Do you currently have the heat on in your house?
Are you wrapped in a blanket as you read this?
Do you own multiple pairs of fuzzy slippers? 1,281 more words
Before his nation discovered petroleum, its president idled the power plants whenever he traveled abroad. The people were left in the dark, suffering from their leader’s absence. 905 more words
“The U.S. leads the world in reducing carbon emissions for the most recent 5- and 10-year periods. Over the past 5 years U.S. carbon dioxide emissions have fallen by 270 million tons.” – 963 more words
Energy policy used to be an area where Democrats and Republicans found common ground. That’s not true anymore. The parties’ energy platforms are polarized by climate change. 1,082 more words
The platforms for both American political parties dedicate several pages to energy policy. This language was drafted by committees of party leaders, approved by the presidential candidates, and then adopted at their national conventions. 281 more words
“America must be running entirely on clean energy by mid-century” – 2016 Democratic Party platform
Delegates to the Democratic Party’s national convention released their new platform on July 21st. 1,292 more words
I was a delegate to last week’s State Republican Convention in Dallas, which adopted a new platform for the party. Each of the platform’s 266 positions was individually voted on by the entire convention. 886 more words