Statements about Energy
Says he "forced Washington to open up the Arctic Ocean to oil drilling."
Says "Bill Clinton and George Bush both say build the Keystone XL."
Says Alaska Sen. Mark Begich "is on record supporting a carbon tax, even pushing Harry Reid to make it a priority."
"Every four minutes, another American home or business goes solar."
"Over the past eight years, the United States has reduced our total carbon pollution more than any other nation on Earth."
There is "more oil produced at home than we buy from the rest of the world – the first time that’s happened in nearly 20 years."
"Thanks in part to our all-of-the-above strategy for American energy," the United States generates "more natural gas than anybody."
"For the first time in nearly two decades, we produce more oil here in the United States than we buy from the rest of the world."
"The president’s own advisers have said there’s a war on coal."
"We are about halfway" to the president’s goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions and "about half of that is because of the substitution of natural gas for coal in the power sector."
The "most realistic estimates" for jobs created by Keystone XL are "maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline."
"We have doubled the distance our cars will go on a gallon of gas."
When Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts, he "stood in front of a coal plant and pointed at it and said, ‘This plant kills.’"
"Oil production is down 14 percent this year on federal land."
"In one year, (President Obama) provided $90 billion in breaks to the green energy world … into solar and wind, to Solyndra and Fisker and Tesla and Ener1."
"We've doubled our use of renewable energy."
"After 30 years of inaction, we raised fuel standards so that by the middle of the next decade, cars and trucks will go twice as far on a gallon of gas."
Says Mitt Romney "wants to end tax credits for wind producers."
Stimulus dollars paid for "windmills from China."
Says stimulus money went to buy electric cars from Finland as a payback to Obama supporters.
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