We’ve always felt that energy efficiency is a crucially important, yet undervalued, resource. That’s why we’re so happy to see the inaugural edition of the Building Efficiency Initiative newsletter, a joint effort of the World Resources Institute and Johnson Controls. To register for the newsletter,...
New Study: Clean energy “offers serious benefits for low- and fixed-income households in particular”
Now, NRDC is out with a new report, "Bridging the Clean Energy Divide: Affordable Clean Energy Solutions for Today and Tomorrow," which adds two more powerful arguments for clean energy to the list: economic fairness and social justice.
As you can see from the graphic, the least energy-intensive activities are things like sleep, socializing, volunteering, finding a hobby, getting more exercise, and not spending a lot of time (and energy) time commuting if possible.
If you are interested in electricity demand response, this article highlights something you definitely want to keep an eye on.
Who ever said you can't get something for nothing? In this case, you actually get MORE than that -- cleaner air and water, a habitable planet for future generations, sharply lower health problems and associated healthcare costs, as well as lower energy bills for consumers and a more competitive country in the world economy. If that's not a "win-win-win" situation, it's hard to know what is.