LNG: Benefits and Risks of Liquified Natural Gas

For decades, natural gas has been used to provide clean power to thousands of households and businesses nationwide. Today, more than 1,000 vehicles traveling U.S. roads are powered by natural gas that is cooled to a liquid—liquefied natural gas (LNG). LNG results when natural gas is cooled to temperatures of 260 degrees below zero, thus […]


United States Climate Change Impact Summary

Part 2 of United States Climate Change Impact. Observations show that warming of the climate is unequivocal. The global warming observed over the past 50 years is due primarily to human-induced emissions of heat-trapping gases. These emissions come mainly from the burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil, and gas), with important contributions from the clearing […]


2010 Clean Energy Vehicle Buyer’s Guide

Introduction Those who depend on foreign oil for transportation fuel have seen prices roller-coaster between $5/gallon and $1.75/gallon and back up again. The economic impact of our dependence on foreign oil could not be clearer. To get off the roller-coaster, smart consumers are looking at the expanding availability of advanced, efficient vehicles, including hybrids and […]


Get Your Power from the Sun

Part 1 of Get Your Power from the Sun. Are you thinking about buying a solar electric system for your home or business? If so, this story provides some basic information that can help you. Solar electric systems, which are also called photovoltaic or PV systems, are reliable and pollution-free. They make use of a […]


Heat Your Water With The Sun

Part 1 of Heat Your Water With The Sun. Would you like to learn more about how the sun can help meet your home’s heating needs without straining your budget? Today’s solar heating systems not only keep swimming pools warm— they can also heat much of your home’s water and interior space. Their popularity is […]