Living in the New Millennium
By Jerry T. Estruth
The leaders of our cities are struggling to build transportation systems
and to create communities that are livable and provide an environment
friendly to people and animals. Slowly, awareness is growing and methods
are being developed to enable us to build self-sufficient places to
live in the future.
Auto Fuel Economy Standards Needed
By the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Actions by the OPEC cartel and the resulting oil price shocks of 1973
and 1979 threw our economy into recession, costing millions of jobs
and trillions of dollars of lost economic growth. We are headed for
another oil price shock and more economic hardship if we don't reverse
History Repeat Itself?
By the Alliance to Save Energy
Without further development of energy-efficiency technologies and products,
the United States will miss an opportunity to increase its energy productivity
and to give itself a cushion should events take an unexpected turn just
as they did 25 years ago.
U.S. Must Lead On Greenhouse Gases
By the World Resources Institute
Developed countries have added much more to the atmospheric buildup
of carbon dioxide on a per capita basis, and their population-adjusted
stock contribution is likely to remain far above that of developing
countries throughout the coming century.