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Ken Silverstein wrote an article for Forbes referencing last week's OurEnergyPolicy natural gas webinar in the context of the new IEA report.
New Discussion & Webinar Recording
Natural gas is a critical but contentious part of our energy supply. Its relatively low prices, 50-60% fewer emissions compared to coal, and its flexible ramping capability have lowered the U.S.’s total overall emissions while still delivering affordable and reliable energy.

Last week, OurEnergyPolicy hosted a panel discussion on the economic, environmental, and policy issues facing the industry and what its future role could be in the future energy mix.

Read more, watch the webinar recording, and follow our Twitter thread for highlights. Then respond to the comments below in our online discussion!
Question 1: What long-term role do you see for natural gas? Reply

Question 2: How should clean energy legislation approach natural gas as a part of the energy mix? Reply
Publications in the OurEnergyLibrary
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
May 17, 2021
International Energy Agency (IEA)
May 18, 2021

Citi GPS
May 21, 2021
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Congressional Update

Featured New Legislation

Thurs, May 20 - The National Prescribed Fire Act of 2021 (S.1734, H.3442) was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and in the House by Rep. Kim Schrier (D-WA-08)Mike Simpson (R-ID-02), and Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05).

Thurs, May 20 - Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), along with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), and Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral HOPE for HOMES Act.

Tues, May 18 - Rep. John Larson (D-CT-01) reintroduced the America Wins Act (H.R.3311) to implement a carbon tax to lower emissions and raise revenue.
Podcast Spotlight

How can climate policy support reliable, affordable energy, American business, and continued economic growth? In this episode of Energy Solutions, Electric Power Supply Association CEO Todd Snitchler talks with officials from the American Petroleum Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to explore what’s driving their growing climate focus, and the possibilities ahead.
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