• How The Free Market Made US Government Regulations On CO2 Emissions Unnecessary

    • Date: 22/05/18
    • Hank Campbell, American Council on Science and Health

    In 2009 the U.S. government attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and pledged to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions 17 percent by 2020. To make it happen, the Obama administration directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to lead the way starting with carbon dioxide (CO2) and that resulted in the Clean Power Plan (CPP) […]

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  • California’s Boneheaded Solar Remedy for Climate Change

    • Date: 15/05/18
    • Steve Chapman, Reason Online

    Good intentions can make for awful policies. In the world of government policy, two chief dangers always loom. The first is people with bad intentions using every available means to achieve their malignant goals. The second, more common but no less destructive, is people with the purest of hearts and the most boneheaded of methods. […]

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  • New Coal Boom In The Middle East

    • Date: 11/05/18
    • U.S. Energy Information Administration

    Countries in and around the Middle East will add 41 gigawatts (GW) of new coal-fired power plants over the next decade. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on trade press and company press releases Planned coal-fired capacity additions from a number of countries in and around the Middle East will add 41 gigawatts (GW) of new […]

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  • Met Office Deny Scaife’s Claim To Have Briefed Govt About Beast From The East

    • Date: 07/05/18
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

    The Met Office’s Adam Scaife’s claim that he forecast the Beast from the East, and warned the government about it, is completely untrue. Readers will recall the claim in The Times in March that the Met Office’s Adam Scaife had alerted ministers about the “Beast from the East” nearly a month before it happened: Britain’s […]

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  • Study Confirms ‘Green’ Hypocrisy

    • Date: 05/05/18
    • John Hinderaker, PowerLine

    In a finding that surprises, probably, no one, a new survey shows that the more a person claims to be concerned about global warming, the less likely he is to behave in environmentally friendly ways: Participants in a year-long study who doubted the scientific consensus on the issue “opposed policy solutions,” but at the same time, they […]

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  • Tesla Is Burning So Much Cash It Could Go Broke By The End Of The Year

    • Date: 01/05/18
    • Bloomberg

    The company that Elon Musk built to usher in the electric-car future might not have enough cash to make it through the calendar year. The anxieties that lurk beneath the tremendous ambition of Tesla Inc. moved into the forefront in recent weeks. The company again fell far short of its own production targets for the mass-market Model […]

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  • Bitcoin’s Growing Demand For Cheap Energy Revives Coal

    • Date: 29/04/18
    • Quartz

    An Australian company has signed a deal to provide energy to a cryptocurrency miner by reopening a coal power plant. In and of itself, it’s a relatively small deal. But it’s a perfect example for a major change spreading through the crypto industry. In January, Chinese cryptocurrency miners—which at the time accounted for more than […]

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  • Risk-Monger: Europe’s Neonic Ban Is A Costly Blunder

    • Date: 29/04/18
    • Risk-Monger

    Today was a sad day for European farmers and consumers as the neonic ban has been extended to all outside agricultural applications. So what will happen next? Well, farmers will first try applying older insecticides, more frequently and more expensively. There will be a great cost to soil and water, let alone bees as foliar […]

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