Energy and Climate

ACCF is an internationally recognized economic authority on energy and environmental policy issues. The availability of abundant and affordable energy is of critical importance to economic growth, so U.S. policymakers should strive to create an environment that promotes sustained investment, increased efficiency, development of new technologies, and a predictable and rational regulatory system. 

News

ACCF Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Amendment to Block NEPA Reforms

July 23, 2020 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: The undersigned trade associations and labor unions oppose amendment #72 to Division C of...

ACCF Testimony on Benefits and Costs in EPA Clean Air Act...

Oral Testimony of Kyle Isakower, Senior Vice President for Regulatory and Energy Policy, American Council for Capital Formation on EPA Proposed Rule: “Increasing Consistency...

Natural Gas Can Help Advance Communities of Color

Real Clear Energy
Gas will be key to providing our underserved communities the affordable, reliable energy that they need to heat/cool their homes and power their lives. For many, it can offer a better livelihood as well.

Research and Publications

New Survey: Americans Worried About Climate Change, But Don’t Want to...

The Economy/Jobs and Health Care are The Top of Mind Issues for Americans When Thinking of Their Votes For Federal Offices, Not Climate Change WASHINGTON,...

Report: Tax Reform and Clean Energy R&D

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Brady-Ryan tax reform plan proposed last summer would decrease taxes on corporate profits and investment income, while preserving the existing credits for...

Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Regulations on the Industrial Sector

While the regulatory approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States has largely focused on the power and transportation sectors, it’s clear that substantial reductions by the industrial sector would be needed to meet President Obama’s pledge under the Paris Agreement. This report by the ACCF Center for Policy Research and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy summarizes a study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting on the potential impacts to the U.S. economy of regulating industrial sector GHG emissions.