Energy & Climate

Energy & Climate

Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Energy & Infrastructure

ACCF calls new order "“A valuable contribution to the nation's manufacturing and trade policymaking."

The Call for a National Strategy on Climate and Energy Innovation

Drew Bond says it's time for a National Strategy on Climate and Energy Innovation

Playing the Green New Deal numbers game

The Hill
As a job creator, the GND has already created a boom - in economic modeling. Since its introduction, economists from every corner have produced figures on the cost of the GND, such as the $7 trillion price tag cited by many.

Fox Business: Manufacturing Rebounds, Importance of Kigali Amendment

On Fox Business Varney & Company, ACCF Executive Vice President George David Banks highlights the rebound of American manufacturing and how the Kigali Amendment, an international "America First" agreement can help bolster industry and American jobs.

ACCF Joins 87 Groups in Support of ARPA-E

The ACCF joined more than 80 industry, academic, research, and environmental organizations in strong support of continued funding for ARPA-E, a highly innovative and effective program which enjoys strong bipartisan congressional support.

The bogus number at the center of the GOP’s Green New...

Politico
Nevertheless, having a specific figure to cite can define the contours of policy conversation, said Margo Thorning, a senior economic policy adviser with the American Council for Capital Formation. Thorning was a frequent Capitol Hill witness when Congress debated cap-and-trade legislation in the early years of the Obama administration. She was coveted partly because her organization published an influential study that used Energy Information Administration statistics to show that the policy would have curbed economic growth by $3.1 trillion between 2012 and 2030.

Drew Bond Public Comments at DOE Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

ACCF Senior Fellow and Director of Energy Innovation Programs Drew Bond gave public comments today at a meeting of the DOE Secretary of Energy Advisory Board.

Clean Energy Solutions Must Include Nuclear

The scale of global environmental challenges demands that we continue developing and improving on a range of low-carbon options, not just one or two technologies, argues experts from ClearPath, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF), Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC).

ACCF Statement on Green New Deal

ACCF Executive Vice-President George David Banks on today's introduction of Green New Deal legislation

The leftward drift of oil market policies

The Washington Times
Building stable energy trade relations means counting on major partners making rational decisions. Unfortunately, the United States finds itself sandwiched between the Canadian and...

How Rural States Are Leading the Clean Energy Revolution

Real Clear Energy
What does this rural energy revolution mean for Washington? The good news is that there are plenty of people who are passionately working to make our energy more affordable, more reliable, more secure and cleaner. Together we can generate a brighter future for our children and our grandchildren. Leaving them a better world is, after all, what motivates us all.

Finally, some fairness in global reporting of greenhouse gas

The Hill
A few weeks ago, the Trump administration scored a major diplomatic victory in international climate policy in the industrial city of Katowice, Poland. While this win won’t receive much attention in the headlines, Trump’s State Department achieved a decades-old foreign policy goal that helps protect U.S. manufacturing and levels the playing field against major economic competitors, particularly China.

Analysis: Does new congress threaten Trump energy agenda? Not so fast

Robert Dillon offers insight on what energy policy could like in the new political climate.

DOE Domestic Uranium Enrichment Program Will Bolster U.S. National Security and...

The American Council for Capital Formation praised today’s Department of Energy announcement of a $115 million program to demonstrate technology for enriching uranium slightly...

Trump’s missed opportunity on coal and climate change

Axios
“I have long believed that the GOP position on the science undermines its ability to put forward a real climate policy,” said George David Banks, a former top adviser to Trump on these issues.

As Donald Trump faces down Xi Jinping on trade, a vehicle...

The Washington Times
We should restore the MAC credits and seek policy solutions that are consistent with an America First trade agenda. This would incent the use of innovative U.S. technology in a strategic industry for years to come.