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The decisions taken by politicians on energy policy are important, so it is important to stay up-to-date with the latest energy policy news. You can do this through the free daily digest from Wiser. Energy policy is important because its impact can be felt in the economy, on jobs, in the environment, and in other aspects of people's day-to-day lives. It involves all aspects of energy use and consumption. This includes energy production, energy distribution, energy use, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Energy security is also crucial to every country in the world. In the United States energy policy is a factor in all levels of government. The regular debates and discussions on the topic cover issues like keeping the cost of energy low, finding viable sources of renewable energy, and encouraging everyone to seek ways of using less energy overall, primarily through using energy efficient technologies. Debates, discussions and announcements of energy policy take place every day, but there is an easy way for you to stay informed. Sign up for the Wiser daily energy policy news email to get the best articles from around the internet delivered straight to your inbox.

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The LyondellBassell/A. Schulman Merger Illustrates America's Shale Gas-Driven Chemicals Boom
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The Energy 202: Trump's infrastructure plan would make it harder to challenge pipelines
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You are reading The Energy 202, our must-read tipsheet on energy and the environment. Not a regular subscriber? SIGN UP NOW POWER PLAYS Pruitt began switching his flights to first or business class after verbal confrontations with members of the public, officials...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Tesla Troubles, Flying Cars, and More Car News This Week
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Ah, life in a capitalist democracy. We vote with our ballots and send people to Washington, entrusting them to make the sort of decisions of which we would approve. And we vote with our wallets, hoping the executives in charge of our...
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Flashy Improvements Are Turning Gene-Editing Technology Into Swiss Army Knife Of Treatments
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Scientists were already excited about CRISPR's potential as a total game-changer in curing illnesses, and now it's been taken up another level. In other public health news: stem cells, gut bacteria, neighborhoods' effects on health, and smog. No one would be surprised...
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Pruitt Started Flying First Class To Avoid People Yelling Profanities At Him
Talking Points MemoCaitlin Macneal
Alex Wong/Getty Images North America EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt began flying first class in May when his security team determined that it would help him avoid confrontations, Henry Barnet, the director of the EPA’s Office of Criminal Enforcement, told Politico on Thursday....
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Children's Health & Development, Energy Regulation
U.K. Supermarkets To Ban Energy Drinks For Shoppers Under 16
WNYCMenaka Wilhelm
Next month, several chain supermarkets in the U.K. will stop selling energy drinks to customers under 16. Anyone looking to buy a soft drink with more than 150 mg of caffeine per liter — a limit targeting drinks like Monster and Red...
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Economic Policy, Energy Policy
The LyondellBassell/A. Schulman Merger Illustrates America's Shale Gas-Driven Chemicals Boom
ForbesContributor, David Blackmon
The announcement by LyondellBasell Industries that it is acquiring rival A. Schulman Inc. for $2.25 billion is another in a long line of positive indicators on how affordable prices for natural gas are helping to grow the U.S. economy. LyondellBasell has focused...
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Expanding Solar in Low-Income Communities: Lessons From Denver
Greentech MediaMike Mendelsohn
Expanding the solar market to lower-income individuals and the businesses and nonprofits that serve them remains a top priority for the solar industry. They key is to figure out how. Historically, participation in the solar economy has primarily been enjoyed by homeowners...
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Crude Oil, Energy Policy
Oil Gains With Stocks—Energy Journal
The Wall Street JournalChristopher Alessi
Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, rose 0.44% to $64.60 a barrel on London’s ICE Futures exchange. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading up 0.51% at $61.63 a barrel Oil prices had fallen more than 12%...
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