• Blog
    September 30, 2022

    A Week of Progress, Planning and Optimism on Clean Energy

    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
  • Blog
    September 13, 2022

    Increasing Water Recycling is an Imperative for Business

    By: Chuck Chaitovitz, Vice President, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, U.S. Chamber | Jon Freedman, Senior Vice President, Global Government Relations and Policy, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions | Howard Neukrug, Executive Director, University of Pennsylvania, Water Center | Patricia
  • Blog
    August 4, 2022

    Breaking Down Energy and Climate Provisions in the Reconciliation Bill

    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
  • Blog
    April 22, 2022

    Something to Celebrate on Earth Day

    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
  • Blog
    April 12, 2022

    Inflation and Resource Scarcity Drove Electricity Rates Higher in 2021

    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
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    April 5, 2022

    Congress Is Taking a Strategic Approach to Resilience

    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
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    March 30, 2022

    On Critical Minerals, Actions Speak Louder than Words

    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