DOE’s new report is a helpful addition to the debate over how to improve the reliability and resilience of the US power grid as the industry continues to evolve—but it lacks discussion of two key issues, cybersecurity and environmental sustainability.
This research and analysis demonstrates that an emissions containment reserve (ECR) would provide several important benefits to help improve the functioning of the market for emissions allowances under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
Mexico, Canada, and the United States stand to benefit from increasing energy sector interconnectedness and coordination. What key environmental and fiscal policy areas related to oil and gas development provide opportunities for further harmonization?
Rapid resource development can impact local communities through numerous channels. This webinar focuses on water withdrawals for natural gas development and the impact of related government regulations.
A $15 subsidy on every ton of eastern coal burned was recently proposed by WV Governor Jim Justice. However, although the coal industry may experience some benefits from this subsidy, it will not improve national security as the governor says.
Public debate and media coverage about the impacts of fracking on public health continue to muddy the (already opaque) waters about an issue that is likewise not well understood by health professionals.
Aug 10, 2017|
Nathan Ratledge, Laura Zachary |
We examine the effect of energy resource booms on preK–12 public schools by combining statistical analysis and in-person interviews with education professionals across six major oil- and gas-producing states.
The challenge of making CCS a cost-effective option for reducing carbon dioxide emissions is one of price. In the United States, further development of CCS technologies will require federal financial support specifically designed to do so.
New research suggests that inattentive consumers significantly undervalue vehicle fuel cost savings. Policies designed to encourage greater consumer attention would likely increase the fuel economy of vehicles on the road and reduce GHG emissions.