Energy & Climate

Energy & Climate

The Big Problem With ‘Environmental, Social And Governance’ Investment Ratings? They’re...

Corporate performance on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have become increasingly significant in how investors evaluate a company. Investors and money managers rely...

Poorer and richer states shouldn’t be held to the same greenhouse...

A rare coalition of environmental and industry groups as well as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have launched a market-oriented plan for...

Former Trump adviser opens GOP climate shop

Former Trump administration official George David Banks is teaming with other Republicans to launch a climate center. Robin Bravender/E&E News A former Trump White House...

Kigali: An ‘America First’ trade initiative disguised as a climate deal

The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which is currently being considered by the Trump White House, represents a golden opportunity to further this strategy. It sets the pathway for international adoption of next generation American technologies to replace ozone depleting chemicals still in use by two thirds of the developing world, creating a cumulative $1-trillion market.

ACCF to President Trump: Back Kigali Amendment to Boost U.S. Competitiveness

  June 20 2018  The Honorable Donald J. Trump President of the United States 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500  Dear President Trump:  On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we commend...

Odds are Trump re-enters the Paris Agreement in 2020

In the end, the decision is in the president’s hands, but I place the odds of greater than 60-40 that President Trump, the dealmaker, scores a Paris political victory shortly before the 2020 election, thanks in large part to the flexibility that his predecessor gave him.

More Money, Fewer Woes if Climate Deal Target Met, Research Says

By Abby Smith A study is forecasting trillions in global economic benefits from meeting Paris climate agreement temperature targets, but many of the corporate boardrooms most...

Newsmax: Drew Bond on NAFTA and Energy Innovation

On Newsmax "American Talks Live," Drew Bond discusses the importance of NAFTA and free trade to U.S. energy innovation.

Russia Wants to Take Advantage of America’s Declining Nuclear Sector

President Donald Trump’s call last June to revitalize America’s deteriorating civil nuclear program has taken on new importance. A few weeks ago, Russian legislators...

Don’t Let The ‘All Of The Above’ Energy Policy Become A...

When many conservative national leaders are asked about their priorities, they like to cite an “all of the above” energy policy as their preference....

ACCF George David Banks Joins ClearPath Advisory Board

WASHINGTON, MAY 7, 2018 -- ClearPath has added thought leaders in the fields of energy policy and technology, as well as conservative politics and...

TV Ad: Uphold NAFTA Investor Protections

Investor State Dispute Settlement must be preserved to defend America's energy dominance.

ACCF Applauds DOE’s $60 Million Investment in Advanced U.S. Nuclear Research

Washington - The American Council for Capital Formation applauded today’s announcement from the Department of Energy on its $60 million in federal funding for...

EPA Leads the Way on Permitting Reform

The mere act of reevaluating a permitting process intended to protect the environment is not, in itself, pretext for allowing manufactures to pollute more. Environmental regulations, like all regulations, need to be evaluated with respect to their mandated purpose.

Don’t skimp on energy innovation dollars

"If steps are not taken to bolster U.S. leadership in this sector, the nation could eventually need to import energy technologies from China, rather than domestically manufacture them and export them across the world," wrote the groups, which include American Council for Capital Formation.

Energy isn’t a horse race, and the government doesn’t pick winners

We shouldn’t be upset when the government gets involved in supporting innovative energy technologies. For decades, our federal government has done just that — and we’ve all benefitted.