• Innovation

    Innovation is a key component to effectively addressing the global climate challenge, while maintaining the delivery of affordable and reliable energy. Already, America’s business community is investing billions in the research, development and deployment of cutting-edge technologies. Updated government policies can support the public-private sector collaboration needed to facilitate the game-changing breakthroughs of tomorrow.

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  • 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
    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
  • Blog
    December 16, 2021

    Secretary Haaland Gives a Glimmer of Hope on Strategic Minerals

    Interior Secretary Deb Haaland gave an early Christmas present last week when she suggested in a California meeting that the U.S. government may allow mining for critical minerals on public lands. Critical minerals are defined in the United States as 35 mineral commodities considered critical to the
  • Blog
    April 23, 2021

    The Greatest Story Still Seldom Told

    Several years ago, we celebrated Earth Day by calling attention to what one group of state government officials refer to as “The Greatest Story Seldom Told”—namely, the incredible progress that the United States has made in reducing emissions, and America’s underappreciated standing as having one of
  • Press Release
    December 21, 2020

    U.S. Chamber Applauds Agreement on Historic Climate and Energy Legislation

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marty Durbin, senior vice president of policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today applauding the news that House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement to include climate and energy innovation legislation in their year-end omnibus
  • Letters
    November 18, 2020

    Coalition Letter to Leadership on HFC Phasedown

    Dear Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader McConnell, Democratic Leader Schumer, and Republican Leader McCarthy: We write to request the swift passage of bipartisan legislation that would phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) before the end of this Congress. Phasing down HFCs and transitioning to next