The DOE FY 99 Budget Authorization Request ; H.R. 1806, to Provide for the Consolidation of the DOE Offices of Fossil Energy, Renewable Energy, and Energy Efficiency ; S. 965, to Amend Title II of the Hydrogen Future Act of 1996: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, Volume 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998
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Page 528 - the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human influence on global climate...
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Page 529 - Convention, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.
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Page 87 - Justice Department. He was an Assistant Attorney General in Massachusetts where he focused on environmental and energy matters and a law clerk to federal District Court Judge David Nelson in Boston. Mr. Reicher also served as a member of the National Academy of Sciences...
Page 245 - Energy in fulfilling its mission to foster a secure and reliable energy system that is environmentally and economically sustainable, to be a responsible steward of the Nation's nuclear weapons, to clean up our own facilities, and to support continued United States leadership in science and technology.
Page 357 - This funding level will go a long way in furthering the call for significant expansion of renewable energy R&D programs in order to meet the energy challenges and opportunities of the 21
Page 364 - Hearings and Appeals The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) is responsible for all of the Department's adjudicatory processes other than those administered by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Page 486 - The inadequacy of current energy R&D is especially acute in relation to the challenge of responding responsibly and cost-effectively to the risk of global climatic change from society's greenhouse gas emissions, in particular, carbon dioxide from combustion of fossil fuels. PCAST recommends focusing the government's energy R&D on projects where high potential payoffs for society as a whole justify...
Page 685 - Solar Buildings Buildings account for one-third of total energy use and two-thirds of all electricity use, with commercial buildings consuming roughly 40 percent and residential buildings 60 percent of this total. Detailed monitoring of buildings in the United States and other Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries has shown that energy use can cost-effectively be cut in half using commercially available energy efficiency and passive renewable design features and efficient...