10 years ago, gasoline prices were at an all time high, America's dependence on foreign oil was growing, our energy future and security were at risk. America was running out of options. We tackled the issue head on. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and leaders in American business came together to form the Global Energy Institute.
In 2016, two very different visions for U.S. energy policy were presented - one that would limit energy production, and one that would expand it. the U.S. Chamber's Institute for 21st Century Energy launched the Energy Accountability Series to take a closer look at these proposals. Now that we've reached 100 days of the Trump Administration, we're taking a look back and asking "what if" things had turned out differently.
Venezuela’s on-going political and economic crisis emphasizes the need for the United States to continue to diversify and grow its supplies of energy, particularly from our neighbor to the north – Canada. More pointedly, it highlights the importance of expanding and building more pipelines from Canada, such as TransCanada’s Keystone XL and Enbridge’s Line 3.
Lately, it seems that some environmental activists are against almost everything. Their latest cause? Trying to shut down air conditioning during Virginia’s muggy summer months. Fortunately, cooler heads have prevailed … thus far.