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October 11, 2023
CRES Forum Vice President of Policy and Research Richard Campbell penned the following piece for the Washington Times National Clean Energy Week Special Edition: Hydrogen has been discussed for decades as a possible fuel source to produce cleaner, American-made energy. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) designated approximately $8 billion for the development of […]

August 1, 2023
CRES Forum Vice President of Policy and Research Richard Campbell penned the following piece for the The Hill. The United States’ railroad system can well be credited with helping to build a modern America and accelerating the industrialization of our country. It is their entrepreneurship that resulted in a system to transports raw materials and […]

September 22, 2021
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and our investor-owned electric company members are committed to delivering—and to leading—America’s clean energy future. Across the country, EEI’s member companies are working every day to get the energy we provide as clean as we can as fast as we can, without compromising on the reliability and affordability that are […]

May 14, 2021
As published on The Hill, May 14, 2021, by Charles Hernick. Spring planting has Americans putting their hands in the soil again. And knowing our bountiful lands could be an important defense against climate change makes our fruited plains and amber waves of grain even more beautiful. Recently, the Growing Climate Solutions Act was reintroduced by Sens. Mike […]

December 28, 2020
As published on USA Today, Dec 28, 2020, by Charles Hernick. As we head into what is expected to be a divided government in 2021, many industry watchers say that Washington is unlikely to take meaningful action on climate change, and that Congress would be wise to concentrate on low-hanging fruit. Republicans, focused on a more resilient post-pandemic economy, […]

September 18, 2020
In our country’s fight to defeat the coronavirus, the importance of coming together to solve big problems is clear. We see the heroic actions of those on the front lines working tirelessly to address immense challenges and to keep essential services up and running. We see the critical role of individuals who are choosing to […]

February 18, 2020
As originally published in Morning Consult. BY CHARLES HERNICK & LISA JACOBSON February 18, 2020 A decade ago, our nation’s energy sector looked very different than it does today. The United States was heavily dependent on foreign oil; electric vehicles were little more than a dream, and renewable energy was a far cry from the […]

December 31, 2019
As originally published in Real Clear Policy December 31, 2019 Climate change is making global headlines following the collapse of global climate talks in Madrid. At the top of the United Nation’s agenda was voluntary international cooperation — because sometimes it is more cost effective to pay for reduced emissions elsewhere rather than cut emissions on your own. Both […]

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