Driven by technological innovation, America is in the midst of an energy revolution that will help meet the world’s growing demand for energy while reducing emissions. This innovation has propelled the U.S. to become the world’s largest oil and natural gas producer—done under the strictest environmental standards. Our growing renewable energy industry and nuclear industries hold great promise to produce more emissions-free electricity, even while more work lies ahead developing the technologies of tomorrow that promise to decarbonize our economy without sacrificing reliability or affordability. American energy has spawned a manufacturing renaissance, which has created trade opportunities and transformed our economy.
Read these first
- U.S. Chamber Outlines Border Carbon Adjustment PrinciplesThe principles are intended to help identify issues and obstacles that could hinder an effective approach to addressing carbon leakage.
- 4 Ways Clean Energy Affects America's InfrastructureDemand for cleaner energy sources continues to grow and innovation is needed to support it. Red tape, lengthy approvals and inefficiencies need to be removed.
- How America Can Support and Grow the 'Hydrogen Economy'As climate challenges continue to shape the way companies innovate, the hydrogen economy has grown and has proven to be a viable source of energy.
The U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute is playing a leading role in the fight to modernize our energy infrastructure, including pipelines, transmission lines, and other facilities needed to meet growing energy demands. Rather than artificial policy constraints through canceled projects and mandates, the Chamber supports efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of energy production and is working on bipartisan solutions to allow the U.S. to maintain its competitive edge and utilize our abundant energy resources.
Industry experts talk about alternative energy sources, including their expertise on alternative vehicles and fuels.
Small business advice from CO—
- Oct 06, 2021U.S. Chamber: New NEPA Rule Will Slow Progress In response to the Biden Administration’s proposed new rule that rolls back many of the recently-enacted reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Chad Whiteman, vice president for environment and regulatory affairs at the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute issued the following statement:
- Sep 23, 2021Industry Associations Applaud EPA's HFC Allocation Rule The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute, Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy, American Chemistry Council, and National Association of Manufacturers issued the following statement today in response to EPA's announced HFC Allocation Rule.
- Sep 23, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on a Hearing on Voluntary Carbon Markets This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Agriculture, on a hearing entitled, "Voluntary Carbon Markets in Agriculture and Forestry." This letter also reiterates our support for S. 1251, the "Growing Climate Solutions Act."
- Sep 21, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on the FY22 NDAA This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives on the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
- Sep 21, 2021Let’s Not Miss This Unprecedented Opportunity to Modernize our Water Infrastructure Across our nation and around the world, water is essential for life. Public health, energy, food, and economic growth all rely on sustainable supplies of clean water.
- Sep 15, 2021How Infrastructure Impacts Business Investing in America’s infrastructure is critical to staying competitive globally. Here's a guide for businesses to the current state of infrastructure in the U.S.
- Sep 13, 2021The Massive Budget Reconciliation Bill is Not a Climate Bill, It’s an Everything But the Kitchen Sink Collection of Bad Policies We will not find durable solutions in a bill that's more than twice the combined budgets of all 50 states.
- Sep 01, 2021U.S. Chamber Outlines Border Carbon Adjustment Principles One of the primary challenges in any policy effort to reduce emissions is containing and accounting for the potential movement of emissions intensive industries and companies to markets without similar restrictions. If one nation or group of nations enacts policies to reduce emissions, emissions progress can be undermined if industry simply moves to another nation to avoid the higher costs of operating in a carbon constrained environment.
- Aug 10, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 1884, the “Save Oak Flat Act” This Hill letter was sent to Members of the House of Representatives opposing H.R. 1884, the “Save Oak Flat Act.” This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.