The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, is a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. They provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. This is the EIA web site. It provides access to reports on energy related issues like greenhouse gasses, global warming, finance, renewable fuels, and legislation. Energy data is available by region, state, fuel type, consumer sector, or price. There is also a kid's section of the web site that provides access to some educational materials about energy.
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Subject: , , , Environmental Science:Air Quality, Energy:Nuclear Energy, Renewable & Alternative Energy, Environmental Science:Policy:US National Policy, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets Grade Level: Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional Data Derived: Data Derived Data Source: Observational Data, Synthetic/Model Data Environmental Policy: US National Policy Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources
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