API Climate Position
API and its members commit to delivering solutions that reduce the risks of climate change while meeting society’s growing energy needs. We support global action that drives greenhouse gas emissions reductions and economic development.
The natural gas and oil industry is part of the global solution and plays a vital role in developing and deploying technologies and products that continue to reduce GHG emissions while advancing human and economic prosperity and that are essential to extending the benefits of modern life to all.
API will lead by providing platforms for industry action to:
- Reduce greenhouse gas emissions through industry-led solutions, and
- Actively work on policies that address the risks of climate change while meeting the global need for affordable, reliable and sustainable energy.
API Climate Policy Principles
API and its members advocate for government policies that ensure the availability and continued development of affordable, reliable and sustainable energy, including oil and natural gas supplies and products derived from them, to consumers. The following principles will guide API’s perspective on public policies that address the risks of climate change. Sound public policy approaches must be designed to: