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Energy Efficiency

US Government to Consume 20% of its Electricity from Renewable Sources by 2020

The President's move to get the government to consume more renewable energy is expected to boost the market for renewables in the years to come.

Leaders Chart the Path to a More Sustainable, More Resource Efficient Future at the Clinton Global Initiative

The session Vital Resources: Doing More With Less during the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting on Wednesday was a welcome respite from a barrage of news reports that offer a bleak assessment of the global use of resources and fossil fuels.  Business and NGO leaders talked about a coming– and inevitable– industry transformation.

Oberlin, Ohio Pilots Environmental Dashboard

We all know that saving on water and electricity is good for the environment, but environmentalists and educators in Oberlin, Ohio have now created a clever interactive computer display to help concerned citizens better understand energy and water usage in their city.

Natural Gas Dominates US Energy Conference, But Gains Seen in Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Discussions of natural gas, and liquid natural gas (LNG) in particular, dominated the EIA 2013 Energy Conference, which brought together professors, government officials, and private sector leaders to discuss the American energy landscape in the near future. Over the course of the two-day conference, speakers remained optimistic about the growth of the natural gas industry, but speakers neglected to explore the environmental consequences of natural gas. Speakers predicted growing market shares of both natural gas and renewable energy.

40,000 Gather for Climate Rally in Washington, DC

Over 40,000 people gathered by the National Monument in the early afternoon on Sunday, Febraury 17th, then proceeded to march around the White House to demand that President Obama make a more concerted effort to confront climate change, reject the Keystone XL pipeline, and promote clean energy.

Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo 2013

Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D. C.

The ACT Expo, organized by Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, is a technology show for the nation’s forefront modes of alternative energy transportation.

2013 EIA Energy Conference

Where: JW Mariott, Washington D. C.

The United States Energy Information Agency’s 2013 Conference will bring together government officials, professors, and industry leaders to discuss pressing energy challenges and developments, including the world’s hydrocarbon resources, U.S.