energy-conservation love

energy-conservation

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  • The National Energy Act of 1978, which Carter pushed through Congress with single-minded intensity, tripled federal funding for solar energy research, created loans and tax credits for homeowners to insulate their homes and install renewable-energy heating and cooling systems, set national efficiency standards for electrical appliances, provided $100 million for schools, hospitals, and local governments to install energy-conservation technology, and imposed a gas-guzzler tax on inefficient vehicles to encourage gasoline conservation.

    The Good Fight

  • The Setsuden energy-conservation campaign in Japan has spawned an industry of quirky products designed to beat the heat-- including cooling suits for hot pooches.

    Dog Days of Summer in Japan Call for Quirky Ways to Stay Cool

  • Take, for example, the principal-agent problem through which despite higher energy prices, both landlords and tenants lack incentives to make economically-efficient energy-conservation investments, such as installing thermal insulation.

    Eyes on the Prize: Federal Climate Policy Should Preempt State and Regional Initiatives

  • On top of that, the entire power sector is suffering because of depressed demand for electricity caused by the global recession and growing energy-conservation efforts.

    So, You Want to Invest in Nukes

  • Some energy-conservation projects are returning more because they are cheaper in the slow economy, thanks to retailer discounts and federal tax credits and incentives, according to Remodelormove. com's survey.

    The Smartest Home Renovations Are the Least Visible

  • In 2006, Boulder voters approved the nation's first "carbon tax," now $21 a year per household, to fund energy-conservation programs.

    Even Boulder Finds It Isn't Easy Going Green

  • Companies trying to develop and sell solar and wind energy technology, energy-conservation systems or electric vehicles have hoped that caps on greenhouse gas emissions would jump-start demand.

    Senate Halts Effort to Cap CO2 Emissions

  • In July, she was hired for energy-conservation work funded not by the stimulus plan, but by Michigan's utility companies.

    A Stimulus Project Gets All Caulked Up

  • Journal Community Mr. Barton is pitted against Michigan Rep. Fred Upton, who conservatives regard as too soft because of his support for expanding a state-run health-care program for children and energy-conservation measures like phasing out the 100-watt incandescent light bulb.

    GOP Leadership Struggle for Key Panel Turns Nasty

  • ELKHART, Ind. (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Wednesday taunted Republican candidate John McCain for agreeing on the importance of keeping tires inflated as an energy-conservation measure after having joined the GOP in mocking the idea.

    Eschaton

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