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By Kelly Sims Gallagher,David T. Ellwood

ISBN-10: 0815702930

ISBN-13: 9780815702931

Energy coverage is on everyone's brain nowadays. The U.S. presidential crusade all for power independence and exploration ("Drill, child, drill!"), weather swap, substitute fuels, even nuclear power. yet there's a significant issue endemic to America's power demanding situations. Policymakers are likely to just do adequate to fulfill political calls for yet now not adequate to unravel the true difficulties, they usually wait too lengthy to behave. The ensuing guidelines are overly reactive, enacted as soon as harm is already performed, and they're too usually incomplete, incoherent, and ineffectual. Given the gravity of present monetary, geopolitical, and environmental matters, this is often extra unacceptable than ever. this significant quantity info this challenge, making transparent the unlucky result of such short-sighted considering, and it proposes measures to beat this counterproductive tendency.

All of the participants to Acting in Time on power Policy are affiliated with Harvard college and rank between America's pre-eminent power coverage analysts. They take on vital questions as they pertain to precise parts of power coverage: Why are those elements of strength coverage so vital? How could "acting in time"—i.e. no longer ready until eventually politics calls for action—make a distinction? What may still our coverage really be? we have to get strength coverage correct this time—Gallagher and her colleagues support lead the way.

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