In an effort to expedite development of major energy transmission lines that would help feed growing energy demand in the US, the federal government is pushing forward with multiple efforts to make the necessary lands available.
Energy & Fuel
Many cities are embarking on coordinated programs designed to significantly increase their tree cover, in order to address issues such as aesthetics, energy use, carbon sequestration, air quality, and stormwater runoff.
Manufacturing is a large consumer of energy.
A report on the environmental pros and cons of wind power is scheduled to be released April 25, 2007, by the National Academies National Research Council.
In alternative-fuel transport circles, the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is the current Holy Grail.
It's crunch time for developing the successor to the 2002 US Farm Bill, set to expire Sept. 30, 2007. Many of the ingredients that may be blended into the 2007 Farm Bill are now becoming public.
A Fortune 500 energy company is applying for an "incidental take" permit that would allow it to kill endangered and threatened species that live on the largest swath of land ever covered by one permit.
The public comment period for a long-delayed EIS draft designating energy corridors in 11 Western states is open.
Post-Kyoto climate change negotiations began in earnest in Bali, Indonesia, to prepare for the next iteration of world consensus on the topic.
New report examines links between climate change and U.S. transportation.