It's Wrong to Waste Energy

Williams, John F.; Vasuki, N. C.
January 2006
MSW Management;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p8
Trade Publication
The article comments on the energy crisis scenario in the U.S. According to the author, there are various opinions and ideas regarding the presence and timing of a genuine crisis. But one thing is evident, referring to concerns regarding short and long term availability of sufficient supplies of fuel. With this condition, the author emphasizes that wasting energy is a wrongful act. Instead, Americans are encouraged to demand for a viable and pragmatic energy policy from the government, with the purpose of increasing energy efficiency.


Related Articles

  • "The Making of" California's Energy Crisis. Whittington, Jan // Berkeley Planning Journal;2002, Vol. 16, p44 

    This article examines the origins of the California Energy Crisis through the lens of economic and political theory. The key turning points leading up to deregulation of the State's energy markets are reviewed. The origins of the crisis are then framed in free market ideology and the garbage can...

  • Energy Web Site Launches.  // Home Energy;May/Jun2007, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p44 

    The article reports that the Smarter Energy Policy Forum Web site has been launched to provide readers with real-time information on pivotal energy issues. The Web site combines online social networking techniques with energy policy and features contributions from energy experts, consumer...

  • The experts' silent trumpet. Casper, Barry M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep1976, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p24 

    The article focuses on the failure of the government to listen to the warnings of expert about the anticipated energy crisis of the 1970s in the U.S. The Office of Science and Technology (OST) failed to get the attention of top policy makers to raise this issue to the necessary level of...

  • THE SECOND HALF OF THE AGE OF OIL DAWNS. Campbell, C. J. // Solar Today;Mar2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p21 

    The article focuses on the preparations the humanity must have in response to the decreasing supply of oil. The author recounts a little bit of the history of oil, which was first drilled in Pennsylvania and Caspian sea. Petroleum geology has made great advances in the previous years. It is...

  • The Future of Energy Policy (Book).  // Future Survey;Sep2003, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p10 

    Presents an abstract of the article "The Future of Energy Policy," by Timothy E. Wirth, C. Boyden Gray and John D. Podesda, which appeared in the July-August 2003 issue of "Foreign Affairs" periodical.

  • The Producers. Easterbrook, Gregg // New Republic;06/04/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 23, p27 

    Discusses the energy policy of United States President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, and how it is a product of how they perceive the world. Modern U.S. history which is about the control of energy; View that oilmen and oilwomen should be heroes; Suggestion that Americans have...

  • Characterization of Two Terminal Oxidases in Bacillus brevis and Efficiency of Energy Conservation of the Respiratory Chain1. Yaginuma, Atsuo; Tsukita, Sakura; Sakamoto, Junshi; Sone, Nobuhito // Journal of Biochemistry;1997, Vol. 122 Issue 5, p969 

    The respiratory chain of Bacillus brevis was analyzed. Resting cells showed an H+/O ratio of 4.8–5.2 (5.01±0.26), when measured using an oxygen pulse method with endogenous substrates. This value is intermediate between those of Bacillus subtilis (about 4), which predominantly...

  • Getting real about gas prices. Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // U.S. News & World Report;4/12/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 12, p80 

    Discusses the need for creative solutions to the global energy crisis. Consideration of the rising price of gasoline in the United States; How the Democrats and Republicans blame each other for policies that support increase in gas-taxes and prices; Impact of the consumer demand in China on...

  • 100 Ton Absorption Chiller/Heat Pump Demonstrates the Real Cost of Saving Energy. Erickson, Donald C. // ASHRAE Transactions;2007, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p90 

    A steam-fired demonstration of an absorption chiller/heat pump has now completed eight months of operation. This unit supplies 100 tons of chilling and 3.2 million Btu per hour of hot water simultaneously from 2 million Btu/h of 80 psig steam. It is installed at a poultry processing plant, where...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics