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Full Title: A Call to Action Author(s): Herschel Specter Publisher(s): RBR Consultants, Inc. Publication Date: 8/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report is a call to action, and it presents a multi-faceted national energy plan that...
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Full Title: A National Strategy for Energy Security – Harnessing American Resources and Innovation, 2013 Author(s): Energy Security Leadership Council Publisher(s): Securing America's Future Energy Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The recommendations presented by...
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Full Title: Analysis of the National Academy of Sciences’ Report “America’s Energy Future” and Proposed Congressional Energy Legislation -- DRAFT FOR COMMENT Author(s): H. Specter, et al. Publisher(s): RBR Consultants Publication Date: 2/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  48...
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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: Biofuels: Thinking Clearly about the Issues Author(s): B. Dale Publisher(s): Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry Publication Date: 4/2008 Identifier(s):  J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56, 3885–3891; 10.1021/jf800250u Language: English Length: 7 pages, PDF Full...
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Full Title: Cause & Effect: U.S. Gasoline Prices Author(s): Andrew Holland & Nick Cunningham Publisher(s): American Security Project Publication Date: 2/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper examines the causes of America’s soaring gasoline prices....
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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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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: Consequences of U.S. Dependence on Foreign Oil Author(s): Stephen P.A. Brown and Ryan T. Kennelly Publisher(s): National Energy Policy Institute Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: We examine the consequences of U.S. dependence...
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Full Title:  Creating An American Infrastructure Investment Strategy Author(s): Henry M. Goldberg Publisher(s): N/A Publication Date: 3/2009 Identifier: Language: English Length and Format: 5 pages, Word Full Text: American Infrastructure Investment Strategy Description (excerpt): The U.S. economy during the Bush...
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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: Decision Point: A Well-Supplied Global Oil Market Will Make 2013 the Year to Deal with Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Securing America's Future Energy Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Until recently, tight oil markets...
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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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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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In June, Shell kicked off its controversial Arctic program to conduct exploratory operations in the Chukchi Sea and the Arctic Ocean. Shell plans to drill two wells beginning in August...
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In a recent research note, Swiss bank UBS AG expressed uncertainty about the economic impacts of surging U.S. oil and gas production. While the domestic energy boom is widely thought...
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Full Title: Energy Policy: Lots of Heat, No Light Author(s): Irwin Stelzer Publisher(s): The Hudson Institute Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 14 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Facts are the enemy of truth, warned...
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Full Title: Energy Security: Goals, Metrics, and Accountability Author(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 4/2011 Language: English Length: 13 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Sparked by unrest in North Africa...
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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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The House Armed Services Committee’s newly proposed 2013 Pentagon budget contains a provision that would prevent the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) from purchasing alternative fuels, largely in the form...
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Full Title:  How Can We Outlive Our Way of Life? Author(s): T. Patzek Publisher(s):  Paper prepared for the 20th Round Table Publication Date: 9/2007 Identifier(s):  n/a Language: English Length: 49 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): In...
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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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Last Wednesday, the Obama administration officially denied approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. A rider included by the GOP in the payroll tax plan President Obama signed last month required...
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Hydrofracking for natural gas in shale formations has generated a heated national debate, complicating and in some cases preventing efforts to extract the resource. Critics of hydrofracking cite the process’...
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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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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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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, Phillip L. Swagel, Jeffrey Werling,...
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Full Title: Oil Security 2025: U.S. National Security Policy in an Era of Domestic Oil Abundance Author(s): Securing America's Future Energy Publisher(s): Securing America's Future Energy Publication Date: 01/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): America’s oil...
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Full Title: Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization Author(s): L. Brown Publisher(s):  Earth Policy Institute Publication Date: 10/2007 Identifier(s): ISBN 978-0-393-06589-3 (cloth) 978-0-393-33087-8 (pbk) Language: English Length: 212 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): When Elizabeth Kolbert...
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Full Title: Positive Energy Trends Bode Well for U.S. Security and the Economy Author(s): National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Publisher(s): National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United States...
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Full Title: Remarks by the Honorable Ray Mabus  Secretary of the Navy  Naval Energy Forum Author(s): R. Mabus Publisher(s):  n/a Publication Date: 10/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 10 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Energy reform...
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Full Title: Replacing the Whole Barrel To Reduce U.S. Dependence on Oil Author(s):  U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Converting domestic biomass into affordable fuels, products, and power...
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Full Title: Securing Foreign Oil: A Case for Including Military Operations in the Climate Change Impact of Fuels Author(s): A. Liska, R. Perrin Publisher(s): Environment Magazine Publication Date: 7/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 14 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description...
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Full Title:  The Next Generation of Hybrid Cars: Plug-in Hybrids Can Help Reduce Global Warming and Slash Oil Dependency Author(s): NRDC Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 7/2007 Identifier:  www.nrdc.org/policy Language: English Length: 4 pages, PDF,...
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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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On Thursday, June 14th the bipartisan House Oil & National Security Caucus -- co-chaired by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) -- and OurEnergyPolicy.org hosted a fantastic...
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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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Last week, House and Senate Appropriations Committees approved separate and distinct versions of a Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. The legislation sets spending levels for DOE,...
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Full Title: Why Liquid Coal Is Not a Viable Option to Move America Beyond Oil Author(s): NRDC Publisher(s):  Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 2/2007 Identifier: www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/solutions Language: English Length: 2 pages, PDF, Fact Sheet Full Text:...
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