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ENVIRONMENT

CFACT squares off with JP Morgan CEO at shareholder meeting

By Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow CFACT’s Greg Neff directed a pointed question to CEO Jamie Dimon at a shareholder meeting on Thursday, May 23, taking aim at JP Morgan’s involvement with the “Net-Zero Banking Alliance” (NZBA). NZBA is a network that represents 40% of the global banking institutions that have come together to commit […]

225 Ways President Biden and the Democrats Have Made it Harder to Produce Oil & Gas

By American Energy Alliance June 29, 2024/in Elections, Energy, Environment, Hot Topics, Must Read, News, Policy, Politics, Social Issues, Waste, Fraud and Abuse/by American Energy Alliance Joe Biden and his Democrats have a plan for American energy: make it harder to produce and more expensive to purchase. Since Biden took office, his administration and Congressional […]

Aftershocks From the Debate

By Neland Nobel Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Whenever there is an earthquake, there usually are a series of aftershocks. Sometimes they do more damage than the initial tremor. The question now is what will the aftershocks be after Biden’s catastrophic debate performance? Here are a few that come to mind: This will surely divide […]

Eco-Extremists Choose Bizarre Targets

By Family Research Council Fans at the 18th green of the PGA Travelers Championship got to see two sports for one on Sunday, when the sudden intrusion of climate hooligans — soon tackled by security — introduced a wrestling component, very nearly turning the world’s quietest sport into hockey. Just as tournament leaders Scottie Scheffler and Tom […]

Congress Inches Closer To Unshackling American Nuclear Energy

By The Daily Caller The Senate sent one of the most significant pro-nuclear energy bills in recent history to President Joe Biden’s desk this week, but the bill alone is unlikely to spur a nuclear renaissance in the U.S. The ADVANCE Act passed the Senate on Tuesday by a strong 88-2 bipartisan vote to the applause of pro-nuclear organizations […]

Interactive Calculator Shows How Cutting Carbon Emissions Would Barely Budge Temperatures

By Kevin Dayaratna Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Editors’ Note: We don’t think the connection between CO2 and “global warming” has been established. However, even if you assume the theory, and use their own models, the destruction of our standard of living by environmental zealots does not substantially change future temperatures. Then why the continued […]

China and India Report Record Coal Production

By Duggan Flanakin Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Editors Note: We find it amazing that US policymakers and environmental zealots keep pushing Net Zero policies on America but seem to forget entirely what China and India are doing. The same goes for many coal-using European countries. If you buy into the theory of “global warming,” […]

New EPA Rule Is a Death Sentence for American Energy

By The Daily Signal The Environmental Protection Agency plays judge, jury, and executioner—and its newest-issued rule is a death sentence to American energy and energy-producing states. Meanwhile, states like Pennsylvania, which will be disproportionately harmed by the rule because of our abundant natural gas production, hold the key to America’s increasing energy needs, generating immense economic development […]

Chinese Building Is Globalists’ Dystopian Dream for Us All

By Catherine Salgado Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Globalists like the World Economic Forum (WEF) have a dream to force all of us peasants to live in 15 minute cities—in fact, such experiments have already been launched in Tempe, Arizona, and Oxford, England. You will have your tiny apartment, stores, restaurants, all within a short walk of your […]

TAKE ACTION AGAINST: Bidenflation and Broke America — Sinking Hearts and Pocketbooks

By ACT For America! Biden’s War on Energy and Its Catastrophic Impact on America TAKE ACTION TO MAKE ENERGY AFFORDABLE AGAIN! Biden’s war on energy is a war on the lower and middle class, who are always the first to feel the pain of high gas prices and the inevitable inflation that follows. Fox Business […]

Red-state AGs Sue Blue States For Imposing Climate Extremism Everywhere

By Bonner Cohen Editors’ Note: For the moment, we will put the questionable science and impractical assertions of the environmental lobby aside. What we see here is another expansion of lawfare, the use of law and the courts to obtain a political or social outcome without the consent of the people or their representatives. It […]

AWED MEDIA BALANCED NEWS: Welcome! We cover COVID to Climate, as well as Energy to Elections.

By John Droz, Jr. Welcome! We cover COVID to Climate, as well as Energy to Elections. Here is the link for this issue, so please share it on social media. Checkout the 2024, 2023, 2022, & 2021 archives, plus asterisked items below. — This Newsletter’s Articles, by Topic — If You Only Have Time to […]

Virginia To Exit California EV Mandate By End Of 2024

By Gabriella Hoffman Yesterday, Governor Glenn Youngkin and Attorney General Jason Miyares announced Virginia will exit the California Air Resources Board (CARB)’s Advanced Clean Cars Program (ACC) electric vehicle mandate on December 31, 2024.  “Once again, Virginia is declaring independence – this time from a misguided electric vehicle mandate imposed by unelected leaders nearly 3,000 miles away from the […]

It’s Time to Make a Strategic PR Pivot in Dealing with the Climate Change Issue

By John Droz, Jr. Nothing short of Traditional Science is at stake here. This is a follow-up to my post: Who is Winning the Climate Change War? There have been numerous twists-and-turns regarding the Climate Change/Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) matter over the last 35± years. For those of us immersed in this fight on a daily […]

Who is Winning the Climate Change War?

By John Droz, Jr. Also: proof that the Climate and COVID alarmists used the same tactics… Believe it or not, there is actually disagreement with a few people as to who is winning the Climate Change war: Alarmists or Realists? An accurate response to that question will indicate the best strategy for the Realists (mostly Conservatives) to take […]

MAGA: The Revolt Against the Elites

By Neland Nobel “I would rather be governed by the first 2,000 people in the telephone directory than by the Harvard University faculty,” William F. Buckley, Jr. “Sometimes I think this country would be better off if we could just saw off the Eastern Seaboard and let it float out to sea.” Barry Goldwater The […]

Private Property Rights: A common issue when wind or solar projects are being proposed

By John Droz, Jr. At public hearings about industrial wind and solar projects, the issue of private property rights frequently comes up. Almost always it is a claim that a potential leaseholder has the right to lease his property to a wind or solar developer. Like many aspects of these contentious matters, this is a decoy: intentionally inserted by […]

Ted Cruz Introduces Bill To Scrap ‘Natural Gas Tax’ Wedged Inside Biden’s Climate Legislation

By The Daily Caller Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is introducing a Senate bill that would repeal a “natural gas tax” proposal enabled by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), President Joe Biden’s signature climate bill. The “Natural Gas Tax Repeal Act” would scrap IRA provisions that deputize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to impose fines […]

Wind Turbines = Enormous ‘Unintended’ Consequences

By John Droz, Jr. The inevitable result when political science is substituted for real Science. I have written about certain bad aspects of wind turbines before — like here and here. This post is a brief, simple overview of the many widespread adverse consequences of industrial wind energy. To keep it simplified, I’ve even minimized the references — but they […]

‘He’s Not Wrong’: Margaret Brennan Presses Buttigieg On Trump’s Stance Over Electric Vehicles Purchased

By The Daily Caller CBS host Margaret Brennan pressed Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg on former President Donald Trump’s stance on the amount of electric vehicles (EVs) purchased, noting Sunday that Trump’s take wasn’t “wrong.” Buttigieg appeared on “Face the Nation” to discuss President Joe Biden’s current push for the adoption of electric vehicles in the U.S., as […]

Biden Regime’s EPA sent $50,000,000 to Climate Justice Alliance, which glorifies Oct. 7th massacre

By Jihad Watch The speaker is Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV). “What does the “Palestinian” jihad have to do with the alleged climate crisis? Nothing whatsoever, except that both are part of the left’s agenda and both, if successful, will result in the advance of internationalist authoritarianism.” WATCH: Senator Shelly Capito Speaks about lack of […]

Biden’s Impeachable ‘Foreign Oil’ Policy

By Jihad Watch One long string of ‘quid-pro-quos’ that have led to international wars and terrorism. Five years after Trump was impeached over accusations that he pressured Ukraine for political reasons, Biden is pressuring Ukraine for political reasons with no impeachment in sight. Recent reports in the UK’s Telegraph and Financial Times suggest that Biden is demanding that Ukraine […]

Young adults losing the climate faith in the U.S. and only one third of voters think the IPCC experts are right

By Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow Good news: despite 2023 being the hottest year since Homo Erectus, there was a 17% fall in the number of 18 to 34-year-olds who call “Climate change”  a very serious problem. Even though there were hottest-ever-headlines month after month, the punters lost the faith. No one is cracking champagne because 50% […]

Carbon Capture Doesn’t Work, So Why Are They Doing It?

By John Droz, Jr. This is yet again another VERY bad idea… BY: REBECCA TERRELL Rebecca Terrell is an editor of the New American magazine and has written about unscientific foolishness for a long time. As such, I am honored for her to write this Critical Thinking Substack commentary. Carbon dioxide harvesting is the Establishment’s […]

Red States Slap California, Biden Admin With Lawsuits To Halt Electric Truck Push

By The Daily Caller Large coalitions of red states are suing regulators in Washington, D.C., and California over rules designed to effectively require increases in electric vehicle (EV) adoption. Nebraska is leading a 24-state coalition in a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently-finalized emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles in the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

Wind Power Doesn’t Make Sense: Anti-Environment Environmentalism

By Ken Braun Editors’ Note:  The author points out an interesting irony that is spreading: anti-environment environmentalism. We see it manifest in all kinds of ways. Windmills that grind up eagles, owls, songbirds, and bats like a giant Cuisinart. Giant arrays of solar panels chew up vast areas of land, disturbing wildlife and frying birds. […]

Wind Turbine Related Radiation: Wind Energy is NOT Free, Clean, or Green

By John Droz, Jr. This is the last in a recent series I’ve posted about radiation and some of our energy sources. It started with a commentary arguing that there are good reasons to categorize Nuclear power as a “renewable” source of electrical energy. Next was Nuclear Power Radiation — Part 1 (which outlined radiation from normal nuclear power operations, […]

ESG Puppeteers

By Paul Mueller The Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework allows a small group of corporate executives, financiers, government officials, and other elites, the ESG “puppeteers,” to force everyone to serve their interests. The policies they want to impose on society — renewable energy mandates, DEI programs, restricting emissions, or costly regulatory and compliance disclosures — […]

What has Global Warming got to do with the War against Hamas?

By MercatorNet – Navigating Modern Complexities In early April, an offshoot of the Just Stop Oil eco-activist group calling themselves Youth Demand descended upon the London HQ of the UK Labour Party and sprayed it all over with red paint. Its occupants had “blood on their hands”, they said. Apparently, the Labour Party, who are highly likely […]

Nuclear Power Radiation — Part 2

By John Droz, Jr. Recently, I posted a commentary arguing that there are good reasons to categorize Nuclear power as a “renewable” source of electrical energy, followed by another post: Nuclear Power Radiation — Part 1. That outlined radiation from normal nuclear power operations, waste, and misc. This Part 2 will briefly cover the rest of the well-known nuclear radiation […]