Climate Change Policy
On April 1st, USDOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the EPA issued harmonized fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for cars and light trucks of model years 2012 through 2016. The joint rulemaking marks the first major increase in fuel economy standards in three decades, and the first national GHG standards for vehicles.
America's Anemic "13 Percent Economy:" Experts Warn U.S. Risks Long-Term Growth by Focusing on New Energy at Expense of More Energy Efficiency
Washington, D.C. — What will play the biggest role in future U.S. economic growth: the new energy that we find … or the energy that we avoid using?
<p>A <a href="http://brown.senate.gov/newsroom/press_releases/release/?id=5D9D7E0B-64C... calling for strong measures to protect manufacturers as a condition for support of the Kerry, Graham, Lieberman climate bill came from ten industrial state senators:</p>
<p>Yesterday the <a href="http://www.pewclimate.org/about">Pew Center on Global Climate Change</a> released its new report <a href="http://bit.ly/dbSGgl"><em>From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency</em></a> at its <a href="http://www.pewclimate.org/energy-efficiency/conference&q
<p>I was privileged to attend the world premier of a new energy and climate documentary, <a href="http://carbonnation.tv"><em>Carbo2n Nation</em></a>, last night at the <a href="http://www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org/"><em>DC Environmental Film Festival</em></a>.