Clinton’s Anti-Energy Pledge Would Make Electricity Rates Skyrocket

Hillary Clinton recently proposed a “comprehensive energy and climate agenda,” which includes increasing installed solar capacity to 140 gigawatts (GW) by 2020. She claims this would be achieved by installing 500 million more solar panels across the country, and doing so would increase the current solar capacity by 700 percent: a 32 percent annual growth rate. […]

Continue Reading...

10 Reasons States Should Not Submit a State Plan

The EPA is set to finalize its “Clean Power Plan”, or Climate Rule, in the next few months. The proposed rule will dramatically harm American families and businesses with little to no benefits to show for it—environmental or otherwise. Many also consider the proposed rule to be a federal takeover of the electricity system, traditionally […]

Continue Reading...

Opponents of EPA Climate Regulations Should Reject the Wind PTC

This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will finalize its Climate Rule regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants—what EPA euphemistically calls its “Clean Power Plan.” The Climate Rule is the foundation of President Obama’s broader agenda to restrict the use of America’s natural energy resources. Also central to the president’s climate agenda is the […]

Continue Reading...

EPA’s Disastrous Power Plan in One Minute

Boiling down the EPA’s so-called “Clean Power Plan” into a 1 minute video is no small task, but our friends at the Independence Institute did just that. As they explain, the plan could shut down affordable, reliable power plants in favor of more expensive energy resources. While the EPA claims that CPP will increase public […]

Continue Reading...

10 Fatal Flaws in EPA’s Dubious Health Claims

The Environmental Protection Agency claims its proposed climate rule will drastically improve public health and save lives, but that claim is questionable. EPA has a track record of overestimating and double counting benefits, cherry picking data, misrepresenting studies, and ignoring the negative health impacts associated with poverty. Here are 10 ways the Obama administration is […]

Continue Reading...