2011 Energy Solutions

Union of Concerned Scientists advance science-based solutions to curb global warming and generate clean and renewable energy.

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From: Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

 

Energy Solutions

 

The energy choices we make have an enormous impact. Electricity generated by coal burning power plants is a major source of global warming pollution in the United States.

But by reducing how much energy we use through energy-efficient technologies and by displacing dirty fossil fuels with clean electricity sources, we can build a cost-effective and sustainable energy future.

UCS research shows how renewable energy initiatives can help protect the environment and boost the economy. In the articles listed below—and in the Clean Energy section—explore practical, sustainable energy solutions that benefit us all.

GLOBAL WARMING ENERGY SOLUTIONS BASIC READING

Renewable Electricity Standard FAQ

http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/solutions/renewable_energy_solutions/renewable-electricity.html

GLOBAL WARMING ENERGY SOLUTIONS IN DEPTH

Renewable Energy Standards–Mitigating Global Warming

http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/technology_and_impacts/impacts/renewable-energy.html

OUR ANALYSIS OF ENERGY SOLUTIONS TO GLOBAL WARMING

A Better Climate Bill: Raising Efficiency and Renewable Electricity Standards

http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/solutions/big_picture_solutions/a-better-climate-bill.html

Clean Energy, Green Jobs

http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/solutions/renewable_energy_solutions/clean-energy-green-jobs.html

Cashing In on Clean Energy

http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/solutions/renewable_energy_solutions/cashing-in-on-clean-energy-a.html

Nuclear Power in a Warming World

http://www.ucsusa.org/nuclear_power/nuclear_power_and_global_warming/nuclearandclimate.html

But by reducing how much energy we use through energy-efficient technologies and by displacing dirty fossil fuels with clean electricity sources, we can build a cost-effective and sustainable energy future.

UCS research shows how renewable energy initiatives can help protect the environment and boost the economy. In the articles listed below—and in the Clean Energy section—explore practical, sustainable energy solutions that benefit us all.

GLOBAL WARMING ENERGY SOLUTIONS BASIC READING

Renewable Electricity Standard FAQ

Renewable Energy Standards–Mitigating Global Warming

OUR ANALYSIS OF ENERGY SOLUTIONS TO GLOBAL WARMING