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Energy policies, price impacts on the U.S. food system

R. Thomas Van Arsdall

Energy policies, price impacts on the U.S. food system

by R. Thomas Van Arsdall

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Food supply -- United States.,
    • Agricultural industries -- Energy consumption -- United States.,
    • Agricultural prices -- United States.,
    • Energy policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR. Thomas Van Arsdall, Patricia J. Devlin.
      SeriesAgricultural economic report ;, no. 407
      ContributionsDevlin, Patricia J., joint author., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1751 .A91854 no. 407, HD9004 .A91854 no. 407
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 44 :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4375729M
      LC Control Number78603512

      The U.S. Electricity System Today’s U.S. electricity system is a complex network of power plants, transmission and distribution wires, and end-users of electricity. Today, most Americans receive their electricity from centralized power plants that use a wide variety of energy resources to produce electricity, such as coal, natural gas. Addressing the effects of climate change is a top priority of the Energy Department. As global temperatures rise, wildfires, drought, and high electricity demand put stress on the nation’s energy infrastructure. And severe weather -- the leading cause of power outages and fuel supply disruption in the United States -- is projected to worsen, with eight of the 10 most destructive hurricanes.

      We present a stochastic, short-run structural model of U.S. corn, ethanol, and gasoline markets to estimate the price and welfare impacts of alternative policies on producers and consumers of corn.   Oil and gas domestic exports totalled over $ billion, of which 95% were to the U.S. Canada exported energy products to countries in The U.S. accounts for 89% of energy exports by value ($ billion) Imports. $ billion in ; 8% of total Canadian goods imports in ; Canada imported energy products from countries in

        Federal policies such as the Farm Bill, Energy Policy Act, Energy Independence Security Act and Farm Bill have specifically encouraged the production of cellulosic biofuels such as those produced from woody sources. Forestlands present in the southern United States occupy about 28% ( million acres) of total forestlands ( million acres) in the nation. Energy Policy is an international peer-reviewed journal addressing the policy implications of energy supply and use from their economic, social, planning and environmental aspects. Papers may cover global, regional, national, or even local topics that are of wider policy significance, and of interest to international agencies, governments, public and private sector entities, local communities.


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