“power” Charts

White People: Blinded by Privilege? »

Most black people (much more so than white people) say that blacks face a lot of discrimination. And they would…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 555
Score: 10

Flexing The Power Of The Presidency »

Executive orders - presidential policy directives that implement or interpret a federal statute, constitutional provision, or treaty - have been…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 214
Score: 4

Affordable Solar in Your Future »

This chart gives the big picture on solar costs with the most conservative example: solar energy in the Midwest –…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 274
Score: 3

The Declining Power Of American Labor »

Once a key force within the American economy, labor unions have faced significant decline over the past 30 years. While…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 199
Score: 1

Americans Overwhelmingly Support Alternative Energy »

American citizens were asked if the U.S. should solve its energy problems by emphasizing production of more oil, gas and…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 141
Score: 1

Improvements Needed to Xcel’s Proposed MN Solar Program »

Xcel Energy has published their proposed community solar program on September 30, 2013. The Institute for Local Self-Reliance has submitted…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 119
Score: 1

Record Number of Americans Say USFG is Too Powerful »

More Americans than ever fear the United States Federal Government has too much power. The previous high was recorded in…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 149
Score: 1

Are We Ready for a Solar Rooftop Revolution? »

Solar power is getting cheaper and growing faster every year. Are our utilities ready for a swarm of customer-owned solar…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 95
Score: 1

How Air Pollution Is Killing Us Softly »

It kills over 200,000 people per year, but it seems rarely discussed. Policy measures could specifically target the most deadly…

by: Noah
views: 127
Score: 1

Is America's Government Becoming Big Brother? »

Is the American government becoming more and more like the Orwellian Big Brother that many fear? According to a recent…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 69

Utility Scale Clean Electricity Generation »

Over 200,000 Megawatt hours of generated electricity came from renewable power sources in 2014. This is the first time in…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 75

With Great Power Comes Increased Infidelity »

A recent study by the Journal of Sex Research found that the more powerful a person's job, the more likely…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 114

The Police States Of The World »

Whether they serve and protect, or enforce and apprehend, the police nevertheless play a significant role in these countries. Russia…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 106

Solar Power Shipments on the Rise in the U.S. »

Since 2009, demand for solar power has been higher than ever. It may have something to do with the age-old…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 60

Solar Power Is Becoming More Wallet-Friendly (U.S) »

Since 2008 there has been a major decrease in the average price of energy produced from solar modules. (Modules make…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 33

Where Does Our Electricity Come From? »

When you flick on a light or check your email, you are using electricity. What but natural resources are used…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 1044

What Does a 21st Century Power Grid Look Like? »

In a grid centered on distributed renewable energy resources, the best energy supply is one that is flexible (can rapidly…

U.S. Losing Grip as Sole World Leader »

The U.S has always been seen as a leading world leader, yet since 2004 that stigma has drastically changed. The…

Lawrence D.
by: Lawrence D.
views: 33

Renewable Energy Might Not Be Bad for Birds »

Conservationists and conservatives claim that renewable energy sources kill too many birds. U.S. News and World Report compiled data on…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 130

U.S. Power Just a Drop in the Global CO2 Emissions Bucket »

This chart shows three carbon dioxide emissions pathways generated from IPCC scenarios (one high-end, one low-end, and one middle of…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 93

U.S. has enough coal to power the country for 513 years »

Montana, Illinois, and Wisconsin have the most coal, 283 years’ worth, or 55 percent of the U.S. total. Each block…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 122

Energy in Minnesota: Nothing Xcels Except the Price »

Xcel’s retail electricity rates have risen nearly 40% in the past decade and the utility announced its intention to increase…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 135

Citizens Claim US Gov't "Not Doing Enough" For Environment »

While the number of Americans that believe the government is doing enough for the environment is only 2 points from…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 165

What Kind of Energy do Americans Want? »

Americans want the U.S. to put more emphasis on producing domestic energy using environmentally friendly approaches like solar power, wind…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 244

Jobs From Clean Energy: Ontario’s ‘Buy Local’ Policy »

Ontario’s clean energy program encourages local ownership and distributed generation, in part to broaden support for renewable energy and in…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 171

Technology Challenges for New Greenhouse Gas Standards »

The emissions limits stipulated by EPA are unattainable without the addition of CCS technology. Despite EPA’s claims, the U.S. does…

American Action Forum
by: American Action Forum
views: 49