13 Apr '12, 4pm

U.S. clean energy lead threatened by lack of sound, long-term policies @pewtrusts report says #energy #china

13 Apr 2012: Lack of Sound U.S. Policies Threatens Clean Energy Lead, Report Says A new report says that a surge in wind and solar power pushed the U.S. past China in renewable energy investment in 2011, but predicts that the U.S. edge could be short-lived in the absence of consistent, long-term policies to promote clean energy. According to the report published by the Pew Charitable Trusts , the U.S. Fossil Fuel Boom Dims Glow of Clean Energy A surge in gas and oil drilling in the U.S. is helping drive the economic recovery and is enhancing energy security. But as the situation in Ohio shows, cheaper energy prices and the focus on fossil fuels has been bad news for the renewable energy industry. READ THE e360 REPORT U.S. invested more than $48 billion in clean energy sector last year — up from $34 billion in 2010 — to move past China, which invested about $45.5 billion. B...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/lack_of_sound_us_policies_thr...

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