Fossil Fuels

The boom in natural gas production has undeniable benefits for the United States. But two policy analysts argue that embracing a monolithic energy future dominated by gas will mean the loss of a golden opportunity: Leveraging cheap, abundant gas to create a sustainable future based on renewable power.

by kevin doran and adam reed

13 Aug 2012   yale 360

http://e360.yale.edu/feature/natural_gas_role_in_us_energy_endgame/2561/

This is a useful, objective, and  authoritative presentation of the costs of energy from various sources.

 http://en.openei.org/wiki/Transparent_Cost_Database

http://content.sierraclub.org/beyondoil/

May 302012

Fossil fuel subsidies undermine sensible energy policy.  See why in this excellent slide show.       http://www.iea.org/weo/Files/ff_subsidies_slides.pdf