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By David Wallace-Wells – The New York Times

You can never really see the future, only imagine it, then try to make sense of the new world when it arrives. Just a few years ago, climate projections for this century looked quite apocalyptic, with most scientists warning that…

Yes, Wind And Solar Make Electricity Rates Wildly Expensive

Contrary to what we are being told, reliance on wind and solar power increases the costs of our electric bills. And we have to buy most of the rare metals needed for energy production from communist China, a county intent on asserting geopolitical dominance. It’s not a clever idea to rely on them for something as important as energy. [bold, links added]…

EPA Doing Flyovers Of Largest Oil Field To Spot Methane Leaks, ‘Intimidate’

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 6 department is conducting helicopter flyovers over the Permian Basin to identify “super-emitters” of methane gas among oil and gas operations, according to an Aug. 1 news release. The flyovers will use infrared cameras…

ESG Scam Rates Slave-Using Chinese Firms Higher Than American Ones

Expecting publicly traded companies to do more than simply return shareholder value — their fiduciary responsibility — is a fairly new development in Western capitalism. The idea that corporate leadership and shareholders should explicitly care about environmental, social, and corporate…

Amid Record Gas Prices, Biden Blows Off Oil Execs For Big Wind CEOs

The White House on Thursday faced a barrage of questions about whether President Biden is doing enough to address record gas prices after he skipped a summit with oil executives and instead met with wind-industry leaders. “When I think environment,…

Exxon Mobil is at a crossroads as climate crisis spurs clean energy transition – CNBC

Exxon Mobil is one of the most consequential and profitable companies in U.S. history. For more than a hundred years, the company’s oil and gas have helped power the global economy. But the Exxon Mobil of today faces the seemingly…

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