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United States Federal Policy - Monetary Policy of the United States, Energy Policy of the United States, Politics of Global Warming (Paperback) Loot Price: R337
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United States Federal Policy - Monetary Policy of the United States, Energy Policy of the United States, Politics of Global...

United States Federal Policy - Monetary Policy of the United States, Energy Policy of the United States, Politics of Global Warming (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Monetary policy of the United States, Energy policy of the United States, Politics of global warming, Environmental policy of the United States, List of United States federal executive orders, Public policy of the United States, Agricultural policy of the United States, Telecommunications policy of the United States. Excerpt: The energy policy of the United States is determined by federal, state and local public entities in the United States, which address issues of energy production, distribution, and consumption, such as building codes and gas mileage standards. Energy policy may include legislation, international treaties, subsidies and incentives to investment, guidelines for energy conservation, taxation and other public policy techniques. Several mandates have been proposed over the years, such as gasoline will never exceed $1.00/gallon (Nixon), and the United States will never again import as much oil as it did in 1977 (Carter), but no comprehensive long-term energy policy has been proposed, although there has been concern over this failure. Three Energy Policy Acts have been passed, in 1992, 2005, and 2007, which include many provisions for conservation, such as the Energy Star program, and energy development, with grants and tax incentives for both renewable energy and non-renewable energy. State-specific energy-efficiency incentive programs also play a significant role in the overall energy policy of the United States. The United States had resisted endorsing the Kyoto Protocol, preferring to let the market drive CO2 reductions to mitigate global warming, which will require CO2 emission taxation. The administration of Barack Obama has proposed an aggressive energy policy reform, including the need for a reduction of CO2 emissions, with a cap and trade program, which could help encourage more clean renewabl...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-57022-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-57022-4
Barcode: 9781157570226

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