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2012-06-20 11:20:19

This new global energy study outlines a range of 41 alternative sustainable energy pathways that offer viable, cost effective choices for policy makers to achieve necessary human health and environmental sustainability goals by 2050 This new global energy study outlines a range of 41 alternative sustainable energy pathways that offer viable, cost effective choices for policy makers to achieve necessary human health and environmental sustainability goals by 2050. Laxenburg, Austria, Rio...

Energy Subsidies, Or A Power Bill Directly From Uncle Sam?
2012-05-04 10:02:50

D.M. Crumbliss Two recent articles from Stanford University writers Jeffrey Ball and Kassia Yanosek assert that America´s approach to clean energy must change if we are to meaningfully affect energy security or the environment. Both writers are based at the Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance. In my opinion, both writers are simply stating the obvious. Ball believes that it is time to increase the push for renewable energy, but with new policies that push...

America's Clean Energy Policies Need A Reality Check, Say Stanford Researchers
2012-05-02 07:17:03

America's approach to clean energy needs to be reformed if it is to meaningfully affect energy security or the environment, according to two new articles by Stanford writers. The debate over how to fundamentally change the world's massive energy system comes amid taxpayers' $500 million tab for the bankruptcy of Fremont, Calif., solar company Solyndra, the global recession, government budget cuts and plunging U.S. prices for natural gas. Making the change cost-effectively will be crucial,...

2011-06-07 10:03:00

Statement by USW President Leo W. Gerard PITTSBURGH, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, the International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement in response to today's announcement by Ambassador Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative on the outcome of consultations with China on wind energy subsidies following a union filed Section 301 petition last September on clean tech energy issues. (Logo:...

2010-06-17 09:00:00

Earth Track Analysis Finds That Just Two of the Subsidies Add Another $1.3 Billion to $3 Billion in Tax Breaks Per Reactor; May Make It More Likely Taxpayers Will Face Downside Risk. Washington, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nuclear industry could end up facing no risk under massive tax break subsidies in the Kerry-Lieberman climate bill, according to an important new analysis conducted for Friends of the Earth by the research organization Earth Track. These tax breaks totaling...

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2010-04-21 13:39:56

Analysis: Most fuel subsidies are complete waste of money, or worse A comprehensive assessment of global fossil-fuel subsidies has found that governments are spending $500 billion annually on policies that undermine energy security and worsen the environment. The study, titled "The Politics of Fossil-Fuel Subsidies" by David Victor, a professor of political science with UC San Diego's School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS), was one of five released April 22 by the...

2009-09-18 09:11:41

The largest U.S subsidies to fossil fuels are attributed to tax breaks that aid foreign oil production, according to research to be released on Friday by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The study, which reviewed fossil fuel and energy subsidies for Fiscal Years 2002-2008, reveals that the lion's share of energy subsidies supported energy sources that emit high levels of greenhouse gases. The research demonstrates...

2009-09-18 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest U.S. subsidies to fossil fuels are attributed to tax breaks that aid foreign oil production, according to research to be released on Friday by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The study, which reviewed fossil fuel and energy subsidies for Fiscal Years 2002-2008, reveals that the lion's share of energy subsidies supported energy sources that emit high...


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