The president has a chance to exercise the essence of leadership—turning political danger into an opportunity to further a critical national interest.
Energy & Environment
In just five years, America built an entire new industry from the ground up, positioning the U.S. as a leading innovator in biofuels.
Overfishing, pollution, coastal sprawl and climate change have created an ongoing disaster in our public seas.
"Soft energy," which includes solar, wind, biofuels, geothermal, and other renewable sources, offers a path that emphasizes energy efficiency as the key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions that are linked to anthropogenic climate change.
Climate change is widely recognized as a “threat-multiplier” - with more frequent and severe weather events destabilizing some of the most dangerous regions of the world, exacerbating existing national security threats, and pushing those states with weak infrastructure and political instability to near constant crisis.
This means augmenting and properly maintaining our network of oil and natural gas pipelines, which is already the largest of any country in the world.
The land and history we inherit defines us and we have a moral obligation to safeguard these national treasures and preserve this heritage for future generations.
GE products are reviewed and “approved” through a variety of pre-existing, outdated laws never intended for regulating biotechnology.
The president’s concerns for the planet are based upon flawed and speculative science; and his policy prescription is a recipe for failure.
Washington’s weakening commitment to new clean fuels could render useless the billions of dollars already invested in advanced renewable fuel