The Politics of U.S. Energy and Environmental Policy. Professor Marilyn Brown School of Public Policy Georgia Tech Energy Club October 26, 2012. http://www.cepl.gatech.edu. Sources Studied. Democratic and Republican Platform Statements
Professor Marilyn Brown
School of Public Policy
Georgia Tech Energy Club
October 26, 2012
Thanks to Bob Shelton (Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy, UT-Knoxville)
for the analysis of GOP and DNC platforms.
GOP Advocates an “All-of-the- Above” Policy for Energy
The DNC Also Favors an “All-of-the-Above” Policy for Energy
The GOP Believes in a Market-Based Approach for Energy
The DNC would ramp up R&D for clean energy and create incentives for markets in clean energy.
The GOP is silent on energy efficiency
The DNC advocates for greater energy efficiency