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Progressives Push Green New Deal In $10 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

April 1, 2021 by

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By Adam Houser ~ Progressive Democrats have unveiled their new legislative infrastructure proposal that contains many aspects of the Green New Deal, including funding for wind and solar, zero-emissions mandates, and climate justice programs. The total price tag is $10 trillion. President Biden’s team had announced plans earlier for an infrastructure bill with a cost […]

Biden Ready To Slip Green New Deal Through The Back Door

March 24, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The Green New Deal will be upon us sooner than you think. Not only is the Biden administration planning to roll out a host of climate initiatives on Earth Day (April 22, Lenin’s birthday). The White House and its allies are also in hot pursuit of regulatory means to transform […]

Green New Deal Backers Balk At Biden Fracking Ban On Federal Land

March 17, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Two of the U.S. Senate’s most enthusiastic supporters of the Green New Deal, at the center of which is the removal of fossil fuels as a source of American energy, are having second thoughts about the Biden administration’s determination to go full-speed-ahead into a glorious green future. To kudos from […]

Will There Be A ‘Green Wave’ For America?

November 12, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The major media outlets have declared Joe Biden the President-elect of the United States and Kamala Harris the Vice President-elect. President Donald Trump has refused to concede and his campaign is litigating in court the narrow outcome in several states over mail-in ballots. If the Biden-Harris ticket prevails, would their Green […]

More Green Denial By Kamala Harris

October 10, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The Democratic presidential ticket has, during the first two debates, effectively denied ownership of the Green New Deal. What gives? Last week, former Vice President Joe Biden said, “I don’t support the Green New Deal,” even though he has supported it for more than a year. Biden’s “Unity Task Force” recommendations […]

A New Abnormal Of Rolling Blackouts Under Biden Energy Plan

October 8, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Power blackouts that rolled across California cities and towns during an August 13-14 heat wave offer a warning glimpse of much more dire consequences we can absolutely count on occurring with enactment of the Biden campaign’s “Build Back Better” proposal to immediately eliminate fracking on all public lands, and virtually eliminate […]

Your Life Under The Green New Deal

October 6, 2020 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ During the cantankerous September 29 presidential “debate,” candidate Joe Biden proclaimed “I am the Democratic Party.” He is in charge, he insisted, and his views will be Democrat policy. Others aren’t so sure – about that, about what his views actually are, or about how far to the left he would […]

The GND Would Ground Air Force One

September 3, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ According to Biden’s climate plan, America must run on 100 percent emissions-free intermittent electricity by 2050 virtually grounding Air Force One and all transportation industries that needs more than electricity to function. Democrats are determined to deliver California’s dysfunctional renewable energy debacle to all. If Joe Biden, AOC, and her Squad get […]

California’s Blackouts Preview The Green New Deal For America

August 27, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Brief evening power blackouts that rolled across California cities and towns during an August 13-14 heat wave offer a warning glimpse of much more dire consequences we can absolutely count on occurring with enactment of the Biden campaign’s “Build Back Better” proposal to immediately eliminate fracking on all public lands, and […]

Green New Deal Disruption And Destruction

August 22, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. and Paul Driessen ~ Kamala Harris co-sponsored the Senate resolution to support the Green New Deal. Now Joe Biden has endorsed the plan. Naturally, people want to know what the GND will cost – usually meaning in state and federal government spending. But that is the wrong question. The real question […]

Empty Socialist Platforms Leave No Scaffolds For Progress

July 25, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ New “Build Back Better” policies duplicated by the United Nations and Democratic Party  political platforms propose not only to transform capitalism, but to expansively replace it with a “more equitable” Socialist model. The U.N.’s “Great Reset” plan announced in April calls upon all governments to seize upon pandemic coronavirus chaos to […]

Green New Deal Dress Rehearsal

June 9, 2020 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ More than 1.4 million cases of Wuhan Coronavirus and 106,000 deaths in the United States alone have accompanied stay-home lockdowns, businesses bankruptcies, over 40 million unemployed workers, plummeting tax revenues and unprecedented debt. Ongoing rioting, vandalism, arson and looting are compounding problems for many cities and minority communities. Yet where many […]

How Virginia’s Green New Deal Will Add To Residents’ COVID-19 Costs

June 8, 2020 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ While many Virginia residents are still reeling from the effects of COVID-19, their elected officials from Gov. Ralph Northam on down are increasing their financial burdens with radical Green New Deal-style programs, energy policy analysts say. Renewable energy mandates and restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions recently signed into law by Northam, […]

Biden Exploits Pandemic To Push Green New Deal

March 28, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Joe Biden made a public splash this week on various news outlets.  The Atlantic magazine will be glad to know he is alive. We sincerely wish Mr. Biden well, but he would have done better staying off the air. The former Vice President and presumptive presidential nominee said if there is another […]

How Exactly Do They Plan To Replace Fossil Fuels?

March 19, 2020 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Berkeley, CA, Takoma Park, MD and other cities; California, Connecticut, New York, Virginia and other states; Germany, England and other countries; the European Union – all plan to banish oil, natural gas and coal within 10, 20 or 30 years. A number of US states have joined Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiatives […]

Climate Fear Of (Everyone Else) Flying

March 5, 2020 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Just over a year ago, newly elected U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D, NY) and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey (D, MA) shocked the world by proposing a Green New Deal. One of its more controversial provisions was a proposal to “build out high-speed rail at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary.” […]

The Green Bridge To Nowhere

February 19, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Mankind’s attempt to control the climate is going to be very, very costly – to you. Even worse, there is no guarantee of any benefit, environmental, planetary, or otherwise. Every version of the Green New Deal proposed by various politicians will cost trillions of taxpayer dollars in the near term, which […]

Biden To Blue-Collar Workers – Let ‘Em Eat Cake!

December 28, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ Presidential candidate, Joe Biden, the former Vice President, recently delivered a message for blue collar workers in America’s vital energy industries: you are going to lose your jobs. Pound sand; let them eat cake – pick your metaphor. Biden admitted: “The answer is yes,” to a question posed to […]

Can We Go Back To The Pre-Fossil Fuel Era?

December 2, 2019 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Seems like an easy yes or no answer, but there are numerous financial costs and social change ramifications of going Green that make the answer weighty. If everyone can recall history, the worlds already experienced life without fossil fuels just a few short centuries ago. We never had the oil industry […]

Planners Versus People

November 15, 2019 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Writing in Slate, bicycle activist and journalist Alex Baca argues that the Green New Deal has a big blind spot: It doesn’t address the places Americans live. Sprawl, she claims, along with the transportation and other issues it creates, is perhaps the largest contributor to climate change. Baca mocks progressive Berkeley, California, […]

The Green New Deal Isn’t Just Expensive. It’s Also Bad Environmental Policy.

November 15, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ We’re not hearing much about the Green New Deal these days, but it’s still a priority for some candidates, as anyone who’s attended a recent Bernie Sanders rally can attest. Criticism of the Green New Deal tends to center on cost and rightly so. It would be extremely expensive. Researchers estimate […]

The Green New Deal Wants Us To Capture Every Inefficient Breeze

October 19, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Can wind power replace fossil fuels with the help of even less productive solar energy? The answer is no regardless of the extraordinary requirements presented to Congress in the Green New Deal (GND) . It states that the nation will transition to 100% renewable energy (without the help of nuclear […]

More Buckets Of Icy Cold Energy Reality

September 25, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ The full-court press is on for climate chaos disaster and renewable energy salvation. CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate event for Democrat presidential aspirants. Every day brings more gloom-and-doom stories about absurd, often taxpayer-funded pseudo-scientific reports on yet another natural event or supposed calamity that alarmists insist is due to fossil […]

AOC’s Miami Hype

September 18, 2019 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ We just can’t get enough of New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Her every utterance makes news, almost as often as our loquacious president of the United States. The latest from AOC is her warning to the residents of Miami and the state of Florida writ large who are on the front […]