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Al Gore Says Dems Should Absolutely Run On AOC’s Green New Deal

Former Vice President Al Gore believes the Green New Deal (GND) could be a winning issue for Democrats in 2020. The GND is a “broad brushstroke, bold proclamation, the details of which are designed to be filled in later,” Gore…

Dems Applaud Climate Protesters Who Stormed Harvard-Yale Game

As Yale and Harvard condemn the climate protests that delayed a football game between the two Ivy League universities Saturday, Democrat 2020 candidates have chosen to speak out in support of those who stormed the field. Divest Harvard and Fossil…

Group To Air Thanksgiving-Themed Ad Knocking Green New Deal

A right-leaning group is continuing its months-long attack on the Green New Deal by releasing an ad warning about the climate policy proposal as Democrats prepare to take the debate stage on Wednesday night. The ad depicts a family who refuses to…

AOC, Sanders Unveil Green New Deal Scheme For Public Housing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rolled out another version of the Green New Deal as both lawmakers gear up for the 2020 election. The new version calls for a $180 billion investment to retrofit public housing to eliminate…

AOC: Combatting Climate Change Means Fighting ‘White Supremacy’

On Saturday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) claimed that fighting “white supremacy” is a fundamental part of combatting climate change. She also attacked “consultants” who would encourage climate activists to focus on solar panels more than social justice. “The way we…

The F-Word Finally Enters Climate Politics – Scientific American

In CNN’s recent climate crisis town hall, fossil fuels—and the industry that produces them—were mentioned 153 times. Julián Castro committed to banning oil and gas drilling on public lands. Andew Yang supported a ban on offshore oil drilling. Kamala Harris…

Eco-Madness May Be Behind Tragic Boeing 737 MAX Safety Failures

When Swedish eco-pessimist Greta Thunberg came to New York to shout, “How dare you!” last month, she maintained her climate purity by traveling on a carbon-neutral, solar-powered yacht. Now that she’s in Canada, the teen doomsayer hasn’t explained how she’ll…

Dems Want To Make America Energy Dependent Again

What if there were a new extraction method that would tap into astronomical levels of energy sources, save money and lives, lower the nation’s environmental impact, and trigger the left? This might seem like a deus ex machina from some…

Utility Giant Sets Up Critical Test for Top 2020 Democrats on Nuclear Power

As Duke Energy prepares a renewal request for its reactors, it’s unclear how the top candidates would rule on one of the major questions in carbon-free power. One of the nation’s largest utilities announced plans to request new licenses for…

Professor: Net-Zero Emissions Require Adding Nuclear Plant Every Other Day

A University of Colorado professor says it’s possible to reach net-zero U.S. carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, as sought by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal, as long as you bring on one new nuclear power plant every other day….