mideast http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/10936/all en 'Energy Independence Day': Take Two http://www.mrc.org/articles/energy-independence-day-take-two <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; As Democrats solidified their control of Congress in early 2007, the newly empowered leadership pledged to “truly declare our energy independence” by July 4, 2007.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) announced she would create a panel on energy independence, “accelerate the implementation of existing clean, energy-efficient technologies,” invest in domestic alternatives and “send our energy dollars to the Midwest not the Middle East.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/energy-independence-day-take-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Energy corn Democrats dependence electricity energyindependence ethanol foreign gas mccain MiddleEast mideast Midwest obama oil pelosi power prices solar subsidy wind Wed, 02 Jul 2008 20:10:13 +0000 admin 26074 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's John Roberts on Energy Business: 'If They Can Make a Buck, They'll Make a Buck' http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-john-roberts-energy-business-if-they-can-make-buck-theyll-make-buck <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/paul-detrick">Paul Detrick</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; On CNN’s “American Morning” October 26, Ali Velshi gave a measured report on long-term prices of gas and oil, but anchor John Roberts wasn’t having it.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Are you buying any of this?” Roberts said to Velshi.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-john-roberts-energy-business-if-they-can-make-buck-theyll-make-buck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Energy CNN gas Iran Iraq Middle East mideast oil price Fri, 26 Oct 2007 21:01:30 +0000 admin 25272 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Insist Oil Is at 'Record High' http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-insist-oil-record-high <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ABC, CBS and NBC alarmed viewers of their July 13 evening newscasts with stories about “record” oil prices due to tensions in the Middle East. While the newscasts informed viewers about global political problems impacting oil prices, they misled viewers on the actual cost of oil. Adjusted for inflation, oil would have to go up another $10 to reach its record high.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-insist-oil-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Energy gas mideast oil recordhigh Terrorism Fri, 14 Jul 2006 19:40:16 +0000 admin 25129 at http://www.mrc.org