Reduce Energy Consumption in our Homes and Businesses

Dramatic improvements in energy efficiency are possible in virtually every aspect of American life. Studies show that we could reduce our electricity consumption by as much as 20 at no net cost (and probably great savings) to the economy.61 The U.S. can encourage the greening and weatherization of buildings, deployment of more efficient appliances and equipment, and efficiency improvements in industry. Using new technologies, such as those in zero-energy homes, we can transform the way we...

Adopt complementary clean energy policies to reduce global warming emissions To

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Achieve these reductions, the United States should adopt strong policies and financial incentives to improve energy efficiency and increase the use of clean, renewable energy. human activities are causing global warming In February 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC , a United Nations body charged with assessing the scientific record on global warming, concluded that the evidence of global warming is unequivocal and stated, with certainty, that human activities responsible...