Our series takes a look at what might have happened in the past – or could happen in the future – if certain energy-related ideas and policy prescriptions put forth by prominent politicians and their supporters were actually adopted.
Virtually unheard of just 3 months ago, the Green New Deal (GND) has burst into the national debate faster and more furiously than any issue in recent memory. As controversial as the ideas in the GND are, advocates on both sides seem to agree that the proposal would entail a radical and unprecedented transformation of America’s economic and energy systems.
This week marks National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), an annual event celebrating American energy innovation helping to create jobs, strengthen America’s national security and preserve the environment. The event brings together associations, businesses and industry advocates to showcase innovation and discuss commonsense clean energy solutions.
This morning, the Global Energy Institute hosted the U.S. Trade Development Authority (USTDA), LNG Allies and others at U.S. Chamber Headquarters for the launch of the U.S. Gas Infrastructure Exports Initiative. The goal of the initiative is to connect American companies to new export opportunities, with a particular focus on emerging economies.
As the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee prepares to consider new legislation that would open a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to energy development, long-time players in the debate over Alaskan energy production are explaining why now is the time to unlock critical resources in the region. One of the most adamant voices in the debate has been, naturally, Sen.