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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…

Phoenix Light Rail Fail, 2019 Update

To the surprise of no one who reads this blog, Phoenix Light Rail continues to fail at every goal it set for itself, despite over $2 billion in cumulative expenditures and over 10 years of time to “catch on.”  In…

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Thoughts on the Lib Dem, Green and Plaid Cymru remain election pact | Letters

The Greens’ electoral alliance with the Liberal Democrats (and Plaid Cymru) risks throwing their eco-socialism out with the remain bathwater (Report, 8 November). Greens have far more in common with Labour. Unlike the Lib Dems, Labour and the Greens support…

A Sleaze Storm Spewing From Tom Steyer’s Clean, Green Campaign

Greenie billionaire Tom Steyer, who inexplicably got himself a perch on the last Democratic debate podium despite no real support, has been involved in a rapid-fire series of sleaze scandals. His latest is open bribery, even if, as the Associated…

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CITIES: This Southern candidate for mayor ran on climate and won

A surge of young voters propelled Democrat Indya Kincannon to victory in the race for mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., proving that a progressive platform on the environment is not a campaign killer in red states across the South and Midwest.

Former NSC Director Says Climate Change Is ‘Imaginary Threat’ Brainwashing Our Youth

William Happer failed at the chance of his lifetime. A notorious climate change science skeptic, Happer, 80, recently left the Trump administration after the White House killed his plan to create a panel to challenge government assessments of global warming….

Why quitting the Paris climate deal is a bad idea

The Trump administration has officially notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a landmark international climate change deal reached in 2015. The move is slated to take effect on Nov. 4, 2020. This…

Why it's OK to disagree about politics

Many friendly get-togethers and family gatherings have been ruined by heated political debates, and the potential for political disagreement makes many of us uneasy. In fact, a poll conducted by PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist found that 58 percent of…

Climate change is the worst environmental problem in global history – Los Angeles Times

Even now that most of the world has acknowledged that climate change is real and caused by humans, combating it has proved daunting. Why? There are five features that combine to make global warming a more vexing environmental crisis than…