More than $3 billion went to Reid’s friends with the promise that the federal dollars would create “tens of thousands of green jobs.” A little more than 200 permanent jobs have actually been created.
“Rich countries are still not pledging enough money to begin financing a shift to a cleaner global economy,” reports the Financial Times (FT) in its coverage of the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw that ended with little more than a “vague road map on how to prepare for a global climate pact they’re supposed to adopt in two years.”
It seems that ethanol is an idea whose time has come—and gone.
The “symbolic” votes in communities with no oil-and-gas development are part of a strategy to target left-leaning constituencies where ordinances can be passed and momentum can be built.
These closures result in jobs lost at the power stations and the surrounding communities, but they—along with additional EPA regulations—also cause the loss of jobs at the coal mines.
Rare Earth Elements (REEs) are found in almost all massive rock formations—though their concentrations range from 10 to a few hundred parts per million by weight, which makes them difficult to extract.
Recently Dooley found her way on to Fox News, where she touted the Green Tea Coalition and claimed to be battling “big energy.”
We are far less vulnerable to OPEC and Middle East disruptions today than we were in 1973, as the geopolitical equation continues to evolve. Every president since Richard Nixon has urged the country to strive for energy independence so that we don’t face another energy crisis like 1973. Now we can make energy independence real.
Homegrown fuel that will increase America’s energy independence, sounds good until you understand the costs
Thanks to the shale boom made possible through a technology known as hydraulic fracturing USA moves to number one in energy production. Don't worry. Obama will blow this one too.
The McAuliffe’s MyCar—a “neighborhood electric vehicle” with a 25-mile range and a top speed of 35 mph that Car and Driver reported “isn’t a real car”—may have private funding that’s scandalously acquired, but it also depends on millions in government assistance, tax exceptions, and rebates.
In the war on coal, the war on energy, the war on jobs, the war on the economy—there’ve been no pin-pricks. It is a full on assault.
Obviously, by using scare tactics and fear mongering, the editors have bought into the propaganda of man-made climate change. They are frantically trying to gin up support and make believers out of those who are agnostic toward the politically driven agenda of "Global Warming."
Conservatives have a right to be rejoicing. As Jerry Bowyer points out in Forbes: “the Anglosphere is now post progressive. The English speaking nations of the world: England, New Zealand, Canada and now Australia are governed by conservatives."
To understand Obama’s proxy war in the desert, you have to understand the intentionally confusing term: net metering.
Following Tuesday’s Senate hearing and Wednesday's House hearing on Syria, the political theater is beginning to sound like some level of US involvement will most likely happen over the chemical weapons attack.
Oil, natural gas and coal, are all super-resources. They are found in nature. They pack a lot of punch. They are beneficial to the economy in that they create jobs, increase revenues, and help balance the trade deficit.
USAToday points out “that free enterprise has a way of solving problems that is beyond the capabilities of government.” Well at least one government I can think of.
The final State Department report on the Keystone XL pipeline’s environmental impact is expected in a matter of weeks. Yet, the administration continues to send mixed messages as to which direction it is leaning.
Despite millions already spent on modifications, fully functional coal-fueled power plants are being shut down—not because they are not needed but due to ideology.
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