This is the beginning of a pivotal year for the U.S. economy. After five years of contraction followed by a fragile recovery, we are now returning to stability and growth. During this period no part of our economy has changed more than...
Energy & Environment
As our climate warms, flooding along our coastlines and rivers is one of the biggest challenges we face.
Unfortunately, the Obama administration and many in Congress cannot see through the smoke and mirrors. Thus in November, the administration issued draft regulations to reduce the renewable fuels blending requirement for oil refiners, thus allowing the industry to push more oil onto consumers.
Why hasn’t this administration consulted a more diverse stakeholder base when crafting its environmental policies?
The senator recently called on the Obama administration to lift the ban on U.S. crude oil exports and to reform a Byzantine federal regulatory framework that hampers the export of American energy resources, in particular liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Local governments must now spend precious tax dollars to demonstrate FEMA's data is wrong and illustrate the actual flood risk.
For homeowners, the options to use more natural gas are as vast as the resource base.
The current cold wave should remind us that integrity of the power grid depends on a diverse portfolio of generating option.
New rules released by the EPA this week to effectively ban the construction of new coal plants highlight the agency’s deep-seeded transparency problems and questionable scientific methodology.
Obama's National Climate Action Plan sets the country on a path to double its energy efficiency and reduce its carbon emissions by 17 percent (from 2005 levels) by 2020.