By Kelly Sims Gallagher,David T. Ellwood

Energy coverage is on everyone's brain nowadays. The U.S. presidential crusade taken with power independence and exploration ("Drill, child, drill!"), weather switch, replacement fuels, even nuclear strength. yet there's a major problem endemic to America's power demanding situations. Policymakers are inclined to do exactly adequate to fulfill political calls for yet no longer sufficient to unravel the genuine difficulties, and so they wait too lengthy to behave. The ensuing guidelines are overly reactive, enacted as soon as harm is already performed, and they're too frequently incomplete, incoherent, and ineffectual. Given the gravity of present fiscal, geopolitical, and environmental matters, this can be extra unacceptable than ever. this significant quantity info this challenge, making transparent the unlucky result of such short-sighted pondering, and it proposes measures to beat this counterproductive tendency.

All of the members to Acting in Time on power Policy are affiliated with Harvard collage and rank between America's pre-eminent strength coverage analysts. They take on very important questions as they pertain to express parts of strength coverage: Why are those elements of strength coverage so vital? How might "acting in time"—i.e. now not ready until eventually politics calls for action—make a distinction? What may still our coverage really be? we have to get power coverage correct this time—Gallagher and her colleagues aid lead the way.

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