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“Gazprom: Gas Giant under Strain," a white paper by Nadejda Makkarova Victor of Stanford University’s Program on Energy and Sustainable Development

G8 Climate Scorecards by Allianz and WWF, June 2008

“Energy Technology Perspectives 2008: Scenarios and Strategies to 2050,” International Energy Agency, Executive Summary

“Under-Mining the Environment: The Oil Sands Report Card,” Pembina Institute and WWF-Canada, January 2008

"The U.S. Energy Outlook: Will It Go from Bad to Worse?" by Joseph Kalt

“Energy Technology Perspectives 2008: Scenarios and Strategies to 2050,” International Energy Agency, June 6, 2008

“Energy Technology Perspectives 2008: Scenarios and Strategies to 2050,” IEA, Executive Summary

“Energy Technology Perspectives 2008: Scenarios and Strategies to 2050,” IEA, Presentation

“Energy Technology Perspectives 2008: Scenarios and Strategies to 2050,” IEA, Fact Sheets

“The U.S. Energy Outlook: Will It Go From Bad to Worse?” Dr. Joseph Kalt, Harvard University

“The U.S. Energy Outlook: Will It Go From Bad to Worse?” Professor Joseph Kalt, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, FTI Consulting/Compass Lexecon, subsidiary

“Natural Gas and Electricity Costs," Dept. of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory white paper, April 2008

“Hard Truths: Facing the Hard Truths about Energy: A Comprehensive View to 2030 of Global Oil and Natural Gas,” A Report of the National Petroleum Council, July 2007

Annual Energy Outlook 2008, Energy Information Administration

Background on Russia, Energy Information Administration

"Russian Natural Gas: Regional Dependence," Congressional Research Service, January 5, 2007

Energy Policy Act of 2005 (551 pages)

“Nuclear Power’s Role in Generating Electricity,” May 2008, Congressional Budget Office

“Benchmarking Air Emissions of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the U.S.,” May 1, 2008, Ceres, National Resources Defense Council, PG&E Corporation, and PSEG

“Investing in America’s Electric Future,” Edison Electric Institute PowerPoint presentation

“Rising Utility Construction Costs,” September 2007, The Edison Foundation

“Consumer’s Guide to Residential Electricity Prices, Energy Information Administration

"20 Percent Wind Energy by 2030," May 2008, Department of Energy

“Energy Market and Economic Impacts of S.2191, the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2007,” April 2008, Energy Information Administration

“Rising Electricity Costs: A Challenge for Consumers, Regulators, and Utilities,” The Edison Electric Institute

State Electricity Profiles, Energy Information Administration

Average Retail Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers by End-Use Sector, by State,

Electricity Rate Comparison by State, as of December 2007

“Renewable Energy: Tax Credit, Budget, and Electricity Production Issues,” Congressional Research Service, January 2006

"Oil Industry Profit Review 2007," A Congressional Research Service Report for Congress, April 4, 2008

"The Truth about Oil and Gasoline: An API Primer," the American Petroleum Institute, April 10, 2008

Energy Information Administration’s Short-Term Energy Outlook, April 2008

Stern Review Report on the Economics of Climate Change (links to full 700-page report and summary)

“The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme: Origins, Allocation, and Early Results,” in the journal Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, May 2007, by A. Denny Ellerman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Barbara K. Buchner of the International Energy Agency

“The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme: Insights and Opportunities,” Pew Center on Global Climate Change

“Sunrise in Coal Fields: Coal’s Role in a Peak Oil World,” Peabody Energy presentation, March 3, 2007

“Identifying and Addressing CCS Issues: Carbon Capture and Storage – Key Issues and Challenges,” March 3, 2008, Duke Energy

“Technology Demonstrations to Enable Clean Coal Deployment,” the Babcock and Wilcox Company, March 2008

“Carbon Capture and Storage: DOE Office of Fossil Fuel Programs,” U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Fuel, March 4, 2008

“Carbon Capture and Storage: AEP’s Perspective,” American Electric Power, March 2008

“Will Carbon Storage Work at Scale,” David Victor, Director, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD), School of Law, Stanford University, March 3, 2008

“Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide: Development of a Regulatory Framework” Stephen Heare, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, March 4, 2008

EPA Analysis of the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008 (S. 2191 in 110th Congress), March 14, 2008

S. 2191, “The Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008,” in the 110th Congress (GovTrack.us)

White House Fact Sheet on the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

“Ethanol Facts and Myths,” U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Color-coded map of E85 fueling stations nationwide, U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Interactive alternative fuel station locator, U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Chart of the number of E85 fueling stations nationwide, state-by-state, U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

“Responding to Incidents Involving Ethanol and Gasoline Fuel Mixtures,” U.S. Department of Transportation Safety Alert

Emergency Responders Guide 127: Flammable Liquids (Polar/Water-Miscible), U.S. Department of Transportation

“Safety and Performance Assessment of Ethanol/Diesel Blends,” the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, 2003

State-by-state summary of impact of Underwriters Laboratories suspended authorization for manufacturers to use the UL designation in connection with E85 fuel dispenser components, 2006, U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Underwriters Laboratories news release announcing new safety requirements for E85 fuel dispensing equipment, October 2007

California: California Energy Commission's Demand 2008 - 2018 Staff Revised Forecast for Electricity Demand

Energy Information Administration Annual Energy Outlook 2008

“Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: A Summary of Its Major Provisions,” a Congressional Research Service Report, Dec. 21, 2007

“RFS Effects on Energy Markets,” News Release, Feb. 7, 2008, by U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-New Mexico), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

“Renewable Fuel Standard: Notice of 2008 Requirement,” Environmental Protection Agency, signed February 7, 2008

“The Market Value and Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Production,” Severin Borenstein of the Center for the Study of Energy Markets, a program of the University of California Energy Institute at the University of California-Berkeley

“Visualizing Future CO2 and Energy Flows for the U.S. and World,” John Ziagos and Gene Berry, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Stanford University

“The Future of Nuclear Power,” (2003), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Gas Prices Grab the Public’s Attention,” Pew Research Center for People and the Press, May 2007

“Gasoline and the American People 2007,” Cambridge Energy Research Associates

“What’s Driving Gasoline Prices,” Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, October 2007

“The Price of Biofuels: Do We Real Have Any Alternatives?” MIT Technology Review, January/February, 2008, Part I

“The Price of Biofuels: Do We Real Have Any Alternatives?” MIT Technology Review, January/February, 2008, Part II

“The Price of Biofuels: Do We Real Have Any Alternatives?” MIT Technology Review, January/February, 2008, Part III

Energy Information Administration’s latest Flash Estimate of U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Sources, Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, May 2007

Energy Bill Enacted December 2007, GovTracks Resources

Energy Bill Enacted December 2007, White House Fact Sheet

Energy Bill Enacted December 2007, Council on Foreign Relations Summary

“Earth-Sun Systems Applied Science: Applications of National Priority,” Slide 6 of NASA Powerpoint presentation, “Contributions to Solar Energy Resource Information from NASA Satellites and Modeling,” Dec. 6, 2004

Overview of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) Standards, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

GAO Report, “Vehicle Fuel Economy: Reforming Fuel Economy Standards Could Oil Consumption by Cars, Light Trucks, and Other Options Could Complement These Standards,” August 2007

“Comparison of Passenger Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards Around the World” (December 2004), Pew Center for Global Climate Change

"Gasoline and the American People 2007," Cambridge Energy Research Associates

“Vehicle Fuel Economy: Reforming Fuel Economy Standards Could Help Reduce Oil Consumption by Cars and Light Trucks, and Other Options Could Complement These Standards,” Government Accountability Office, August 2007

Map of Reactor Sites, Number of Reactors, Length of Commercial Operation and Average Capacity, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Total Electric Power Industry Summary Statistics, Net Generation (Nuclear vs. All Others) and Fuel Consumption, Energy Information Administration

Storage of Spent Fuel, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Fresh vs. Spent Nuclear Fuel, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management

Council of Foreign Relations, Resources on Nuclear Fuel, including the First Roundtable on Spent Nuclear Security Issues, “Are Nuclear Spent Fuel Pools Secure?”

GAO Report, “Spent Nuclear Fuel: Options Exist to Further Enhance Security,” July 2003

“The Future of Nuclear Power,” a study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Cost of Food at Home, 1994-2007” U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

President Bush Announcement (April 2007) of a Renewable Fuels Program to increase by 20 percent in 10 years the use of renewable and alternative fuels in vehicles – and production of at least 7.5 billion gallons of ethanol by 2012.

“Implications of a Future Global Biofuels Market for Economic Development and International Trade,” John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Henry Lee, William Clark, Robert Lawrence and Gloria Visconti, May 9, 2007

Energy Information Administration Graph of Energy Consumption by Fuel through 2030 shows how non-hydro renewable energy will remain a relatively miniscule portion of the energy mix.

“Ethanol Expansion in the U.S.: How Will the Agricultural Sector Adjust,” USDA ERS, May 2007

“The Impact of Large Scale Use of Biofuels on Food, Agriculture, and Trade,” by Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

Map of U.S. Ethanol Biorefinery Locations – 130 in production and 76 under construction, Renewable Fuels Assn., October 2007

List of Ethanol Biorefinery Locations and Capacity, Renewable Fuels Assn., Oct. 30, 2007

“The Growth of International Coal Markets and the Commercial Implications for the U.S. Coal Industry,” Shannon L. Fraser, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, a Powerpoint presentation given at the International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Sept. 28, 2006

Coal-based Energy Manufacturing, a Powerpoint Presentation by Tim Considine, Penn State University

EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2007 through 2030

Final Report of the United National International Panel on Climate Change, November 2007

Presentations at the 2007 Diesel Engine-Efficiency and Emissions Research (DEER) Conference, August 2007, Detroit, Michigan, sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Energy/Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (Information from more than 100 presentations from the conference are available online.)

Diesel Technology Forum

InfoBrazil.com, “Fueling Sustainable Globalization: Brazil and the Ethanol Alternative,” Sept. 17-23, 2005

Policy Issues for Alternative Fuels for Military Operations, Testimony of James T. Bartis, Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corp. before the Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities, United States House of Representatives, September 26, 2006

“What’s Driving Gasoline Prices?” October 2007, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Stephen P. A. Brow, Director of Energy Economics and Microeconomic Policy, and Raghav Virmani, Economic Analyst

Energy Information Administration Gasoline and Diesel Update

EIA Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook, 2007/08, Oct. 9, 2007

International Energy Outlook 2007, EIA, Section on Natural Gas

Pie Chart on Energy Sources for Home Heating in the U.S., U.S. Dept. of Energy/Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

“Betting on Bad Numbers: Why Predictions from the Energy Information Administration May Contain Systematic Errors,” by Tim Considine, Ph.D., and Frank Clemente, Ph.D., Penn State University in Public Utilities Fortnightly, July 2007

Coal-to-Liquids Coalition Web Site

Energy Information Administration May 2007 Coal Forecast

North American Electric Reliability Corporation, 238-page 2007 Long-Term Reliability Assessment, 2007-2106

The Future of Coal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, March 2007

First Three Large Carbon Sequestration Projects Awarded by the National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy

China Environmental Health Project Research Brief, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, April 2007

Pew Center for Global Climate Change Congressional Policy Brief on Carbon Emission Allocation Methods

Pew Center for Global Climate Change Chart of Cap and Trade Proposals (as of Oct. 18, 2007)

S. 2191 (Lieberman/Warner and Others, as Introduced)

“Emissions Trading Under the U.S. Acid Rain Program: Evaluation of Compliance Costs and Allowance Market Performance,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Congressional Budget Office Anslysis of Four Cap and Trade Plans (Two Upstream/Two Downstream)

States Poised to Adopt California Vehicle, Greenhouse Gas Standards, Pew Center for Global Climate Change

Executive Summary, 2007 Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks, 1990-2005, Environmental Protection Agency

AB 1493: California Greenhouse Gas Vehicular Emissions Bill

Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006

California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard, Part 1

California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard, Part 2

"The Role of a Low-Carbon Fuel Standard in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Protecting Our Economy," Executive Summary (includes graphs and charts)

CAFE Standards Overview

Senate Energy Bill, 2007

2007 Ten Most Fuel-Efficient Vehicles, Edmunds.com

“Automaker Carbon Burdens in California,” an Environmental Defense Analysis

Definition of "Carbon Burden," in Car Emissions Fact Sheet, Environmental Defense

Biodiesel Fact Sheets, National Biodiesel Board

Database of 441 Reports on Biodiesel, 1982-2007, National Biodiesel Board

Map of Biodiesel Production Potential by Nation, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Cost of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Dept. of Energy, Slide 3

Hydrogen Infrastructure Costs, various resources, Dept. of Energy

Biofuel Demand Pushes Up Food Prices, International Monetary Fund

World Economic Outlook, Globalization and Inequality, October 2007, International Monetary Fund

Energy Topics, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Description of Palm Oil Biodiesel, Biodiesel E85

Agriculture’s Role in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, Pew Center on Global Climate Change, September 2006

Biodiesel Performance, Costs and Use, Dept. of Energy’s Energy Information Administration

“Coal’s Role in a Peak Oil World,” a Peabody Energy Powerpoint presentation, March 3, 2007

World Total Energy Consumption by Region and Fuel, Reference Case, 1990-2030, Energy Information Administration

Energy in the U.S., 1635-2000, charts showing the historic dominance of fossil fuels

“The Carbon Neutral Myth: Offset Indulgences for Your Carbon Sins,” Carbon trade Watch

Ethanol Expansion in the U.S.: How Will the Agriculture Sector Adjust?

U.S. Ethanol Expansion Driving Changes throughout the Agriculture Sector

U.S. Ethanol Expansion Driving Changes throughout the Agriculture Sector-Related Narrated Slideshow

Government Support Programs for Agriculture and their Historic Roots

Farm Income and Costs: 2007 Farm Sector Income Forecast

“Renewable and nuclear heresies,” by Jesse H. Ausubel, Program for the Human Environment, The Rockefeller University, published in the International Journal of Nuclear Governance, Economy, and Ecology (Vo. 1, No. 3)

“Chemical Challenges in Renewable Energy,” Dr. Nathan S. Lewis, Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

Pew Research Center Annual Report on Policy Priorities, 2007

January 2007 CBS Poll on Global Warming Attitudes

April 2007 Washington Post/ABC Survey on Global warming Views

Pew Research Center Publications on Election ’08

Overview of CAFE Standards

Nobel Peace Prize for 2007, News Release

“The Power to Reduce CO2 Emissions: The Full Portfolio” from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), August 2007

“Learning from California’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Program,” Public Policy Institute of California, Sept. 2007

Research Project: Improving Sorghum Genome Resources for Cereal Crop Improvement, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

Structure, Phenolic Compounds, and Antifungal Proteins of Sorghum Caryopses (including a diagram of sorghum), Ralph D. Waniska, Texas A&M University.

“Cereal Crops Feeling the Heat,” Environment News Service, March 16, 2007

Lawrence Livermore Labs News Release, March 16, 2007

“Global Scale Climate-Crop Yield Relationships and the Impacts of Recent Global Warming, published in Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 2, 2007-10-11

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, news release, “Record Cereal Production Forecast in 2007, but Supply/Demand Situation to Remain Tight: Biofuels Industry Drives Up Demand, Prices,” May 16, 2007

Dept. of Energy Carbon Sequestration Initiatives

U.S. Geological Survey International Carbon Sequestration Program

“Coal vs. Natural Gas: The Political Economy of Fuel Choice in China,” a Powerpoint presentation by David Victor, Director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Profile of Sempra Energy’s LNG activities

EPA Analysis of Bingaman-Specter Low-Carbon Economy Act, October 1, 2007 (slides)

EPA Written Analysis of S. 1766 (Bingham-Specter) and S. 280 (Liberman-McCain) -- their cumulative effect on carbon emissions reductions is assessed at 23-25 ppm in 2095.

Coal Reserves in the U.S., Color Map, American Coal Foundation

Each State’s Role in Coal, Interactive Map, American Coal Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions about Coal, American Coal Foundation

Energy Information Administration Outlook 2007 with Projections to 2030, Coal Section of the Report

Diagram of How Coal is Converted to Electricity, World Coal Institute

U.S. Energy Intensity Indicators, Dept. of Energy

CO2 Emissions by Country and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Developed vs. Developing Nations, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

“What Does the Kyoto Protocol Mean to U.S. Energy Markets and the U.S. Economy?” Energy Information Administration Analysis, 1998

Kyoto Protocol Text, CNN Interactive, December 1997

Map of Ethanol Plants Across the U.S.

Graph of Energy Information Administration Forecast through 2030 Showing Renewable Energy in Relation to Other Energy Supply Sources

EPA Finalizes Regulations for Renewable Fuels Standard Program for 2007 and Beyond

Ethanol: Energy Well Spent: A Survey of Studies Published Since 1990, February 2006, Natural Resources Defense Council and Climate Solutions

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards

Congressional Quarterly article (June 21, 2007) on Senate Energy Bill Approval

EPRI: Nuclear Power: Challenges and Opportunities

EPRI: Nuclear Power’s Impact on CO2 Emissions, 2007

Map of Operating Nuclear Power Plants in the U.S., Nuclear Regulatory Commission

California Legislative Analyst's Office - Analysis of the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32)

Power for California Initiative, Assemblyman Chuck DeVore

California's $3.3-Billion Million Solar Roofs Program

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Fact Sheet on the Three Mile Island Accident

Map of Operating Nuclear Reactors in the U.S., Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Frequently Asked Questions about LNG, California Energy Commission

Energy Outlook 2007, Energy Information Administration

FERC Map of Existing and Proposed LNG Terminals

Liquefied National Gas in California: History Risks and Siting, California Energy Commission Staff White Paper, 2003

Quoddy Bay LNG Project Overview

Details on the Quoddy LNG Siting Proposal

Implications of a Future Global Biofuels Market for Economic Development and International Trade

USC's Future Fuels and Energy Initiative

Energy Information Administration Analysis of "25-by-25" Biofuels Proposals

Learning from California's Zero Emissions Program, Public Policy Institute of California

Economic Analysis of California Climate Change Initiatives: An Integrated Approach, Electric Power Research Institute

How Stuff Works: The Toyota Prius

“The California Zero-Emissions Vehicle Mandate: A Study of the Public Policy Process, 1990-2004, by Gustavo O. Collantes, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California-Davis, 2006

“Zero-Emissions Vehicles: A Dirty Little Secret,” Resources for the Future, 2001

“Electric Vehicles: The Case for and Against Incentives,” Public Utilities Reports, April 15, 1996

Vermont Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 1990 – Environmental Protection Agency

States with Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets, The PEW Center for Global Climate Change (color map)

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets for 20 States and Regional Groups, Proposed Federal Legislation, and Targets of the Bush Administration and the International Community, (Tables), the PEW Center for Global Climate Change

Declining North Sea Production, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security

Energy Bulletin Article, “North Sea Oil Production and Its Relationship to Global Oil Production,” June 19, 2006

NPC News release on study, “Facing the Hard Truths about Energy”

NPC Report, “Facing the Hard Truths about Energy: A comprehensive view to 2030 of global oil and natural gas"

AB 1493: California Greenhouse Gas Vehicular Emissions Bill

Comprehensive Summary of California's Auto Emissions Laws and Actions Related to Greenhouse Gases, PBS

White House Fact Sheet on CAFE Reform for Passenger Vehicles

CAFE Standards Overview

White House Proposals on CAFE Standards

Economic Analysis of California Climate Initiatives: An Integrated Approach

L.A. Experience in Quantifying the Benefits of and Implementing Strategies to Mitigate the Urban Heat Island Effect

NASA Research and Overview of Urban Heat Islands

Heat Island Group Estimates Cost Savings from L.A. Mitigation Efforts for Urban Heat Island Effects

Sketch of an Urban Heat Island Profile, Evaluating Different Types of Living Spaces

Energy Saving Potentials and Air Quality Benefits of Urban Heat Island Mitigation, a Study by the Heat Island Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

“The Power to Reduce CO2 Emissions: The Full Portfolio” from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), August 2007

California Legislative Analyst's Office - Analysis of the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32)

CO2 Emissions by Country and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Developed vs. Developing Nations, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Energy Information Administration: Annual Energy Outlook 2007 with Projections to 2030

Greenhouse Gases, Climate Change, and Energy, EIA Brochure, See Figure 4. U.S. Primary Energy Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emissions, 2001

Annual Coal Report, Energy Information Administration, September 2007

Overview of CAFE Standards, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Climate Change Web Site, Environmental Protection Agency
Explains why the term climate change should be used instead of global warming. Also contains a lot of good information and resources.
International Emissions Trading Association

California Legislative Analyst's Office - Analysis of the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32)

Greenhouse Gases, Climate Change and Energy: A Resource from the Energy Information Administration containing numerous color charts and graphs

U.S. EPA Cap and Trade
The Environmental Protection Agency site on Cap and Trade -  a market-based policy tool for protecting human health and the environment.
Fact Sheet on Wal-Mart Energy Conservation Measures

Energy Consumption by End User Sector, Energy Information Administration, 2007
This source has many very nice graphs. It uses data from the EIA's International Energy Outlook 2007.
An Evaluation of the Cap-and-Trade System by the CBO
The Congressional Budget Office site evaluates cap-and-trade programs.
How Wind Produces Electricity, Energy Information Administration

American Wind Energy Association

Permitting of Wind Energy Facilities
This 9-page handbook describes all the consideration involved in getting a wind energy permit, including environmental, visual, hazardous waste, soil erosion, public health and safety, etc.
Wind Energy: Frequently Asked Questions
Catamount Energy Corp., a renewable energy company in Vermont, provides a comprehensive question and answer piece on wind energy: cost, benefits, potential, impacts.
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006

Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center: Global Climate Change Links - Web Pages That Aim to Present the Science of Both Sides of the Global Warming Debate

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling (April 2, 2007) Ordering the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Regulate Carbon Dioxide and Other Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Historical Overview and Milestones of Coal Production in the U.S., Energy Information Administration, October 2006

Fact Sheet on Mountaintop Mining

Coal Reserves in the U.S., Color Map, American Coal Foundation

Each State’s Role in Coal, Interactive Map, American Coal Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions about Coal, American Coal Foundation

Energy Information Administration Outlook 2007 with Projections to 2030, Coal Section of the Report

Diagram of How Coal is Converted to Electricity, World Coal Institute

Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration
This report provides the latest supply summary for crude oil and products, gasoline, distillate fuel, residential fuel, propane and more. It provides extensive figures and tables and gives the methodology by which the numbers are derived.
White House Fact Sheet on CAFE Reform for Passenger Vehicles
The President wants passenger car reforms similar to those made for light trucks. He says that current standards compromise safety and simply lowering existing standards hurts U.S. automakers.
Senate FY 2008 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill Contained 1,759 Earmarks Totaling $6.7 Billion, Taxpayers for Common Sense News Release
News release breaks down the large volume of earmarks contained in the U.S. Senate’s FY 2008 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. It says the energy earmarks are somewhat hidden – you have to read between the lines and look at the test in charts.
Office of Management and Budget, Solar Energy Project in Yucca Valley California to receive one-time earmark of $248,000

Office of Management and Budget, Wind Energy Project in Alaska receives earmark of $1,488,000

GovernmentExecutive.com article, "Energy Dept. Pledges to Fend-off Earmark Pressure"

Democratic Congressman Tim Walz of Minnesota releases his list of energy earmark requests to MankatoFreePress.com, June 22, 2007. The list includes research aid for biofuel, cellulosic ethanol, biodiesel and other renewables.

Renewable Fuels Assn. Statistics on Ethanol

Ethanol Biorefinery Plant Locations and Capacities

"How Much Energy Does It Take to Make a Gallon of Ethanol," Institute for Self-Reliance Study

USDA 2002 Study on the Energetics of Ethanol

2003 Cornell University Study by David Pimental: Ethanol Energy Balance, Economics and Environmental Impacts are Negative

2006 University of California Berkeley Study: Thermodynamics of the Corn Ethanol Biofuel Cycle

August 2005 Argonne National Laboratory Slide Show: "The Debate on Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Impacts of Fuel Ethanol"

Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Outlook 2007 with Projections to 2030

History of Mine Safety and Health Legislation, U.S. Dept. of Labor

"Geologic Hazards and Roof Stability in Coal Mines," U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, IC 9466, 2003

Statement by U. S. Senator John Isakson on great progress in mine safety since the 2006 Sago Mine Disaster that killed 12 people

Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006 (S. 2803, The MINER Act)

Report on the Sago Mine Disaster of January 2006 by the Mine Safety and Health Administration

Historical Overview and Milestones of Coal Production in the U.S., Energy Information Administration, October 2006

National Petroleum Council's 2007 Global Oil and Gas Study
The NPC is an oil and natural gas advisory committee to the Secretary of Energy.
Quoddy Bay LNG Project Overview
Quoddy Bay LNG is an independent energy company formed by individuals and companies both in Maine and Oklahoma. The company was established in response to inquiries from members of the Pasamaquoddy Tribe about the potential of locating an LNG import terminal at Pleasant Point.
Details on the Quoddy LNG Siting Proposal

Frequently Asked Questions About LNG
Provided by the California Energy Commission.
International Business Times article on LNG

EIA: Energy Outlook 2007
Energy Information Administration provides official energy statistics from the U.S. government.
FERC Map of Existing LNG Terminals
Provided by the Federal Energy Regulatory Information.
FERC Map of Existing and Proposed Terminals

CAFE Standards
This page lists multiple resources available to better understand CAFE standards.
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