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On June 3, we posted an analysis of the Obama Administration’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution—or INDC—it submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Obama Administration pledged that the United States will slash its net greenhouse gas emissions 28% below the 2005 level by 2025.

Based on announced administration policies to date, we calculated that about one-third of the 1,790 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents needed to meet the 28% goal were still unexplained.

Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Partnership for A Better Energy Future again expressed disappointment over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to regulate methane emissions from the oil and gas industry operations.   The proposed regulations could have a chilling effect on America’s energy renaissance, our economy, and the significant progress already achieved reducing methane emissions in sector.


Note:  As the Energy Institute's team of policy experts continue to analyze EPA's Clean Power Plan and other regulations, they are finding numerous inconsistencies and inaccurate assumptions.  We'll be shedding light on what we find through a series of blog posts we call "EPA's Fuzzy Math."  Today's blog post is the first installment. 


We’re constantly being told by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that industry claims about the harm of its regulations are overblown.

Press Release

I-15 Project Neon, Beltway widening, Monorail extension among projects at risk

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy today released a new report detailing how a proposed new regulation from the Obama Administration could delay or cancel key new transportation projects in the Las Vegas region.

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