Readers of Fuel for Thought are very familiar with the Chamber (and the broader business community’s) ongoing efforts to build consensus and advance effective climate policy solutions. We’ve made no bones about the fact that technology and innovation are not just an underappreciated solution to the
In a Fuel for Thought post earlier this month, we took a first full-year look at 2020 Electricity Sales, Generation, and Emissions. On March 25th, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) published its latest Monthly Energy Review, which gives us our first full-year (though still preliminary)
No matter where you live across America, along with a myriad of other challenges, 2020 likely presented you with higher home electricity bills than in years past. This was not due to a nationwide spike in electricity rates; rather, it was because the coronavirus pandemic drove most of us to stay at
Washington, DC is famous for its alphabet soup of government acronyms. Some of them have become quite famous—every gift shop in the city sells “FBI” and “CIA” shirts and hats. But in the coming weeks, there’s a new one that is going to permeate discussion inside the Beltway: NDC, or Nationally
To govern is to choose. For the Biden administration, tough choices may lie ahead given the potential conflicts between its climate and “Buy American” goals. On the one hand, a commitment to tackling climate change is evident across the administration’s appointments and policies. One of President
It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many aspects of American life, and the energy and environmental trends that we monitor here at Fuel for Thought are certainly no exception. While it is well understood that traffic congestion, vehicle use, and air travel—and their corresponding
As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the U.S. is required to develop a national inventory of anthropogenic sources and sinks of greenhouse gases (GHGs). This has been done annually since the early 1990s, and earlier this month, the Environmental
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
“The Chamber commends Leader McCarthy (@GOPLeader) and House Republicans (@HouseGOP) for their attention to supporting innovation to help address climate change." Full @USChamber statement on House Republican Energy Innovation Agenda here: https://t.co/xqCR6TOoV9
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