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Cutting carbon costs: learning from Germany's energy saving program

By Anne Power and Monika Zulauf


Energy shortages, unpredictable and high energy prices, waste, pollution, and fears of climate change all drive a sense of urgency in the West about reducing its energy dependence on unreliable sources. Europe imports over half its total energy from volatile producers around the globe. While the United States is able to meet somewhat more of its energy demand from domestic sources, its per capita energy consumption level is twice that of Europe’s

Topics: GE Environmental Sciences
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Year: 2011
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Provided by: LSE Research Online
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