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Energy
November 21, 2019
Research & Commentary: New Report Says Fracking Saved Americans $1.1 Trillion Over Past Decade
Increased Shale Development Led To $900 In Annual Savings To Every American Family
Energy
November 21, 2019
Research & Commentary: Heartland Brief Details Minimal Impact, and Positive Benefits, of Climate Change in Montana
Minimal Impact From On Big Sky Country From Climate Change, Mostly Beneficial
Energy
November 21, 2019
Research & Commentary: Gov. Wolf’s Unilateral Move to Join RGGI Is Regressive, Will Increase Energy Prices in Pennsylvania
There is little evidence to suggest RGGI has reduced CO2 emissions, rather the initiative acts as a regressive tax and is expected to cost Pennsylvania electric generators at least an additional $275 million a year, according to one low estimate.
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Energy
November 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Study Says Fracking is Saving Families $2,500 Annually, Significantly Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Increased Shale Development Led To $203 Billion In Annual Savings For American Families
Energy
November 18, 2019
INSIGHTS INTO FUTURE MOBILITY
The number of light duty vehicles on the roads, and vehicle miles traveled, will increase dramatically over the coming decade. Price and cost considerations mean electric vehicles will only make up a small part of that growth.
Energy
October 29, 2019
Trump’s Wrong Turn on Clean Cars: The Effects of Fuel Efficiency Rollbacks on the Climate, Car Companies and California
President Trump was right to freeze the fuel economy increases the Obama administration had put in place, and he's wrong now to rescind that freeze.

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Energy
May 17, 2019
By Tim Benson
Earthquakes Have Decreased 83 Percent Between 2015 And 2018
May 16, 2019
By Tim Benson
Per Capita Energy Expenditures In Alaska Are 92 Percent Higher Than U.S. Average
May 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
Nearly One Third Of New Mexico's General Fund Came From Oil & Gas Production In Fiscal Year 2018
May 10, 2019
By Tim Benson
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Now 12 Percent Below 2005 Levels, Primarily Due To Fracking
May 10, 2019
By Staff
Gradient’s two-year analysis finds emissions from the Yonker natural gas hydraulic fracturing well site near two schools in Washington County, Pennsylvania pose no health risk to youths attending the schools.
May 9, 2019
By Tim Benson
A 1-4 Percent In Renewable Generation Raises Electricity Prices By 11-17 Percent
May 2, 2019
By Tim Benson
Regressive, Distortionary Taxes Slow Economic Growth, Have Minimal Impact On CO2 Emissions
May 2, 2019
By Tim Benson
A 1-4 Percent In Renewable Generation Raises Electricity Prices By 11-17 Percent
April 25, 2019
By Tim Benson
Setback Rule Would Essentially Ban New Oil & Gas Development, Threaten Existing Development
April 25, 2019
By Tim Benson
FirstEnergy Solutions Would Receive $170 Million Annual Bailout
April 24, 2019
By Tim Benson
Transition Would Cost At Least $5.7 Trillion
April 23, 2019
By Benjamin Zycher
The energy portions of the Green New Deal would impose high cost, while doing little to prevent climate change.
April 17, 2019
By Marlo Lewis
The Competitive Enterprise Institute strongly supports EPA’s proposed determination that regulating coal- and oil-fired power plants under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act is not appropriate.
April 17, 2019
Renewable portfolio standards cost more than expected and deliver little emission reductions and at high costs.
April 16, 2019
Big Green, Inc. : The Money Fueling the Environmental Left
April 12, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
President Donald Trump signed two executive orders that will fast-track new oil and gas pipelines. This positive development will boost the nation's energy independence, national security, and economy.
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April 12, 2019
By Tim Benson
Since 1970 Airborne Pollutants Have Declined 73 Percent While GDP Has Increased 262 Percent
April 10, 2019
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Proposed carbon dioxide regulations in Virginia will impact the price of electricity in other states within the PJM interconnection.
April 9, 2019
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Proposal would put burdensome regulatory measures onto Bakken producers infringing on interstate trade
April 4, 2019
By Tim Benson
Nuclear Would Receive $500 Annual Bailout, Be Included In Pennsylvania's Renewable Mandate
April 3, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Myron Ebell
"As Acting Secretary and Deputy Interior Secretary, Mr. Bernhardt has played a key role in the Trump administration’s sound stewardship of federal lands."
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March 27, 2019
By Tim Benson
Testimony Before the Illinois Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee Regarding the Clean Energy Jobs Act
March 26, 2019
By Mark Mills
Hydrocarbons collectively supply 84 percent of the world’s energy, and the belief that we can replace them with non-carbon dioxide emitting technologies in a short time period is pure wish fulfillment, a form of "magical thinking."
March 25, 2019
By Tim Benson
Gasoline Prices Could Rise By 34 Cents Per Gallon To Meet Program Emissions Goals
March 19, 2019
By Isaac Orr
Renewable energy mandates cost ratepayers and taxpayers money, and increasing Minnesota's renewable power mandate will increase costs but not improve reliability.
March 19, 2019
By Tim Benson
Bills Would Set Up A 100 Percent Mandate By 2050
March 18, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Myron Ebell
Mr. President, you have made a number of comments in recent years expressing doubts about the global warming consensus. Many of the signers of this letter have been similarly skeptical.
March 15, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
A new Heartland Institute Policy Brief debunks the myth that global warming threatens American economic production and national security.
March 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
Bills Would Set Up An 80 Percent Mandate By 2035
March 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
No Need To Fear Fracking In The Beaver State
March 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
Testimony before the Oregon Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction Regarding Cap-and-Trade
March 12, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposal Would Be De Facto Moratorium On All New Drilling Activity
March 7, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett testified before the U.S. House Water Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee regarding the purported threat a comprehensive survey of the U.S. Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf might pose to the North Atlantic Right whale.
March 5, 2019
By James Taylor
A review of all risk factors reveals that imposing carbon dioxide restrictions on the U.S. economy would diminish, rather than enhance, American military preparedness.
March 5, 2019
By Tim Benson
Cap-And-Trade Programs Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
February 28, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposals Would Cap At $40, $50 Per Ton, Respectively
February 27, 2019
By Tim Benson
Cap-And-Trade Programs Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
February 26, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposal Would Ban All New Fracking Permits Until June 2023
February 25, 2019
By Douglas Holtz-Eakin, et al.
The sweeping policy proposals contained in the Green New Deal, and the industrial mobilization it would require could cost upwards of $93 trillion.