January 27, 2023 | Blog

Progressive Policy Institute Makes the Case for Greater Production and Exports of Natural Gas

Want to reduce carbon emissions at home and abroad? U.S. policymakers should support increasing both the production and export of clean-burning natural gas. That’s the main takeaway in a recent issue brief published by the Progressive Policy Institute. The report finds that “expanding U.S. natural gas production and exports can cut coal use, lowering domestic […]

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January 26, 2023 | Blog

House Republicans Prioritize Energy Production with Passage of H.R. 21

Today, the House of Representatives is slated to pass important legislation through H.R. 21, the Strategic Production Response Act. Led by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairwoman Cathy McMorris-Rogers, H.R. 21 would require any drawdowns from Strategic Petroleum Reserve to be coupled with increased oil leasing on federal lands. It is common sense legislation to open up […]

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January 25, 2023 | Blog

Craig Stevens Discusses U.S. Energy Policy on KLIN ‘Drive Time Lincoln’

Yesterday, GAIN spokesman and former chief spokesman for Energy Secretary Sam Bodman, Craig Stevens, joined Ret. Commander Jack Riggins on Lincoln Nebraska’s only local afternoon talk show, Drive Time Lincoln. Stevens and Commander Riggins discussed the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, the constant back and forth on our energy policy and the fact that […]

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January 24, 2023 | Blog

A Modern Society Without Plastics? Not So Fast Writes the New York Times

A recent article in the New York Times by A.J. Jacobs highlights just how prevalent plastics are in our daily lives, and how important they are as a building block to our modern society. Jacobs’ piece details how he approached a 24-hour experiment with the goal of going without using, or even touching, plastic. He […]

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January 23, 2023 | Blog

VIDEO: Natural Gas Has Helped Lower Emissions While Economy Grows

Ellen Wald, an energy historian and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, recently partnered with the GAIN coalition to release a series of videos about U.S. energy. The first video, recently released, explains how an uptick in natural gas use in the U.S. has helped keep emissions lower as our economy has grown. Wald explains […]

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