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Obama’s Offshore Ban is a Disservice to the American People​

​WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance Vice President of Communications Chris Warren issued the following statement on President Obama’s unilateral ban of offshore leasing for oil and gas production: “President Obama is doing a great disservice to this country by putting the demands of special interest activists above the interests of the American people. These offshore […]

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Obama’s Fuel Economy Mandate Threatens the American Dream of Mobility

WASHINGTON – Today the American Energy Alliance released a new video highlighting the consequences of the Obama administration’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. This mandate requires that America’s fleet of new cars and trucks get on average 54 miles per gallon by 2025—if EPA’s assumptions are correct. AEA’s video, which also features an interview […]

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Congress Should Reform Antiquities Act; Rein in Executive Branch

This week, the White House announced that it was designating 87,000 acres of land in northern Maine to as a national monument, once again demonstrating the Obama administration’s anti-democratic tendencies and their disdain for the wants and wishes of state and local leaders. The new Katahdin Woods and Waters monument surrounds Baxter State Park and […]

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Paris Climate Deal: Forget the Media Hype, Only 0.04% of the World’s GHG Emissions Are On Board

On April 11th, Chris Mooney and Juliet Eilperin of the Washington Post wrote that the Paris Climate agreement could enter into effect earlier than many think. But now, more than two months after their article, only 17 countries which represent only 0.04 percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have officially ratified the Paris agreement. […]

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Key Vote: Two Amendments To NDAA

As the House considers the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2017, two amendments look to ensure national defense funds are actually spent on critical defense activities, not the administration’s climate agenda. The American Energy Alliance urges all Members to vote YES on the Fleming climate change amendment and the Buck alternative energy amendment. Rep. […]

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The Two Faces of Coal Opposition

Candidate Obama promised that his policies would bankrupt the coal industry. Fast-forward eight years, and that is exactly what has happened. This week’s news about Peabody Energy becoming the latest and final publicly-traded coal company to declare bankruptcy put an exclamation point on this devastating era for the coal industry. The industry’s losses are quite […]

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EPA’s Deceptive Defense of Carbon Rule

On March 29th, EPA filed its response to the D.C. Circuit Court on why the agency’s regulations of carbon dioxide from power plants is legal. There’s no shortage of whoppers to highlight in EPA’s briefs. Here are a few: It’s just the market trend, man. EPA insists the rule “follows existing industry trends without resulting in […]

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