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.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urges you to reject S.J.Res.8. If crafted as truly implementable legislation, the Green New Deal would turn the American economy upside down, dramatically expand government, and substantially curtail free enterprise.
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.
"The U.S. is in the midst of a historic energy shift. Both from scarcity to abundance, but also to lower-emitting and environmentally sustainable, and all made possible by innovation." Read Christopher Guith's full testimony from today's hearing here: https://bit.ly/2VKQFgB