Op-Eds

Think Globally, Source Locally for Electric Vehicles

If the U.S. is to effectively compete in the de-carbonized world, we must ensure the needed metals come from sources and methods that are as clean and sustainable as possible. That means we cannot exclude supplies of nickel sourced responsibly from within our borders, writes Abigail Wulf, Director of the Center for Critical Minerals Strategy […]

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The Next Chapter of “Made in America”

Empty shelves and rising prices need not be the new normal or our national destiny. Instead, with the right mix of policy incentives and far-sighted leadership by the Congress, President, and American entrepreneurs, we can usher in the next chapter of “Made in America” — with our nation’s manufacturing sector once again expanding, developing a […]

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Reviving U.S. Heavy Industry Would Build a Safer, More Sustainable World

The combination of “Buy American” and “Buy Clean” are not only moral imperatives, but they also advance our national and economic security by helping to secure critical industrial supply chains and the good jobs and wages they provide. It will take multiple years to get there but the results over the next two decades will […]

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Reduce the Pentagon’s Dependence on China by Recharging US Battery, Electronics Industry

It is time to lift the fog of wishful thinking on U.S. security vulnerabilities, and Congress can take several steps in the upcoming NDAA. A growing bipartisan consensus recognizes the scale of the Chinese Communist Party challenge. This should not be a tough call – or a tough vote. Congress has the opportunity and power […]

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