79 minutes | Jan 29, 2021

#21 Tom and Mike discuss Biden's energy plan with a special guest

On this episode of Unregulated Tom & Mike are joined by The Honorable Dan Simmons, former head of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, to discuss Joe Biden's first moves on energy. They also get in their Super Bowl predictions and give insight into a busy news week. Links: • The Day Europe’s Power Grid Came Close to a Massive Blackout: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-27/green-shift-brings-blackout-risk-to-world-s-biggest-power-grid • Biden Suspends New Leases for Oil and Gas Drilling on Federal Lands: https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/fossil-fuels/gas-and-oil/biden-suspends-new-leases-for-oil-and-gas-drilling-on-federal-lands/ • Department of Energy Announces New Senior Leaders: https://www.energy.gov/articles/department-energy-announces-new-senior-leaders • Biden’s Energy Nominee Divvied Millions In Taxpayer Funds To Alternative Energy Startups That Went Bankrupt: https://dailycaller.com/2021/01/27/jennifer-granholm-michigan-energy-companies-bankrupt/ • Schumer calls for Biden to declare climate emergency: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/535811-schumer-suggests-biden-should-declare-climate-emergency • President Biden: "Unity requires you to eliminate the vitriol.": https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1353816910253748224?s=12 • Amazon Seeks to Postpone Alabama Unionization Vote: https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-seeks-to-postpone-alabama-unionization-vote-11611339250?mod=searchresults_pos3&page=1 • California Governor Gavin Newsom lifts virus stay-at-home orders: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/california-covid-stay-at-home-order-lifted/ • Pro-abortion protesters storm pro-life Mass in Ohio cathedral, demand free abortions: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/pro-life-mass-in-columbus-cathedral-disrupted-by-pro-abortion-protesters • Oil-producing Native American tribe seeks exemption from Biden drilling pause: https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSL1N2JX2AW?__twitter_impression=true • SCHUMER: "Senators will have to decide if Donald John Trump incited the erection.": https://twitter.com/dailycaller/status/1352637772851535873?s=21 • Bill McKibben Twitter rant: https://twitter.com/billmckibben/status/1352389540334481410
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