Energy & Climate

Energy & Climate

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.

Bolstering U.S. Corporate Governance Would Help Check China’s Dominance Agenda

Morning Consult
President Donald Trump’s tariff diplomacy has provoked criticism at home and abroad. Contained within his policies, though, is an oft-overlooked focus on combating the...

ACCF Moderates EPIC Panel on Clean Energy Innovation

On October 10, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, in partnership with the American Council for Capital Formation, ClearPath, and Oxford...

Clean Capitalist Coalition Launches During National Clean Energy Week

"Unleashing the power of the free-market is the most effective and efficient way to address the challenges posed by climate change. We need to signal to the markets that investment in innovation and clean energy technologies is a win-win. I look forward to working together with the Clean Capitalist Coalition to promote policies that achieve this goal," said Drew Bond, senior fellow and director of energy innovation programs at ACCF.

ACCF September Salon: The Need for a National Energy Innovation Strategy

On September 27, the ACCF hosted an Economic Policy Salon, "The Need for a National Energy Innovation Strategy." Headlining the event were administration officials Melissa...

Retaliatory Tariffs Could Set Back America’s Energy Future

Real Clear Energy
Tariffs could pose real danger to the American energy renaissance that the president has worked hard to help nurture. If we really want “energy dominance” and if we really want to build the kind of energy security that will make America great for generations, we can’t afford setbacks to our energy future from a dangerous game of trade brinksmanship. Now is the time to reevaluate our approach to trade to ensure that retaliatory tariffs don’t undermine much needed economic momentum.

West Lake Landfill: Another Pruitt decision that Wheeler should clean up

The Hill
The Trump administration should follow a clear-eyed, non-politicized approach that protects workers and residents in the Show Me State and elsewhere from unnecessary exposure, illness, and decades of tragedy-based litigation.

Department of Energy Leadership Spotlights Energy Innovation in Columbus

Undersecretary Paul Dabbar joins Q&A with the Columbus Partnership and ACCF, tours Smart Columbus Experience Center and the Center of Science and Industry (COSI)

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

Investor's Business Daily
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...

The Hill
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

E&E News
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 Hill
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...