Congressional Clarity Surfaces as Green New Deal Giveaways Cut from COVID-19 Stimulus Deal

House and Senate Democrats cave, acknowledging unrelated renewable energy tax credits won’t stimulate the economy WASHINGTON DC (March 25, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) released the following statement after an announced deal between House and Senate leaders on a $2 trillion legislative package meant to protect our health and the economy as the nation navigates […]

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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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AEA’s Top 10 Questions That Should (But Won’t) Be Asked at CNN’s Climate Town Hall Tonight

WASHINGTON DC (September 4, 2019) – Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) delivered to CNN a list of questions it has suggested be asked during tonight’s presidential town hall focused on the issue of climate change. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement: “That fact that the Democratic National Committee, the entity responsible for identifying […]

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Trump Admin. Right to Cut California’s Failed Rail Funds

WASHINGTON – Today the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced the termination of $928 million in federal funding conditionally granted to California to build a high-speed rail. FRA stated that the funds were terminated after California “abandoned its original vision” and ” failed to make reasonable progress” on the project. AEA President Tom Pyle made the […]

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Rep. Khanna to Propose More EV Cronyism

Congressman Ro Khanna (D. Calif.) recently announced he’s planning to introduce a bill to expand the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit in a way that promotes domestic manufacturing by linking it to carmakers producing vehicles in the U.S. Khanna touted his plan as a “concrete application of how the Green New Deal can create jobs […]

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Gaetz’s Green Deal-Lite: Still a Bad Deal for American Families

WASHINGTON – It has been reported that Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is preparing to introduce a resolution in the House of Representatives dubbed the “Green Real Deal”. AEA President Thomas Pyle responded with the following statement:  “Rep. Matt Gaetz’s so-called ‘Green Real Deal’ is nothing more than a Green New Deal-lite. While the resolution purports […]

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Rep. Gaetz’s Green New Deal Lite

Last week, news outlets reported that Representative Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, is drafting a proposal to counter the Democrats’ “Green New Deal”. Unfortunately, Rep. Gaetz’s “Green Real Deal” is a contradictory mishmash of government activism being touted by the media and faux conservative groups as a Republican response to the Green New Deal. […]

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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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Green New Deal: Unnecessary, Illogical, and Immoral

This week, I was able to represent the American Energy Alliance in testifying before the Western Caucus on the dangers presented by the Green New Deal. Conservatives must present a united front against this greenist manifesto and ensure that policymakers aren’t lured into accepting less draconian, but certainly damaging policies like a carbon tax or […]

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