Protect the Environment While Growing the Economy
It started with National Parks and it’s time to continue our American legacy.
There is no planet B
The world needs to produce more electricity to meet energy consumption needs AND reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We know what we need to do: stop putting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, take some of the carbon emissions that are already in the atmosphere out, and generate at least 2 times more electricity by 2050. We can do all three — at the same time. Climate change prevention and U.S. energy independence are not mutually exclusive objectives.
As a Conservative, conserving our environment is a huge priority. Climate change is a serious issue that deserves our attention. It acts as a threat multiplier, impacting every aspect of our lives whether we realize it or not. We must understand that it is not the planet that needs us, but rather, it’s we who need Mother Earth.
Together, we can make a difference and safeguard the planet we call home.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Graph illustrates the change in global surface temperature
Katherine Hayhoe, a climatologist and Chief Scientist at The Nature Conservancy
Hurd tells Forbes that he would not have signed the RNC’s pledge to support any Republican nominee “as is”.
Discussing the issues being ignored while we debate the indictment on CNN This Morning
Discussing the debt ceiling fight and the long-term ramifications on “CUOMO”
Climate change impacts everyone
Katherine Hayhoe, a renowned climatologist and Chief Scientist at The Nature Conservancy, taught me that caring about climate change is not limited to a specific kind of person. It is a shared concern for all humans.
Katherine also shared insightful data from the Yale program on climate change communication. Surprisingly, the data from Spring 2021 revealed that 72% of U.S. adults believe that global warming is happening. This statistic defied my expectations.
The key lies in more people recognizing the personal impact of climate change. It is only when individuals feel the effects firsthand that the necessary political will can emerge to address this pressing issue.
Climate change is a matter that affects us all, regardless of our background or beliefs.
Together, we can create the collective will to take meaningful action and ensure a sustainable future for generations to come.
Global Primary Energy Consumption by energy source
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
President Biden's energy policies are a gift to China and Russia
Climate change prevention and U.S. energy independence is not mutually exclusive. However, many of President Biden’s decisions on the climate and energy policy harm American energy while overlooking the rising global demand for energy.
For example, Global natural gas consumption is projected to grow by over 40% between 2018 and 2050, reaching a staggering 200 quadrillion BTU by 2050.
By following Biden’s strategy to limit our own energy production that is cleaner than anywhere else in the world, we become dependent on foreign powers like China and Russia who will eagerly seize the opportunity to export their sources of dirtier fuels.
Our jobs, our economy, and our energy security are all at stake. It’s time for a change, a real change that puts Americans as the priority.
Will Hurd, Republican presidential candidate
1980-2023 United States Billion-Dollar Disaster Event Cost (CPI-Adjusted)
Source: National Centers for Environmental Information
Will Hurd Speaks
We take democracy for granted
We need everyone to show up and vote
We have to grow the GOP
I want Republican wins, and that means we need to grow
Staying strong against Russia
Putin's Ambition: Rebuilding Russian Empire
Shaping U.S. foreign policy
U.S. Families Struggle, Chinese Government Grows
Continue to lead without leaving anybody behind
The United States, as the current global leader in oil and natural gas production, has experienced significant economic benefits from this trend. Job creation, improved trade balance, and enhanced competitiveness in select industries are among the positive outcomes.
Democrats propose restricting fossil fuel production in the U.S. as a means of addressing climate change.
Will Hurd, on bringing common sense to climate policy
This includes eliminating oil and gas production on public lands or banning hydraulic fracturing, a key technology behind the country’s production boom. Initially, these policies may seem reasonable since domestic oil and gas production contributes to the problem. It appears logical to eliminate emissions by stopping production.
However, reducing domestic production will only lead to increased imports, rather than reducing consumption.
This means the United States will lose the economic advantages of its oil and gas production without a proportional decrease in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We must remember that climate change is a global issue, and what truly matters are global GHG emissions.
We should strive to ensure that oil and gas produced in the U.S. have the lowest possible GHG emissions. We should focus on creating domestic net zero carbon production.
Additionally, the U.S. must boost exports of clean technologies to become a global manufacturing hub. This shift in energy technology exports can be achieved through increased investment in research and development, as well as policies that prioritize the sale of these innovations. Only through innovation can we lower the cost of energy while reducing emissions. If we are to export our solutions around the world, particularly to developing nations, they will have access to affordable, clean options to transition their economies off dirtier fuels while improving their populations’ access to energy supplies.
This approach presents the United States with a unique opportunity to lead the world in not only reducing GHG emissions but also leveraging a dynamic energy industry in the process.
Production of natural gas worldwide in 2021 and 2022 with a forecast for 2023, by region
WILL HURD, Republican presidential candidate
Will Hurd has spent the past 20 years on the front lines of the most pressing fights facing our nation, in the Middle East, Congress, and the highest levels of business and tech.
Will has spent his life fighting for our country, and he will take those decades of experience with him as he fights for all us.
The choice we face
In this election, we have a choice. We can continue down the path of divisive politics and short-term thinking, or we can choose a new direction.
We can choose a future that is grounded in common sense, that prioritizes the needs of the American people, and that builds on our strengths as a nation.
Together, we can make this vision a reality.
Together, we can create an America that thrives on innovation, that provides opportunities for all, and that leads the world not just in power, but in principle.
The future of the GOP
The most interesting man in Congress
Prize for Civility in Public Life
Blocked by the most Chinese Diplomats
Sanctioned by Vladimir Putin
What’s a modern republican look like?
We’re a nation full of people with these values. If this describes you, you might be a modern Republican.
Respectful and PoliteStrong old school manners. You respect others, and say "please" and "thank you"
FairYou give someone a fair shot
EmpathicYou're ready to put yourself in the shoes of someone else.
InformedNo matter street smarts or book smarts, you understand an education is important
Family ValuesYou put your family above everything and do everything you can to succeed
ResponsibleYou take responsibility for your actions and believe in personal responsibility
KindYou help others and you're always quick to smile
PerseveringYou don't let a little hardship get in your way
CompassionateYou know that we're better together and you are ready to help
Will got more legislation signed into law in three terms than most congressmen do in their entire career. He worked across the aisle, and prioritized good policy over politics.