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
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
When this year’s presidential election is over, no matter what issues the campaign turns on, we believe there are two profound challenges that face our nation now and are likely to define the success and legacy of the president who sits in the Oval Office for the next four years. The first — and
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
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
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
The latest data released from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) demonstrates just how big the impact of the coronavirus has been on U.S. electricity demand. EIA’s latest Electric Power Monthly (EPM), includes data for April 2020—the first full month that includes lockdowns in response to
Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued an important ruling that removed a major hurdle to construct the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, dealing a fatal blow to a wide-reaching argument that opponents have tried to make to block badly needed infrastructure along the East Coast. In United States
“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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