Herman Cain on Energy and the Environment

Last Updated : Dec 06, 2011


Herman Cain is a strong supporter of utilizing all available energy sources. He supports wind, solar, and nuclear energy. Mr. Cain also supports expanded drilling in all areas, including offshore and in ANWR.

Mr Cain does not believe in man-made global warming. He has stated that there has been no proven that global warming is a crisis. He opposed the cap-and-trade legislation, calling it nothing more that a tax scheme.


Support for Drilling

In May of 2008, Herman Cain wrote an article discussing his support for drilling for more oil. He notes his support for drilling onshore, offshore, and in ANWR.


Opposition to Cap-and-Trade

In June of 2008, Herman Cain wrote an article in which he discussed his opposition to the cap-and-trade legislation being pressed through the House and Senate.


Crying Out for More Drilling

In June of 2008, Herman Cain wrote an article discussing the people's desire to see more domestic drilling and the Democrat's unwillingness to listen.


Neil Cavuto Appearance

In early 2012, Herman Cain appeared on Neil Cavuto and spoke about drilling offshore, in ANWR, and in numerous other places.


South Carolina Debate

On May 5, 2011 Herman Cain participated in the Republican debate in South Carolina. He speaks about energy independence and the price of oil.


TEA Party Debate

In September of 2011, Mr Cain participated in the TEA Party debate and was asked health care. He talks about pulling back some of the regulations put in place.


Fox News / Google Debate

On September 22, 2011 Herman Cain participated in the Fox News / Google debate. He states that if he had to eliminate one department, it would be the EPA as it is out of control.


2012 Presidential Campaign Website Statements


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