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Obama then picked Norris to represent the U.S. on agriculture issues at the United Nations. He also pointed to his experience as a commissioner on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and chair of the Iowa Utilities Board, lending knowledge of energy policy to his agriculture expertise. “I think those ...
A landmark lawsuit filed three years ago on behalf of 21 young Americans is headed for trial later this year. The plaintiffs, who ranged in age from 8 to 19 when the suit was filed, allege that the US government is violating their constitutional and public-trust rights by failing to adopt a comprehensive plan to ...

HELENA, Mont. – The public has a few more days to comment on a change to the Bureau of Land Management's methane waste prevention rule. Critics say the change will leave the regulation toothless. The current rule, which took half a decade to create, was designed to cut down on the venting, flaring ...
... as they analyze the outlook for renewable energy globally and renewable energy policies in the United States, China, and countries around the world. SANDALOW: Greetings, everyone. My name is David Sandalow. I am the inaugural fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University.
The billboards were inspired by a recent report entitled “Energy Policy in Minnesota: The High Cost of Failure,” published by Center of the American ... The Obama Administration instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to estimate temperature impacts of the Clean Power Plan using climate models.
President Trump has used his executive authority to buoy offshore drilling nationwide, approve the Keystone XL pipeline, declare the United States will leave the Paris climate agreement and hobble efforts to cut greenhouse gases.

The billboards were inspired by a recent report entitled “Energy Policy in Minnesota: The High Cost of Failure,” published by Center of the American ... The Obama Administration instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to estimate temperature impacts of the Clean Power Plan using climate models.
Jon Powers, a military veteran who served as chief sustainability officer for the Obama administration, spoke with Camilo Monge about what challenges the nation faces in the short run, what public policy measures should be supported and saved, and what a carbon tax could do for sustainable energy.
Trump seen moving quickly to implement pro-energy policies ... He pointed to the controversial hydraulic fracturing rule, which was finalized under the Obama administration but never implemented because of ongoing litigation brought by energy groups, which considered it unnecessarily restrictive and ...
The Trump administration is working hard to encourage it — by reversing many of the Obama energy policies. History will also treat the pessimists poorly. For decades, they declared we had reached peak oil and gas. President Jimmy Carter led pessimists when he declared the world was simply and ...

“Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced a national energy policy that he dubbed “the new energy realism.” The tenets of this new approach, he said, were a ... The Obama administration ran away from fossil fuels, the Trump administration embraces them. Perry called the view pessimistic. He noted a ...
One of the earliest energy policy actions of the Trump administration was an executive order widely expected to dismantle the Obama Clean Power Plan. Obama's plan would have placed grievous CO2 emission restrictions on U.S. coal power plants. Then the president announced the U.S. withdrawal from ...
The health benefits of the environmental policy were echoed in most of the speakers' comments in the first-half of the morning listening sessions. Residents highlighted how proud they were of their state for adopting clean energy policies that have also created jobs (California had the most solar energy jobs ...
The Militarization of U.S. Energy Policy: Donald Trump Enlists Fossil Fuels in the Struggle for Global Dominance .... coal mining, the reversal of an Obama administration rule aimed at preventing methane leakage from natural gas production on federal lands, and the rollback of Obama's Clean Power Plan, ...
“This failure is a violation of the department's duties under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act,” Judge Vince Chhabria, who former President Obama nominated to the federal District Court for the Northern District of California, wrote in the Thursday ruling. “Summary judgment is therefore granted to the ...
The new U.S. energy policy of the Trump era is, in some ways, the oldest energy policy on Earth. .... the reversal of an Obama administration rule aimed at preventing methane leakage from natural gas production on federal lands, and the rollback of Obama's Clean Power Plan, which (if implemented) would ...
Still, far more than subservience to oil and coal barons lurks in Trump's energy policy (and Perry's words). .... leasing of federal lands for coal mining, the reversal of an Obama administration rule aimed at preventing methane leakage from natural gas production on federal lands, and the rollback of Obama's ...
Just 500 yards from the White House, Obama-era energy policies reign supreme at the World Bank. Its president, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, is an Obama appointee. The bank uses American taxpayers' money to wage war on American coal and has become a willing tool of European Union climate policy, foisting its ...
After rolling back Obama-era federal protections on some of the nation's most pristine National Parks and Monuments in late 2017, the Trump Administration has continued to auction off swaths of the West in an attempt to attract new lease sales for fossil fuel drilling, fracking and mining. Although it's true ...
I call it the new energy realism,” he told the audience at CERA Week, an annual energy conference in Houston, Texas. The crux of this “new energy realism,” he said, rests on innovation and imagination. And Obama-era achievements. Perry pointed to the 14 percent drop in carbon emissions from the U.S. ...


 

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