Browsing All posts tagged under »Biden Administration Climate Change Agenda«

Pete Buttigieg’s Fake Climate Change Virtue

April 13, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The United States Secretary of Transportation, 39-year-old Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, really, really cares about global warming (aka, “climate change”) – and he wants you to know. During his two months in office, Secretary Pete (formerly, “Mayor Pete”) has spread falsehoods about climate change. He also recently […]

Biden ‘Environmental Justice’ Appointees Equate Energy Production, Fossil Fuels With Racism

April 12, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In February, Beverly Wright linked the legacy of slavery and the Jim Crow era with energy development. In March, President Joe Biden appointed Wright to his White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council. Wright, the founder of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, is joined on the council by Jade Begay […]

Crazy HFC Phaseout Is Coming (Part 2)

April 5, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ In my first article — “Economically destructive cap and trade for HFCs is here” — I looked at the Kigali Amendment part of the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act or AIM. There the big problem is that the HFC cap is based on 8-10 year old data, which is mostly […]

Progressives Push Green New Deal In $10 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

April 1, 2021 by

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By Adam Houser ~ Progressive Democrats have unveiled their new legislative infrastructure proposal that contains many aspects of the Green New Deal, including funding for wind and solar, zero-emissions mandates, and climate justice programs. The total price tag is $10 trillion. President Biden’s team had announced plans earlier for an infrastructure bill with a cost […]

Economically Destructive Cap And Trade For HFCs Is Here

March 28, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ This is a bit complicated so bear with me. To begin with, Biden’s avalanche of climate scare executive orders included one telling the State Department to prepare the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer for submission to the Senate, for ratification. The Kigali […]

China Is Outplaying President Biden On Climate

March 25, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Talk is cheap; the familiar saying goes – especially from dictatorial nations about climate change. The United States “Special Envoy” on climate, John Forbes Kerry of Martha’s Vineyard, met virtually yesterday with his Chinese counterpart, Xie Zhenhua, the head of China’s environmental protection ministry, and more than 30 other nations’ representatives […]

Biden Ready To Slip Green New Deal Through The Back Door

March 24, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The Green New Deal will be upon us sooner than you think. Not only is the Biden administration planning to roll out a host of climate initiatives on Earth Day (April 22, Lenin’s birthday). The White House and its allies are also in hot pursuit of regulatory means to transform […]

WSJ Editorial Board Rebukes Biden’s Job-Killing ‘Backdoor’ Scheme To Regulate CO2

March 19, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ The Wall Street Journal took a sledgehammer to a scheme by President Joe Biden’s administration to push job-killing climate regulations without congressional approval. A new Journal editorial exposed how “Democratic AGs, green groups and a top Biden environmental regulator are colluding on a plan to impose the Green New Deal on states through […]

The Carbon Tax Shell Game

March 12, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The oft-spoken premise that there is a “social cost of carbon” (SCC) has led to a myriad of proposals for taxing calculated carbon dioxide emissions from motor vehicles. The idea is to tax (and legislate) “carbon” out of existence by using those taxes to subsidize electric vehicles. The latest of these proposals […]

Biden’s Renewables Push In A Fossil Fuel World

March 2, 2021 by

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By Vijay Raj Jayaraj ~ President Biden has declared war on Fossil fuels.  He is also pushing for an end to international funding for fossil fuels in foreign countries. But do these ambitious plans to curb fossil use and reduce emissions make any sense when the majority of world’s primary energy is still derived from […]

The Green Double Standard On Coal And China

February 26, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Joe Biden said it best: “I’m not going to speak out against what [Chinese President for Life Xi Jinping] is doing in Hong Kong, what he’s doing with the Uighurs in western mountains of China and Taiwan.… Culturally, there are different norms that each country and they — their leaders — are […]

GOP Attorneys General Set To Check Biden, Liberals

February 10, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ As President Joe Biden issued more than 40 executive actions with less than a month in office and Democrats took control of Congress, Republican attorneys general in the states appear poised to be the strongest check on overreach by the federal government. “Everything is fair game. We are going to defend […]

Nor’easters Would Be Disastrous To A Green America

February 9, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Wind chills below zero from a nor’easter have hit much of the country.  President Biden’s push to go Green at any cost would leave America dependent on intermittent electricity from wind turbines and solar panels.  This would be an energy disaster. The Democratic platform loves California and wants to clone its […]

Woke Companies Insult Their Customers To Appease The Green

February 5, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ With his early rollout of sweeping executive orders aimed at the forced transformation of the U.S. energy sector, President Joe Biden will receive a helping hand from companies eager to be seen as thoroughly committed to saving the planet from climate change. A month before Biden was sworn in, outdoor […]

If Biden Tightens Fuel Economy Standards, Consumers Will Be Squeezed

February 2, 2021 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ On Day One of his presidency, President Joe Biden started to reverse course on U.S. energy and environmental policy with a slew of executive orders. His decisions to reenter the Paris Agreement and cancel the Keystone XL pipeline received much attention. But his order telling his agencies to review the Trump administration’s […]

Biden’s Paris Climate Agreement Blunder

February 1, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ President Joe Biden has pledged to recommit America to become a signatory to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement that is the ugly stepchild of the disastrous Kyoto Protocol that a U.S. Senate unanimously rejected in July 1997 as a non-starter through a rare 95-0 bi-partisan resolution. Although President Bill Clinton signed […]

Two Nuclear Options

January 30, 2021 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ We’ve heard about “nuclear options” since Harry was still Senator Reid. America now faces two major nuclear options: one involves political power, the other power to run an energy-dependent economy. In the political arena, President Biden and his allies are already going nuclear. With a resurgent Deep State to back it […]

Radical Left Executive Orders Discredit Biden’s Unity Talk

January 29, 2021 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ The torrent of ruinous policy emanating from the White House continues unabated. As one internet memester put it, “pace yourself Joe, you have four years.  You don’t have to destroy the country your first week.” Generations of Americans worked tirelessly to achieve energy independence.  They realized the dream at last, until […]

Biden Vows To Cancel Oil And Gas Leases, But ‘Not Going To Ban Fracking’

January 28, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Joe Biden signed three executive actions on Wednesday to tackle climate change, which he called an “existential threat” comparable to COVID-19. Biden, continuing a slew of executive actions in the opening days of his presidency, asserted: “Today is climate day at the White House, which means that today is jobs […]

Will Biden’s Policies Lead To Job Losses? Here Are Possible Economic Impacts Of 4 Of Them.

January 24, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Joe Biden’s policies, announced in the first days of his administration, potentially could kill millions of jobs, according to estimates from both government and private studies. Since taking office Jan. 20, Biden has announced a slew of policies, including executive actions to immediately take effect and legislative proposals. By his […]