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What's Needed For Effective Natural Gas Legislation?

Hydraulic Fracturing technologies combined with horizontal drilling techniques have generated access to an unprecedented volume of natural gas throughout the US.  In many of these locations, energy exploration is an entirely new industry and...

Posted January 18, 2013    

Expanding State Clean Energy Funds for Economic Development

A new Brookings Report was released this month that could change the nature of clean energy technology incentives.  The report, primarily authored by Brookings Fellow, Mark Muro and Clean Energy Group Director Lew Milford, looks at clean energy...

Posted January 18, 2012    

Case Study: Boulder Colorado Takes Action On Climate Change

Twenty years ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists had a t-shirt that showed a melting earth with a smiley face drawn on it to illustrate the Bush (41) approach to addressing climate change.  At the time, advocates were stymied by an...

Posted November 7, 2011