Energy industry fears Biden to declare climate emergency, seize powers like COVID pandemic
President Joe Biden appears to be facing increasing demands to declare a climate emergency, like the one declared for the COVID-19 pandemic that had a devastating impact on the country, warns a top advocate for the U.S. oil and gas industry.
"They're leaning to that direction," U.S. Oil and Gas Association President Tim Stewart recently told Just the News. "If you grant the president's emergency powers to declare a climate emergency, it's just like COVID.”
Stewart also said such a declaration would give the president “vast and unchecked authority to shut...