Time for Renewable Energy

Nader, Ralph
June 2009
Progressive Populist;6/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p19
The article discussed important issues for policy makers in the U.S. to consider on energy policy, particularly on development of renewable energy sources. It states that policymakers, considering varied benefits and disadvantages of various energy sources, must employ a well-considered discrimination in taking into different kinds of energy from federal to local government. Further, it suggests that there are more security and jobs created with the new energy economy compared to hydrocarbons.


Related Articles

  • Abu Dhabi's new direction. Hindley, Angus // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;3/9/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p45 

    In this article, the author analyzes the effort of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to pursue its energy programme called the Masdar initiative. The author wonders why Abu Dhabi is pressing the programme despite its crude oil and gas reserves. He asserts that the initiative should go some way to...

  • Energy concerns leaning on new gas technologies. Flanigan, James // Journal of Business (10756124);8/30/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 18, pA4 

    Focuses on government efforts to encourage development of alternative sources of energy and enhancing existing energy sources through technology and environmental regulations. Energy companies' construction of facilities for converting natural gas to clean liquid fuels; Shell's proposed...

  • Clean Energy for South Carolina. Rennicks, Jennifer; Hagan, Colin // Business & Economic Review;Apr-Jun2008, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p26 

    The article explains why South Carolina should join other states and the Washington, D.C. in establishing a standard to promote clean-energy businesses in the state. It claims that the adoption of a clean energy policy by South Carolina is necessary because it cannot afford to continue to import...

  • Offshore Wind Power Gains Federal Support. Broehl, Jesse // Solar Today;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p12 

    The article reports that the Energy Policy Act qualifies the Minerals Management Service (MMS) to take over as the lead federal authority for offshore renewable energy products, such as wave and wind power. The MMS is the lead federal agency for permitting and regulatory oversight of the two...

  • PUTTING A PRICE ON THE SUN. Lewis, David // ColoradoBiz;Jun2010, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p69 

    The article focuses on financial benefits of using solar energy in the U.S. It discusses how sales and marketing personnel in the solar industry could maximize the use of solar energy to have a positive return on investments (ROI). Also explored are issues on tax benefits, reduction of energy...

  • Energy Economics and Policy of Renewable Energy Sources in the European Union. Strielkowski, Wadim; Krška, Štěpán; Lisin, Evgeny // International Journal of Energy Economics & Policy (IJEEP);2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p333 

    European Union adapted the policy of reducing its carbon footprint and embarked on the journey to shift to renewable energy sources in the early 1990s. The whole process started with implementations of binding rules that set up indicative targets for the EU Member States. However, this process...

  • POWERING AHEAD. Morris, Huw // Planning (14672073);3/20/2009, Issue 1810, p16 

    The article focuses on the energy infrastructure and planning imposed by the government in Great Britain. The aim of such strategy is to avoid energy shortages during energy crisis. According to Ernst & Young Inc., companies should invest £234 billion in infrastructure by 2025 to meet...

  • Engineers urge clear national energy policy.  // Architectural Record;Jun1983, Vol. 171 Issue 7, p35 

    The article reports on the position paper, released by the American Association of Engineering Societies, which states that the U.S. government has failed to provide a comprehensive policy that would encourage alternative energy sources. The position paper emphasizes the development of coal and...

  • Positive energy.  // Engineer (00137758);3/23/2009, Vol. 294 Issue 7768, p50 

    The article reports on the lack of engineering staff in the renewable energy sector in Great Britain. The Energy Institute (EI) conducted a salary survey at different engineering industries. This survey indicated that the energy industry is undergoing a period of reformations wherein thousands...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics