• Blog
    January 26, 2021

    Opportunities Abound to Build a Cleaner, Stronger Transportation System

    Earlier this month, the Chamber announced an important new campaign for 2021—“Build by the Fourth of July,” which, as the name implies, calls on Congress to pass comprehensive infrastructure legislation into law by July 4th, 2021. This effort includes more than 220 organizations, including major
  • Blog
    January 19, 2021

    An Update to Our Approach on Climate

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has a broad and diverse membership with a variety of viewpoints on major policy issues. Over time, priorities shift as challenges emerge and the business community responds to them. We have long emphasized that combating climate change will require citizens, government
  • Blog
    October 28, 2020

    U.S. Energy Security Achieved its Best Level in 2019

    The energy security of the United States in 2019 was the most secure it has been since 1970, according to data in the 2020 edition of the annual Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk. Covering 1970 to 2019, with a forecast out to 2040, the Index measures energy security based on 37 different metrics
  • Blog
    September 24, 2020

    With Momentum Building, Historic Climate Change Progress is Possible in 2020

    As the 2020 election year began, conventional wisdom held there was no appetite in Congress to take meaningful, effective action to address climate change. It was argued the issue is simply not a priority for the Trump Administration, and there is far too much division on Capitol Hill for
  • Blog
    July 31, 2020

    Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Energy Innovation Dance

    One year ago this week, our Global Energy Institute team welcomed hundreds of business, government and academic leaders to the Chamber’s Hall of Flags for our Energy Innovates “ALL IN” Summit. We caffeinated guests at our “Fuel Bar,” engaged them in our legislative and regulatory reform efforts, and
  • Blog
    July 24, 2020

    EPA Proposes GHG Emission Standards for Aircraft

    This week, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler unveiled proposed emissions standards for commercial aviation, a first for the aviation sector. Known formally as “Control of Air Pollution From Aircraft and Aircraft Engines: Proposed Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards