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Nov 30 2016 | The Hill | Posted In: News
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.
Oct 21 2016 | YouTube | Posted In: Press
It’s an election year. Are you tired of the insults and focus on personalities rather than matters of substance? Do you want to hear about and discuss energy policy facts, alternatives, pros & cons? Then come to our informed and professional discussion about where energy policy should go.
Sep 1 2016 | Posted In: News
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.
Aug 27 2016 | The Mercury News | Posted In: Press
The next 15 years will likely see big changes for California residents under a new law requiring much bigger cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. "This is going to be damn hard," said Jim Sweeney. "A herculean task."
Aug 1 2016 | Posted In: News
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.