TAKE ACTION: America Cannot Trade Foreign Oil for Made in China EVs and Solar Panels!

By Scott Paul
Jun 05 2024 |

The United States has two choices: Do what it takes to build out domestic manufacturing in key industries, or cede our energy future to China.

Editor’s note: Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) President Scott Paul originally sent this message to AAM grassroots email supporters.

Back in the 1970s, the United States learned the hard way what happens when we become reliant on foreign nations for our energy needs. We’ve fought wars, lost American lives, and been subject to the whims of oil oligarchs.

Then during the Covid-19 pandemic, the U.S. learned the hard way – again – what happens when we become reliant on rival nations like China for critical supplies and even medicine.

Now the U.S. is heading toward a trajectory in which we will be reliant on China for nearly all of our energy needs, from the electricity that powers our homes to the cars we drive on the road. But things can be different this time, if we maintain or even raise tariffs on Chinese goods while making smart investments here at home.

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress that America’s energy future must be Made in America!

The United States is rightly building industries like solar, electric vehicles, wind turbines, and semiconductors along with nuclear, natural gas, and more. The goal is to make sure the U.S. can manufacture what we need to power our future.

But China’s government is determined to control these industries. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is overseeing an effort to flood the world market with artificially cheap goods, and the intent is to run competitors out of business and create a global monopoly.

Control over the U.S. market is part of the CCP’s game plan — and that plan will succeed if the United States fails to stop Chinese imports from overwhelming our markets.

TELL Congress: The U.S. must remain energy independent! Stop a flood of Chinese-made imports across critical clean energy industries.