Contrary to what we’ve heard, the United States does not export more oil than it imports. We’re actually far from energy independent. No amount of embellishing government statistics changes those facts. Read more
Once again, an American president has begged, cajoled or hectored the Saudis and OPEC to produce more oil to keep prices low.
Being part of Fuel Freedom’s mission to end the oil monopoly on our transportation fuels is both humbling and rewarding. After all, we’re making a significant impact on the lives of millions, both here and abroad. Read more
Pressure is mounting on the U.S. government to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the death of American-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Our complicated relationship with the kingdom, held together for decades by oil and arms, narrows our palette of options.
The Trump administration’s new standards, cleverly referred to as SAFE standards, claims to reduce traffic fatalities by as much as 1,000 deaths a year, according to the language of the proposal. The justification for that argument is incredibly shaky however.
The new fuel economy proposal by the Trump administration goes on for hundreds of pages, and it’s full of facts an figures and tables. One sticks out to us, in which the architects of the proposal tell us exactly how much oil (in their estimation) we should expect to use on top of the 20 million barrels we already consume each day.
You can help improve the proposal: Sign our petition urging the government not to roll back progress on fuel economy standards for cars to be sold in the U.S. in model years 2021-26.
The proposed change in standards, rolled out in August, would cost Americans nearly 17,000 days of work a year because of increased illnesses, the analysis by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
More than a week later, what lingers in the memory isn’t the despair, but the will to fight. Read more