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  • Climate Change and the U.S. Energy Sector: Regional Vulnerabilities and Resilience Solutions
    "Changes in climate create diverse challenges across the U.S. energy system. Some energy infrastructure assets have already suffered damage or disruption in services from a variety of climate-related impacts, such as higher te… more
    2015-10
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  • Climate Change: Energy Infrastructure Risks and Adaptation Efforts, Report to Congressional Requesters
    "According to the NRC [National Research Council] and the USGCRP [U.S. Global Change Research Program], changes in the earth's climate--including higher temperatures, changes in precipitation, rising sea levels, and increases … more
    2014-01
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  • Energy Policy: 114th Congress Issues [September 30, 2016]
    "Energy policy in the United States has focused on three major goals: assuring a secure supply of energy, keeping energy costs low, and protecting the environment. In pursuit of those goals, government programs have been devel… more
    Yacobucci, Brent D.
    2016-09-30
    573KB
  • Executive Order 13514: Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance
    "In order to create a clean energy economy that will increase our Nation's prosperity, promote energy security, protect the interests of taxpayers, and safeguard the health of our environment, the Federal Government must lead b… more
    Obama, Barack
    2009-10-05
    119KB
  • Quadrennial Energy Review: Energy Transmission, Storage, and Distribution Infrastructure
    From the section 'Summary for Policymakers': "The U.S. energy landscape is changing. The United States has become the world's leading producer of oil and natural gas combined. The country is less dependent on foreign oil, as a… more
    2015-04
    34328KB

Hearings

  • 21st Century Electricity Challenge: Ensuring a Secure, Reliable and Modern Electricity System, Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and Power, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, First Session, March 4, 2015
    This is a testimony compilation from the March 4, 2015 hearing "The 21st Century Electricity Challenge: Ensuring a Secure, Reliable and Modern Electricity System," held before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. From t… more
    2015-03-04
    1805KB
  • 21st Century Energy Markets: How the Changing Dynamics of World Energy Markets Impact our Economy and Energy Security, Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and Power, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, First Session, March 3, 2015
    This is a testimony compilation from the March 3, 2015 hearing "21st Century Energy Markets: How the Changing Dynamics of World Energy Markets Impact our Economy and Energy Security," held before the House Committee on Energy … more
    2015-03-03
    3066KB
  • Energy Security and Research, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Defense, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, May 21, 2014
    This testimony is from the May 21, 2014 hearing, "Energy and Security Research" before the Subcommittee on Defense of the Senate Committee on Appropriations. Testimony from the panel discusses military operational energy progr… more
    2014-05-21
    491KB
  • Serial No. 111-20: Not Going Away: America's Energy Security, Jobs and Climate Challenges, Hearing Before the Select Committee on Energy, Independence and Global Warming, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, Second Session, December 1, 2010
    From the opening statement of Edward J. Markey: "The national security threats from climate change are not going away. During the first select committee hearing, we discussed the drought-influenced Somali conflict that led to … more
    2010
    6831KB
  • Serial No. 113-40: American Energy Security and Innovation: Grid Reliability Challenges in a Shifting Energy Resource Landscape, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, May 9, 2013
    This is the May 9, 2013 hearing, "American Energy Security and Innovation: Grid Reliability Challenges in a Shifting Energy Resource Landscape," before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy an… more
    2013
    7548KB

Legislation

  • Public Law 110-140: Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
    The purpose of this public law is "to move the United States toward greater energy independence and security, to increase the production of clean renewable fuels, to protect consumers, to increase the efficiency of products, b… more
    2007-12-19
    915KB

Strategies and Roadmaps

  • All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy as a Path to Sustainable Economic Growth [May 2014]
    From the report's Executive Summary: "The U.S. energy sector is undergoing a profound transformation. The United States is producing more oil and natural gas, is generating more electricity from renewables such as wind and sol… more
    2014-05
    1471KB
  • Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future: Progress Report
    "On the one-year anniversary of your Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future, which outlined your goals for American energy, we wanted to present a report on the significant progress we have made. During the last year alone, we e… more
    2012-03
    1013KB
  • Energy Security and Sustainability (ES2) Strategy
    "The Army ES2 [Energy Security and Sustainability] Strategy is designed to guide the Army's use of energy, water, and land resources well into the 21st Century. Resource management is a dynamic process that will require the Ar… more
    2015
    8513KB
  • Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: Enabling Our Secure Energy Future
    "A smarter, modernized, and expanded grid will be pivotal to the United States' world leadership in a clean energy future. This policy framework focuses on the deployment of information and communications technologies in the ele… more
    2011-06
    1431KB

Theses

  • Energy Dependence: The $1.4 Trillion Addiction Threatening National Security
    From the thesis abstract: "Addiction to oil threatens America's national security. The lack of an alternative to oil created over $1.4 Trillion of drag on the U.S. economy over the last five years. Demand for oil as a fuel sou… more
    Towne, Mark
    2010-03-30
    461KB
  • Energy Security and National Security; Securing U.S. Energy Resources
    From the thesis abstract: "The United States has long been dependent on foreign oil and foreign energy sources. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007) identified multiple areas in which the U.S. should fo… more
    Williams, David
    2009-03-19
    338KB
  • Gasoline: The Achilles Heel of U.S. Energy Security
    From the thesis abstract: "The United States must balance securing our energy future with protecting our environment from climate change. A holistic approach is required to solve this complex problem. We must reduce demand for… more
    Weaver, Robert W.
    2010-03-24
    447KB