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.
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- 4 Climate Innovations Led by BusinessBusinesses are investing in blue hydrogen, direct air capture, and other climate technologies to build a more sustainable future.
- 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.
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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.
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- 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.
- Aug 05, 2021The Biggest Winner in the Senate’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal May Be Our Climate The bipartisan Infrastructure Innovation and Jobs Act will help address climate change.
- Aug 03, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee on FY22 Energy and Water Appropriations This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, on Fiscal Year 2022 Energy and Water Development Appropriations legislation.
- Jul 22, 2021Charting a Course for Effective Climate Solutions We're working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through policies that are realistic, durable, and reinforce U.S. competitiveness.
- Jul 21, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on Climate and the Clean Electricity Standard This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committees on Environment and Public Works, Energy and Natural Resources, and Finance; and the House Committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, on climate issues and the Clean Electricity Standard (CES).
- Jul 21, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 2324, the "Federal Permitting Reform and Jobs Act" This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate supporting S. 2324, the "Federal Permitting Reform and Jobs Act." This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.
- Jul 15, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on FY22 Energy and Water Appropriations This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Appropriations, on the FY22 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies, Appropriations legislation.
- Jun 30, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on FY22 Interior and Environment Appropriations This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Appropriations on the Fiscal Year 2022 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.