Energy & Climate

Energy & Climate

Why a Price on Carbon Is Unlikely in the U.S. Anytime...

Published in Wall Street Journal

George David Banks cites a number of obstacles, starting with GOP opposition in Congress.

Climate is a top campaign issue. Just don’t say ‘Clean Power...

Published in E&E News

George “David” Banks, a former climate adviser under President George W. Bush, said the Clean Power Plan is “probably too much in the weeds.” He said Republicans will be more successful with anecdotes about how government red tape is hurting American businesses and families.

When shaping tax reform, let’s not single out oil and gas...

Published in The Hill

Certain industries get special attention because of their importance to the U.S. economy. The energy industry is one of them.

Congressional Letter: Carbon tax would harm U.S. industrial competitiveness with no...

In a letter to Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), ACCF Executive Vice President George David Banks highlights ACCF support for climate mitigation and adaptation, but opposes policies that damage the industrial competitiveness of America and harm our middle class and poor.

“Conservative” folly: How the carbon tax undermines GOP climate policy

Published in The Hill

Most observers would assume that the biggest impediment to creating a comfort zone for the GOP on energy and climate policy would be the climate skeptic or denier, as many far left environmentalists would say. Surprisingly, this isn’t the case.

New Web Video Highlights Ethanol’s Weakened Political Power

Online Advertising Blitz Ahead of Senate EPW Hearing Latest in ACCF’s Sustained Campaign Spotlighting Failed Ethanol Mandate’s Negative Impacts

VIDEO: After Corn Ethanol’s Crushing Defeat, Will Congress Repeal Mandate?

Iowans signaled a clear message this week: Whatever political influence ethanol lobby once had is now gone.

Op-Ed: Liquefied natural gas exports signal a new era of US...

Published in The Hill

The next few months will mark a significant time in the history of America’s complex bond with natural gas.

EPA relies on weak methodology to justify proposed methane regulations

Published in Oil & Gas Journal

On Feb. 18, 2012, The Economist declared: “The home of laissez-faire is being suffocated by excessive and badly written regulations.”

Major New Iowa Statewide TV Ad Buy Shines Spotlight on Corn...

“Federal corn ethanol mandates have brought harm to our economy and our environment, and our hope in running these ads is to introduce more folks in Iowa to the growing body of science and research that confirms and quantifies these trends."

New Polling Confirms Most Iowans Don’t Know Candidates’ Positions on Ethanol,...

Every presidential candidate who has won the Iowa caucuses since 1980 has supported subsidies for corn ethanol.

ACCF Policy Alert No. 1: The Death of American Uranium Enrichment?

On September 11 of this year, the Obama administration announced that it would take immediate measures to end funding of the only U.S. uranium...

THE GLOBAL RACE FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS: Commercializing Alaska’s Natural Gas

INTRODUCTION Alaska’s prospect for short and long-term economic growth is in jeopardy, as efforts to unlock the full potential of the state’s energy resources have...

Op-Ed: Divestment is a Distraction to Better Policies

Published in Inside Sources Environmentalists from all over the country gathered last month in New York to witness the United Nations’ summit on climate change....