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How to Influence International Energy Policy (Reimagine Energy Policy: Part 4 of 4) [Gaille Energy Blog Issue 36]

Before his nation discovered petroleum, its president idled the power plants whenever he traveled abroad.  The people were left in the dark, suffering from their leader’s absence.  905 more words

Energy Policy

International Shale Gas & Climate Change (Reimagine Energy Policy: Part 3 of 4) [Gaille Energy Blog Issue 35]

“The U.S. leads the world in reducing carbon emissions for the most recent 5- and 10-year periods. Over the past 5 years U.S. carbon dioxide emissions have fallen by 270 million tons.” –  963 more words

Energy Policy

Genius Grants for Energy Innovation (Reimagine Energy Policy: Part 1 of 4) [Gaille Energy Blog Issue 33]

Energy policy used to be an area where Democrats and Republicans found common ground. That’s not true anymore. The parties’ energy platforms are polarized by climate change. 1,082 more words

Energy Policy

Side-by-Side Comparison of Democratic and Republican Energy Policies [Gaille Energy Blog Issue 32]

The platforms for both American political parties dedicate several pages to energy policy. This language was drafted by committees of party leaders, approved by the presidential candidates, and then adopted at their national conventions. 281 more words

Energy Policy

The Democrats' Bold New Energy Platform: Zero Fossil Fuels [Gaille Energy Blog Issue 30]

“America must be running entirely on clean energy by mid-century” – 2016 Democratic Party platform

Delegates to the Democratic Party’s national convention released their new platform on July 21st. 1,292 more words

Energy Policy

The Republican Party’s Energy Platform [Gaille Energy Blog Issue 26]

I was a delegate to last week’s State Republican Convention in Dallas, which adopted a new platform for the party.  Each of the platform’s 266 positions was individually voted on by the entire convention.  886 more words

Energy Policy

Three rules for donors: making sure public-private development finance actually works

Last year’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Agreement on climate change represent a significant political shift away from a dependency on fossil fuels towards an era of development more in harmony with the environment. 674 more words

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