Browsing All posts tagged under »The Daily Signal (Nick Loris)«

NAFTA Is Essential To Expanding US Energy Dominance

January 20, 2018 by


By Elliott Raia and Nicolas Loris ~ Since the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies broke the trend of high energy prices in 2014, Americans have prospered—not only from lower energy prices, but also increased economic growth. As access to abundant energy sources increases, businesses reaping the benefits of affordable energy have expanded […]

Germany Becomes The New Poster Child For Climate Change Hypocrisy

January 12, 2018 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ Climate hypocrisy is nothing new. Celebrities cruise around the world in their private jets, eating filet mignon while telling you to pack a salad and bike to work to reduce your carbon footprint. So, color me not at all surprised that Germany, a vocal critic of the U.S.’ decision to exit […]

New Offshore Drilling Plan Will Reverse Obama Restrictions, Unleash US Energy Dominance

January 8, 2018 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ America is moving forward in its march toward energy dominance, and the Trump administration just took an important step forward in achieving that goal. In unveiling its draft five-year Outer Continental Shelf leasing plan on Thursday, the Interior Department is reversing the Obama administration’s “Keep it in the Ground” anti-energy policy. […]

5 Ways Energy Dominance Can Bolster Trump’s National Security Strategy

December 20, 2017 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ The Trump administration’s new national security strategy emphasizes the importance of a strong economy to enhance national security. “America’s central position in the global energy system as a leading producer, consumer, and innovator,” the report says, “ensures that markets are free and U.S. infrastructure is resilient and secure.” As a global […]

Tax Reform Bill Would Give Back Alaskans Control Of Their Energy Future

December 17, 2017 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ In a compromise tax reform package, Senate and House negotiators have agreed to include language to open Alaska’s coastal plain for energy exploration and production. If passed, the bill would finally give Alaskans more control over their energy future by opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The entire Arctic refuge comprises […]

Trump Can Use Liquefied Natural Gas To Bolster Key Alliances. Here’s How.

December 15, 2017 by


By Nicolas Loris and Thomas Wilson ~ The Trump administration has spoken adamantly about U.S. energy dominance. To outsiders, the phrase “energy dominance” may elicit fear and conjure images of Russian-like influence in using energy for political manipulation. The reality in this case, however, is just the opposite: American energy dominance will help our allies […]

Why Congress Should Ditch The Renewable Fuel Standard

December 6, 2017 by


By Nicolas Loris and Stephan Jaksch ~ Politicians don’t have a crystal ball that can predict the future of energy prices, energy supplies, or demand for electricity and gasoline. But they pretend to, and that’s a problem. It leads to market-distorting policies that harm Americans as consumers and taxpayers. Take the Renewable Fuel Standard. Congress […]