Europeans Plan on Banning EV Charging To Avoid Blackouts

  • 12/06/22
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Switzerland may ban electric vehicles  from being used except for “essential” purposes this winter as government officials plan for a possible energy crisis during the winter months. Swiss officials drafted emergency proposals that restrict power usage if electricity shortages occur this winter. They include fewer hours for shop owners, limited use of streaming services, lower temperature settings on buildings of 20 degrees Celsius or 68 degrees Fahrenheit, bans on concerts, theater...


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Biden Backs Corrupt Dictators Over American Energy Producers

  • 12/02/22
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President Biden is continuing with his program of “anywhere but the United States” when it comes to oil investment and future production. The United States is allowing Chevron to resume pumping oil from its Venezuelan oil fields that U.S. sanctions had halted almost three years ago. The license was granted to Chevron after President Nicolás Maduro’s government agreed to implement an estimated $3 billion humanitarian relief program  and continue dialogue in Mexico City to supposedly...


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Biden Telling "A Flat Out Lie" About US Energy, Tom Pyle on Varney & Co.

  • 11/30/22
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Monday, November 29, AEA president Tom Pyle joined Ashley Webster on Fox Business to discuss Biden's latest verbal attacks on American energy producers. Watch the video below to see Tom call out Biden's lies regarding what is reducing America's energy output. Read more about the 125 ways Joe Biden and his allies in Congress have made it harder to produce energy in the United States here.


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Staggering Price of Biden's "Net-Zero" Agenda Passed to Consumers

  • 11/16/22
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If the United States is to reach President Joe Biden’s 2050 net zero carbon economy goals, it will need to increase its electricity generation capacity by as much as 480 percent to comply with the Paris Climate Accord. According to a recent report, firm capacity should increase by 300 to 400 gigawatts from today’s level of 850 gigawatts and intermittent wind and solar capacity should at least quadruple  from the current 200 gigawatts. The study, jointly released by the Electric Power...


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Biden Brags About Dismantling Energy Independence

  • 11/15/22
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“No one is building new coal plants because they can’t rely on it, even if they have all the coal guaranteed for the rest of their existence of the plant,” Biden said at a recent event touting his administration’s economic policies in Carlsbad, California. He continued to tout: “We’re going to be shutting these plants down all across America and having wind and solar.” But, the facts are: In 2021, the United States generated 21 percent of its electricity from coal—almost ...


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European Climate Hypocrites Confronted By African Delegates At COP 27

  • 11/14/22
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At the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), climate issues relating to Africa took center stage. Uganda President Yoweri Museveni noted  the “brazen double standards” of Europe’s climate process “hypocrisy.” ”The Ugandan leader characterized the Western nations’ agreement to allow some fossil energy investment while blocking Uganda’s rights to retrieve oil and gas for itself as the “purest hypocrisy.” Europe claims that its recent investments in fossil...


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Climate Jet-Setters Divvy Up "Aid" Funds At Mediterranean Resort

  • 11/09/22
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COP27 began in Egypt over the weekend, as about 200 nations meet to supposedly agree on climate policy. The Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, or COP27, is the 27th United Nations Climate Change conference and this year is being held in the luxury resort town  of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Global greenhouse gas emissions have increased since last year’s Glasgow climate conference, exceeding their pre-pandemic levels. A recently released United Nations report shows global emissions on...


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After Trying To Regulate Oil Producers Into Bankruptcy, Biden Threatens Them With New Tax

  • 11/02/22
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The Energy Information Administration indicates that U.S. oil production is nearing pre-pandemic levels, but President Biden wants to ruin that by placing a “windfall profits” tax on oil company profits. “Their profits are a windfall of war ,” Mr. Biden said, referring to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as the reason for high prices for oil and gasoline. Biden could easily increase domestic oil production by changing his anti-oil and gas policies that began on his first day in...


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125 Ways Biden and the Democrats Have Made it Harder to Produce Oil & Gas

Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats have a plan for American energy: make it harder to produce and more expensive to purchase. Since Biden took office, his administration and Congressional Democrats have taken over 125 actions deliberately designed to make it harder to produce energy here in America.  A list of those actions appears below. A PDF of the full list is available to download here.


On January 20, 2021, 

  1. Besides canceling the Keystone XL pipeline, 
  2. President Biden...

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Biden's Energy Policies Leading To Fuel Shortages

  • 10/28/22
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According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the United States now has less than 25 days of diesel stocks, the lowest level since 2008—and down from 34.2 days during the previous four weeks. The fuel is already being rationed in the Northeast, with suppliers in several states forced to conserve heating oil as the winter months approach. New England’s stockpiles are at less than a third  of their usual levels for this time of year and the lowest levels since April 1992, which...


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