Press release from the ACEEE on the new energy bill

10 years ago | Dec 06, 2007
Today, the House of Representatives is considering one of the most significant pieces of energy legislation to happen so far this century. The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) just sent around a very nice analysis of...

super neato EnergyStar public service announcement

10 years ago | Dec 06, 2007
they got the music right ON for my demographic, too - I sat right up, then boogied a little in the desk chair. It made me want to run around unplugging everything. Quotable - and I think I know who the woman is who said it, but since it is...

climate, agriculture, and food insecurity

10 years ago | Dec 05, 2007
Research on ag and climate change is really just getting geared up. To some extent, the issue is regional variation. Larger climate changes cause often very different weather effects day to day, especially across various microclimates and...

Wind hopefuls - may the force be with you! Try EERE's JEDI calculator

10 years ago | Dec 04, 2007
How cool is this - you can calculate the benefits of wind energy for your own community, and you don't even need a lightsaber. How? Well, young Skywalker, check out the JEDI calculator developed by the Department of Energy/ Office of Energy...

war, peace, and energy

10 years ago | Dec 03, 2007
In general, the Midwest (heck, the country) is in a mild energy uproar lately. Awareness of climate change is spreading hither and yon, as is awareness of looming carbon regulations and markets. Naturally, the two are in a bit of conflict in...