When it comes to our nation’s decisions about its energy future, the West is the linchpin. With riches in conventional fossil fuels as well as an abundance of wind, sunshine, and other renewable resources, the region is poised to play a key role in shaping America’s energy future. With the engaging prose, good humor, and clear explanations that are hallmarks of reports from the Center, What Every Westerner Should Know About Energy aims to educate Westerners about their complex and often contentious role as keepers of the nation’s energy treasure chest. (Download PDF)