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Energy Realism

When it comes to energy, Americans deserve better than a false choice between green fantasies and “drill baby drill.” PPI’s strategy for energy realism recognizes that we will have to tap all fuels – fossil, nuclear, renewable – to meet growing energy demands. A balanced national energy portfolio must also reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions over time, either by shifting out fuel mix away from the most carbon-intensive, or by adopting new carbon storage techniques, or some combination of both.

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The Fine Art of Cabinet-Making: Five Ways to Build a Stronger Executive Team

The job of the presidency has grown so large, so overwhelming in its power and responsibility, that no one human being can excel in all…

How E-planning for Retirement Can Help Lower-Income Savers

The 2012 Retirement Confidence Survey recently released by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) confirms that many U.S. workers know that they are not saving…

When Paperwork Attacks! Five Ideas for Smarter Government

In the minds of many Americans, “government” is synonymous with “red tape,” “bureaucracy” and “paperwork.” And no wonder. According to the government’s own estimates, American…

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Germany’s Green Dream

No country has embraced renewable energy more avidly than Germany. But a host of untoward realities – soaring electricity bills, rising carbon emissions and growing…

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Energy is an Important Driver of U.S. Investment

Given the ongoing boom in oil and natural gas production, it’s no surprise that U.S. and non-U.S. energy companies are among the top companies investing…

Get Real on Global Warming

President Obama came to office with ambitious plans to combat global warming and galvanize clean energy development. Then he ran smack into two brick walls:…

Ending the Nuclear Drought

America’s long nuclear energy drought is officially over. For the first time in 33 years, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved a construction and…

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