Browsing All posts tagged under »Energy Poverty«

Energy Anguish Hits Britain

January 8, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ We are just weeks into winter and already an energy crisis is starting to burn in Britain. Part of this anguish is directed at climate policy, especially net zero. The Brits are way ahead of the US when it comes to threatening people with direct hits, so this is no […]

America Pursues Expensive Electricity While Much Of The World Lives In Energy Poverty

April 7, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With many still living with little to no access to electricity, American politicians are pursuing the most expensive ways to generate intermittent electricity with offshore wind turbines on the East and West Coasts. The U.S Energy Information Administration (EIA) has already documented that offshore wind continues to be one of the most […]

No Silver Bullet On Energy

April 4, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With some energy literacy, folks may realize that there may not be a silver bullet answer for all of humanity’s energy needs. Whether you ultimately drive an internal combustion engine vehicle or an EV, and get exposed to electricity from wind, solar, coal, natural gas, nuclear, or hydro generation, will depend […]

CLINTEL President Says Zero Carbon Is A Crime Against Humanity

March 21, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ I recently got an intriguing email from Professor Guus Berkhout, president of the Climate Intelligence Foundation or CLINTEL. It contained this striking paragraph and the last sentence really got me thinking: “The past 150 years show that affordable and reliable energy is the key to prosperity. The past 150 years […]

Politicized Sustainability Threatens Planet And People

October 9, 2017 by

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It drives anti-fossil fuel agendas and threatens wildlife, jobs, and human health and welfare By Paul Driessen ~ Sustainability (sustainable development) is one of the hottest trends on college campuses, in the news media, in corporate boardrooms and with regulators. There are three different versions. Real Sustainability involves thoughtful, caring, responsible, economical stewardship and conservation of […]

Green Energy Poverty Week

April 24, 2017 by

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From the Earth Day “March for Science” to the People’s Climate March … the watermelons roll By Paul Driessen ~ April 22 is Earth Day, the March for Science, and Lenin’s birthday (which many say is appropriate, since environmentalism is now green on the outside and red, anti-­free enterprise on the inside). April 29 will […]

The World Needs More Energy!

December 3, 2016 by

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Paul Driessen from CFACT introduces this Guest Post ~ In his new article, my young Ugandan mentee Steven Lyazi makes a passionate appeal, asking that African and global leaders do much more to make fossil fuels and electricity available for poor families, nations and communities around the world. Only in that way, he convincingly argues, […]

What If The Government Actually Banned Coal, Oil, And Natural Gas?

August 1, 2016 by

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By Elayne Allen and Katie Tubb ~ Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is not your typical teenager. The 16-year-old hip-hop artist and global warming activist with the nonprofit Earth Guardians has been dubbed the “anti-Bieber.” He “rallies supporters of every age and creed through school presentations, his unique brand of eco hip-hop, and heartfelt speeches,” according to the Natural […]

The Clean Power Plan Is A Great Way To Make The Poor Poorer

September 26, 2015 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ With the pope visiting America, the Obama administration has been adamant in pushing the message that climate change will hit the poor the hardest. They’re omitting one small but critical word, though. It’s climate change policies that will hurt the most vulnerable citizens. And not just in the United States, but […]

Climate Change Australia – Green Policies Are Killing Manufacturing – And For What?

February 19, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Brendan Pearson, chief executive of the Minerals Council of Australia, on how green policies made our power prices among the world’s highest – and for what?. Less than a decade ago, Australia enjoyed the lowest energy costs in the developed world… But today that advantage has largely gone. As a result […]