Browsing All posts tagged under »Energy Policy«

Alternative Energy Can’t Replace Hydrocarbons

February 18, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ As we all recognize, access to clean and reliable energy is fundamentally important to countless aspects of our lives, our social and economic communities, and our long-term abilities to live in healthy balance with natural ecosystems. So, this being the case, can we expect a new so-called “clean energy revolution” — […]

Breathe Free: Capitalism Helps Protect The Environment

October 23, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ A recent Rasmussen poll found 20% of voters feel we should eliminate capitalism to protect the environment. That’s like saying we should eliminate teachers to improve education. Truth be told, capitalism has helped cleanse our planet—improving living standards while protecting the environment. Rather than eliminate capitalism, policymakers need to unleash it. […]

Ohio’s Renewables Subsidy Sausage

September 23, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ The people of Ohio recently witnessed a Sausage-O-Rama of energy policymaking. HB-6 is a mish-mash of energy legislation that bails out nuclear and coal, subsidizes solar, while completely ignoring wind. Natural gas, of course, needs no subsidy. These days it […]

3 Takeaways From Trump’s Energy Budget Proposal

March 26, 2019 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ We can’t ignore the numbers when talking about the federal budget. Twenty-two trillion dollars in the hole is a scary place to be, and President Donald Trump’s budget proposes some good steps toward climbing up and out. But when we’re talking about the Department of Energy’s budget, there’s a lot more […]

Green New Deal Reveals Green Left’s True Colors

February 23, 2019 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Over the next 10 years, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., supported by at least eight prospective 2020 presidential Democratic-Socialist candidates and 40 acolyte lawmakers, plans to eliminate fossil fuels; make air travel obsolete using bullet trains; upgrade or replace every building in America to ensure energy efficiency; and ensure “economic security for […]

Lawmaker Works To Save Taxpayers’ Money With New Energy Bill

August 8, 2017 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ An Arizona congressman is working to remove energy subsidies that are part of the 2014 farm bill. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., recently released legislation that he says could save the American taxpayer more than a billion dollars over five years. Biggs told The Daily Signal in an interview that he […]

Electrical Power Australia – Check Your Power Bill: Politicians Have Ripped You Off

July 10, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ See your electricity bill soar 20 per cent this month? That’s proof you’ve been conned by politicians flogging mad global warming schemes. Let me remind you of what Kevin Rudd, one of the biggest of these shysters, told you a decade ago. Back then, this soon-to-be prime minister was already spruiking […]

Next Farm Bill Shouldn’t Play Favorites With Energy

March 10, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The House Agriculture subcommittee on commodity exchanges, energy, and credit is holding a hearing March 9 titled “The Next Farm Bill: Rural Development & Energy Programs.” The 2002 farm bill was the first to contain an energy title, which has since grown to include direct handouts and loan guarantees for advanced biofuels and […]

How Rick Perry Can Free Up US Energy From Government Favoritism

January 22, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry recently had his confirmation hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. If confirmed, Perry should work with Congress to reduce the size and scope of the agency’s intrusive reach into energy markets. Here are three priorities: 1. Stop and eliminate taxpayer-backed loans and loan […]

The Dakota Pipeline Protests, Explained

December 1, 2016 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ Cody Schulz, chairman of the Morton County Commission in North Dakota, is keeping especially close track of a conflict over an oil pipeline that would run through his community. By his count, Wednesday was the 113th day of protests over the Dakota Access pipeline, which has become a complex battle—sometimes involving […]

GOP Energy And Climate Platform Is Well Constructed

July 27, 2016 by

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Poverty, not wealth, is the gravest threat to the environment By Larry Bell ~ The 2016 GOP energy and climate platform is well-crafted from sturdy planks. But never underestimate voracious appetites of powerfully influential green subsidy termites and climate alarm industry woodpeckers. Energy. “We support the development of all forms of energy that are marketable […]

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 […]

EPA’s New Analysis Of Cap And Trade Same Old Faulty Logic

June 18, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris. The Environmental Protection Agency released its economic analysis of the Kerry-Lieberman cap and trade legislation, the latest cap and trade bill to be released in the Senate. The result was nearly the same as the EPA’s analysis of the Waxman-Markey cap and trade bill passed in the House of Representatives last year: […]

The Energy Crisis Is An Artificial One, Created By Bad Policies

April 17, 2009 by

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Newt Gingrich. For the past 30 years, America has grown increasingly dependent upon foreign sources of energy, sending American dollars to countries that are hostile to American interests and leaving us vulnerable to wild fluctuations in energy prices. This energy crisis has not gone unnoticed in Washington. Every U.S. president since Richard Nixon has spoken […]

An Energy Plan With More Energy, Lower Prices

March 29, 2009 by

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Nick Loris. Republican leaders released their budget alternative yesterday, and it came under much criticism since it failed to include any hard numbers. On the bright side, though, the Republicans’ energy budget proposal doesn’t require much funding. The difference between the budgets is quite simple. Although both parties want to keep energy prices low, they […]

Have You Checked Your Tires Lately?

August 4, 2008 by

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Do you want LOWER Gas & Food Prices? You can help control that. We can drill Offshore & in the DESOLATE ANWR Coast! Russia & China will soon be drilling off our North West & South East Coasts, tapping into OUR OIL unless we DRILL NOW! As soon as we commit ourselves the Price of oil will DROP!