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Month: February 2012

Fifth-grader discovers new energy-storing molecule, publishes in scientific journal

(Humboldt State University) — For Clara Lazen, 10, a classroom assignment turned into a scientific finding. As Chemistry Professor Robert Zoellner confirmed, the fifth-grader’s curiosity led to a new...

Why support abundant natural gas from shale? Rockefeller, Yergin and Dooley weigh in

Why should President Obama make good on his promise to support natural gas development from shale? Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WVa), economist Daniel Yergin and ACC President and CEO Cal...

Sen. Shaheen: ‘Efficiency is the cheapest and fastest way to start addressing our energy needs’

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) published an important piece on The Hill reiterating the need for policies that strengthen America’s energy infrastructure from the bottom up. It’s a welcome and...

Why “From Chemistry to Energy” calls for improving residential, commercial and industrial energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to achieve energy and cost savings, and no business, household or industrial facility could become more energy efficient...

Why ‘From Chemistry to Energy’ calls for robust and responsible production of domestic shale gas

ACC successfully kicked off its From Chemistry to Energy campaign on Capitol Hill yesterday, calling on lawmakers to develop a comprehensive energy strategy pillared by the robust and responsible...