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Press Release Energy
May 3, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., George Jamerson, Bette Grande, H. Sterling Burnett
“Just as the United States has become the largest crude oil producer in the world, this legislation would increase dependence on foreign oil.” - Tim Huelskamp
April 26, 2019
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
“The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) deserves praise for standing up for electricity consumers.” - James Taylor
April 10, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, Anthony Watts, George Jamerson, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande
For years, far-left politicians have abused their authority and deprived America of much-needed energy infrastructure.”
April 5, 2019
By Jim Lakely, Anthony Watts, James Taylor
Meteorologist and Founder of Most-read Climate Website in the World Named Senior Fellow
April 3, 2019
Nominee’s ‘leadership will allow the Trump administration to continue providing outstanding stewardship for the American people’
March 26, 2019
By James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
The Green New Deal is such horrendous policy proposal that not a single senator would go on record supporting it – not even the Green New Deal’s Democrat sponsors.” - James Taylor
March 18, 2019
By Jim Lakely, Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
Letter signed by more than 140 Organizations and Individuals Supports Plan Put Forward by Dr. William Happer at the National Security Council
December 21, 2018
By James Taylor, Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tom Harris, Robert Bradley, Ron Arnold, Cedric Keith, Mischa Popoff
"The Trump administration deserves strong praise for standing up for American consumers and affordable energy." - James Taylor
December 6, 2018
By James Taylor, Jim Lakely
Polish labor union that stood up to the Soviet Bloc and changed the world joins Heartland on front lines of resistance to climate alarmism
November 7, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
Billionare-funded ballot initiatives to impose taxes on productivity advance the climate alarmist agenda also go down in flames
October 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, Jay Lehr
'During the 2016 election, President Trump promised to repeal and replace the Clean Power Plan. The ACE Rule represents another election promise kept.' - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
October 18, 2018
By Tim Benson, Linnea Lueken
"Studies show air pollution levels found near fracking operations are typically too low to pose a danger to human health."
October 5, 2018
By James Taylor
The 27-page Summary provides an early look at a 1,000-page report expected to be released on December 4 at a climate science symposium during the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP-24) in Katowice, Poland.
October 2, 2018
By James Taylor
“President Trump campaigned on repealing the Clean Power Plan and replacing it with something better. The American people elected him to do just that. Today we are celebrating a promise kept." - James Taylor
July 20, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
“The Al Gore alarmists are on a losing streak that will continue because they don’t have the science, the economics, or the law on their side.” - Tim Huelskamp
July 19, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett
“A tax on carbon dioxide is a horrible idea. It is a job killer.” -- Tim Huelskamp. Ph.D.
June 26, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Joseph Bast, Peter Ferrara, H. Sterling Burnett
"It is not often that the eco-Left gets such a public spanking and that common sense prevails in today’s federal courts." -- Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
January 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Lennie Jarratt, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, David S. D’Amato, Kenneth Haapala, David Guldenschuh, Corey DeAngelis , Wayne Allyn Root, J.T. Edwards, E. Calvin Beisner, Jane M. Orient, M.D., David L. Applegate, Howard L. Simons, William Briggs, Timothy Ball, Michelle Smith, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Ronald D. Rotunda (1945 - 2018), Randal O’Toole, James Wanliss , Yuri Maltsev, Stephen B. Presser, Michael Schaus, Jim Waters, Russ McCullough, Christopher Garbacz
“The Heartland Institute has been advising many in the administration on climate and energy policy, so we were certainly encouraged and excited the president promoted his pro-energy, pro-America vision in his State of the Union Address.” - Tim Huelskamp
January 5, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, Walter Cunningham, James H. Rust, Arthur Viterito
“The Trump administration recognizes fossil fuels are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, provide high paying jobs, and benefits the nation as a whole” - H. Sterling Burnett
October 9, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Frederick D. Palmer, Peter Ferrara, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, Walter Cunningham, Craig Idso, Donn Dears, Tom Harris, Alan Carlin, James E. Enstrom, John Coleman (1934-2018)
"Scrapping the Clean Power Plan is the first of a series of steps that must be taken to reverse the Obama administration’s energy policies." - Isaac Orr
October 3, 2017
By Jim Lakely
One-day event will be a deep dive into President Donald Trump’s energy agenda
July 25, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande, James Taylor, James H. Rust, Tom Sheahen, Michelle Smith, Mischa Popoff
‘All praise to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and President Donald Trump for reversing the Obama administration’s anti-fossil fuels, anti-fracking rule on lands of the United States.’ – Fred Palmer
June 23, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, Frederick D. Palmer
‘It appears these protesters know little about fracking and are seeking only to frighten their neighbors.’ – Isaac Orr
May 24, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, S.T. Karnick, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Michael Hamilton
" The proposed budget in fact incorporates tax reform by sharply reducing tax rates, as well as repealing and replacing Obamacare, which would cut taxes by about $1 trillion over 10 years." - Peter Ferrara
May 11, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer
"This rule does nothing to help the environment, but it does add costs to oil and gas extraction on public lands." - H. Sterling Burnett
May 2, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Tim Benson, Isaac Orr
"Oregon’s legislature is sprinting down the road to stupidity out of misplaced fear fracking is harming drinking water and causing air pollution." - H. Sterling Burnett
April 28, 2017
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer
"It’s time for Congress to take back its power and restrain the president by passing laws ensuring America’s lands and resources are managed according to plans specifically approved by Congress." - H. Sterling Burnett
April 21, 2017
By S. Fred Singer, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Frederick D. Palmer, Tom Harris, Mischa Popoff
"I am truly sorry to see a ‘March for Science’ mixed up with all this. It is likely to hurt science and scientists by painting them as purely partisan and political." - S. Fred Singer
March 29, 2017
By Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Bette Grande
"Maryland’s legislators, and its governor by signing the bill, chose image over substance and alarmism over realism in banning fracking." - H. Sterling Burnett
March 28, 2017
By Joseph Bast, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, Kenneth Haapala
‘For many of us who were marginalized, ignored, or demonized for the past eight years, this is an occasion for real joy, celebration, and yes, vindication.’ – Joseph Bast
February 8, 2017
By Bette Grande, Tim Benson, Walter Cunningham, Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, James H. Rust, Paul Crovo
"This is a common-sense approval that is long overdue. This pipeline will make it easier for domestic oil producers to compete in a global marketplace." - Isaac Orr
January 30, 2017
By Jim Lakely
Twelfth International Conference on Climate Change Will Focus on ‘Resetting U.S. Climate Policy’ for the Trump Administration
January 24, 2017
By Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, Walter Starck, Bette Grande, Kenneth Haapala, S.T. Karnick, H. Sterling Burnett
“This is a big win for the American people, and the science shows that not a single polar bear will die because of it.” - S.T. Karnick
January 19, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Richard J. Trzupek, Isaac Orr
"With Perry at the helm of the Department of Energy, protecting the nation’s energy security – rather than fighting the hobgoblin of human-caused climate change – should once again become the prime goal of the department" - H. Sterling Burnett
January 18, 2017
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, James H. Rust
"None can be placed in a position superior to Scott Pruitt, President-elect Trump’s choice to manage the U.S. EPA and return it to the level of excellence intended for it on behalf of the American people." - Jay Lehr
January 12, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson
“A ban on fracking in Maryland would be based on scary stories, not on science.” - Isaac Orr
January 9, 2017
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson, James Taylor, Steve Goreham, Mischa Popoff
"Few people are better suited to undertake the radical reforms necessary to bring the federal regulatory behemoth to heel." - H. Sterling Burnett
January 9, 2017
By Frederick D. Palmer, Jim Lakely
‘I am deeply honored by The Heartland Institute to be asked to serve as senior fellow on energy and climate.’ — Frederick D. Palmer
December 28, 2016
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, Tim Benson
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) yesterday vetoed a bill that would have made compliance with the state’s renewable energy standards – the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) – optional for the next two years.
December 14, 2016
By Joseph Bast, Ralph Benko, Peter Ferrara, Lewis Uhler
"The new Trump administration has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to turn the nation away from economic stagnation, racial and class division, and socialism and toward economic prosperity, harmony, and freedom." - Joseph Bast