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Push Against Hydrocarbon Cars Shows Contempt For Rural America And The Developing \World

September 25, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ America’s big auto companies, less than 15 years since they were bailed out of bankruptcy following the Clinton-Bush recession of 2008, are betraying the American people out of their greed for government cash and favor. Their “net zero” plans – in conjunction with the globalist dictators and the Biden Administration – include eliminating huge […]

Study: If You Want To Go Green, Stick With Fossil Fuels

September 21, 2022 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ “Contrary to the claims of proponents of the Green New Deal and Net Zero, fossil fuels are the greenest fuels. First, uniquely among energy sources, fossil fuel use emits CO2, which is the ultimate source of the elemental building block, carbon, found in all carbon-based life, i.e., almost all life […]

Hydrogen Hype And Hurdles – Part One

September 20, 2022 by

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By Viv Forbes and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Spending money trying to replace petroleum based gasoline with Hydrogen fuel cells is another way for the current administration to dole out money to friends as was done copiously with the solar cell industry. Hydrogen fuel cells are unlikely to be commercially competitive with other ways to […]

Washington, DC’s Energy Colonialism

September 18, 2022 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser thinks people worldwide have a “human right” to come to the United States, legally or illegally. Our nation’s capital proudly proclaimed itself a “sanctuary city” in 2016. “We celebrate our diversity and respect all DC residents,” the mayor said, “no matter their immigration status.” But when […]

Is Net Zero Emissions The Trojan Horse For Society?

September 14, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The transition to electricity generation from breezes and sunshine has proven to be ultra-expensive for the wealthy countries of Germany, Australia, and the USA representing 6 percent of the world’s population (505 million vs 7.8 billion). Those wealthy countries now have among the highest cost for their electricity, while the poorer […]

Modern-Day Marie A Says You Cannot Even Have Cake

September 10, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Out in Nancy Pelosi’s California, the ice cream queen’s protégé announces an end to gasoline-powered vehicles a day before he also discourages charging electric vehicles (EVs). Meanwhile, French president Emmanuel Macron (a true son of Marie Antoinette) announces the end of abundance. Macron, who not that long ago announced the forthcoming closure […]

Let’s Talk About Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Looming Gas Pains

September 5, 2022 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Like other leftist politicians and activists, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser rarely ponders even easily foreseeable consequences of her actions and demands solutions implemented and paid for by someone else. The District of Columbia is about to inflict an enormous new set of roosting chicken realities on its residents — and […]

HOME Efficiency Rebate Roulette Under “Inflation Reduction” Act

August 29, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ When it comes to energy, the misnamed Inflation Reduction Act is mostly about tax credits, but there are a few programs that actually spend taxpayer money. A truly wild one is the $4.3 billion dollar HOMES Rebate Program. The Program’s full title is “HOME ENERGY PERFORMANCE-BASED, WHOLE-HOUSE REBATES.” Sorry to […]

Renewables Subsidy Chaos Coming

August 24, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ A funny thing happened on the way to the Senate. It is all about the so-called Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which really should be named the Inflation Act. Only Democrats can believe that raising taxes reduces inflation. The Democrats writing the IRA decided that since tax credit subsidies do a […]

While Rest Assured It Can Never Happen — What Would Decarbonization Actually Cost? Part II

August 23, 2022 by

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By Robert Lyman and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Consider other consequences of decarbonization. All current production of fossil fuels would have to be phased out. The fuel-producing jurisdictions and countries, faced with economic disaster, might “push back” a bit. Further, as the imposition of regulatory restraints on fossil fuel consumption would undoubtedly cause the price […]

What Would Global Decarbonization Actually Cost?

August 16, 2022 by

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By Robert Lyman and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ As those who write frequently on climate policy issues, we are often asked, “What will decarbonization cost?”. Decarbonization is the term used to refer to effectively eliminating emissions of greenhouse gases, usually measured in terms of carbon dioxide equivalent, allegedly to stop human-caused global warming. In practical […]

Western Elites Blame The People For Resisting Failed Green Policies

August 12, 2022 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Europe is in a world of hurt when it comes to energy. News outlet Die Welt reported last Sunday that the German government was preparing to deal with backlash from angry citizens who will need to deal with a massive energy crisis come winter. According to the outlet, German Chancellor Olaf […]

Newsom Is Like Biden

August 10, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California Governor Newsom is pondering a run at the Presidency. To reduce emissions at any cost, both he and President Biden are oblivious to the fact that breezes and sunshine can only generate electricity. Both are unaware of the reality that the products manufactured from fossil fuels were the primary reasons […]

Biden Promises, Policies And Political Problems

August 1, 2022 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Presidential candidate Joe Biden promised to reunite America following its “season of darkness” under President Trump, and “shut down the virus, not the economy.” We’ve seen how that’s working out. His promise that there’ll be “no more drilling, no more pipelines, no more fossil fuels” has been far more successful. Within […]

Senator Flim-Flam Manchin’s Climate Sell-Out

July 30, 2022 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Let’s hold off on that statue for Senator Joe Manchin of the fossil fuel state West Virginia. He just agreed to what Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said is “the greatest pro-climate legislation that has ever been passed by Congress.” This “pro-climate” bill includes a West Virginia tax, that is, it […]

What You Need To Know About Biden’s Climate ‘Emergency’

July 22, 2022 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ In a speech Wednesday in Massachusetts, President Joe Biden announced that he would use yet more executive action in a bid to push his radical climate agenda, despite recent checks on unilateral presidential action by Congress and the Supreme Court. The administration is aiming to overhaul the energy sector and the […]

Biden Family Connections To U.S. And China Energy Deals

July 21, 2022 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Here’s a head scratcher. Weren’t we told by President Joe Biden that the release of a million barrels of oil a day from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserves (SPR) from April onward, “will help address supply disruptions caused by Putin’s further invasion of Ukraine and the Price Hike that Americans are […]

Biden’s Economy: Steering Us Into Recession

July 16, 2022 by

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By E.J. Antoni ~ If you’re having trouble making it from paycheck to paycheck, you’re hardly alone. A majority of Americans tell pollsters they feel the economy is not in good shape and getting worse. People are now demonstrably poorer than when President Joe Biden took office. Although wages have risen, prices have risen much […]

America’s Dependency On Imports May Be Stagnating Its Economy

July 13, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Shortages of the following may be leading to the new norm of shortages and inflation: Neon -the gas crucial to manufacturing electronic chips. Urea – the ingredient to make the EPA required Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) additive for all diesel vehicles. Refineries – projections of 20 percent closures over the next […]

Local Governments Ban Natural Gas. Goodbye To The Gas Range And Cheaper Heat.

July 13, 2022 by

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By Rachael Wolpert ~ Are you hoping for a shiny gas range in your new home? How about a fireplace as the main attraction of your new living room? If so, don’t move to Los Angeles, because the city is phasing out natural gas hookups in all new residential and commercial buildings effective Jan. 1, […]

Government Benefits More From Fuels Sales Than Oil Companies!

July 10, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California Governor Newsom should look in a mirror and not bite the hand that feeds the State, as consumers are contributing more than $75 million dollars a day, or more than $27 BILLION dollars a year, from the fuel consumption of the states ‘mobile fleet. The estimated impact of California taxes, […]