This book presents papers to clarify the utility of energy analysis and to discuss significant policy questions that can be answered by energy analysis either alone or in conjunction with other programs. It reflects a spectrum of thinking as to the policy applications of energy analysis.
Introduction 1. Energy Analysis: The Kinds of Information it Provides Policymakers 2. Energy and Employment Impacts of Policy Alternatives 3. Second Law Efficiencies and Public Policy 4. Energy Analysis, Energy Quality, and Environment 5. Energy Analysis in Energy RD&D: Planning and Decisionmaking