--- American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) -- 2008 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. Rates and ranks state-level action on model energy efficiency policies, programs, and practices. http://www.aceee.org/pubs/e086.htm
--- AMS Environmental Science Seminar presentation available online: "Public Attitudes, Perceptions, and Concern about Global Warming: Evidence from a New Survey" by Dr. Jon A. Krosnick
--- California Air Resources Board (CARB) -- Climate Change Draft Scoping Plan: a framework for change. California’s Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 calls on the state to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. The draft plan outlines how the state will achieve those reductions. http://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/scopingplan/document/draftscopingplan.pdf
--- Energy Watch Group -- Renewable Energy Outlook 2030. The report analyses cost trends and investment needs in the global energy sector. http://www.energywatchgroup.org/Renewables.52+M5d637b1e38d.0.html
--- European Environment Agency (EEA) -- Six Success Stories on Improving Environmental Performance of Road Transport in Europe http://reports.eea.europa.eu/technical_report_2008_2/en
--- European Environment Agency (EEA) -- Greenhouse gas emission trends and projections in Europe 2008 - Tracking progress towards Kyoto targets. This report presents an assessment of the current and projected progress of EU Member States, EU candidate countries and other EEA member countries towards their respective targets under the Kyoto Protocol and of progress towards the EU target for 2020 http://reports.eea.europa.eu/eea_report_2008_5/en
--- European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) – Pure Power - Wind Energy Scenarios up to 2030 – Outlines the road towards large-scale wind energy in three development scenarios for 2010, 2020 and 2030. http://www.ewea.org/fileadmin/ewea_documents/documents/
--- Exxon Mobil Corporation Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040. An integrated series of solutions will be required to manage increases in global energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions that will result from population growth and economic expansion http://www.exxonmobil.com/energyoutlook
---International Rivers: Power Surge: The Impacts of Rapid Dam Development in Laos -- Laos has declared it a national priority to catalyze the country's development through the rapid construction of large dams that export high-risk hydropower to neighboring Thailand and Vietnam; the report chronicles the social and environmental debt created by this boom. http://www.internationalrivers.org/en/node/3343
--- Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) – Concentrating Solar and Decentralized Power: Government Incentives Hinder Local Ownership. Report explores the economics of solar PV and concentrating solar and shows how local ownership is hindered unless government solar incentives change. http://www.newrules.org
--- Maplecroft Climate Change Risk Report. Climate change vulnerability index and a set of best-to-worst rankings for more than 168 countries worldwide. http://www.maplecroft.com/Climate_change_info.php
--- National Research Council FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership Report. The report concludes that development of fuel cells and supporting hydrogen infrastructure would provide the most efficient and least polluting means to power personal transportation vehicles, but that significant improvements in durability and cost are needed to enable the mass production and sale of vehicles.
--- National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) -- Long Beach Transit: Two-Year Evaluation of Gasoline-Electric Hybrid Transit Buses. The report compares the hybrids with older conventionally powered diesel buses in service at LBT. http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy08osti/42226.pdf
--- National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) -- BAE/Orion Hybrid Electric Buses at New York City Transit: A Generational Comparison. The report compares the Gen II hybrids with similar first-generation (Gen I) hybrid-electric transit buses that have been in service at NYCT for more than three years. http://www.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/avta/pdfs/heavy/bae-orion_he_buses.pdf
--- Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Analysis of the Transition to Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles and the Potential Hydrogen Energy Infrastructure Requirements. Identifies Los Angeles and New York City as two ideal urban centers where a transition to hydrogen as a motor fuel will take shape.
--- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy -- National Action Plan Vision for 2025: A Framework for Change. Plan outlines strategies to help lower the growth in energy demand across the country by more than 50 percent, and shows ways to save more than $500 billion in net savings over the next 20 years. http://www.epa.gov/eeactionplan
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