Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Energy Morgan Luttrell stated on January 10, 2023 in a tweet: "Energy costs are the highest in 15 years." Kari Lake stated on October 12, 2022 in a press conference: Katie Hobbs “has voted to double our gas tax.” Mandela Barnes stated on July 17, 2022 in Debate: “We have more oil and gas permits than ever before right now.” Tim Michels stated on June 23, 2022 in Twitter: “My company was building the Keystone Pipeline when (President Joe) Biden canceled it.” Greg Abbott stated on February 3, 2022 in a press conference: "As compared to last year, Texas has about 15% more power generation capacity." Facebook posts stated on March 7, 2022 in a Facebook post: U.S. imports 1% of its oil from Russia while “Exxon, Chevron, BP and Shell profits are at their highest level in over 7 years.” Joe Biden stated on March 8, 2022 in a speech: The oil industry has "9,000 permits to drill now. They could be drilling right now, yesterday, last week, last year." Ron Johnson stated on January 21, 2021 in Facebook post: The shutdown of the Keystone Pipeline project will mean “nearly 2,000 (union jobs lost) with Wisconsin companies” Joe Biden stated on January 27, 2021 in remarks when signing climate change executive orders: “84% of all new electric capacity planned to come onto the electric grid this year is clean energy.” Christi Craddick stated on December 12, 2020 in a tweet: Says that the oil and gas industry comprises 35% of the Texas economy. Donald Trump stated on March 24, 2020 in a campaign ad: Says Nancy Pelosi’s coronavirus bill includes “tax credits for solar and wind energy … retirement plans for community newspaper employees … $300 million for PBS … climate change studies” and more. Jim Justice stated on June 10, 2019 in a press conference: China today is "burning seven to eight times the amount of coal that we’re burning in the United States." Richard Ojeda stated on August 25, 2019 in a tweet: The United States is "#1 in oil consumption" in the world. Donald Trump stated on August 13, 2019 in a speech: "From 2010 to 2017, natural gas production plummeted by nearly 70 percent in New York, but it soared almost 1,000 percent in Pennsylvania." Joe Cunningham stated on March 7, 2019 in a U.S. House hearing: "Seismic airgun blasting (used for energy exploration) is ... 16,000 times louder than" a conventional airhorn. Jay Inslee stated on March 10, 2019 in in an interview: "We have developed a wind industry (in Washington state) from zero to $6 billion in 12 years." Miro Weinberger stated on December 7, 2018 in Speech on carbon pricing. : "As a city, we currently use about 4 percent less electricity today than we used in 1989." Patrick Morrisey stated on September 4, 2018 in a campaign ad: Says he "beat (President Barack) Obama at the Supreme Court, saving coal jobs." Patrick Morrisey stated on August 21, 2018 in a Donald Trump rally in Charleston, W.Va.: Says Joe Manchin "strongly supported and voted for Hillary Clinton after she said, ‘We’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of work.’" Donald Trump stated on June 7, 2018 in a tweet: "101 utilities cut rates, credit GOP tax cuts." Evan Jenkins stated on April 23, 2018 in a U.S. Senate debate: "I’ve cut a half a billion (dollars) out of the EPA just in the last two years. We’ve cut 3,000 jobs out of the EPA." Kamala Harris stated on January 24, 2018 in a tweet: "No state generates as much solar power as California, or has as many people whose jobs depend on it." Donald Trump stated on October 31, 2017 in a tweet: "Coal production up 7.8% in past year. Down 31.5% last 10 years. #endingwaroncoal." Rick Perry stated on June 27, 2017 in a White House briefing: France "wouldn’t buy Texas beef for some reason, yet 76 percent of their energy comes from nuclear power." Kevin de León stated on May 31, 2017 in a speech: Clean energy employs "more than half a million Californians. That’s nearly ten times more the number of coal mining jobs that exist in the entire nation." James Rockall stated on May 9, 2017 in a tweet: "More (people) die from indoor air pollution than from malaria, HIV/AIDS and TB combined." Brad Schneider stated on April 20, 2017 in an op-ed: "More than 260,000 Americans are employed by the domestic solar industry — three times as many workers as employed by the entire coal mining industry." David Perdue stated on March 1, 2017 in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press Daily": "USAID put $8 billion up and attracted more than $45 billion in a public-private partnership called Power Africa." Jeanne Ives stated on December 1, 2016 in a floor speech: "Germany managed to increase its use of renewables and its output of carbon dioxide at the same time -- because it resorted to cheap coal to keep the lights on at a price its people could afford." Michael Morell stated on September 19, 2016 in an open letter to Donald Trump: Says Donald Trump has outlined "policies that read like a Kremlin wish list."