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Eco-Activists’ Well-Funded War On Pennsylvania’s Energy Industry

Summary: The Keystone State, an oil and natural gas powerhouse, is under siege by an alliance of well-organized, well-funded “green” activists. From cap-and-trade schemes meant to bleed ratepayers dry to fracking bans on one of Pennsylvania’s most vital industries, the…

The Limits Of Green Energy Confirm The Reality Of Fossil Fuels

In a previous life as a tour guide in the Eternal City of Rome, I would explain Raphael’s famous “Athens School” in the eponymous rooms and former papal apartments inside the Vatican. There the two most consequential philosophers in history…

Solar Panels Generate Mountains Of Toxic Waste—And Heat The Earth

The problem of solar panel waste is now becoming evident. As environmental journalist Emily Folk admits in Renewable Energy Magazine, “when talking about renewable energy, the topic of waste does not often appear.” She attributes this to the supposed “pressures…

Democrats, Once Again, Exploit The Disasters Their Policies Created

It’s amazing how disasters, both natural and unnatural, have the fingerprints of Democrats all over them. Political riots rage (euphemistically called “social justice demonstrations”) in Democratic cities during this election year as various headlines and articles not so subtly threaten…

Green-Energy Agenda Gets Reality Check From Environmentalists

Icebreaker Wind, designed as the first offshore renewable power project in the Great Lakes, is backed by the usual supporting cast: energy development advocates and environmental groups like the Sierra Club and the Ohio Environmental Council. What’s surprising is that…

How Environmentalists Destroyed California’s Forests

Millions of acres of California forest have been blackened by wildfires this summer, leading to the usual angry denunciations from the usual quarters about climate change. But in 1999, the Associated Press reported that forestry experts had long agreed that…

Policy, health, and justice — focus of October meeting on PFAS contaminants in drinking water

(University of Rhode Island) The University of Rhode Island (URI) STEEP Superfund Research Center is hosting a conference, ‘PFAS In Our World: What We Know and What We Can Do,’ Oct. 13 and 14, 2020. The virtual event will focus on the expanding crisis of PFAS contaminants in our drinking water and the policy, health, and environmental justice implications. The conference will also emphasize the exchange of ideas among early-career scientists and how science can advance policies to protect communities from contamination.

If You Like Blackouts, You’ll Love Joe Biden’s Green Energy Plans

If the definition of insanity is doing the same over and over again and expecting a different result then both the state of California and, most especially, its governor Gavin Newsom, are certifiably bonkers. See if you can spot the…

Really Concerned About CO2 Emissions? Embrace Nuclear

In the words of James Hansen, the scientist most responsible for promoting global warming, wind and solar are “grotesque” solutions for reducing CO2 emissions. Michael Shellenberger, a prominent activist, has the same opinion. Hansen and Shellenberger, as well as many…