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April 21, 2017 | PolicyEd Website
Using energy more efficiently has had more of an effect on our energy consumption than all of the growth in clean energy. For more information, pick up a copy of Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy, by James L. Sweeney.
November 30, 2016 | The Hill
By Jim Sweeney Energy efficiency has been and will continue to be fundamental to three things President-elect Donald Trump has promised to improve – economic growth, trade deficits and national security – and one thing about which he promised to keep an open mind – climate change.
September 1, 2016
SB 32 cuts greenhouse gas emissions further, making California a global leader on climate change, but the legality of a central mechanism for reaching the targets—the state's cap-and-trade program—is in doubt.
August 1, 2016
Since the oil crisis of 1973, the United States has quietly but steadily learned to use energy far more efficiently virtually everywhere, according to a new book by James Sweeney, director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University.
July 11, 2016
Adults get most of the credit for structuring and managing the world, but researchers are finding that children play a much bigger role in society than we often imagine.