Browsing All posts tagged under »California Environmentalism«

California Lawmakers Sending Fishermen To Ruin

December 12, 2020 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Small business across America have taken a major hit during COVID-19 lockdowns. While Big Box stores have been allowed to stay open and have thrived, mom and pop retailers have been forced to shut down en masse, and many will never reopen. California’s ruling elite has been as brutal as […]

California Public Advocates Office “Common Interest Agreement” With The Sierra Club To Ban Natural Gas

December 7, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The residents of California are struggling as the impacts of the global pandemic have impacted their working conditions, hours and in many instances, their household incomes and financial stability. Despite having the highest poverty rate in the country, the California Public Advocates Office (CalPA) and the Sierra Club have joined forces, […]

The Dark Side Of Governor Newsom’s Gas-Powered Vehicle Ban

October 20, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California Governor Newsom has convinced himself that green EV’s made from “fairy dust” must replace those dirty gas-powered vehicles. Sharing a few realities of the darker side of his fairy dust beliefs may burst his bubble. Let us get some of the bad news out of the way first. The following […]

Why California’s Natural Gas Appliance Bans Are Bad Economic And Environmental Policy

October 9, 2020 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ California Gov. Gavin Newsom made headlines a few weeks ago when he signed an executive order to ban the sale of new gas-powered cars in the state by 2035. While the order is concerning for a number of reasons, there’s a more imminent threat of restrictions on affordable, reliable energy. Several cities […]

Subtracting Fossil Fuels Plus Adding Electric Cars Equals Disaster

October 5, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ If California’s struggle to keep the lights on isn’t already dim enough, Golden State residents should brace themselves for even darker prospects with a planned ban on the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035. Recall that utility company responses to the state’s mandate that 60% of electricity come from renewables […]

Ramifications Of California Governor Newsom’s Ban On Gas-Powered Vehicles

October 4, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Before sky diving, you need to plan ahead by having a parachute before you jump. California Governor Newsom’s recent suicidal jump onto the EV train has a minimum of eight (8) lack-of-a-plan ramifications from his recent Executive order to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035 that will be devastating […]

A New Dark Age: California’s Blackouts Are Self-Inflicted

October 14, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ California, the richest state in the nation—and one that’s often portrayed as the progressive harbinger of the future for the rest of the country—has been hit with its latest Third World-style disaster. On top of high poverty rates, skyrocketing homelessness, rising crime, and the return of medieval-sounding diseases, the state—specifically, the […]

Should California Dictate US Energy Policies?

April 27, 2014 by

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Can the rest of America afford its Alice in Wonderland energy policies? (Can California?) By Paul Driessen ~ California loves to be seen as the trendsetter on energy and environmental policies. But can we really afford to adopt their laws and regulations in the rest of America? Heck, can the once Golden State afford them […]

AP’s Coverage of California Dairies’ Peril Identifies Price Controls as Culprit, But Not Corn Crop Diversion to Ethanol

October 1, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ At the Associated Press on Saturday, Gosia Wosniacka did something one rarely sees any more in wire service coverage, actually blaming a government policy for an industry’s financial problems — in this case, state-imposed price controls on the California dairy industry. But price controls in the highly tarnished Golden State, while […]