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Clean energy nation

Gerald McNerney

Clean energy nation

freeing America from the tyranny of fossil fuels

by Gerald McNerney

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by AMACOM American Management Association in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power resources -- United States,
  • Fossil fuels -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Energy policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGerald McNerney and Martin Cheek.
    ContributionsCheek, Martin, 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.25.U6 M467 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22796929M
    ISBN 100814413722
    ISBN 109780814413722
    LC Control Number2008053754

      Legal wrangling tying up fossil fuel projects could be used to target clean energy, too projects already working to our nation’s benefit. remains on the books thanks to a Supreme Court.   VANCOUVER, B.C., Aug. 13, /CNW/ -- Indigenous-led clean energy projects often face systemic barriers and high costs that diminish the opportunity to develop their sustainable energy sovereignty. To help overcome these barriers, the British Columbia Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative (BCICEI) has awarded thirteen Indigenous groups nearly $M to advance their clean energy .

      Clean energy has been the focus of many sectors, from technology to the world, governments are tapping into renewable sources to fuel the growing demand for energy.   These losses are felt at home.: according to data South Carolina’s own clean energy workforce has contracted % — and lost more than 8, employees — since March.

    On Sept. 10, , then-Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill , committing California to obtain % of its electricity from “clean energy sources” by Replacement of coal, nuclear, and. The UAE is the first Arab country to produce nuclear energy, after it was announced on Saturday that Unit 1 of the Abu Dhabi-based Barakah nuclear power plant is now operational.


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