Natural Resources

Natural solutions are a highly cost-effective pathway to capturing and sequestering carbon in our lands and ecosystems.

July 2nd, 2022

Key Findings Beyond simply reducing greenhouse gas emissions, removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is vital for comprehensive emissions reductions.1 Fortunately, Mother Nature has perfected high- efficiency, low-cost carbon removal, creating opportunities to manage ecosystems and enhance natural carbon storage across the U.S. and the globe. Natural climate solutions—defined as agriculture and active land management …

Natural Climate Solutions: Opportunities for Storing Additional Carbon in America’s Forests and Farms Read More

February 4th, 2022
Press Release

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum today launched the first installment in a new series of white papers examining the most critical climate and clean energy issues. The paper, titled “Why U.S. Climate Policy Must Focus on Addressing Global Emissions,” kicks off the “Understanding the Facts” series, which is intended to help form a …

CRES Forum Unveils Conservative Climate Policy Series, “Understanding the Facts” Read More

September 22nd, 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 …

NCEW Sponsor Edition— America’s Electric Companies: We Are #Committed2Clean Read More

July 19th, 2021

An enduring stigma exists that Republicans are against clean energy and climate policies. But as the recent CRES Forum webinar revealed, this couldn’t be further from the truth. In the webinar titled, “How Conservatives are Planning to Tackle Climate Change,” moderator Charles Hernick and panelists discussed what is driving the recent climate and energy policy …

Conservative Climate Policy is Here to Stay: CRES Webinar Forum Looks at Conservative Engagement Following the Monumental Passage of the Growing Climate Solutions Act Read More

June 22nd, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) today announced that its fifth annual celebration of the policies, industries, and innovations driving American clean energy will be held Monday, September 20 through Friday, September 24, 2021. NCEW 2021 will be a hybrid of virtual conversations and in-person events in Washington, D.C. Among the unique programming offered throughout the …

National Clean Energy Week, September 20-24, to Spotlight American Clean Energy Innovation and Leadership Read More

May 14th, 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 …

Let America’s farmers grow climate solutions Read More

June 8th, 2020

Last week, Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), among a bipartisan group, introduced The Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020, which could become a watershed moment in the conservative clean energy movement. The legislation empowers farmers to be part of the climate solution on a voluntary basis and creates options for people and …

Growing Climate Solutions Act Possible Game-Changer for Conservative Approaches to Reducing Emissions Read More

September 26th, 2018
Press Release

Washington, DC –Today a broad group of advanced energy and free-market organizations, scholars and experts launched the Clean Capitalist Coalition to focus on creating and promoting innovative policy ideas that reduce barriers to clean free enterprise and conservation while increasing prosperity and freedom. The 14 initial members of the Clean Capitalist Coalition are Advanced Energy Economy, American Conservation Coalition, American Council …

Clean Capitalist Coalition Launches During National Clean Energy Week; Plans to align free-market principles and energy policy Read More

May 14th, 2018

Last week, we blogged about new poll of 18- to 24-year-old voters from our friends at the American Conservation Coalition (ACC) and the Conservative Energy Network (CEN), which demonstrated unequivocal support for clean energy development among Millennial Republicans. Those findings matched dozens of similar polls, including our own 2017 polling. Even though it’s only been …

Pew Research Center Poll Shows Some Generational Differences Among Republicans, But Reaffirms the Common Ground Clean Energy Solutions Present Read More

September 26th, 2017

As originally published on September 25th in The Hill By Charles Hernick, Lisa Jacobson, and Dylan Reed  The national debate on energy has hit a turning point. This week, dozens of clean energy companies and trade associations have come together in a new way to show the power of clean energy to our economy. The …

National Clean Energy Week marks a turning point for America’s energy future Read More

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