Historically, America’s oil and gas industry has shown a great fondness for the one major political party on Earth that believes “climate change” is a hoax dreamed up by effete tree huggers, grant-chasing scientists and/or the Chinese. Since 1989, the energy sector has devoted 60 percent of its $500 million in political donations to the GOP, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.