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    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
  • Blog
    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
  • Blog
    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
  • Blog
    March 3, 2022

    Smart Methane Regulations Will Reduce Emissions While Allowing for Growth

    Over the past decade America’s shale energy revolution has provided affordable and reliable energy for consumers and businesses, driven significant economic growth and job creation, and helped strengthen global energy security. In addition, increased production and use of natural gas has resulted in
  • Blog
    March 1, 2022

    Record High Russian Oil Imports Show Need for Smarter Domestic Energy Policy

    Yesterday, the Department of Energy released U.S. energy trade data for December 2021, giving us the first look at full year 2021 imports from Russia. With the backdrop of Russia invading Ukraine, DOE’s latest figures highlight the opportunity for domestic energy policies that strengthen U.S. energy
  • Blog
    January 31, 2022

    Plastic Innovation Is Driving Climate Progress

    Plastic is ubiquitous in our society. Not a day goes by when we do not use some product and technology that is made with or packaged in plastics. However, too much plastic is ending up in the environment, and that’s of concern to all of us. The business community is leading the way in adopting