Statements about Energy

"What (the Obama administration is) going to come out with in the next several months is you're not even going to be able to burn coal very limitedly in the existing plants."

"The president's come out with rules that say, 'No new coal-fired power plants.' "

"We would create thousands of jobs in Colorado, if the Keystone Pipeline were to be built."

"The nearly six-year delay in approving Keystone is costing Americans more than 100,000 jobs."

"Solar panels drain the sun’s energy."

Human activity is not "causing these dramatic changes to our climate."

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.’"

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