Browsing All posts tagged under »Clean Energy«

Trump EPA Replaces Obama’s Anti-Coal Clean Power Plan

June 20, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced a new rule to grant more flexibility for states in regulating coal-fired power plants, replacing the Obama-era regulation that was halted by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Affordable Clean Energy rule under the Trump administration replaces the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, which would […]

Reality Bites Joe Biden’s “Clean Energy Revolution”

June 19, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain on most of the nation, for no climate benefits. First, as I’ve noted here […]

Clean Energy?

April 1, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ Are wind power and solar power really clean? Watch this video, and then you decide. The Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) defends the environment and human welfare through facts, news, and analysis. Read more excellent articles at CFACT  http://www.cfact.org/

Green Energy Mandates Could Double Your Electric Bills

October 31, 2018 by

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By Stephen Moore and Andy Vanderplas ~ Business and homeowner utility costs could double in many states if environmental groups succeed in enacting draconian solar and wind power mandates in states across the country. Yet these mandates will have almost no impact in cleaning the air or reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In Arizona and Nevada, […]

GOP Senator’s Energy Bill Is Not So ‘Clean’

March 15, 2016 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Some Senate appropriators are already settling for business as usual going into the federal budget process. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., has stated only a “clean” energy and water development appropriations bill will be considered by the subcommittee, according to a Washington Examiner article. As with many words in Washington, “clean” does […]

States Plan For Higher Energy Prices Resulting From Obama’s Climate Plan

September 30, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ President Barack Obama told the United Nations General Assembly that nobody would get a pass when it comes to climate change. The President was referring to developing nations and the need for them to make emissions cuts, but his words hold true for those here in the U.S. as well. Nobody […]

Phony “Environmental Justice” At EPA

September 25, 2014 by

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The agency’s programs will actually wreak injustice on poor and minority families By Paul Driessen ~ Secretary of State John Kerry recently called climate change “the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.” The Environmental Protection Agency says it is “happening right now.” Based on these and other dubious claims, the EPA issued rules shutting […]

Renewable Power Australia – Billions More Green Waste, Killing Jobs And Hiking Your Bills

May 22, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ That is an insane cost – and even more insane when you realise it will make zero difference to the global warming it is meant to “stop”: SUBSIDIES for renewable energy schemes such as rooftop solar panels and wind farms will cost electricity consumers up to $21.6 billion by 2020, a […]

The Green Gulag

February 21, 2014 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ 8,000 people die in the UK every year due to what is being called “Fuel Poverty”. Fuel Poverty is a trendy term for those who can’t afford to heat their home because all the solar panels and windmills, the coal bans and the wars on fracking have made it too expensive […]

USA Today Finds Home Solar Panels Not Cost-Effective

August 16, 2013 by

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By Mike Ciandella ~ Are solar panels are the way to a bright future of clean energy – or the way to an empty bank account? On Aug. 14, USA Today profiled a man who built solar panels in his backyard to demonstrate the inefficiency and high costs of solar energy as well as the taxpayer-funded government […]

Robert Redford: ‘Keystone Pipeline Would Carry The Dirtiest Oil On The Planet’

February 5, 2013 by

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By Noel Sheppard ~ There’s a domestic energy boom happening in America producing thousands of jobs with the likelihood of creating thousands more if Washington doesn’t get in the way. Not according to Robert Redford who published a scathing attack on such efforts at the Huffington Post Sunday evening calling on President Obama to “say […]

Australian Energy Minister Martin Ferguson Winks – Clean Energy Will Cost More For Less

November 9, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The White Paper on Energy delivered yesterday by Australian Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson still kowtows to the green movement in way that should embarrass him. – Ferguson still maintains we need “clean energy” for a probably non-solution to a possible non-problem of global warming. – He is still forced […]

Green Energy? Buyer Beware!

August 25, 2012 by

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By Kevon Martis ~ After a winter storm left us without power for three days, I vowed to buy a backup generator, to guard against future events. My local hardware store carried a 10,000 Watt gasoline-powered generator for $3,000. The T. A. Edison Conventional Gas Master 10000 seemed reliable and convenient but looked kind of […]

Climate Change Australia – Kiss Goodbye To Those Green Billions

May 31, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Terry McCrann on the next colossal waste of your cash: The Australian Government Treasury has blown the whistle on the Gillard Labor Government’s clean energy slush – sorry, finance – fund. It has made it official. Most if not all of the $10 billion of taxpayer money will be flushed straight […]

Obama’s To-Do List: Clean Energy Over Taxmaggedon

May 10, 2012 by

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By Romina Boccia ~ During a speech this week, President Obama presented Congress with a 5-point to-do list, which, as the President proudly proclaimed, would fit on a sticky note. When it comes to unleashing the economy and creating jobs, his suggestions are only worthy of a sticky note. It is particularly telling of the […]

The Green Jobs, Clean Energy Scam

September 9, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba There will probably never be a definitive calculation of how much money the United States (and other nations) has wasted on Green programs, litigation, grants, research, and projects such as those involving “renewable” or “clean” energy. It will surely add up to several trillion because it has been going on for a […]

The Green Jobs Story Obama Doesn’t Want You to Hear

August 12, 2011 by

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By Mike Brownfield President Barack Obama visited a federally funded advanced battery plant in Holland, Michigan, today to tout the success of his green jobs initiative. But there’s another highly touted green company in Michigan that the President didn’t visit—and with good reason. About 170 miles away in Oak Park, Michigan, the state-government-funded hybrid bus […]

Environmental Activism

July 7, 2011 by

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By Herbert London Despite all the talk about energy independence emanating from Washington DC, this government and its allies in the environmental movement do whatever they can to thwart this goal.  Based on reliable discoveries in Utah, Arizona and Colorado there may be enough fossil fuel from shale and natural gas to avoid any reliance […]

Skinning the Cap-and-Trade Cat with Clean Energy Standards

January 29, 2011 by

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By Nicolas Loris Speaking before a new Congress in his State of the Union address, President Obama gave an alternative suggestion for Congress now that cap and trade is out of the picture. He pitched an aggressive clean energy standard, saying he wants 80 percent of our electricity to come from carbon-free sources of energy […]

Reject All Energy Mandates: It’s Just Another Subsidy

December 8, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris With cap and trade out of the realm of possibilities, Members of Congress have turned their attention to mandating so-called clean energy. Some Members hoped for a lame duck vote on a renewable electricity standard (RES), which would require that a certain percentage of our nation’s electricity production come from wind, solar, […]

Cancun – more dangerous than Copenhagen

November 15, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt This refers to the upcoming conference of the UNFCCC, (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) the continuing series of conferences organised by this body and where the Kyoto Protocol originated from. The UN is desperately looking to find a replacement for Kyoto, but as I have said so many times now, […]

Your Insane U.S. Energy Department

September 27, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba In mid-September, Cathy Zoi, an Assistant Secretary of Energy, said that the U.S. Department of Energy has a “mandate” to issue regulations about what household appliances should be available to Americans in the future. A CNSnews story reported that while speaking at the inaugural meeting of the recently reestablished Secretary of Energy […]

Carbon Dioxide Riches Disappear

September 1, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The headlines report the way the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been lying and some, myself included, are calling for an end to this snakes’ nest of global deception. I keep waiting for some environmental group to announce that the Earth is running out of oxygen. It’s the kind of huge […]

Our Problems Not In The Atmosphere, But Here On Earth

July 3, 2010 by

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By Star Parker A delegation of 20 black mayors representing the National Conference of Black Mayors arrived in Washington, DC to lobby congress to pass legislation to promote “clean energy.” According to the delegation’s press release, they want “a national plan to move their cities to become more energy efficient, reduce pollution and create new […]