Trade & Carbon Accounting

Policies that strengthen the global competitiveness of carbon efficient producers, such as the United States, will reduce global emissions. Capitalizing on America’s carbon advantage requires reliable metrics and measurements.

June 29th, 2023
Press Release

“We have some of the highest environmental and labor standards in the world, and it should be the United States leading the world in resource development – not the Chinese Communist Party.” — CRES President Heather Reams  WASHINGTON – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum today unveiled a white paper, “How a New Trade Regime Can Counter …

CRES Forum Unveils White Paper on Combating Chinese Supply Chain Dominance Read More

June 12th, 2023

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) introduced legislation, the Hydropower Clean Energy Future Act, to encourage and expand clean, renewable, and reliable American hydropower generation though innovation and licensing reform.   Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), alongside other energy industry leaders supported the introduction of the bill, citing its …

Legislation Aims to Bolster American Hydropower Read More

June 6th, 2023

U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) recently introduced bipartisan legislation— the Providing Reliable, Objective, Verifiable Emissions Intensity and Transparency (PROVE IT) Act—to help the United States capitalize on its carbon advantage.   American manufacturing is among the cleanest in the world, and this bill will ensure we have verifiable data to prove it …

The PROVE IT Act Will Harness the U.S. Carbon Advantage Read More

May 12th, 2023

Carbon removal and storage is key to mitigating the impacts of climate change. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Carbon Removal and Emissions Storage Technologies (CREST) Act, with Senators King (I-ME), Cassidy (R-LA), and Coons (D-DE), boost the development and commercialization of carbon capture solutions.   CRES joined a group of likeminded …

CREST Act Enhances Carbon Removal Solutions Read More

March 28th, 2023

In an op-ed posted in RealClear Energy, CRES President Heather Reams described H.R. 1, Lower Energy Costs Act, as a win for American clean energy and national security.   Over the last few decades, the United States government has unfortunately served as a roadblock to American energy leadership. Fortunately, the Lower Energy Costs Act represents the most meaningful federal permitting reform …

RealClearEnergy: H.R. 1 Is a Win for American Clean Energy and National Security Read More

December 23rd, 2022
Press Release

WASHINGTON, December 23, 2022—Heather Reams, president of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), today released the following statement in response to the passage of key legislation championed by CRES—the Growing Climate Solutions Act (GCSA) and the Sponsoring USDA Sustainability Targets in Agriculture to Incentivize Natural Solutions (SUSTAINS) Act—to support America’s agriculture sector, as well as …

CRES Applauds Passage of Natural Climate Solutions, Legislation to Increase American Competitiveness in Government Funding Bill Read More

June 14th, 2022
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2022—Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) submitted comments today urging the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revisit the proposed rule on climate-related disclosures. “CRES has long supported voluntary corporate greenhouse gas disclosures and voluntary commitments that address climate change,” wrote Heather Reams, president of CRES. “Consistent with this view, we …

CRES Submits Comments to SEC on Overreaching Climate Disclosure Rule and Risks to American Companies Read More

November 17th, 2021
Letter of Support

Dear Chairwoman Feinstein and Ranking Member Kennedy and Chairwoman Kaptur and Ranking Member Simpson: As the U.S. House and Senate Subcommittees for Energy and Water Development finalize the Energy and Water Development Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bill, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) respectfully requests support for the following offices and programs within the U.S. …

CRES Letter to Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Chairs & Ranking Member Read More

March 11th, 2021
Press Release

“I’ve heard my Republican colleagues say, ‘look, the problem with agreeing to a specific goal or a specific target is they’ll just move it.’… Let’s set some goals. Let’s celebrate when we achieve those goals and be really careful about moving the goalposts in the middle of the game.” — Rep. John Curtis *Click here …

Curtis: United States Has Led on Carbon Reduction in a Dramatic Way, But Nobody’s Stopping to Celebrate Read More

December 8th, 2020
Press Release

Statement from CRES Executive Director Heather Reams:   “Even a child can understand that using technology to pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, to prevent it from escaping in the first place, and to use that CO2 for beneficial purposes is by all measures a good idea worth championing. By offering a tax credit to …

CRES Statement on Extension of 26 U.S. Code § 45Q Tax Credit for Carbon Sequestration Read More

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