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Former Obama Official: Keep it in the Ground Approach “Not a Good Way to Go”

David Hayes, the former No. 2 Interior Department official under President Obama told members of Congress last week that ‘Keep it in the Ground’ policies that seek an immediate end to oil and gas development are “not a good way to go.”

Mr. Hayes, in response to a question from House Natural Resources Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee Chairman Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) on the feasibility of the ‘Keep it in the Ground’ approach, said:

“I believe that’s not a good way to go. The reality is that we have a lot of infrastructure on our public lands to produce

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FACT CHECK: Natural Gas Not A ‘Fake Solution’ to Climate Challenge

Congressman Jared Huffman elected to ignore some key facts regarding the role of natural gas in achieving tangible emissions reductions while also meeting the world’s increasing demand for energy. The California Democrat attacked this important energy resource last week during a hearing held by the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

Here’s a look at the facts:

HUFFMAN: “And I’m not talking about natural gas because as I take a look at that, I don’t think we have time for fake solutions and quite honestly if you — yes, it has less of a carbon profile and the burning …

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