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Joe Biden’s ‘Clean Energy Revolution’ An American Calamity

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain on most of…

Scotland’s Costly Carbon Craze Based On Green Sound Bites, Not Sound Policy

[Scottish parliament’s] cross-party environment committee has called for a clearer plan on how the government intends to meet Scotland’s proposed climate target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. ‘Clearer plan’? The SNP-dominated government plus the Greens just make soundbites,…

Democrat 2020 Contenders Push Job-Killing Eco-Schemes

Vocal activists increasingly drive Democrat Party positions across the public policy spectrum. Print, television, social and click-bait media generally support them, while permitting little debate on liberal proposals or their potential ramifications. Even semi-moderate Joe Biden has been pressured into…

UB team awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

(University at Buffalo) University at Buffalo researchers are leading a multi-institution project to develop materials called membranes that can separate carbon dioxide (CO2) from other gases — a technology that factories and power plants could easily install to cut down the amount of carbon they release.

Protecting coral reefs in a deteriorating environment

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) A new report examines novel approaches for saving coral reefs imperiled by climate change, and how local decision-makers can assess the risks and benefits of intervention.

Climate Change Is the Symptom. Consumer Culture Is the Disease. – The New Republic

To save the planet, mankind must rapidly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. But where should we be reducing those emissions from? What would make the biggest difference? EPA Journalists and environmentalists often answer that question by looking at which sectors…