After the global pandemic prevented in person get-togethers and made travel difficult for the last few years, it is perhaps no surprise that events like New York’s Climate Week and the Global Clean Energy Ministerial in Pittsburgh, PA were well attended last week. But what really set things apart
By: Chuck Chaitovitz, Vice President, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, U.S. Chamber | Jon Freedman, Senior Vice President, Global Government Relations and Policy, Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions | Howard Neukrug, Executive Director, University of Pennsylvania, Water Center | Patricia
The U.S. Chamber has been consistent in our view that durable climate policy requires Congressional action, and we’ve thrown our support behind efforts that gained strong bipartisan support, including the Energy Act of 2020, the AIM Act that phases out HFC production and use, and the significant
There’s no doubt that many challenges remain in the global quest to reduce emissions and combat climate change. The American business community is fully committed to doing its part, with billions of dollars in investments and strong company commitments. But that shouldn’t stop us from recognizing
Given widespread inflation across all sectors of the economy, it is probably not a surprise that electricity prices rose in 2021. Our annual Electricity Price Map reflects an overall increase of 5.6%—the largest year-over-year residential electricity rate increase in thirteen years. As always, there
With strong bipartisan support, the U.S. House of Representatives this week approved the Resilient America Act, an important step in addressing climate risks for communities and companies across the country. The Chamber supported the bill with a “Key Vote” letter. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce
With oil and natural gas revenues comprising up to 40% of Russia’s federal budget, it became clear after its invasion of Ukraine that the U.S. and other countries must work to reduce purchases of oil, petroleum products, and natural gas from Russia. President Biden responded appropriately by
The Biden Administration Must Back Domestic Mining to Address Our Growing Need for Critical and Rare Earth Minerals This week, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing to examine the domestic critical minerals supply chain. The discussion will be timely. The war in
The US Chamber strongly supports amdt #55 to HR1 by @RepDanCrenshaw+@AugustPfluger imposing a “shot clock” on EPA permitting of CCUS projects- a key step to ensuring that billions in emissions-reducing business investments overcome bureaucratic obstacles👏 https://t.co/B2f8dm8cVc
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