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Lefty Media Celebrate UK’s ‘New Normal’ 7 Days Without Coal Power

May 10, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ A week is not a long time. It’s only 1/52nd of a year. But eco-warriors determined to be rid of fossil fuels will latch on to anything to try to prove renewables can shoulder the demand for energy. Think Progress and EcoWatch did just that on May 8, celebrating that the […]

Debate Green New Deal To Lay Its Nonsense To Rest

March 13, 2019 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Uber-left lunacy has launched climate hysteria and fossil fuel replacement fantasies to record stratospheric levels. Such clueless fictions are being trumpeted to advocate policies which would have disastrous consequences to our national economic and social well-being. A growing public awakening to the transparent ignorance and socialist agendas driving this craziness make […]

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 […]

Saved By Pseudo-Renewable Energy?

January 29, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ The IPCC says it’s still possible to limit planetary warming to an additional 0.5 degrees C (0.9 F) “above pre-industrial levels” – but only if global CO2 emissions are halved by 2030 and zeroed out by 2050. So climate alarmists intend to carbon-tax, legislate and regulate our energy, factories, livelihoods, living […]

The Green New Deal: It’s Worse Than You Think

January 17, 2019 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The New Year is off to a rollicking start with a partial government shutdown in Washington affecting 800,000 federal workers, riots all across France, the continuing disintegration of Venezuela, and – for good measure — calls for a Green New Deal by hundreds of environmental and other left-wing groups, as […]

Colorado Energy Plan Bid Rigging?

November 30, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The Colorado Energy Plan is a massive $2.5 billion scheme by Xcel Energy that substitutes wind and solar-plus-storage power for existing coal fired generation. The Plan is supposed to be based on a competitive procurement that received a multitude of bids. Only a few were selected and the makeup of […]

Batteries Not Included In Renewable Fantasy Plans

November 18, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The political fantasy of 100% renewable electricity is sweeping the nation. Governors and mayors, towns and cities, and whole States are vying for who can get there first. California’s 2045 target date was recently topped by Colorado’s incoming Governor’s announced target of 2040, just 21 short years from now. This […]

End The ‘War On Coal’

December 9, 2017 by

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Far from being a threat, coal continues to bring health, welfare, and prosperity to billions From the team at CFACT ~     Written by Bryan Leyland and Tom Harris ~ At the recent Environmental Protection Agency public hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, on withdrawing the “Clean Power Plan,” anti-coal activists were out in force: the Climate […]

Renewable Power Australia – Frydenberg Hints: No More Subsidies Or Targets For Renewables

October 9, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Let’s hope sense kicks in: The Turnbull government is hinting that the rapidly declining cost of renewable energy is undermining the case for further clean-energy subsidies, as it maintains it will make a decision on a clean energy target in coming months. In a speech to the Australian Financial Review’s National […]

Pretend Conservatives For Not So Clean Energy

April 3, 2017 by

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Far-left ‘charitable’ foundations give millions to ‘conservative’ groups to drive climate agenda By Paul Driessen ~ More and more conservatives are proclaiming the virtues of clean energy. At least that’s what some groups want you to believe. In reality, far-left “charitable” foundations have given pretend conservatives millions of dollars to advance a climate chaos, renewable […]

When Energy Efficiency Rules Hurt The Public And The Environment

January 4, 2017 by

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By Arthur Corbin ~ Over the last several years, an extreme and ideologically-driven environmental agenda has hijacked our national energy policy. Whether its goal is to keep fossil fuels in the ground or to electrify America based on a naïve belief that all electricity will be renewable within 30 years, or some combination, this bias […]

America Blighted By Industrial Wind

July 30, 2016 by

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Green gangsters rip us off while enriching the 0.1% and trashing the environment By Mary Kay Barton  ~ “America is being auctioned off to the highest bidder.” – Donald J. Trump A recent Joe Mahoney article, NY looks to the wind to replace its fossil fuel diet, was full of half-truths and misinformation. There is […]

Australian Renewable Power – Queensland State Government Aims For 50 Percent By 2030

June 2, 2016 by

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Here in Australia, the Queensland State Government has set up an Expert Panel Inquiry to investigate pathways to achieving a 50% renewable energy target by 2030. This is the website they have set up for the public to keep them informed and where the public can also contribute. Queensland Renewable Energy Expert Panel I live […]

Costly Renewable Energy Regulations Prevent Our Military From Doing Its Job

May 19, 2016 by

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By Rachel Zissimos ~ The Obama administration is aggressively defending costly renewable energy initiatives for the Department of Defense. These requirements mandate that the Department of Defense produce or procure “not less than 25 percent” of its facility energy from renewable energy sources by fiscal year 2025. By forcing its political agenda onto the military, […]

How Washington Politicians Wasted Billions Trying To ‘Invest In Our Future’

May 7, 2016 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The federal government has wasted billions on energy projects promising to usher in a new energy future. Why? Because revolutions don’t come from the government—they come from the people, and the same holds true for energy. Despite many attempts to force it, the next energy revolution won’t come from Washington. All Washington […]

Banning Fossil Fuel Benefits

March 14, 2016 by

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Does their abysmal grasp of energy and economics make Hillary and Bernie unfit to govern? By Paul Driessen and Duggan Flanakin ~ “Natural gas is a good, cheap alternative to fossil fuels,” former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi famously intoned. (Psssst. Ms. Nancy, natural gas is a fossil fuel.) “If I thought there was […]

HuffPo Writer: We Should Unplug Our Energy-Burning Christmas Decorations

December 28, 2015 by

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By Tim Graham ~ In the annual competition between leftist media outlets for the screwiest (or most Scrooge-like) criticism of Christmas traditions, a Huffingon Post item published Thursday morning by Michael McLaughlin (HT Breitbart) was a formidable entry. After the HuffPo reporter’s headline noted that “U.S. Christmas Lights Burn More Energy Than Some Nations In A Year,” […]

Windmills And Sunbeams Won’t Keep The Lights On

September 15, 2015 by

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Will the dark ages return to the West? By Larry Bell ~ The Obama Administration’s global warming hell-bent “Clean Power Plan” which is supposed to regulate and tax our nation away from fossil fuels to heavily subsidized “renewable” energy sources is presently a transitional bridge to nowhere. And after all, as the President himself once […]

The Fraud Factor Of Obama’s New Climate Agenda

September 12, 2015 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Recently, President Obama visited Alaska to scare up support for his climate agenda. But it’s becoming clear that this agenda is not, in fact, about climate. Instead, it’s the typical Washington story of power and money—other people’s money. Alaska provided the apparent novelty of ice that melts in the summer, […]

Renewable Energy Claims Are Unsustainable

September 10, 2015 by

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Renewables also hurt the poor through higher prices By Larry Bell ~ Whereas “renewable energy” conjures up visions of wind, solar, and tidal power, “clean” energy sources that will last forever to power the world into a “green,” sustainable future, it won’t happen without an Orwellian restructuring of the world’s social and economic fabric as […]

Obama’s Deceitful, Unsustainable Energy Decrees

September 8, 2015 by

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Wind and solar reap taxpayer loot, while hydrocarbon energy, industries and jobs get pummeled By Paul Driessen ~ “That’s not the American way. That’s not progress. That’s not innovation. That’s rent-seeking and trying to protect old ways of doing business, and standing in the way of the future.” That wasn’t the Wall Street Journal lambasting […]

Renewable Power Australia – Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten Promises $100 Billion Of Pain For No Climate Gain

August 17, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Henry Ergas on one of Australian Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten’s most disastrous policies: With barely one per cent of ­global emissions, Bill Shorten would have Australia mandate a share of renewable energy two times greater than that aimed at by the world’s largest emitters. The threat that poses to consumers, […]

Renewable Power Australia – Here Comes Another Multi-Billion-Dollar Green Catastrophe, Uncosted By The Australian Labor Party

July 23, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Not costed, not modelled and not effective in “stopping” warming anyway. The truth behind the Australian Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten’s impossible “aim” of doubling renewable energy in 15 years – without hitting power prices: Labor has failed to detail the cost to consumers and electricity generators of its ambition to […]

Renewable Power Australia – End This RET Rort Now

July 29, 2014 by

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(RET is Renewable Energy Target) By Andrew Bolt ~ Nick Cater on the great renewable energy target rip-off: Wind farms may be ugly but they are certainly not cheap, nor is the electricity that trickles from them. No one in their right minds would buy one if they had to sell power for $30 to […]