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Australia wins third fossil award for reducing climate aid funding among trifecta of Fossil Awards for USA at COP25

On Monday December 9, Australia picked up it’s third Fossil of the Day award at this United Nationas climate conference COP25 meeting in Madrid. This award was goven to the USA and Australia for not contributing to the Green Climate…

More On New York’s Self-Inflicted Energy Crunch

As I have noted many times before, this whole green energy thing is all just so much talk until the point hits where energy shortages start to emerge or consumer prices begin to soar. At that point, the people will…

New report: The impact of energy booms on local workers

(IZA World of Labor) A new IZA World of Labor report publishing today finds energy booms create a broad set of benefits for local workers in the short term including lower unemployment and higher wages. But there are externalities to consider and the long term picture is less clear.

Sen. Warren’s Plan To Toss Out The First Amendment To Kill Oil And Gas

Throughout her campaign, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has made dismantling the oil and natural gas sector a hallmark of her policy agenda. She’s a co-sponsor of the Green New Deal and has said that she’ll immediately ban fracking if…

House Dems Block GOP Effort To Prevent Nationwide Fracking Ban

House Democrats blocked Tuesday consideration of a resolution in support of hydraulic fracturing as Republicans sought to protect the U.S. energy boom from Democratic presidential candidates seeking to ban fracking nationwide. The resolution, sponsored by Rep. Rob Bishop, Utah Republican,…

AOC Blames Racist Climate Change For Hurricanes That Kill Minorities

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put a racial spin Wednesday on climate change and hurricanes, attributing emissions from “predominantly white” corporations and communities for juicing recent storms that cost “predominantly black and brown lives” in Louisiana and Puerto Rico. Even as House…

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WHITE HOUSE: Trump outlines environment plan: More fracking

President Trump encapsulated his 2020 energy argument in a speech yesterday to the natural gas industry: boost fracking, exit an international climate agreement, and tout the benefits of lower emissions.

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Revealed: northern Australia’s fossil fuel plans push climate goals beyond reach

A wave of planned fossil fuel developments by major companies across northern Australia would significantly increase the amount of coal and gas the country plans to sell into Asia and push the Paris climate agreement goals further beyond reach, a…

Fact-Checking AOC’s Twitter Video Showing Toxic Fracking Fumes

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted out a video that she said shows a hydraulic fracturing site releasing toxic emissions. The video has been retweeted more than 13,500 times. There is no hydraulic fracturing currently taking place at the…