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Matt Letourneau

Just a few weeks ago, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke visited the Chamber to help us celebrate our 10th Anniversary and our new name—the Global Energy Institute.  Secretary Zinke promised that the Department of Interior would be taking real actions to support American energy devel

Dan Byers

The War on Coal is well and truly over, but a peculiar debate over its impact lingers on. Revisionist history is central to this debate, with some folks now suggesting that the coal industry was never in a two-front struggle against both a regulatory onslaught and cheap natural gas.

Dan Byers

This week, BP released the 66th edition of its Statistical Review of World Energy, a comprehensive and highly regarded analysis of key energy trends around the globe. While most reading this page are familiar with the major storylines in U.S. and global energy markets, BP’s report crystallizes these stories with detailed data and new insights.

Dan ByersStephen Eule


Stephen Eule

On May 2, 2017, we posted what we expected would be our final look at the Obama Administration’s Paris Agreement “gap”—the difference between President Obama’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal for 2025 and estimates of what the policies his administration put in place would deliver.

Heath Knakmuhs

Since February 3, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)--one of the essential pieces of our nation’s energy puzzle-- has been hobbled, and the time is now to get it back working again.

Matthew Koch

“Infrastructure Week” is a series of events this week put together by a coalition, including industry and labor, focused on raising awareness about the need to build better infrastructure for our country. At the U.S.

Stephen Eule

A group calling itself Corporate Accountability International is waging a campaign to evict observers like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Their sin? Looking out for their members.

Stephen Eule

Since President Obama has left office, we’ve been getting a lot of requests for retrospective “Mind the Gap” analysis to see where we stand with the Obama Administration in the rear-view mirror.


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