Browsing All posts tagged under »Green Energy«

Climate Fork In The Road This November

July 22, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ National elections are about many things, ranging from policy issues, candidates’ personalities and the conditions of the country. The upcoming presidential election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden in November will continue that reality. No single issue or event will decide who will be elected president for […]

U.S. Continues To Dump Funds Into An Electrical Sinkhole

January 24, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ When I read the WSJ article “The Best-Laid Energy Plans” referencing Government planning and subsidies that were supposedly intended to make America the world’s green-electricity superpower, create millions of jobs, and supercharge the economy. It brings to mind the most terrifying nine words in the English language: ” I’m from the government, […]

The Green New Deal Flunks Energy Math

March 8, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ Watch this and be amazed at how unrealistic this Green New Deal really is. 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, […]

The Double Standards Industry

April 18, 2018 by

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Concerns over impacts from energy projects disappear where “green” energy is involved By Paul Driessen ~ It’s a good thing environmentalists have double standards – or they wouldn’t have any standards at all. Empire State legislators worry that anything above the current 0.0001% methane in Earth’s atmosphere will cause catastrophic climate change, and that pipelines […]

Conned: The Shocking Truth About The Cost Of Closing The Hazelwood Coal Fired Power Plant

November 19, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: This 53 year old coal fired power plant in Victoria closed at the end of March, and I made a comprehensive and detailed Post on that subject, showing that in its last 31 days of operation this one plant delivered 15% more power across those 31 day than EVERY wind […]

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 […]

Regional Power Grids Face Three Dangerous Threats

January 18, 2017 by

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Cyber and physical attacks — and the dangerous green energy balancing act By Larry Bell ~ Foreign and homegrown cyber and physical attacks upon America’s sprawling, complex, and fragile infrastructure of power lines and control stations were never contemplated throughout the system’s more than century-long creation. Nevertheless, coordinated assaults upon a small number of these […]

Blood Cell Phones And Teslas

October 9, 2016 by

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Too many “green” policies bleed red, hurting the environment and killing people By Paul Driessen ~ Leonardo DiCaprio made millions for portraying smuggler Danny Archer in the film “Blood Diamond,” which supported mostly unworkable and now defunct efforts to certify that diamonds did not come from “conflict” areas. He loves modern gadgets and takes great […]

The Death Of The Green Energy Movement

May 9, 2015 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ The green energy movement in America is dead. May it rest in peace. No, a majority of American energy over the next 20 years is not going to come from windmills and solar panels. One important lesson to be learned from the green energy fad’s rapid and expensive demise is that […]

The True Reason Gas Prices Are Falling (Hint: It’s Not Because Of Green Energy)

October 26, 2014 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ American workers and motorists got some badly-needed relief this week when the price of oil plunged to its lowest level in years. The oil price has fallen by about 20 to 25 percent since its peak back in June of $105 a barrel. This is translating to lower prices at the […]

Green Profits Of Doom

December 16, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Britain’s Mail on Sunday on the great green gravy train: A three-month investigation shows that some of the most outspoken campaigners who demand that consumers pay the colossal price of shifting to renewable energy are also getting rich from their efforts… Four of the nine-person Climate Change Committee, the official watchdog […]

‘There Oughta Be a Law’

February 22, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.” –Richard Henry Lee, Federal Farmer XVIII Ever since the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the Left has rabidly pursued […]

‘Non Compos Mentis’ on Guns

February 8, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject.” –George Washington We often use the term “non compos mentis” to describe particularly outlandish pronouncements made by NeoComs or other “useful idiots” of the Left. […]

The Green Graveyard of Taxpayer-Funded Failures

July 25, 2012 by

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By Amy Payne ~ Solar-cell manufacturer Solyndra became a household name when it collapsed, taking $627 million in American taxpayer dollars with it. It’s the poster company for the government picking winners and losers—or really, just losers—in the energy market. But there are 12 more “green energy” losers that have declared bankruptcy despite attempts to […]

Only if the Wind is Blowing

June 10, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I’ll bet you didn’t know that June 15th is Global Wind Day. Wind is part of the Earth’s atmosphere and, depending on whether it is blowing gently or strongly, there isn’t a darn thing anyone can do about it. Except for measuring its velocity and direction, wind like clouds remains largely […]

Obama’s ‘Forward’ Harkens Backward to Communism + More

May 4, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “In reality there is perhaps no one of our natural Passions so hard to subdue as Pride.” –Benjamin Franklin Government & Politics Forward or Downward? The Obama campaign has announced its new slogan — “Forward.” Despite the fact that his change has nearly crushed hope, he arrogantly decided […]

The Ant and The Grasshopper  Humor

April 3, 2012 by

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The Ant and The Grasshopper TRADITIONAL VERSION: The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away. Come winter, the ant is warm and well fed. The […]

Obama’s War on U.S. Energy

January 2, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba The Iowa caucuses tell us that the campaign season is now upon us. While we focus on the Republican candidates, there will likely only be one Democratic candidate for president. If you still need a reason to defeat Obama in 2012 consider his administration’s intense effort to deprive America of the energy […]

Obama’s Green Energy Fail

November 22, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Watching Secretary of Energy Steven Chu face nearly five hours of grilling by a congressional committee seeking answers to the multi-billion dollar loss taxpayers have taken after the department dispensed their money in pursuit of its Green energy program was a reminder that ideology is not a substitute for reality. Dr. Chu […]

Delaware’s Very Own Solyndra

September 28, 2011 by

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By Paul Driessen and John Nicholls Delaware’s political establishment thinks First State electricity consumers should subsidize the manufacturing of super-sized fuel cells, under the auspices of California-based Bloom Energy, to replace natural gas and coal-fired power plants in generating electricity. The politicos want to build a factory in Newark, where rail service is available to […]

Chicago-Style Government + More

September 23, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest The Oath Accountability Civil Action Join the tens of thousands of Patriots who have already signed on to the Oath Accountability Civil Action for Constitutional Integrity. To enforce our Constitution’s limits on the central government, we believe a formal legal action is necessary. This action, if successful, would require that all […]

Environmentalists vs. Renewable Energy

June 29, 2011 by

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By Rael Jean Isaac It’s become a truism that environmentalists want alternative energy—from wind, sun, water—to replace our reliance on fossil fuels. The trouble with this truism is that it isn’t true. Yes, in the abstract, environmentalists are all for so-called “renewable” sources of energy.  But when it comes to specific projects it’s another story.  […]

Obama’s Green Policies Will Turn the Lights Out on Job Creation

June 15, 2011 by

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By Nicolas Loris Yesterday, President Obama met with his Jobs and Competitiveness Council and delivered remarks at Cree, a lighting manufacturing facility in Durham, North Carolina. He discussed the importance of the “clean energy revolution” that will help jumpstart the economy. But the green energy policies President Obama has been advertising are anti-job creation and […]