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Don’t Panic at the Pump

Don’t Panic at the Pump

Sometimes energy issues aren’t partisan, but are still poorly understood. According to the Spring 2014 UT Energy Poll, 84 percent of Americans say they are concerned about the cost of gasoline, including 83 percent of Democrats and 84 percent of Republicans.

July 23, 2014 — Sheril Kirshenbaum
What’s Our Top Energy Concern?

What’s Our Top Energy Concern?

My last post explained why lower prices at the pump aren’t quite as black and white as most media outlets would have us believe. Sure it’s comfortable for our wallets, but the nuances don’t fit easily into a few bullet points for the mainstream media.

March 17, 2015 — Sheril Kirshenbaum

Can the U.S. Go All-Electric?

New homes wired with the latest smart gadgets cluster together around shared park spaces. Blue-black panels that transform sunshine into electricity grace a majority of roofs.

April 22, 2015 — David Biello
Corn-waste biofuels might be worse than gasoline in the short term

Corn-waste biofuels might be worse than gasoline in the short term

Biofuels made using corn waste could release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the early years compared to conventional gasoline. As a result, this type of cellulosic ethanol could be inelligible to meet quotas under the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA).

April 21, 2014 — Melissa C. Lott

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