Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

US News

Biden’s climate-driven war on home appliances in 2023

via Joe Biden on Youtube
This article was originally published at Publications approved for syndication have permission to republish this article, such as Microsoft News, Yahoo News, Newsbreak, UltimateNewswire and others. To learn more about syndication opportunities, visit About Us.

In 2023, the Biden administration implemented energy efficiency regulations aimed at reducing carbon emissions and lowering prices, but experts argue they will increase costs and limit consumer choice.

The regulations target various household appliances and aim to reduce emissions by 2.4 billion metric tons over 30 years, saving an estimated $570 billion.

Critics argue that these regulations will ultimately harm consumers and drive prices higher. (Trending: Trump Releases Must-See Christmas Message)

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said, “At the direction of Congress, DOE is continuing to review and finalize energy standards for household appliances, such as residential furnaces, to lower costs for working families by reducing energy use and slashing harmful pollutants in homes across the nation.”

Ben Lieberman, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, said, “Ostensibly, these DOE efficiency standards are supposed to benefit consumers. That’s the way the law is written.”

“But they’re clearly being done as part of the climate agenda, especially this agenda to electrify everything,” he continued.

Lieberman wrote, “almost certainly compromise some of the features that gas stove users want, and all for the sake of saving an insignificant amount of energy.”

“The agency’s exaggerated claims of climate change benefits do not alter the fact that proposed rule violates the consumer protections in the statute,” continued Lieberman’s letter.

“For these reasons, we believe the proposed rule should be withdrawn,” explained the analyst.

The administration’s actions have sparked debate, with environmentalists supporting the move while others criticize it as part of a broader climate agenda.

O.H. Skinner, the Alliance For Consumers’ executive director, said, “They are trying to reshape the place that you live to make it look like the home they would like you to live in.”

“They’re really trying to impose what are progressive preferences from places in coastal enclaves and make it so that everyone has to live like that. And that affects you every day,” explained Skinner.

“What’s crucial is to understand this administration isn’t just tweaking regulations. They’re doing things that effectively ban whole categories of things that exist on the market,” he continued.

“Almost all of these decisions, as you work through it, are influenced by the overall climate agenda and the green agenda and the desire for us to change our lives,” added Skinner.

Most Popular:

Democrat Found Guilty In Corruption Trial

Joe Biden Emailed Hunter’s Business Associates 54 Times

Trans Athlete Breaks College Record After Joining Women’s Team

You May Also Like