public policy

In the world-wide race to develop energy sources that are seen as "green" because they are renewable and less GHG intensive, sometimes the most basic questions remain unanswered. Michal Moore, Senior Fellow, School of Public Policy at the University... Read More
Experts speaking on Capitol Hill about the value of energy efficient housing, and how federal policy can promote more efficient buildings -- and therefore reduce fossil fuel emissions and make housing more affordable for families across America. How... Read More
What can spider monkeys, peacocks, ostriches & sheep tell us about global warming & the climate debate on Capitol Hill?
Experts spoke at a July 22, 2010 event on Capitol Hill on petroleum and potential strategies to reduce U.S. oil use. According to numerous studies, and as illustrated by the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the costs and risks of... Read More
State energy officials speaking at a July 7, 2010 event on Capitol Hill. How has federal stimulus funding for the State Energy Program been used to date? More information is available at www.eesi.org/070710_states.
Are you buying an electric vehicle because you think it’s after all not a gas-guzzling machine and it’s environment friendly? Wait a minute, if you think there are zero emissions from electric vehicles, you are sadly mistaken.
Electric transmission experts speaking at a Capitol Hill event on June 28, 2010. What is the current planning process for upgrading and expanding our electric grid? How can it be improved? More information is available at www.eesi.org/... Read More
I do not know why we all think that we need something new to save our way of life! Our homes and business building waste power in massive amounts and there is no need for it! If we earth berm our older homes and replace windows with double pane ones... Read More
Planet Forward
From the Renewable Fuels Association
Planet Forward
The Office of Sustainability at The George Washington University hosted a Policy Greenhouse on July 10, 2009

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