AEA Cautions Against Republican-led Green New Deal Lite

Costly proposal spearheaded by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) fails free-market litmus test WASHINGTON DC (February 12, 2020) – Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance (AEA), issued the following statement in response to the unveiling of a Republican-led “climate messaging exercise” providing tax credits for carbon capture and other conservation proposals: “Individuals, small […]

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The Art of the Push Poll

As everyone in Washington knows, public opinion polls are political instruments. While we would all like to believe that polls give us a window into the minds of voting Americans, the truth is somewhat murkier. Most operatives in this town employ two types of polls. The first type is a genuine attempt to gauge public […]

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New Survey Finds Voters Skeptical of Government Action on Climate Change

WASHINGTON – Today, the American Energy Alliance has released the results of a nationwide survey of 1005 likely voters (margin of error = 3.1%) revealing Americans’ perspective on issues related to the Green New Deal, climate change, and the federal fuel economy mandate. The findings include:  Consistent with previous polling, very few voters identify climate change as […]

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WIRED reporter gushes over Paris agreement, but misses key facts

Wired science reporter Nick Stockton recently wrote an article praising John Kerry for his leadership on the Paris climate agreement. Stockton begins his article with a rather dramatic take on the Secretary of State’s role: The Secretary of State is the frontal lobe of US foreign policy—managing the country’s diplomatic nervous system and its relationships […]

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Paris Climate Deal: Forget the Media Hype, Only 0.04% of the World’s GHG Emissions Are On Board

On April 11th, Chris Mooney and Juliet Eilperin of the Washington Post wrote that the Paris Climate agreement could enter into effect earlier than many think. But now, more than two months after their article, only 17 countries which represent only 0.04 percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have officially ratified the Paris agreement. […]

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Earth Day: Continuing a Storied Tradition of Misleading Claims and Outrageous Predictions

Today, millions of people around the world are celebrating Earth Day. Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day, and the environmental movement in general, has been plagued by incorrect predictions and factually wrong claims. Earth Day’s Legacy of Inaccuracy In their 1970 Earth Day edition, Life Magazine stated, “Scientists have solid experimental and theoretical evidence […]

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EPA’s Deceptive Defense of Carbon Rule

On March 29th, EPA filed its response to the D.C. Circuit Court on why the agency’s regulations of carbon dioxide from power plants is legal. There’s no shortage of whoppers to highlight in EPA’s briefs. Here are a few: It’s just the market trend, man. EPA insists the rule “follows existing industry trends without resulting in […]

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On Climate Fund, Obama Prioritizes Politics Over the American People

WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama administration directed $500 million to the U.N.’s green climate slush fund. American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement in response: “President Obama continues to prioritize his political interests over the interests of the American people. The administration intends to funnel hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars into […]

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