Biden’s Ongoing War Against Reliable, Affordable Transportation

Not only is President Biden changing regulations to force Americans to buy electric vehicles by establishing new, rigorous standards for tailpipe emissions for model years 2027 through 2032 that gasoline-powered vehicles cannot meet, he is also forcing an 80,000 mile, eight-year warranty for electric vehicles on automakers. The auto standards, expected to be the toughest in U.S. history, are […]

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Biden Looks To Japan For Green Energy Bailout

The United States and Japan reached a trade agreement for critical minerals used in batteries–a deal aimed at allowing Japan to meet sourcing requirements for new electric-vehicle subsidies in the United States and beginning to shift energy supply chains away from China. Under the deal, the United States and Japan agreed not to levy export duties on […]

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Joe Manchin Is The Senate’s April Fool

Senator Joe Manchin, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is not happy about how his wording in the Inflation Reduction Act is being interpreted by President Biden’s Department of the Treasury.  Treasury’s proposal allows a much wider claim on the electric vehicle tax credit than he says he intended. The Treasury Department […]

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The Unregulated Podcast #125 Living and Dying

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss the prospects for major banking institutions in the face of government meddling, the moving goalposts of the anti-stove agenda, and where the latest trillions in government spending have all gone. Links: IRA: $1.2 trillion WSJ: EV Unit will lose $3B Randy Johnson […]

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House Energy Champions Release Bill Fighting Back Against Biden’s War On American Energy

The U.S. House of Representatives released its energy bill, H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act which will increase the production and export of American energy and reduce the regulatory burdens that make it harder to build major infrastructure in the United States through comprehensive permitting reform. The Lower Energy Costs Act will also expedite critical mineral […]

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The Unregulated Podcast #124: Running Out of Digits

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss the Biden administration’s monetary policy and its impact on the price of energy and everything else. Links: AEA to Congress: Just Say No to President Biden’s Reckless Budget Proposal Biden Blocks ‘West Virginia Sized’ Piece of Alaskan Land From Development American Energy […]

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Biden’s Illegal Offshore Development Delay

President Biden’s oil and gas offshore lease plan is late and will be even later as the Interior Department argues it needs until December to finalize the plan. It told a court it needs the rest of the year to complete an analysis on the delayed five-year program, which will replace the expired 2017-2022 program. There […]

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The Unregulated Podcast #121: Recalibrating Our Radars

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast, Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss a busy week of headlines and the lackluster response from the White House. Links: Wholesale Electricity Prices in CA Democrat Peters: NEPA Equity: Get Rid of Honors Classes Vivek Ranaswamy enters the race Tim Scott visits Iowa American Energy Alliance · #121: […]

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As European Electricity Prices Spiral Energy Taxes Hike

In late February 2023, the price of carbon permits on the European Union’s carbon market hit 100 euros ($106.57) per metric ton – the amount of increased costs that factories and power plants must pay when they emit carbon dioxide. The benchmark EU Allowance (EUA) contract had hit a high of 101.25 euros per metric ton. EUAs […]

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The Unregulated Podcast 120: A Powerful Tool

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss the latest inflation numbers, the fumbling future of electric vehicles, and preliminary thoughts on the 2024 presidential primary. This week the show is joined by Nate Fischer, CEO of New Founding, for a discussion on the most pressing issues facing the United […]

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