Tag: Energy 

September 16, 2020
CEO Hunt Talks Bi-Partisn Support for Environmental Justice Policy with Bloomberg Law

Excerpt from Virginia Seeks Agencies’ 'Lasting’ Environmental Justice Policy
Published on September 15, 2020 in Bloomberg Law

‘This Is About Framing’

Sarah Hunt, who backs conservative energy and climate solutions as CEO of the Joseph Rainey Center for Public Policy, said Republicans across many states could support at least some policies—typically those that provide disadvantaged communities more participation in policy decisions or more transparency about how their communities are being impacted by pollution.·

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June 20, 2020
Ambitious Spending Plans Cost National Oil Producers Competitive Edge Against Shale

Nothing lasts forever -- good or bad. 

The global Covid-19 pandemic and Saudi-Russian price war upended global oil markets, sending demand and prices plummeting this spring.·

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June 1, 2020
The Oil Market’s Lazarus Effect

The death of the oil age has oft been predicted. Peak supply. Peak demand. Peak shale.  

Barely two months ago, oil markets were in disarray because of the combined supply and demand shocks of the price war and unprecedented government responses to the coronavirus pandemic that resulted in the near-complete shutdown of national economies around the world.  ·

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January 16, 2020
INSIGHT: A Better Path to Climate Change Solutions—Cooperation, Not Lawsuits

As published January 16, 2020 in Bloomberg Environment

Securities-based lawsuits against energy companies, such as New York’s case against Exxon Mobil, are a poor means of dealing with climate change and have negative consequences, writes the Rainey Center’s Sarah E.·

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January 6, 2020
New Poll Shows Energy Choice Is Favored Way to Increase Use of Renewables

As published on January 6, 2020 in Morning Consult

American consumers have a choice every time they purchase a product or service.·

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December 12, 2019
INSIGHT: U.S. Opposition to Nord Stream 2 May Have Unintended Consequences

Originally published on Aug. 29, 2019 by Bloomberg Environment

For all the concern of Kremlin kompromat, or blackmail, on President Donald Trump, Russia’s conduct has come under increased pressure and scrutiny during his presidency. ·

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November 23, 2019
Inaugural LAMP Forum Convenes State Lawmakers For Energy Policy Exchange

Lawmakers representing different political parties and states gathered at the LA Athletic Club last week for a first-of-its-kind leadership development and policy exchange forum on the topic of energy innovation.·

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November 12, 2019
2020 Could Be A “Year To Remember” For Offshore Wind Energy

Many states, particularly those along the United States' East Coast, are approving and building offshore wind turbines as a renewable energy source for their residents.·

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November 5, 2019
We Need “A Serious National Discussion About Climate Policy," Hunt Says on C-SPAN

The primary race for the Democratic presidential nomination is heating up, and among many hot topics, voters want to know what the candidates are going to do about our warming globe.·

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October 10, 2019
Is A "Climate Change" Occurring Among Republicans?

Stories about climate action increasingly feature young people as leading voices. In the United States, young people are leading the way on the issue of climate change in an unusual place: the Republican Party.·

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