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DOE Report Shows Killing Keystone Cost Thousands Of Jobs, Billions Of Dollars

The Biden administration published a congressionally mandated report highlighting the positive economic benefits the Keystone XL Pipeline would have had if President Biden didn’t revoke its federal permits. The report, which the Department of Energy (DOE) completed in late December…

3 climate takeaways from the GOP speaker meltdown – E&E News

The Republican brawl over whom to elect House speaker hasn’t changed anything about climate policy — yet. But the chaos this week has underscored concerns that the new Congress is ill-equipped to address global warming. And though the short-term impact…

Doom isn’t inevitable: My top 10 climate lessons from 2022 – Los Angeles Times

This is the Dec. 29, 2022, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment in California and the American West. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Another year gone by. Another 365…

Analysis | How we can limit Earth’s warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius — if we act fast – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re mourning the legendary singer-songwriter Christine McVie, who died yesterday, and listening to Fleetwood Mac’s “Don’t Stop” on repeat. But first: The Post looked…

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Victoria’s bold emissions target could be a turning point. Now here’s what we have to do | Jono La Nauze

During the final weeks of the Victorian election campaign, Daniel Andrews took to wearing a State Electricity Commission jacket at press conferences, using it to highlight Labor’s flagship policy of supplying publicly owned renewable energy through a revived SEC. It…

Shellenberger: Crypto-Fraud Exposes Woke ESG Capitalism As A Scam

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of FTX, which was, until last week, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, is today facing prison time for allegedly defrauding his customers of billions of dollars. Bankman-Fried, 30, donated to many progressive causes allied with the…

Australia’s methane emissions, the Global Methane Pledge and COP27

Image: KarryosMethane inventories in select fossil fuel basins (size of bubble = Mt CH4/yr), coverage of satellite data (x-axis, relative to total country emissions) and annual trend rate since 2019 (y-axis). A report on global methane emissions by Karryos shows…

Manchin Delivers Another Gut Punch To Biden’s Radical Climate Agenda

Sen. Joe Manchin III forced a setback to President Biden‘s environmental agenda Thursday by wielding his power atop the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and refusing to sign off on one of the administration’s top climate change lieutenants. The…

Energy Crisis A Predictable Outcome Of Demonizing The Oil and Gas Industry

Joe Biden the Wise, as history must record him, has recently brought his fabled wit’s lacerating whip to “big oil.” Thank you, Joseph. Naturally, the sage of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is enraged beyond simple anger that the price of oil…

Canada’s Eco-Minister Wants To Dictate How Much Money Oil Companies Make

Those who push a radical eco-socialist will never be happy with what the private sector energy industry does. Who gets to decide how much money private oil companies are allowed to make? Should the market decide? Should Canada’s national interests…

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