bio-energy with carbon capture and storage involves burning biomass -- trees, plants, crop materials, woodchips -- to generate electricity, then capturing the carbon that is released and pumping it underground in geologic reservoirs.
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It involves approving Keystone XL and banning the federal government from regulating, even though his state is: suffering bizarre earthquakes tied to fracking, dealing with pipeline leaks and explosions, and struggling to reserve enough water.
The Center for the New Energy Economy recommends that the executive branch should support "best of the above" energy sources, using an analysis that includes "counting the full costs of various energy choices, including pollution and health care costs that have been 'externalized' in the past."
Smart thermostats can change the way people interact with their houses and lead to energy and cost savings. Now Google will be a leader in this burgeoning industry that has broad implications for data use and electricity management.