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California's Chaos Isn't Enough For Biden And Harris

  • 10/06/20
  • IER
  • Blog

Former Vice President and Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden is setting aside $2 trillion for his “clean energy” plan that would replace fossil fuels on the electrical grid by 2035—10 years earlier than California’s state goal. California currently requires 60 percent of its generation to come from renewable energy by 2030 and 100 percent to come from zero-carbon sources by 2045 . These non-carbon sources will likely be wind, solar, geothermal, and hydropower because...


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Biden 'Forgot' He Supports The Green New Deal

  • 10/02/20
  • IER
  • Blog

Biden waffled in the first presidential debate of the general election season on whether his climate plan was the “Green New Deal” or the “Biden plan” despite his campaign website saying, “Biden believes the Green New Deal is a crucial framework for meeting the climate challenges we face.” Democratic nominee Biden said , “The Green New Deal is not my plan.” But a moment later, he said: “The Green New Deal will pay for itself as we move forward. You’re not going to build...


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The Unregulated Podcast #5: Tom & Mike on Tonight's Debate and Joe's Plan to "Build Back Better"

  • 09/29/20
  • AEA
  • Podcast

On this episode of Unregulated Tom & Mike discuss what the recent polling updates in the presidential election, SCOTUS confirmation proceedings, potential consequences of Trump's SCOTUS pick, and what they think the debate will mean for the election. Tom unloads on Biden's "Build Back Better" slogan and who else is pushing the platitude.

Links:

AEA's 2020 election hub

McKenna's column on SCOTUS confirmation procedure

The Debate Answer that Ruined Michael Dukakis In...


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Biden's Transit Plan Is All Malarkey

  • 09/29/20
  • IER
  • Blog

According to Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden’s Clean Energy Plan:

“Biden will also transform the energy sources that power the transportation sector, making it easier for mobility to be powered by electricity and clean fuels, including commuter trains, school and transit buses, ferries, and passenger vehicles.”

Many U.S. cities and states have experimented with electric (battery-powered) buses , including Los Angeles and San Francisco, California; Albuquerque, New...


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Joe Biden Loves Canada's High Energy Prices

  • 09/28/20
  • IER
  • Blog

In February 2009, Ontario, Canada passed its Green Energy Act. The act entailed: increased integration of wind and solar energy into Ontario’s electricity grid, shutting down coal plants and creating 50,000 green jobs in the first three years; allowing First Nations communities to manage their own electricity supply and distribution (the ‘decolonization’ of energy ), empowering Canada’s indigenous communities; and reducing costs for poorer citizens through clean and sustainable...


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AEA Supports U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett


The nation needs clear, fair and objective interpretation of the law, especially on energy, environment, and regulatory issues.


WASHINGTON DC (September 26, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA), the country’s premier pro-consumer, pro-taxpayer, and free-market energy organization, has released a statement in support of Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Thomas Pyle,...


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The Energy Bill is Back, With Bootleggers and Baptists Onboard

When last we saw the Murkowski-Manchin energy bill, it was March and the bill was stymied by arguments over amendments.  At the time we dubbed the bill the American Energy Bureaucracy Act, and that description is still apt.  We questioned, and still question, the need for the raft of new programs the bill is pushing.  Indeed, given that the economy is still recovering from the coronavirus shock, new layers of energy bureaucracy are the last thing needed right now.  Talk is now in the...


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It's Time To End Corporate Welfare for Big Wind


AEA applauds legislators willing to take on on the powerful wind lobby and end the Production Tax Credit (PTC) once and for all.


WASHINGTON DC (September 24, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance, the country’s premier pro-consumer, pro-taxpayer, and free-market energy organization praised legislation introduced by Senators Lankford (OK), Cramer (ND), Hoeven (ND), Capito (WV) and U.S. House Representative Marchant (TX) that would help bring the era of intermittent energy...


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AEA To Newsom: Consumers Should Be in the Driver’s Seat, Not Bureaucrats


Executive order banning gasoline-powered vehicles 
not only a bad idea, but insulting to consumers


WASHINGTON DC (September 23, 2020) –Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance (AEA), issued the following statement in response to the executive order signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom that directs the California Air Resources Board to ban new gasoline-fueled vehicles and that all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California be zero-emission vehicles by...


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Unregulated Podcast #4: Tom & Mike on What the Supreme Court Vacancy Means for the Election

  • 09/23/20
  • AEA
  • Podcast

On this episode of Unregulated Tom & Mike discuss what the recent vacancy on the Supreme Court means for this November's election and how it changes President Trump's path to victory.

Links:

AEA's 2020 election hub

Biden "used to be a good driver" clip

AOC saying the vacancy must radicalize Democrats

More on Joe Biden's kowtow to the radical green left

McKenna's column on Secretary Pompeo

McKenna's column on Donald Trump's potential path to...


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