Despite claims to the contrary, the U.S. oil and natural gas industry does NOT employ 9.2 million workers. Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) is an attempt by economists to estimate the direct, indirect and induced jobs generated from marginal changes in investments and public policies.
While all kinds of ideas for cutting the federal budget deficit are swirling around the Capitol, The Wilderness Society is making one thing abundantly clear: Congress should stop its assault on wilderness and the recreation economy and instead make green-friendly cuts like eliminating oil and ga
Global warming is already affecting Alaska and will continue to do so for decades to come. In the absence of national policy that jumpstarts the clean energy economy by ramping down dangerous carbon emissions, our economy and wildlands are at an even greater risk.