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GAO Found EPA’s Denial Of Small Refiners’ Waivers To Be Arbitrary

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to deny small oil refiners’ exemptions from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was arbitrary. In June, EPA denied 69 small refinery exemption petitions from the RFS mandate. The…

As Refineries Close Under Biden’s Hostile Regime, Gasoline Prices Set To Rise

After a long year of pain at the pump, gasoline prices have come down to earth. That may seem a reason to be cheery as 2023 approaches, but retail prices are likely to remain elevated for a simple reason: America’s…

Biden’s Climate Czars Fly Private, Live Like Kings, As You Shiver In The Cold

Years of attacks on reliable American energy sources — in the name of “green” policies — have taken us backward in our progress to produce affordable, accessible, and clean energy. Global supply chain issues accelerated the consequences of these policies, leaving…

Greenwashing in a time of global warming – Middle East Institute

What is greenwashing? Greenwashing is a tactic typically used by powerful entities to cover up their environmentally detrimental practices by claiming they are sustainable, eco-friendly, and low carbon in an effort to deceive people about climate action. In practice, fossil…

The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s National Crusade Against Climate Action – The New York Times

When a lawsuit was filed to block the nation’s first major offshore wind farm off the Massachusetts coast, it appeared to be a straightforward clash between those who earn their living from the sea and others who would install turbines…

Dimming the Sun to Cool the Planet Is a Desperate Idea, Yet We’re Inching Toward It – The New Yorker

If we decide to “solar geoengineer” the Earth—to spray highly reflective particles of a material, such as sulfur, into the stratosphere in order to deflect sunlight and so cool the planet—it will be the second most expansive project that humans…

UN panel slams ‘greenwashing’ by banks, companies on climate change – People’s World

Environmental activists of Greenpeace and the “Koala Kollektiv” protest against the European Union greenwashing under the Euro sculpture in Frankfurt, Germany, Jan. 11, 2022. | Michael Probst / AP NEW YORK—The next time you see an oil company ad touting…

Despite Diesel Fuel Crisis, Biden’s EPA Blocks Major Oil Refinery

On Thursday, the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would not reopen a key U.S. oil refinery in the Virgin Islands, despite a coming national shortage in diesel fuel that could prove catastrophic to the country. According…

Climate Trace: tool shows global origin of emissions launched by Al Gore at COP27

Australia’s emissions are almost double those of Egypt, according to a new global emissions tracker – Climate Trace – launched at COP27. The Climate TRACE platform tracks greenhouse gas emissions from around the world, providing maps and data on 72,000…

How Anti-Fossil-Fuel Politicians Created Our Dangerous Diesel Shortage

The US is experiencing a dangerous shortage of diesel fuel. Blame our anti-fossil-fuel politicians, who: • Prevented us from importing Canadian oil well-suited to our refineries • Prevented or shut down diesel-producing capacity in the US • Threatened new investments…

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