In California, progress is … complicated

Last year, a severe budget crisis in the country’s most populous state made California the site of a lively – and unexpected -- debate...

While you were toasting…

CEA’s recent year in review offered a long list of achievements in public policy, technology and public opinion that all helped advance our goals...

Frozen Out of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline

Permafrost, as everyone who has worked in the oil sector in Alaska knows, describes soil that remains frozen year round. Back in the 1970s,...

The consumer energy year in review

New Year’s brings a time for all of us to review what we’ve accomplished over the past 12 months and chart a course for...

Our robots chime in on energy policy

Please listen to this message regarding important energy issues from our CEA robots!

A season of paradox

Folks living within a vast swath of the eastern United States had their festive plans for caroling and last-minute holiday shopping disrupted over the...

Getting serious about shale

Exxon Mobil this week announced plans to buy the independent gas producer XTO Energy for $41 billion – by far the largest deal for...

What research says about Low Carbon Fuel standards (and low chocolate standards)

The Low Carbon Fuel Standard is making the rounds again in news reports about national and global energy policies. And why not? What’s not...

Alaska in balance

To fully appreciate the significance of the Interior Department’s long-awaited decision earlier this week to allow Shell Oil to drill three exploratory wells in...

Green energy jobs: Gone abroad with the wind

Oil isn’t the only domestic industry at risk of losing out to overseas competitors: It seems that a lot of federal government money allocated...