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The making of an energy skinflint

November 9, 1973

Can citizens reduce demand by managing their energy more wisely? Experts believe they can, without greatly changing their lifestyles, if they wish.

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The making of an energy skinflint
Can citizens reduce demand by managing their energy more wisely? Experts believe they can, without greatly changing their lifestyles, if they wish.
Trimming the fat: Conservation of energy takes center stage
Today, almost everyone in authority seems to be telling us that that energy honeymoon is over, and that energy conservation is here to stay.

Essays

The oil shale kingdom
The author recalls a day spent amid the clean air, silence, and wildlife of Colorado's Piceance Basin -- an area slated for oil shale development.