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New Study Finds Feeding Cows “Seaweed” Cuts Their Emissions 82%

March 26, 2021 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ For many environmentalists, there are few boogiemen more notorious than the cow. They fret that that these notorious eco-villains account for 10 percent of U.S. greenhouse emissions, and particularly point to their flatulence and belching as being two of the biggest issues. Now comes some good news to help them sleep […]

Pennsylvania Faces RGGI (Carbon Tax) Reality

February 16, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ Pennsylvania is in a tug of war over electricity production. Governor Wolf is trying to unilaterally force the state into joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI, without any legislative authority. The Governor doesn’t have that power. If PA […]

The Silly Notion Of “Speed Limits For Ships”

November 25, 2019 by

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By Steve Goreham ~ Occasionally a report appears which claims to be wisdom, but after careful analysis, offers solutions that don’t make much sense. Such a report was issued earlier this month by United Kingdom consulting firm GL Reynolds, titled “The multi-issue mitigation potential of reducing ship speeds.” The report proposes that we can reduce […]

Ending Obama’s EPA Climate Deception

May 21, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ In December 2009, the Obama Environmental Protection Agency issued its Endangerment Finding (EF) – decreeing that carbon dioxide (CO2) and other “greenhouse gases” (GHGs) endanger the health and welfare of Americans. In the process, EPA ignored the incredible economic, health and welfare benefits of fossil fuels – and the fact that […]

Meatless Mondays?

March 15, 2019 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ “Manic Monday” was a song by The Bangles that rose to the top of the charts in 1986. This past week, it seems Mayor de Blasio was trying to get New Yorkers to chime in on an updated version of this familiar tune … call it “Meatless Monday.” Starting this September, […]

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Dip Slightly In Trump’s First Year, EPA Says

October 18, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Greenhouse gas emissions have declined across multiple sectors since President Donald Trump has been in office, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday. The EPA collects emissions data from industrial sources on an annual basis. Those sources include power plants, oil and gas production plants, refining facilities, iron mills, steel mills, and […]

Montreal Mission Creep: The UN’s Coming For Your AC

July 5, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ It is called mission creep when a government operation tries to go beyond its established mission. In this case the operation is the UN led, Montreal Treaty group of nations. Their mission has always been far out and questionable, namely protecting the stratospheric ozone layer from human interference. Now they […]

One Year Anniversary Of Trump’s Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Accord

June 3, 2018 by

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By Michael Bastasch ~ My, how time flies. Friday marks exactly one year since President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on man-made global warming. The Paris accord, which the Obama administration joined in 2016, put the U.S. at an economic disadvantage with other countries — namely China and India […]

Some Of The Loudest Backers Of Paris Climate Accords Are Bucking The Agreement

June 2, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Bryan Cosby ~ June 1 marks the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s having begun the process of withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord. Foreign leaders immediately criticized the decision. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the decision to leave “extremely regrettable,” while the prime minister of Denmark, Lars Lokke […]

Mileage Standards And Tariffs Help Some – While Penalizing Countless Others, Often Severely

April 9, 2018 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ It’s become a recurring, frustrating pattern, as legislators and regulators ignore the immutable laws of unintended consequences, to drive political agendas or aid favored constituencies, while harming others. A good example is corporate average fuel economy (CAFÉ) standards on vehicles. Originally enacted in 1975 to offset the impacts of the OPEC […]

AP Runs Interference For Washington Governor Inslee’s Punitive, Ever-Increasing Carbon Tax

January 22, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Dedicated tax-and-spend liberals often get help from the press in describing their plans to raid constituents’ pocketbooks in vague terms, while nobly describing the alleged benefits of their plans to use the money. Washington’s Democratic Governor Jay Inslee (pictured) has the Associated Press running that kind of interference for his carbon tax. […]

Germany Becomes The New Poster Child For Climate Change Hypocrisy

January 12, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Climate hypocrisy is nothing new. Celebrities cruise around the world in their private jets, eating filet mignon while telling you to pack a salad and bike to work to reduce your carbon footprint. So, color me not at all surprised that Germany, a vocal critic of the U.S.’ decision to exit […]

Blame Those Damned Romans For Global Warming

June 1, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The (Australian) ABC announces: “Australian climate scientists have the clearest evidence yet of their links to human activity.” Its guest then says: “The greenhouse gases are rising relentlessly over 2000 years.” (at the link, press play for the audio of this radio interview) The dangers of greenhouse gasses to the climate […]

Climate Change Australia – Government Moves To Cave In To Emissions Trading

December 5, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ This would be a serious political and financial mistake for Australia. But it is so typical of Labor-lite Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull: The Turnbull government will consider the use of international permits to attempt to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions as part of its landmark review into climate change policies, but […]

Businesses Try Not To Sweat New Global Climate Change Rule

November 3, 2016 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ The air conditioning and refrigeration industries are accustomed to change. Indeed, manufacturers had been bracing for an international climate regulation targeting them, and representatives of the industries even had a seat at the negotiating table. Global leaders last month celebrated completion of a deal to phase down worldwide emissions of chemical […]

The UN’s “Climate Change” Pretext For Urban Control

October 20, 2016 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ With an ever-increasing amount of the world’s population expected to be concentrated in urban areas in the decades to come, the United Nations and allied national governments as well as green non-governmental organizations (NGOs) hope to use the sheer power of demographics to transform the energy, housing, and transportation sectors […]

Stormy Climate Deception

October 16, 2016 by

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Continued hype and deceit drive climate, energy agenda – clobbering poor families By Paul Driessen ~ Despite constant claims to the contrary, the issue is not whether greenhouse gas emissions affect Earth’s climate. The questions are whether those emissions are overwhelming the powerful natural forces that have always driven climate fluctuations, and whether humans are […]

John Kerry Targets Your Air Conditioner

August 23, 2016 by

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We will take him seriously once all air conditioning in federal office buildings is turned off for good By Larry Bell ~ Having tamed the threat of a nuclear Iran with a daft stroke of diplomacy, Secretary of State John Kerry has now redirected his attention to an adversary equally as dangerous as the Islamic […]

What’s Wrong With The EPA Analysis Used To Justify New Fuel Standards For Trucks

August 19, 2016 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ In a continued effort to address alleged man-made global warming, the Obama administration has finalized energy efficiency standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks. While the administration is pledging to reduce fuel use and cut greenhouse gas emissions, its stringent energy mandate will do nothing to affect climate change. What it will […]

You Could Pay More To Fly Under This EPA Climate Change Rule

July 28, 2016 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Flying used to be a luxury only the rich could afford. Advances in the airline industry making travel more efficient and affordable have expanded the mobility of hundreds of millions of Americans. But a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency is likely to take air travel backward. The EPA on Monday […]

Keeping The Poor Impoverished

July 24, 2016 by

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Callous eco-imperialists use lies, scare stories to deny poor countries better living standards By Paul Driessen ~ We are just now entering the age of industrialization, newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte said recently, explaining why the Philippines will not ratify the Paris climate accords. “Now that we’re developing, you will impose a limit? That’s absurd. […]

More Job Killing Rules From EPA

June 12, 2016 by

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Social cost of methane regulations will further constrain energy production, for no benefit By Paul Driessen ~ Having already done yeoman’s work stifling economic growth and job creation, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is doubling down again. The United States created a paltry 38,000 new jobs in May: one for every 8,000 Americans. Its labor […]

UN Climate Change Conference Paris – Emissions Reduction Targets Ignored By Non Target Countries

September 21, 2015 by

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Developed Countries pressured to reduce emissions. Non Developed Countries ignore calls for reductions. By Anton Lang ~ The UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) upcoming Climate Change Conference (COP 21) will be held in Paris, and is scheduled for December this year. The UN is desperately seeking to lock into place deals for […]

4 Reasons Obama’s New Methane Emission Regulations Don’t Make Sense

August 19, 2015 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Obama administration is proposing new regulations to reduce methane emissions for the oil and gas industry 40 percent to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025. Here are four things you need to know. 1. Methane emissions are not harmful. Methane emissions in the United States present no human health […]