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A First Look At Energy Issues In Trump’s Budget

May 24, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal calls for a number of energy policy reforms, some good and some bad. Some of the highlights include opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for drilling, selling off some government-controlled oil reserves, reinvigorating Yucca Mountain’s nuclear waste management activities, divesting […]

Renewable Power Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull’s Snowy Hydro Scheme Short Circuits

May 24, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ It always seemed to be just a thought-bubble: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s $2 billion expansion of the Snowy Hydro scheme would require an extra $1 billion to $2 billion to be spent on upgrading poles and wires to deliver the energy to the National Electricity Market and take longer than expected, […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – May 22nd 2017

May 23, 2017 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: What Happens to an Economy When Forced to Use Renewable Energy? How Much Does the U.S. Govt Subsidize Electricity Generating Technologies? Wind Subsidies Should End Is Renewable Energy an Economic Boon or Bust Big ‘Green’ and Mean: […]

Undercover At Hollywood’s Anti-Coal Movie

May 19, 2017 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ When it comes to pushing radical environmentalism, no one does it with more vigor than Hollywood. Such is the case with their latest gem, “From the Ashes,” which purports to showcase the evils of America’s use of coal to generate electricity. As we’ve done in the past, CFACT sent in an […]

Land, Energy, And Mineral Lockdowns

May 15, 2017 by

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Too many oil, gas, coal, rare earth and other vital resources are still off limits By Paul Driessen ~ President Trump has directed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review recent land withdrawals under the 1906 Antiquities Act, to determine whether some should be reversed or reduced in size. The review is long overdue. […]

More Solar Jobs Is A Curse, Not A Blessing

May 10, 2017 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Citing U.S. Department of Energy data, the New York Times recently reported that the solar industry employs far more Americans than wind or coal: 374,000 in solar versus 100,000 in wind and 160,000 in coal mining and coal-fired power generation. Only the natural gas sector employs more people: 398,000 workers in […]

Time For Trump To Fulfill Promise And Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

May 10, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Brett Schaefer ~ President Donald Trump has promised to make a “big decision” in the next two weeks on the Paris climate accord after promising to “cancel” the agreement during the campaign last year. Fundamentally, the Paris Agreement is a costly and ineffective approach to addressing global warming. There are compelling […]