Leaked Document Shows Coal Industry Plan to Gut Climate (posted 02/04/05)
An industry group that represents coal producers and suppliers has been carrying out an ambitious strategy for defeating or scaling back a host of ongoing congressional and state initiatives to limit greenhouse gases, mercury and other air pollutants, according to a recent internal letter obtained by Inside EPA.
Coal Industry Strategy Letter To CEO of Peabody Energy (posted 02/04/05)
Fossil Fuel Firms Spent $440 Million Over 6 Years on Political Influence (posted 02/04/05)
The United States is the oil and gas industry's biggest customer, slurping up fully a quarter of global production in 2003.
UCS Accuses White House of Distorting Science (posted 02/04/05)
The Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report that the administration had suppressed research on global warming, air quality, sexual health, cancer and other issues.
Industry calls Cost of Reductions Prohibitive (posted 02/04/05)
In 1997, more than 2,500 economists, including six Nobel Laureates, said the U.S. could cut emissions -- up to 30 percent by some estimates -- simply through efficiency and conservation -- at a net gain in jobs and productivity to the U.S. economy.
Can We Just "Rely on the Market" to Provide Energy Efficiency?
To what extent can private market forces be relied upon to achieve energy efficiency in the absence of long-standing utility and government efforts?
Executive Summary Distributed Energy
Solar Energy Covenant Restrictions
Does anyone understand that we are extremely
vulnerable? Can you imagine what your life would be if you could not get
electric power, for months or years?
makes crystal clear our urgent need to move to an energy source that is independent of foreign sources
USA Today Article "A Desert Divide"