy Air Author(s): Jeremy Fisher, Tyler Comings, Frank Ackerman, and Sarah Jackson Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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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 Tech Book: Transportation Sector Overview Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 3/2011 Language: English Length: 8 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt):...
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On March 5th, 68 Congressional Democrats sent a letter to regulators at the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) urging that the agency “immediately enact strong position limits to eliminate excessive...
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Full Title: Confidence Report: Determining Efficiency Author(s): Carbon War Room and North AMerican Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) Publisher(s): Carbon War Room and North AMerican Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) Publication Date: 01/2016 Full...
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Full Title: Congestion in America A Growing Challenge to U.S. Energy Security Author(s): Securing America's Future Energy Publisher(s): Securing America's Future Energy Publication Date: 1/2012 Language: English Length: 48 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The United States accounts for more than one-fifth...
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Full Title: Congressional Energy Export Reform Should Not Be Distracted by Questionable Subsidy Author(s): Brian Slattery Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Congress is striving to lift a ban on...
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Full Title: Cost-effectiveness of plug-in hybrid electric vehicle battery capacity and charging infrastructure investment for reducing US gasoline consumption Author(s): Scott B. Peterson , Jeremy J. Michalek Publisher(s): Energy Policy Publication Date: 9/2012 Full...
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A recent Congressional Research Service report titled “Rising Gasoline Prices 2012” states that Congress has “limited short term options … to address gasoline prices.” The report identifies six short-run policy options...
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Full Title: Crude by Rail, The new logistics of tight oil and oil sands growth Author(s): Kevin Birn, Juan Osuna, Carmen Velasquez, Jeff Meyer, Steven Owens, and Malcolm Cairns Publisher(s): IHS Energy Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Great Revival...
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Full Title: Delivering Jobs: The Economic Costs and Benefits of Improving the Fuel Economy of Heavy-Duty Vehicles Author(s): D. Anair, J. Hall Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 5/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  21 pages, PDF Full...
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Eastern Utah may see tar sand production begin later this year. A private company, the Alberta-based U.S. Oil Sands, has invested $6 million since 2005 to test the oil sands...
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Full Title: Diesel particulate matter emission factors and air quality implications from in–service rail in Washington State, USA Author(s): Daniel A. Jaffe, Greg Hof, Sofya Malashanka, Justin Putz, Jeffrey Thayer, Juliane L. Fry,...
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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 majority...
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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.] Diesel accounts...
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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 main...
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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.] Government intervention...
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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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Full Title: Distance Driven and Economic Activity in the Individual U.S. States: 1997-2011 Author(s): Michael Sivak Publisher(s): University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute Publication Date: 9/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: During these times of heightened concern...
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As reported by the New York Times, Envia Systems, a California-based battery manufacturing company, announced yesterday what it calls a “major breakthrough” in battery technology that is “poised to revolutionize...
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Recent increases in U.S. natural gas and oil production – increases dramatic enough to drive speculation about and calls for U.S. exports of these resources – have brought the prospect...
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The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which was recently amended to address numerous criticisms, is again under fire, this time for its potential effect on food prices. The RFS program requires...
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Full Title: Domestic Action on Aviation Carbon: Using the Clean Air Act to Cut Aviation Emissions and Create an Alternative to the European Union Emissions Trading System Author(s): Nathan Richardson and...
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Full Title: Don’t Increase Federal Gasoline Taxes—Abolish Them Author(s): Peter Van Doren Publisher(s): Cato Institute Publication Date: 08/2007 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Many experts believe that gasoline taxes should be increased for a variety of...
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Full Title: Door-To-Downtown How Boulder, Colorado, Tested The Future Of Mobility Author(s): Edward Klock-Mccook & Robert Mcintosh Publisher(s): Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 05/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Boulder, Colorado, like many cities around the...
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Full Title: Driving Cleaner: More Electric Vehicles Mean Less Pollution Author(s): Elizabeth Ridlington, Travis Madsen Publisher(s): Environment America Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- America’s dependence on gasoline as a transportation fuel worsens global warming...
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Full Title: Driving Our Way to Energy Independence Author(s): David Morris Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self-Reliance Publication Date: 4/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Executive Summary excerpt: The technology is now available to replace our petroleum-based transportation...
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Full Title: Driving rural energy access: a second-life application for electric-vehicle batteries Author(s): Hanjiro Ambrose, Dimitry Gershenson, Alexander Gershenson, and Daniel Kammen Publisher(s): Environmental Research Letters Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Building rural energy infrastructure in developing...
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Full Title: Driving Sustainable Development Through Better Infrastructure: Key Elements of a Transformation Program Author(s): Amar Bhattacharya, Jeremy Oppenheim, and Lord Nicholas Stern Publisher(s): Brookings Institution, New Climate Economy, and Grantham Research Institute on...
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Full Title: Economically and environmentally informed policy for road resurfacing: tradeoffs between costs and greenhouse gas emissions Author(s): Darren Reger, Samer Madanat, and Arpad Horvath Publisher(s): Environmental Research Letters Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As...
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In a Yardeni Research blog post highlighted by an article in the New York Times, economist Ed Yardeni argued that rising oil prices “may actually be good for the stock...
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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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Last week, the Tesla Model S, an electric-powered car, received the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s highest mark in its history of ranking cars. Consumers Reports granted the Tesla Model...
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Full Title: Electrifying cars: How three industries will evolve Author(s): R. Hensley, S. Knupfer, D. Pinner Publisher(s): McKinsey Quarterly Publication Date: 06/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 10 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Upon entering the mainstream—in a few years or a couple of...
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Full Title: Electrifying Transportation Reduces Greenhouse Gases and Improves Air Quality: Executive Summary Author(s): Electric Power Research Institute and Natural Resources Defense Council Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute and Natural Resources Defense...
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Full Title: Emission factor of ammonia (NH3) from on-road vehicles in China: tunnel tests in urban Guangzhou Author(s): Tengyu Liu, Xinming Wang, Boguang Wang, Xiang Ding, Wei Deng, Sujun Lü, and Yanli Zhang Publisher(s): Environmental Research Letters Publication...
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Full Title: Energy Efficiency Policy in the United States: Overview of Trends at Different Levels of Government Author(s): Elizabeth Doris, Jaquelin Cochran, and Martin Vorum Publisher(s): NREL Publication Date: 12/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report catalogs by sector—buildings, transportation,...
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Full Title: Energy Insecurity: The False Promise of Liquid Biofuels Author(s): T.A. "Ike" Kiefer Publisher(s): Strategic Studies Quarterly Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: his article focuses on cultivated biomass converted into liquid trans- portation...
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Full Title: Energy Revolution: A Sustainable Global Energy Outlook Author(s): Oliver Schäfer, Arthouros Zervos, Sven Teske, Jan Béranek, and Stephanie Tunmore Publisher(s): Greenpeace and European Renewable Energy Council Publication Date: 10/2008 Language: English Length: 212...
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Full Title: Energy Security Fact Pact: Q1 2015 Author(s): Securing America's Energy Future Publisher(s): Securing America's Energy Future Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This edition of the Energy Security Fact Pack explores the...
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Full Title: Energy Security Fact Pact: Q4 2014 Author(s): Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) Publisher(s): Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This edition of the Energy Security Fact Pack investigates...
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Full Title: Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions at the State Level, 2000-2013 Author(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Publisher(s): U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions...
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Full Title: Energy-Water Nexus Author(s): Dan Mueller Publisher(s): Waste Management Association Publication Date: 03/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Water is a key factor in the development and utilization of energy resources. An obvious association is...
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Full Title: Engines for Change: From Cell Phones to Sodas, How New Truck Standards Can Improve the Way America Ships Goods Author(s): Dave Cooke Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Ensuring New Infrastructure is Climate-Smart Author(s): James Rydge, Michael Jacobs and Ilmi Granof Publisher(s): The New Climate Economy Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): About US$90 trillion in infrastructure investment is needed...
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Full Title: Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India Author(s): Michael Greenstone and Rema Hanna Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Using the most comprehensive developing country dataset ever...
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Full Title: EPA OIG Compliance With Managing Vehicles Within EPA’s Fleet Management Program Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We sought to determine whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
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Full Title: EPA’s Fleet Management Program Needs Improvement Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), initiated this audit...
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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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The U.S. EPA finalized amendments to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program that include new renewable fuel production pathways for renewable diesel, renewable naphtha, and renewable electricity (used in electric...
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Full Title: Explaining the Adoption of Diesel Fuel Passenger Cars in Europe Author(s): Joshua Linn Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Compared with gasoline engines, diesel fuel engines significantly reduce...
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Full Title:  Extending the Supply of Alcohol Fuels for Energy Security and Carbon Reduction Author(s): R. Pearson, J. Turner, M. Eisaman, et al. Publisher(s): Lotus Engineering, PARC Publication Date: 01/2009 Identifier(s):  2009-01-2764 Language: English Length: 28 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The paper critiques...
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Full Title: External Costs of Transport in the U.S. Author(s): M. Delucchi, D. McCubbin Publisher(s): n/a Publication Date: 01/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  34 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): In this chapter we report estimates of the external costs...
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ExxonMobil recently released its 2012 Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040, a report forecasting energy trends out for the next several decades. Among the projections highlighted in ExxonMobil’s announcement: “Global...
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Full Title: Fact Sheet: Vehicle Efficiency and Emissions Standards Author(s): Paul Haven and Ori Gutin Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Transporting people and goods accounts for...
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Full Title: Feasibility of IMO Annex VI Tier III implementation using selective catalytic reduction Author(s): Alyson Azzara, Dan Rutherford, Haifeng Wang Publisher(s): International Council on Clean Transportation Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In 2008 the Marine...
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At the Methanol Policy Forum – held March 27, 2012 in Washington, DC – energy industry and policy experts convened to discuss the fuel’s potential as a transportation fuel. The...
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Full Title: Food for Fuel: The Price of Ethanol Author(s): Dominic K. Albino, Karla Z. Bertrand, and Yaneer Bar-Yam Publisher(s): New England Complex Systems Institute Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Conversion of corn to...
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In 2007, US EPA began using renewable identification numbers (RINs) to track fuel producer compliance with the Energy Policy Act of 2005’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which calls for fuel...
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Full Title: Freeing America from its addiction oil Author(s): Amory Lovins Publisher(s): Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This article was originally published on CNN.com in 2010 and expands on Amory Lovins' TED...
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Full Title: Freight Transportation Demand: Energy-Efficient Scenarios for a Low-Carbon Future Author(s): Grenzeback, L.R.; Brown, A.; Fischer, M.J.; Hutson, N.; Lamm, C.R.; Pei, Y.L.; Vimmerstedt, L.; Vyas, A.D.; Winebrake, J.J. Publisher(s): Prepared by Cambridge Systematics,...
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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: Fuel and Technology Alternatives for Buses: Overall Energy Efficiency and Emission Performance Author(s): Nils-Olof Nylund and  Kati Koponen Publisher(s): VTT Technology Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In 2009–2011, a comprehensive project on urban buses was carried...
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A report, “Fuel Choice for American Prosperity,” recently published by the United States Energy Security Council (USESC), a group within the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS), identifies...
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There are over 90,000 cargo ships powered by oil-based fuels that, according to one study, account for 3-4% of worldwide emissions (including SOx, NOx, PM and CO2). In 2012, the...
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Full Title: Future of Fuels 2014: An Analysis of Government Projections Through 2040 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): NACS Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  In December 2013, the U .S . Energy Information Administration (EIA) released...
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Full Title: Getting From Here to There: Regulatory Considerations for Transportation Electrification Author(s): Regulatory Assistance Project Publication Date: 05/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The electric industry in the 21st century is evolving in different...
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Full Title: Getting Off Oil: Recent Leaps and Next Steps Author(s): Amory Lovins Publisher(s): Rocky Mountain Institute Publication Date: 5/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description:  This article is a 2008 update on the progress of RMI's 2005 effort to...
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Full Title: Global EV Outlook: Understanding the Electric Vehicle Landscape to 2020 Author(s): Electric Vehicle Initiative, International Energy Agency Publisher(s): Electric Vehicle Initiative, International Energy Agency Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Electric Vehicles...
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Full Title: Governance in distributed generation: A Nevada case study Author(s): Catrina Rorke Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Disruptive innovation has hit electricity markets. Just as disruptive technologies and...
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Full Title: Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles: Manufacturer Performance Report for the 2012 Model Year Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On May 7, 2010, the...
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Full Title: Grinding to a Halt: Examining the Impacts of New Ozone Regulations on Key Transportation Projects Author(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for 21st Century Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce,...
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Full Title: Grinding to a Halt: Southern California Region Author(s): Institute for 21st Century Energy Publisher(s): Institute for 21st Century Energy Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Southern California traffic is famously congested. Because...
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Full Title: Guam Transportation Petroleum-Use Reduction Plan Author(s): Caley Johnson Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 04/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The island of Guam has set a goal to reduce petroleum use...
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Full Title: Guidance for States on Relief from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in an Energy Emergency Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): National Association of State Energy Officials Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report covers Federal...
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Note: Synopsis based on OurEnergyPolicy.org review of draft legislation as well as media summaries. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. Key provisions of H.R. 1687, the Open Fuel Standard...
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Yesterday House Speaker John Boehner announced that H.R. 7, The American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act, will be put to a vote in “the coming weeks and months”. H.R. 7...
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Full Title: Has Motorization in the U.S. Peaked? Part 2: Use of Light-Duty Vehicles Author(s): Michael Sivak Publisher(s): University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description:  The main contribution of this...
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Full Title: Heavy Traffic Still Ahead Author(s): Terry C. Whiteside Publisher(s): Western Organization of Resource Councils Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This report, “Heavy Traffic Still Ahead” (HTSA 2014), provides an update to HTA 2012...
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Full Title: High Penetration of Renewable Energy in the Transportation Sector: Scenarios, Barriers, and Enablers Author(s): L. Vimmerstedt, A. Brown, G. Heath, T. Mai, M. Ruth, M. Melaina, T. Simpkins, D. Steward, E....
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Full Title: Highway Boondoggles, Wasted Money and America’s Transportation Future Author(s): Jeff Inglis and Phineas Baxandall Publisher(s): U.S. Public Interest Research Groups Education Fund Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Eleven proposed highway projects across the country—slated to cost at least...
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House leadership is planning a vote this week on a bill to expand leasing for offshore drilling, the “Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan” (H.R....
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Full Title: Household Demand and Willingness to Pay for Clean Vehicles Author(s): James T. Bartis, Frank Camm, David S. Ortiz Publisher(s): Transportation Research Publication Date: 5/2007 Language: English Length: 11 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description: This...
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Full Title: How large are tax subsidies to motor-vehicle users in the US? Author(s): M. Delucchi, J. Murphy Publisher(s): Elsevier, Transport Policy Publication Date: 8/2008 Identifier(s):  Transport Policy 15 (2008); 196–208;0967-070X; doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2008.03.001; Language: English Length: 13...
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Full Title: How Lower Oil Prices Impact the Competitiveness of Oil with Renewable Fuels Author(s): Geoffrey Heal and Karoline Hallmeyer Publisher(s): Columbia SIPA Center on GLobal Energy Policy Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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As the oil boom outgrows the US pipeline network, the oil industry is increasingly using alternatives such as rail to transport crude oil across the country. Between 2008 and 2013,...
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Full Title: Impact of Eliminating the ZeroEmissions Vehicle Tax Credit on the Georgia State Economy Author(s): Robert F. Wescott, Ph.D., Katie Archer, and Cameron Egan Publisher(s): Securing America’s Future Energy and The...
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Full Title: Impacts of Biofuel Production Case Studies: Mozambique, Argentina and Ukraine Author(s): Floor van der Hilst, Janske van Eijck ,Judith Verstegen, Vasco Diogo, Bothwell Batidzirai, André Faai Publisher(s): Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht...
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Pennsylvania’s Act 13 of 2012 created a three-year Natural Gas Energy Development Program that will allocate $20 million in grant funds to purchase or convert vehicles to natural gas.  The...
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U. S. renewable fuel policy has two primary objectives: 1) to reduce petroleum imports, increasing energy security and 2) to reduce greenhouse gas generation in the transportation sector. In this...
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Full Title: Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk: Assessing America's Vulnerabilities in a Global Energy Market Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Chamber of Commerce Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This year’s edition of the Institute...
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Full Title: Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk: Assessing America's Vulnerabilities in a Global Energy Market - 2015 Edition Author(s): Institute of 21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Publisher(s): Institute of...
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Full Title: Infrastructure Investment Creates American Jobs Author(s): Lukas Brun, G. Jason Jolley, Andrew Hull, and Stacey Frederick Publisher(s): Duke University: Center Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Federal investment...
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Full Title: Insufficient Freight: An Assessment of U.S. Transportation Infrastructure and Its Effects on the Grain Industry Author(s): Elaine Kub Publisher(s): American Farm Bureau Federation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Waiting three minutes...
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Full Title: Integrating North America’s Energy Markets: A Call for Action Author(s): Duncan Wood Publisher(s): Wilson Center Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In February 2014, the leaders of the three North American nations...
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Full Title: Intelligent Efficiency Technology and Market Assessment Author(s): Ethan A. Rogers and Eric Junga Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 04/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The adoption of intelligent efficiency applications...
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The New York Times has reported that Iran has threatened to block all oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz, which serves as a transport corridor for approximately 1/5 of...
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NRDC's recently released report ranks states in two critical areas related to our nation's continuing addiction to oil: gas price vulnerability – calculated as the percentage of personal income spent...
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Full Title: Jump Starting Energy Efficiency in the Commercial Building Sector: A New Model for Retrofitting Commercial Buildings in America’s Cities Author(s): Patrick E. Hughes Publisher(s): Proceedings of the 2012 American Council for an Energy-Efficient...
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Full Title: Key World Energy Statistics Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key World Energy Statistics from the IEA contains timely, clearly-presented data on the supply, transformation and consumption of all...
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Full Title: Leading by Example: Using Information and Communication Technologies to Achieve Federal Sustainability Goals Author(s): Jason Ye, Stephen Seidel Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: As the nation's...
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The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Energy Project seeks your input as part of a yearlong effort aimed at fostering constructive dialogue and action on reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). BPC...
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Full Title: Legal Requirements For State Transportation Agency Participation In Conservation Plans Author(s): James M. McElfish Jr. and James B. McDaniel Publisher(s): The National Academies Press Publication Date: 10/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report...
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Full Title: Letter Report on the Review of the Research Program of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership, Phase 3 Author(s): National Academy of Sciences Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 1/2009 Language: English Length: 23 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: Leveling the Playing Field for Natural Gas in Transportation Author(s): Christopher R. Knittel Publisher(s): The Hamilton Project Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 28 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Technological advances in horizontal drilling deep underground have led to large-scale...
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Full Title: Life cycle air quality impacts of conventional and alternative light-duty transportation in the United States Author(s): Christopher W. Tessuma, Jason D. Hillb, and Julian D. Marshalla, Publisher(s): Proceedings of the...
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Full Title: Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2013 Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This annual report (often referred to...
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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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Full Title: Maritime Freight Transportation, National Economic Recovery, and Global Sustainability Author(s): T. Wakeman, M. Bomba Publisher(s): TR News Publication Date: 7/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 7 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Shifts in the trade and transport environment—at the...
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Full Title:  Methane Contamination of Drinking Water Accompanying Gas-well Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing Author:  Stephen G. Osborn, Avner Vengosh, Nathaniel R. Warner, and Robert B. Jackson Publisher(s): Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Publication...
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Full Title: Methanol as an alternative transportation fuel in the US: Options for sustainable and/or energy-secure transportation Author(s): L. Bromberga and W.K. Cheng Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date: 11/2010 Language: English Length: 81...
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Full Title: Methanol as an alternative transportation fuel in the US: Options for sustainable and/or energy-secure transportation Author(s): L. Bromberg and W.K. Cheng Publisher(s): Sloan Automotive Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Methanol Fuel Blending and Materials Compatibility Report Overview of TIAX Report on U.S. Marketplace Author(s): Philip Sheehy, Karen Law, and Michael D. Jackson Publisher(s): The Methanol Institute Publication Date: 8/2010 Language: English Length:...
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Full Title: Mileage-Based User Fee Winners and Losers: An Analysis of the Distributional Implications of Taxing Vehicle Miles Traveled, with Projections, 2010-2030 Author(s): Brian A. Weatherford Publisher(s): RAND Corporation Publication Date: 4/2012 Length: 131 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The mileage-based...
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Full Title: Monthly Motor Fuel Reported By States Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Department of Transportation Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The gasoline volume shown in this report is a cumulative tabulation of gross...
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Full Title: Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act Author(s): Barbara Boxer Publisher(s): Publication Date: 7/2012 Language: English Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): To reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes.
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Full Title: Moving California Forward: How SmartGrowth Can Help California Reach Its 2030 Climate Target While Creating Economic and Environmental Co-Benefits Author(s): Chris Busch, Erika Lew, and Joe DiStefano Publisher(s): Calthorpe Analytics...
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Full Title: Moving Crude Oil By Rail Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Association of American Railroads Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- U.S. crude oil production has risen sharply in recent years, with much of the increased...
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Full Title: National Low Carbon Fuel Standard: Policy Design Recommendations Author: Sonia Yeh, Daniel Sperling, M. Griffin, Madhu Khanna, Paul Leiby, Siwa Msangi, James Rhodes, and Jonathan Rubin Publisher(s): University of California, Davis Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description...
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Full Title: National Low Carbon Fuel Standard: Technical Analysis Report Author: Sonia Yeh, Daniel Sperling, Miroslav Batka, Michael Griffin, David R. Heres, Haixiao Hung, Madhu Khanna, Mathew Kocoloski, Paul Leiby, Gouri Shanker Mishra,...
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Full Title: Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel: Energy Market Wild Card Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Morgan Stanley Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Oil is still the dominant fuel for transportation, but natural gas is...
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Full Title: Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel: Models for Developing Fueling Infrastructure Author(s): American Gas Foundation Publisher(s): American Gas Foundation Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Throughout the nation, there is presently a surge in interest in the development of new natural gas markets as a result of recent large increases in the projected volume of economically viable domestic natural gas due to advances in shale gas extraction technologies.  While natural gas supplies nearly a quarter of the primary energy used to power our economy, less than one percent of transportation energy is supplied by natural gas. The mainstreaming of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) offers the potential to help diversify the primary energy used in our transportation sector and to provide attractive new markets for natural gas.  As such, many natural gas local distribution companies (LDCs) are currently assessing their approach to NGVs. In speaking with LDCs that are interested in NGVs but presently have minimal or no NGV programs, the authors observed many were uncertain where to focus their efforts. This report strives to assist the...
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Full Title: Natural Gas for Cars and Trucks: Options and Challenges Author(s): Bill Canis, Robert Pirog and Brent D. Yacobucci Publisher(s): CRS Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The increase in domestic supplies of...
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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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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has released a report titled “Keystone XL: A Tar Sands Pipeline to Increase Oil Prices,” arguing that the Keystone XL pipeline will increase gas...
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On Tuesday, President Obama outlined a package of efforts his administration is pursuing to ensure that energy traders are not responsible for “market manipulation” that drives up the cost of...
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Addressing high gasoline prices at a February 23 speech in Miami, President Obama made a case for continued investment in fuel economy and alternative fuel sources like algal biofuels and...
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President Obama sent his requested FY2013 budget to Congress Monday, and requested, among other energy-related items, significant increases to energy R&D, renewable energy investments, and energy efficiency programs. From the...
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The recent projections for future energy consumption from Exxon Mobil’s report, “Outlook for Energy,” and the EIA’s “Annual Energy Outlook, 2013” essentially said the same thing concerning the potential for...
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Three House bills that would greatly expand U.S. oil and gas development – H.R. 3407, H.R. 3408, and H.R. 3410 – were approved by the Natural Resources Committee on February...
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Full Title: Oil and Gas Energy Developments and Changes in Crash Trends in Texas Author(s): Cesar Quiroga and Ioannis Tsapakis Publisher(s): Texas A&M Transportation Institute Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In fall 2014,...
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A number of studies have shown that high oil prices have been a major factor in causing recessions in the United States. The cause of previous high oil prices has often...
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Full Title: Oil and the Debt: A Historical and Prospective Analysis of the Impact of U.S. Oil Dependence on the Federal Debt Author(s): Robert F. Wescott, Ph.D, Phillip L. Swagel, Ph.D.,...
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Full Title: Oil By Rail Safety in California: Preliminary Findings and Recommendationjs Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): State of California Interagency Rail Safety Working Group Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The federal government has primary authority...
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Full Title: On the Move: State Strategies for 21st Century Transportation Solutions Author(s): Douglas Shinkle, Jaime Rall, and Alice Wheet Publisher(s): The National Conference of State Legislatures Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Transportation policy and funding are...
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Full Title:  On the Road in 2035: Reducing Transportation’s Petroleum Consumption and GHG Emissions Author(s): K. Bodek, J. Heywood, M. Weiss, et al. Publisher(s): Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITei) Publication Date: 7/2008 Identifier(s): Report...
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Full Title: On Track: How States Fund and Support Public Transportation Author(s): Kevin Pula, Douglas Shinkle, and Jaime Rall Publisher(s): National Conference of State Legislatures Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The role states...
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This month OPEC, the intergovernmental affiliation of twelve oil-producing countries, released two different estimates for its members’ monthly crude production. The first estimated 31.2m b/d in February, and relied on...
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Note: Synopses taken from Congressional Research Service summaries.  H.R. 1476 & S. 835 H.R. 1476 S. 835 Requires each light-duty automobile manufacturer's annual covered inventory to comprise at least: 50% fuel choice-enabling automobiles...
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Full Title: Overcoming Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric Vehicles Author(s): Committee on Overcoming Barriers to Electric-Vehicle Deployment; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Transportation...
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Full Title: Overview of Biofuels for Aviation Author(s): Judit Sandquista, Berta Matas Güella Publisher(s): Chemical Engineering Transactions Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Aviation is a significant contributor of the worlds economy, and especially in...
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Full Title: Overview of Climate-­Related Provisions in the Federal Transportation Reauthorization Legislation, “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” (MAP-­21) Author(s): Georgetown Climate Center Publisher(s): Georgetown Climate Center Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): “Moving Ahead...
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Full Title: Overview of State-Related Provisions in the Senate’s Transportation Reauthorization Legislation, “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” (MAP-21) Author: Georgetown Climate Center Publisher(s): Georgetown Climate Center Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Moving Ahead...
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Full Title: Performance Driven: A New Vision for U.S. Transportation Policy Author(s): D. Archer (C0-Chair), S. Boehlert(C0-Chair), S. Gorton(C0-Chair), M. Sabo(C0-Chair), et al. Publisher(s):  Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 6/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 136...
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Full Title: Pick Your Poison For Crude -- Pipeline, Rail, Truck Or Boat Author(s): James Conca Publisher(s): Forbes Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Crude oil is moving around the world, around our country, around...
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Full Title: Plug-in Electric Vehicles Fact Sheet Author(s): Ivana Andrade Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) use electricity from the energy grid to charge large...
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Full Title: Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles Exhaust Emissions and User Barriers for a Plug-in Toyota Prius Author(s): Rolf Hagman and Terje Assum Publisher(s): Institute of Transportation Economics Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) are vehicles...
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Full Title: Policies That Work: How Vehicle Standards and Fuel Fees Can Cut CO2 Emissions and Boost the Economy Author(s):  Drew Kodjak, Francisco Posada Sanchez, and Laura Segafredo Publisher(s): The Climate Works Foundation Publication Date: 6/2012 Full...
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Full Title: Policies that Work: How Vehicle Standards and Fuel Fees Can Cut CO2 Emissions and Boost the Economy Author(s): Drew Kodjak, Francisco Posada Sanchez and Laura Segafredo Publisher(s): International Council on Clean Transportation Publication...
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Full Title: Policies to Decarbonize Transportation Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On November 4, 2016, the Paris Agreement entered into force after the United States...
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Full Title: Policy Implications of Autonomous Vehicles Author(s): Randal O'Toole Publisher(s): CATO Institute Publication Date: 09/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Partially autonomous vehicles that can take over some driving functions, such as steering and speed...
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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: Preliminary Evaluation of Removing Used Nuclear Fuel from Nine Shutdown Sites Author(s): Steven J. Maheras,  Ralph E. Best,  Steven B. Ross, Kenneth A. Buxton, Jeffery L. England, Paul E....
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What determines the cost of a ton of coal? Is OPEC an oligopoly? Should we subsidize low-carbon energy or tax fossil fuels? Do Prius owners drive more? These are among the...
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Full Title: Primer on Federal Surface Transportation Authorization and the Highway Trust Fund Author(s): Cynthia J. Burbank and Nick Nigro Publisher(s): Pew Center on Climate Change Publication Date: 2/2011 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Today, travel on roads and rail...
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Full Title: Production Costs of Alternative Transportation Fuels: Influence of Crude Oil Price and Technology Maturity Author(s): Pierpaolo Cazzola, Geoff Morrison, Hiroyuki Kaneko, François Cuenot, Abbas Ghandi and Lewis Fulton Publisher(s): International...
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Full Title: Projected Biomass Utilization for Fuels and Power in a Mature Market Author(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This...
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Full Title: Promoting a Global Energy System for U.S. Security Author(s): Jan Kalicki Publisher(s): Wilson Center Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A surge in oil and gas production in the United States signals...
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Full Title: Rails and Reauthorization: The Inequity of Federal Transit Funding Author(s): Randal O’Toole and Michelangelo Landgrave Publisher(s): Cato Institute Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Federal transportation aid programs often create perverse incentives...
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Full Title: Re-Programming Mobility, The Digital Transformation of Transportation in the United States Author(s): Anthony Townsend Publisher(s): New York University Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): What new technologies and services will have the broadest impact on...
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Full Title: Reconsidering California Transport Policies: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in an Uncertain Future Author(s): Ryan Keefe Publisher(s): The RAND Corporation Publication Date: 1/2012 Language: English Length: 320 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description: The state of...
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Full Title: Reducing Green House Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation Author(s): David L. Green and Steven E. Plotkin Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This report examines the prospects for substantially reducing the...
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Full Title: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation: Opportunities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Author(s): Georgetown Climate Center Publisher(s): Georgetown Climate Center Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Five years ago, the leaders of...
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Full Title: Reducing Livability: How Sustainability Planning Threatens the American Dream Author(s): Randal O'Toole Publisher(s): Cato Institute Publication Date: 10/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In response to state laws and federal incentives, cities and metropolitan...
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Full Title: Renewable Fuel Standard Assessment White Paper: Blend Wall/Fuel Compatibility Issues Author(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Committee on...
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Full Title: Renewable Fuel Standard Assessment White Paper: Energy Policy Author(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Committee on Energy and...
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Full Title: Renewable Fuel Standard Assessment White Paper: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Other Environmental Impacts Author(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): House Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Report of the NARUC Task Force on Transportation Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publisher(s): IRENA Publication Date: 02/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report by the NARUC Transportation Task Force assesses the role...
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Full Title: Rethinking Transportation 2020-2030: The Disruption of Transportation and the Collapse of the Internal-Combustion Vehicle and Oil Industries Author(s): James Arbib & Tony Seba Publisher(s): RethinkX Publication Date: 05/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: Review and Evaluation of Studies on the Use of E15 in Light-Duty Vehicles Author(s): Robert L. McCormick,a Janet Yanowitz,b Matthew Ratcliff,a Bradley T. Ziglera Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date: 10/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Review of the Research Program of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership: First Report Author(s): National Academy of Sciences Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 1/2005 Language: English Length: 147 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This is the first report...
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Full Title: What You Need to Know About Energy Author(s): National Academy of Sciences Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 1/2008 Language: English Length: 167 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This is the report of the Committee on Review of the...
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Full Title: Road to Recovery: Transforming America's Transportation Author(s): Bill Bradley, Tom Ridge, David Walker Publisher(s): Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Unaccountable spending is undermining America’s long-term strategic priorities and the nation’s infrastructure...
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Full Title: Safety in the Transportation of Oil and Gas: Pipelines or Rail? Author(s): Kenneth P. Green and Taylor Jackson Publisher(s): Fraser Institute Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Different modes of oil transport...
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Full Title: Saving Oil and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through U.S. Federal Transportation Policy Author(s):  Cynthia J. Burbank and Nick Nigro Publisher(s): Pew Center on Climate Change Publication Date: 2/2011 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The United States consumes...
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Full Title: Setting the Standard: How Cost-Effective Technology Can Increase Vehicle Fuel Economy Author(s): Jim Kliesch Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 9/2008 Language: English Length: 55 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): The federal...
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Full Title: Severe Weather and Manufacturing in America: Comparing the Cost of Droughts, Storms and Extreme Temperatures With the Cost of New EPA Standards Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Business Forward Foundation Publication Date: 6/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Shifting Gears: A New Approach to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Transportation Sector Author(s): Jack Lienke and Jason A Schwartz Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Shifting Gears: Transcending Conventional Economic Doctrines to Develop Better Electric Vehicle Batteries Author(s): Clifton Yin, Matthew Stepp Publisher(s): Information Technology & Innovation Foundation Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Like all economic policy...
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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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Tesla will not be able to sell their electric cars directly to consumers in Michigan after Governor Rick Snyder signed bipartisan legislation on October 21st that clarifies existing state auto...
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A recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal, co-signed by Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.), argues that growing renewable fuel obligations under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) have come into...
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The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, along with the Highway Revenue Act (1956) created the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) as a mechanism through which federal gasoline taxes would be used...
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Full Title: Slamming the Brakes: How Washington's Ozone Plan Will Hurt the Colorado Economy and Make Traffic Worse Author(s): The Center for Regulatory Solutions Publisher(s): The Center for Regulatory Solutions Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Southwest Multi-State Rail Planning Study, Technical Background Report Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Department of Transportation Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Southwest Multi-State Rail Planning Study (SW Study) is the first...
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Full Title: Standard Compliance: Guidelines to Help State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets Meet Their Energy Policy Act Requirements Author: U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 36 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description...
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Full Title:  State of Charge Electric Vehicles’ Global Warming Emissions and Fuel-Cost Savings across the United States Author(s): Don Anair and Amine Mahmassani Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 64...
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Full Title: Stopping the Runaway Train: The Case for Privatizing Amtrak Author(s): Randal O'Toole Publisher(s): CATO Institute Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): When Congress created Amtrak in 1970, passenger-rail advocates hoped that it would...
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Full Title: Strategic Planning to Enable ESCOs to Accelerate NGV Fleet Deployment: A Guide for Businesses and Policymakers Author(s): Nick Nigro, Dan Welch, and Ji Eun Park Publisher(s): Center for Climate and...
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Full Title: Strategies for Defining the Core Federal Role in Surface Transportation Author(s): Bipartisan Policy Center's Energy & Infrastructure Program Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The National Transportation Policy Project...
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Full Title: Summary Quadrennial Energy Review: Transforming U.S. Energy Infrastructures in a Time of Rapid Change: The First Installment of the QER Author(s): Department of Energy Publisher(s): Department of Energy Publication Date: 04/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Sustainable Transportation: Moving People and Goods in Ways that are Cleaner, Greener, Smarter Author(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Moving...
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Full Title: Sustainable Transportation: Moving People and Goods in Ways that are Cleaner, Greener, Smarter Author(s): U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publisher(s): U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Synfuels to Replace Crude Oil Soon Author(s): Robert Ames, Anthony Corridore, Edward Hirs, and Paul MacAvoy Publisher(s): United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) & International Association for Energy Economics...
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Full Title: System Trials to Demonstrate Mileage-Based Road Use Charges Author(s): Paul Sorensen, Martin Wachs, Liisa Ecola Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 3/2010 Language: English Length: 96 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description: Increasing vehicle...
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Full Title: Testimony of Amy Myers Jaffe to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Author(s): Amy Myers Jaffe Publisher(s): Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: The Broader Connection between Public Transportation, Energy Conservation and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Author(s): Linda Bailey, Patricia L. Mokhtarian, Ph.D., Andrew Little Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 2/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This study began...
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Full Title: The Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act: Environmental, Health & Consumer Considerations Author / Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Today, 10 percent of the...
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Full Title: The Dollars – and Sense – of EV Smart Charging: Thinking Through the Options for Utility Integration of Electric Vehicles Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Silver Spring Networks Publication Date: 12/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Utilities that...
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Full Title: The Economic and Tax Revenue Impact of Coal Industry Activity in Nebraska: Final Report Author(s): Eric Thompson Publisher(s): University of Nebraska—Lincoln Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nebraska businesses and households are actively involved in...
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Full Title:  The Energy Paradox and the Future of Fuel Economy Regulation Author(s): James M. Sallee Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 12/2011 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): In...
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Full Title: The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Industries: 10 Trends to Watch Author(s): Lisa Jerram, Anissa Dehamna, and Mackinnon Lawrence Publisher(s): Navigant Research Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This white paper looks at some of the major...
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Full Title: The Future Of Electric Vehicles In The U.S. Author(s): Jeffrey Rissman Publisher(s): Energy Innovation Policy & Technology, LLC Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The transportation sector is a major energy consumer,...
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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 Future of Transportation Studies: A Comparative Review Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Air Sage Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This brief overview of the leading traditional and newer traffic monitoring technologies outlines how each...
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Full Title: The heavy-duty vehicle future in the United States: A parametric analysis of technology and policy tradeoffs Author(s): Amanda C. Askin, Garrett E. Barter, Todd H. West, & Dawn K....
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Full Title: The Option of an Oil Tax to Fund Transportation and Infrastructure Author(s): Keith Crane, Nicholas Burger, Martin Wachs Publisher(s): Energy Policy Publication Date: 5/2011 Language: English Length: 48 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description: This...
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Full Title: The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040 Author(s): Exxon Mobil Publisher(s): Exxon Mobil Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy keeps us warm, cools us down, and cooks our meals. It...
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Full Title: The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): An Overview Author(s): Kelsi Bracmort Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 08/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires U.S. transportation fuel to contain a...
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Full Title: The Renewable Fuel Standard: Issues for 2014 and Beyond Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Congressional Budget Office Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) establishes minimum volumes of various types of...
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Full Title: The Supply Risks and Resilience of Biofuels Author(s): Hamed Ghoddusi, Daniel Cross-Call, Jessika E. Trancik Publisher(s): Delft University of Technology Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Biofuels have been evaluated based on their greenhouse gas emissions,...
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Full Title: The Sustainability Impacts of Fuel Author(s): Eric Olson and Ryan Schuchard Publisher(s): BSR Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Any treatment of fuel and sustainability requires consideration of climate change and the dangers...
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Full Title: The Traveler’s Tradeoff: Comparing Intercity Bus, Plane, & Train Fares across the United States Author(s): Joseph Schweiterman, Justin Kohls, Marisa Schulz, Kate Witherspoon Publisher(s): Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development Publication Date:...
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Full Title: The Way Forward: Five Key Actions to Achieve a Low-Carbon Energy Sector Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy is critical to...
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Full Title: This Is Advanced Energy Author(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): EE member companies represent a diverse set of technologies and services that together make...
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Full Title: Three Essays in Transportation Energy and Environmental Policy Author(s): Sara Hajiamiri Publisher(s): The RAND Corporation Publication Date: 3/2010 Language: English Length: 166 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description: Concerns about climate change, dependence on oil,...
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Transcript: "Economics of America's Oil Dependence" Opening Remarks: WILLIAM SQUADRON, President, OurEnergyPolicy.org REPRESENTATIVE PETER WELCH (D VT), Co Chair, Congressional Peak Oil Caucus REPRESENTATIVE ROSCOE BARTLETT (R MD), Co Chair Congressional Peak Oil Caucus Panel Speakers: THE HONORABLE...
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Full Title: Transitioning to Low-Carbon Fuel: A Business Guide for Sustainable Trucking in North America Author(s): Eric Olson and Ryan Schuchard Publisher(s): BSR Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- BSR's Future of Fuels initiative has...
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Full Title: Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies--A Focus on Hydrogen Author(s): National Academy of Sciences Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 1/2008 Language: English Length: 142 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): In response to a congressional request in the Energy Policy...
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Full Title: Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies--Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Author(s): National Academy of Sciences Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 1/2010 Language: English Length: 71 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The nation has compelling reasons to reduce its consumption of...
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Full Title: Transport Intensity and Energy Efficiency: Analysis of Policy Implications of Coupling and Decoupling Author(s): Rafaa Mraihi Publisher(s): Intech Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Economic growth based on use of non renewable energy...
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Full Title: Transportation Adaptation to Global Climate Change Author(s):  n/a (prepared by Cambridge Systematics, Inc.) Publisher(s):  Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 12/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 64 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The National Transportation Policy Project (NTPP) and the National Commission...
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The Transportation Bill, called Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP 21), has been signed by President Obama. The bill allocates around $105 billion through 2014 to...
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Full Title: Transportation Conformity Under the Clean Air Act Author(s): James E. McCarthy Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Under the Clean Air Act, areas that have not attained one...
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Full Title: Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 28 Author(s): S. Davis, S. Diegel, R. Boundy Publisher(s): US DOE, EREE Publication Date: 01/2009 Identifier(s): ORNL-6984, USDOE Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 Language: English Length: 379 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): The Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 28...
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Full Title: Transportation Energy Use in California Author(s): Christopher Yang, Joan Ogden, Dan Sperling and Roland Hwang Publisher(s): California Council on Science and Technology Publication Date: 12/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The focus of this report...
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Full Title: Transportation Tax Policies for Electric Vehicles: Revenue Impacts and Options Author: Martin Wachs Publisher(s): The RAND Corporation Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 27 pages Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Unable to fund standard maintenance much less system expansion or environmental improvements. For...
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The burgeoning U.S. shale industry that has helped reduce natural gas prices to record low-levels now may benefit U.S. commuters and the transportation sector. Oxford Catalysts Group Plc and Sundrop Fuels...
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Full Title:  Transportation Without Oil: 23 Steps to a Sustainable Energy Future Author(s): BC Sustainable Energy Association Publisher(s): BC Sustainable Energy Association Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 117 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Transportation without...
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According to data collected and reported by Bloomberg News, the “U.S. is the closest it has been in almost 20 years to achieving energy self-sufficiency”. In the first 10 months...
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Full Title: U.S. Domestic Airline Fuel Efficiency Ranking, 2011-2012 Author(s): Irene Kwan, Daniel Rutherford, Ph.D., Mazyar Zeinali, Ph.D. Publisher(s): The International Council on Clean Transportation Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This report updates a...
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Full Title: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Recent Trends and Factors Author(s): Jonathan L. Ramseur Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On June 25, 2013, President Obama affirmed his commitment...
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Full Title: U.S. Virgin Islands Petroleum Price-Spike Preparation Author(s): Caley Johnson Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 06/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): There is widespread fear that the recent closure of the Hovensa...
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Full Title: U.S. Virgin Islands Transportation Petroleum Reduction Plan Author(s): Caley Johnson Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 09/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) has set a goal to...
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U.S. and Mexican negotiators on February 20th reached a deal – called The Transboundary Agreement – that would regulate oil and gas development along the countries’ maritime border in the...
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Full Title: Unlocking new opportunities: jobs in green and healthy transport Author(s): Ian Skinner, Dawei Wu, Christian Schweizer, Francesca Racioppi, Rie Tsutsumi Publisher(s): World Health Organization Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The Transport, Health...
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Full Title: Use of Methanol as a Transportation Fuel Author(s): Richard L. Bechtold, Marc B. Goodman, Thomas A. Timbario Publisher(s): The Methanol Institute Publication Date: 11/2oo7 Language: English Length: 49 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description...
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The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Energy Project seeks your input as part of a yearlong effort aimed at fostering constructive dialogue and action on reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). ...
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Full Title: Vehicle Technologies Program: Goals, Strategies, and Top Accomplishments Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 12/2010 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The U.S. economy and the American way of life rely on transportation—...
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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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Over the course of his first weeks in office, President Trump has outlined an America-first energy policy that appears to mean essentially one thing: More U.S. oil production. His policies...
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Oil prices have declined sharply over the last six months, with the U.S. benchmark closing below $50/barrel on Jan. 6th, for the first time since 2009.  A number of factors...
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On March 13th, C2ES held a panel discussion in Washington, DC titled “Electric Vehicles Plugging into the U.S. Grid.” The panel addressed the opportunities and challenges surrounding broad roll-out of...
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The past century can rightly be called the Age of Oil.  World oil consumption grew from about 20 million metric tons/year in 1900 to nearly 4000 million tons/year in 2005—a...
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Some analysts have projected gasoline prices to go as high as $5/gallon over the coming months, noting a world-wide crunch of spare oil production capacity, rising demand from developing countries,...
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When we think of environmental policies that impact business, we don’t often think of increased profits. Too often the private sector is positioned at odds with efforts to address environmental...
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Full Title: White House Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Recommended Actions Author(s): Laura Small Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On November 1, 2013, President...
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The rapid increase in U.S. oil production has had a number of impacts. One of these is that shipping of crude oil by rail has increased more than 400% since...
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