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Infrastructure Must-Reads, February 24

Infrastructure / Blog February 24, 2016

The staff of BPC’s Executive Council on Infrastructure share some recent publications, speeches, and testimony relevant to infrastructure policy and finance.

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Natural Gas Infrastructure and Methane Emissions

Energy / Research September 18, 2014

Significantly increased production of natural gas in the U.S. has dramatically changed the country’s energy landscape—both lowering domestic natural gas prices and providing substantial economic benefits.

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What We’re Reading in BPC’s Energy Project: April 28

Energy / Blog April 28, 2014

Innovation: The Government Was Crucial After All
By Jeff Madrick, New York Review of Books

“Both government research and entrepreneurial capital are necessary conditions for the advance of commercial innovation. Neither is sufficient. But the consensus among many economists and politicians doesn’t seem to acknowledge an equal role for government.” 

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Online Radicalization: What Should We Be Doing?

National Security / Blog April 18, 2014

As we commemorate one year since the Boston Marathon bombings, and 19 years since the bombing of the Murray building in Oklahoma City, we note that the risk of homegrown radicalization continues to threaten our nation. Where do we stand…

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Fixing Washington’s Political Gridlock

Governance / News March 28, 2014

Frustration over political polarization and gridlock in Washington has been on the rise for years. It’s well documented in a slew of public opinion polls that show how little faith Americans have in their leaders to be able to compromise…

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Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Housing

Henry Cisneros / Blog January 10, 2014

It may be hard to believe, but the greenhouse gas emissions of a typical home are double that of the average vehicle. In fact, the energy use associated with our homes accounts for some 21 percent of our nation’s overall…

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EPA hits the road to seek input on power plant rules

Energy / News October 23, 2013

The U.S. states that already have a plan in place to cut carbon pollution from power plants are likely to make the case to regulators this week that their program offers a viable model for others to follow. The Environmental…

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