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Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 4, NUMBER 4, APRIL 1991
NATIONAL ENERGY STRATEGY
National Energy Strategy, First Ed., 1991/1992, Feb. 1991. (See
News, this Global Climate Change Digest issue--Apr. 1991.) Order from
U.S. Govt. Printing Off., Washington DC 20402 (202-783-3238). Executive Summary
(Stock #061-000-00755-5), 25 pp., $2.25; full report (#061-000-00754-7), $16.
Investing in Solar Energy: Recommendations for the U.S. Department
of Energy's Research and Development Budget for Renewable Energy Technologies,
FY 1992-1994, 48 pp., Mar. 1991. Available from Public Citizen, 215
Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington DC 20003 (202-546-4996); $10. Presented to the
U.S. Congress by a coalition of 32 consumer, environmental, industry and state
government organizations. (See News, this Global Climate Change Digest issue--Apr.
America at the Crossroads: A National Energy Strategy Poll, 23
pp., Jan. 1991. Contact A. Meyer, Union of Concerned Sci. (UCS), 1616 P St. NW,
S. 310, Washington DC 20036 (202-332-0900).
Conducted by leading Democratic and Republic pollsters for UCS and other
groups. A national survey of 1200 adults shows that three out of four believe
reducing energy demand makes more sense than increasing domestic production.
Seven out of ten favor a U.S. lead in international action against global
warming, and most favor 40 mpg vehicle mileage standards.
The Heat Is On: America's CO2 Polluters, 40 pp., Nov.
1990. Available from Citizen Action, 1300 Connecticut Ave. NW, S. 401,
Washington DC 20036 (202-857-5153); $25.
Aimed at influencing the national energy strategy, this study found that
electric utilities emitted 36% of the nation's total CO2; the transportation
sector was next at 30% and the industrial sector 23%. Emissions are tabulated by
state and by individual utility plants. Investment in energy efficiency is
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