• Blog
    March 26, 2021

    A First Look at Economy-wide CO2 Emissions in 2020

    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)
  • Blog
    March 17, 2021

    The First Stop on the Road to Glasgow is Spelled N-D-C

    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
  • Blog
    March 12, 2021

    How the Administration’s Climate and “Buy American” Goals May Clash

    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
  • 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