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Conversations about Energy: How the Experts See America's Energy Choices [NOOK Book]

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Drawn from the Hoover Institution's Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy January 2010 conference, this book discusses critical energy issues including, energy and synthetic biology, cap and trade and carbon tax policies, energy efficiency, international energy relationships, and other key topics. The contributors present a range of ideas and recommendations that might improve the performance of the United States in responding to the energy challenge.
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Conversations about Energy: How the Experts See America's Energy Choices

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Overview

Drawn from the Hoover Institution's Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy January 2010 conference, this book discusses critical energy issues including, energy and synthetic biology, cap and trade and carbon tax policies, energy efficiency, international energy relationships, and other key topics. The contributors present a range of ideas and recommendations that might improve the performance of the United States in responding to the energy challenge.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817913069
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 11/12/2010
  • Series: Hoover Institution Press Publication
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • File size: 258 KB

Meet the Author

Jeremy Carl is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy, whose work focuses on energy and environmental policy, with an emphasis on energy security, climate policy, and global fossil fuel markets. In addition, he writes extensively on US-India relations and Indian politics. James E. Goodby is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a senior fellow with the Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. George P. Shultz is the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and has had a distinguished career in government, in academia, and in business.
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Table of Contents

Preface


Introduction by George P. Shultz
Recommendations
Sessions
1 Distributed Energy
2 What Can We Do To Boost Energy Efficiency?
3 The Nuclear Fuel Cycle
4 Synthetic Biology and Its Applications in Energy
5 Putting a Price on Carbon
6 A Sustained Research and Development Policy
7 Emerging International Energy Relationships
Appendix 1
  Working with China and India
  What Can America Do with China? by David Victor
  The U.S.-India Climate and Energy Relationship: Dealing with a Power-Starved Country by Jeremy Carl
Appendix 2
 Members of the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy
Appendix 3
  Conference Agenda
  Conference Participants

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