Jeff Kupfer writes in UtilityDive about the need to address methane emissions. “There is no doubt that methane emissions present a serious environmental threat. And given the significant role of natural gas in electricity generation for decades to come, it is reasonable for EPA to promulgate new regulations. With a bit more tailoring, there can...
"But I also believe we will always need some controllable fossil fuel-fired power plants in the mix, even if they run less often than they do today. It is great that our power is cleaner and cheaper than ever, but reliability must come first: You can’t see whether your power is green or not if you’re sitting in the dark."
"Challenges remain, of course, but the significant reduction in global inequality can't be ignored. These improvements are not just statistics; each testifies to real stories of human betterment and potential and underscores the immense possibilities that arise when individuals are empowered by freedom, barriers are minimized, and nations collaborate. As we navigate the complexities of the 21st century, this story of triumph should serve as both a beacon and a guide."
As the climate discussion continues to be incorporated into the public policy debate, conservative leaders like Rep. Blake Moore are offering durable, bipartisan solutions that can reduce emissions and advance economic freedom.
At a time when American households have concerns about the high costs of living, amending Section 5 of the NGA to allow for appropriate refund authority will lower energy costs for families and businesses.