Topic: Coal

The Clean Power Plan: Let the Litigation Games Begin

Aug. 11, 2015
Smoke Stack

Although a good, sound policy, the president's Clean Power Plan will unleash a torrent of litigation rivaling that following the passage of the Affordable Care Act. That is a shame, because the EPA has gone out of its way to craft a plan that offers states time and flexibility.

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New UT Energy Poll Shows Voters Prefer Obama's Energy Platform

Oct. 16, 2012

As the 2012 presidential election draws near, more voters say they prefer the energy policies espoused by President Barack Obama than Gov. Mitt Romney's energy platform, according to the latest University of Texas at Austin Energy Poll results released today.

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Making the "Switch"

April 23, 2012
Making the "Switch"

A new documentary film from Jackson School of Geosciences Professor Scott Tinker charts a course toward our energy future.

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Energy Experts Meet at The University of Texas at Austin to Debate Economics of Electricity Generation, March 24

March 17, 2011

The Energy Management and Innovation Center (EMIC) at The University of Texas at Austin hosts a forum for energy practitioners, policy-makers and academics on Thursday, March 24, to examine the relative costs of electricity generation, including solar, nuclear, coal, gas and wind.

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Energy: Recognizing how much isn't there

Oct. 21, 2010
Economic policy as if people mattered

To deal with the energy crisis we must deal with a consumption crisis, but politicians are reluctant to run a campaign based on a call for "less" -- the American Dream, after all, is always "more."

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