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Poll: Americans want more domestic energy production

March 17, 2022 By Casey Harper Starlocal Media The increased pressure on the U.S. oil supply and soaring gas prices have left the vast majority of Americans calling for more domestic oil production. Convention of States Action along with The Trafalgar Group released new polling data that showed that 77.3% of surveyed American voters say […]

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High energy costs intensify debate over Europe’s carbon plan

March 16, 2022 By Kate Abnett Yahoo UK News A European Union plan to charge fuel suppliers for the CO2 emitted by cars and heating buildings is emerging as the most contentious element in a raft of climate change policies the bloc’s member states are negotiating this year. EU policymakers proposed the new carbon market […]

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Ukraine war has Biden paralyzed by ineptitude and making major mistakes on energy

March 15, 2022 By Gov. Rick Perry Fox News Russia’s act of total war on the Ukrainian people should have been a clear wake-up call for President Biden. Instead, he has mistakenly viewed this crisis as an opportunity to double down on reckless policies that cede American energy independence and transform the national security landscape for the […]

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Every tool in the toolbox: Why we need carbon capture, utilization and storage in the fight against climate change

March 14, 2022 By Jonathan Wilkinson & Steven Guilbeault Canada’s National Observer When it comes to climate change, here’s what we know: Science tells us that emissions must go down — urgently. Steadily, we have to chart a path to net-zero emissions, meaning we put fewer polluting emissions in the air than we take out. And realistically, this […]

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Commentary: Deep in the heart of Texas, an energy source is abundant

March 12, 2022 By Cindy Taff San Antonio Express-News Texas has long been known as “the energy state.”  I, and many others, have long supported an “all of the above” approach to energy development here. This has been fairly easy given the abundance of varied resources found within Texas. Yet one resource, geothermal energy, has […]

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How can Europe stop using Russian gas? Nuclear power and fracking

March 7, 2022 By Bjorn Lomborg Dallas Morning News The devastating Russian invasion of Ukraine has captured global attention. While the world’s focus is rightly on the human toll and suffering, the crisis has highlighted the need to end reliance on Russian oil and gas. To achieve that ambition, we must be pragmatic and invest […]

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Texas, 14 other states sue EPA over ‘war against Texas oil and gas’

March 1, 2022 Oil & Gas 360 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is leading a 14-state coalition challenging the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on vehicle emissions. Paxton says President Joe Biden’s ‘bureaucratic decrees’ micromanage cars’ and trucks’ greenhouse gas emissions, which exceeds the EPA’s authority and violates the Constitution’s separation-of-powers principles. “At a […]

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Biden administration won’t appeal judge’s ruling revoking Gulf of Mexico drilling leases

February 28, 2022 Anna Phillips Washington Post The Biden administration will not challenge a federal court ruling that it did not sufficiently consider climate change when it auctioned off 1.7 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico last year, accepting a decision that invalidated the largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in the nation’s history. […]

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15 states sue EPA over new oil and gas rules, Paxton says Ukraine war shows ‘need for energy independence’

February 28, 2022 By Houston Keene FOX Business 15 states sue EPA over new oil and gas rules, Paxton says Ukraine war shows ‘need for energy independence’ Paxton issued a press release about the lawsuit against the EPA that 14 other states have signed onto, warning the federal regulations “will create a deliberate disadvantage to […]

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