Jeb Bush


There weren’t too many surprises from Jeb Bush when he outlined his energy strategy in Pennsylvania earlier this week. The former Florida Governor is recovering from a drop in the polls following a poor showing in the latest Republican debate and was hitting all the right notes for traditional conservatives with his standard GOP energy… Keep reading →


Republican U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush will lay out energy policy proposals on Tuesday that seek to spur job growth and take aim at President Barack Obama’s plan to limit carbon emissions from power plants. [Reuters] Benchmark U.S. crude rose 86 cents to $45.29 a barrel on the NYMEX this Tuesday. Brent Crude was up… Keep reading →

Energy Bulletin (US)

President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address

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Boom Goes Bust: Texas Oil Industry Hurt By Plunging Oil Prices

New government stats on falling carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electrical power generation point to a good-news story on energy and climate, one that should grab the attention of policymakers nationally and in the states. Take a look at this chart from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA): The blue-green line plots CO2 emissions from… Keep reading →

The Clean Power Plan: A Ticket To The Top

EPA Proposes New Limits On Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants

With the Environmental Protection Agency’s now final, the era of unlimited carbon pollution from America’s power plants is finally coming to an end. With the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan now final, the era of unlimited carbon pollution from America’s power plants is finally coming to an end. That’s excellent news, because climate change has… Keep reading →

Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing For Ernest Moniz For Energy Secretary

WASHINGTON – U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued their final Clean Power Plan rule that will encourage energy innovation by reducing the carbon emissions from America’s power plants. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY MONIZ: “Before President Barack Obama took office, America did not… Keep reading →

TO GO WITH AFP STORY "Climate-warming-Ch

The Obama administration’s new Clean Power Plan has been welcomed by renewable industries since its announcement on Monday, consolidating the changes in electricity generation, and the recent boom in solar and wind energy. [The Washington Post] Russia has submitted a bid to the UN claiming vast territories of the Arctic, the country’s foreign ministry announced on… Keep reading →

The Iran Irony

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

The current crude oil export debate basically is about global competition – and whether the United States will stop sanctioning itself and let an American commodity trade freely on the global market. An irony – we’ll call it the “Iran Irony” – underscores the anti-competitive nature of our outdated ban on oil exports and the… Keep reading →

US Secretary Hillary Clinton speaks to r

Hilary Clinton’s speech on Monday in Des Moines, Iowa in which she outlined an energy agenda that plans to generate 33% of the United States electricity from renewables reinforced the importance of energy in the 2016 election. The contrasting view between Republican candidates and Clinton on climate change underscores the partisan nature of the climate debate… Keep reading →