Background on Energy & Oil

Energy & Oil topics in the 2020 election cycle:

Energy & Oil topics in the 2016 election cycle:

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  • United Nations, "Framework Convention on Climate Change: The Paris Agreement", downloaded Oct. 2020
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, "Paris Climate Agreement: Everything You Need to Know," by Melissa Denchak, December 12, 2018
  • White House press release, "Statement by President Trump on the Paris Climate Accord," June 1, 2017
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "Corporate Average Fuel Economy," Mar. 31, 2020
  • Desmog Blog, "Trump Admin Weakens Clean Car Standards Despite Its Analyses Showing Rule Favors Big Oil Over Health, Climate," by Dana Drugmand, March 31, 2020
  • Union of Concerned Scientists, "The Clean Car Standards," Aug 25, 2009
  • Sierra Club, "What is a Green New Deal?," downloaded Oct. 2020
  • Heritage Foundation, "It's Not Just About Cost. The Green New Deal Is Bad Environmental Policy, Too," by Nicolas Loris, Nov 15, 2019
  • Real Clear Energy, "The US Must Still Focus on Clean Coal Technologies," by Dan Ervin, July 07, 2020
  • Popular Science, "There's no such thing as clean coal," by Kendra Pierre-Louis, October 13, 2017
  • University of Colorado Boulder, "History of Coal in America," downloaded Oct. 2020
  • U.S. Energy Information Administration, "FAQ: How much natural gas does the United States have, and how long will it last?," downloaded Oct. 2020
  • Forbes Magazine, "The Climate Crisis Hoax," by Larry Bell, Jan 5, 2011
  • Lenawee Christian, "Global warming is a hoax," by Margaret Klump, Jan 19, 2020
  • Summit Daily, "More on the climate-change hoax," by Martin Hertzberg, November 18, 2009
  •, "Annual Average Domestic Crude Oil Prices (in $/Barrel), 1946-Present," Updated April 8, 2020
  • EPA Archive, "FACT SHEET: Overview of the Clean Power Plan," August 3, 2015
  • EPA Archive, "Affordable Clean Energy Rule," June 19, 2019
  • Environmental Defense Fund, "The case against the Trump administration's rollback of the Clean Power Plan," by Lance Bowman, June 16, 2020
  • Other candidates on Energy & Oil: Background on other issues:
    2020 Presidential Democratic Primary Candidates:
    V.P.Joe Biden (D-DE)
    Mayor Mike Bloomberg (I-NYC)
    Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
    Sen.Cory Booker (D-NJ)
    Secy.Julian Castro (D-TX)
    Rep.John Delaney (D-MD)
    Rep.Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
    Sen.Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
    Gov.Deval Patrick (D-MA)
    Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
    CEO Tom Steyer (D-CA)
    Sen.Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

    2020 GOP and Independent Candidates:
    CEO Don Blankenship (C-WV)
    Gov.Larry Hogan (R-MD)
    Gov.John Kasich (R-OH)
    V.P.Mike Pence (R-IN)
    Gov.Mark Sanford (R-SC)
    CEO Howard Schultz (I-WA)
    Pres.Donald Trump (R-NY)
    Gov.Jesse Ventura (I-MN)
    V.C.Arvin Vohra (L-MD)
    Rep.Joe Walsh (R-IL)
    Gov.Bill Weld (L-MA)

    2020 Withdrawn Democratic Candidates:
    State Rep.Stacey Abrams (D-GA)
    Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
    Sen.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
    Gov.John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
    Gov.Jay Inslee (D-WA)
    Mayor Wayne Messam (D-FL)
    Rep.Seth Moulton (D-MA)
    Rep.Beto O`Rourke (D-TX)
    Adm.Joe Sestak (D-PA)
    Rep.Eric Swalwell (D-CA)
    Civil Rights
    Foreign Policy
    Free Trade
    Govt. Reform
    Gun Control
    Health Care
    Social Security
    Tax Reform
    War & Peace