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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 […]

Russian Efforts To Disrupt U.S. Energy Markets Exposed

May 14, 2018 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The Kremlin has masterminded an elaborate scheme to undermine American fossil-fuel production and distribution, concludes a report by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Released March 1, the report, “Russian Attempts to Influence U.S. Domestic Energy Markets by Exploiting Social Media,” reveals how Russia has teamed up […]

What’s Behind The Liquefied Natural Gas Boom

April 14, 2018 by

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By Caleb Pascoe and Patrick Tyrrell ~ When Americans think of U.S. exports, many think of cars, technology, or agricultural products. Most, though, never pay a second thought to U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas. In the past two years, the United States has not only become an exporter of liquefied natural gas, it is […]

3 Reasons The Left Hates Scott Pruitt

April 5, 2018 by

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By Genevieve Wood ~ You know why they are going after Environmental Protection Agency secretary Scott Pruitt? I can give you at least three reasons. No. 1: He has led the Trump administration’s efforts to dismantle President Barack Obama’s expensive and ineffective climate legacy piece by piece. From the Clean Power Plan, which was all […]

Coal Cuts Dangerously Clip Texas Power Capacity

March 20, 2018 by

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It could have been worse had Pruitt not halted the CPP By Larry Bell ~ As reported in the Houston Chronicle (chron.com), “Texas’ electricity grid operator expects the state’s power demand to hit an all-time high this summer, possibly requiring customers to reduce power consumption and triggering emergency measures to keep electricity flowing through the […]

Geopolitical Benefits Spring From US Energy Dominance, Cabinet Secretaries Assert

February 24, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ America is in a stronger geopolitical position today because of  innovative drilling techniques making it possible to access domestic supplies of natural gas, two of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet members said Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke discussed the impact of […]