Energy and Climate

Responding to a request for input from the House Energy & Commerce Committee, ITIF outlined seven broad principles to underpin comprehensive climate policy; six strategic recommendations to support, encourage, and induce clean energy innovation; and a number of specific ideas to decarbonize the most challenging sectors of the economy.
Energy and Climate
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March 14, 2011
In response the nuclear crisis in Japan, U.S. policymakers should take a forward looking, long-view approach to nuclear energy.
March 11, 2011
A new proposal in the House is advertised as a “comprehensive" energy plan, but would really just drive fossil fuel use with little investment in energy innovation.
March 10, 2011
The NRC Regulatory Information Conference showcases widespread public and private support for developing next generation small modular reactors. Congress lags behind.
March 3, 2011
Reflections and reactions from the 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.
February 15, 2011
The President’s 2012 budget proposal would make clean energy innovation a higher national priority.
January 26, 2011
The State of the Union signals a shift in the debate on energy to a more concerted White House effort in this area.
December 21, 2010
ITIF Senior Analyst Stephen Ezell anticipates the vote on the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act in the House of Representatives.
December 16, 2010
Hundreds of leading thinkers, scientists, public officials, and innovators gathered in Washington, D.C., to initiate a conversation on a new policy paradigm.
December 15, 2010
ITIF and other leading policy think tanks host a day-long conference to ask the hard questions about energy technology policy and innovation in America.
December 14, 2010
America is built around innovation. Everywhere that is, except in energy. It’s time to change that.

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