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Feb 18, 2021 ~ WSJ, Between “2/8 and 2/16, wind power plunged 93% while coal in­creased 47% and gas 450%, ac­cord­ing to the EIA. Yet the re­new­able in­dus­try and its me­dia mouth­pieces are tar­ring gas, coal and nu­clear be­cause they didn’t op­er­ate at 100%.” If all renewable, we'd have 0 [Climate Change, Energy, Environment]
Feb 18, 2021 ~ The Texas winter storm that left millions without power exposes the flaws of moving to 100% 'renewable' energy. This would have been a week long event with 0 power for anyone. Jim Robb 'For batteries to play the ultimate backup system, we're so far away from that it's not funny.' [Climate Change, Energy, Environment]
Feb 16, 2021 ~ 4.3 million customers were left without electricity as severe and historic cold, snow and ice hit Texas. The power outages were caused in part by Texas' over reliance on 'green energy.' 'The wind turbines are all frozen,” said Public Utility Commission Chairman DeAnn Walker. [Climate Change, Environment]
Feb 5, 2021 ~ Biden's 'Climate Czar' John Kerry flew on a private jet to pick up a climate award. Beyond limousine liberal, he is a private jet liberal like Al Gore and many others who want everyone else to live in the dark ages while their carbon footprint is 1000 times the average person's. [Climate Change, Environment]
Feb 4, 2021 ~ Environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg admits the Paris Climate Accord would only lower global temperatures by 0.05°F by 2100. The cost benefits analysis of fighting climate change is off by about a million to 1. The pros of fossil fuels outweigh the cons by about a million to 1 as well. [Climate Change, Energy, Environment]
Feb 4, 2021 ~ Stephen Moore, 'Biden Wants to Kill 80 Percent of America's Energy' Most Americans have no 'idea where the energy they use in their home or business comes from.' 80% of our energy comes from fossil fuel which Biden wants to ban. He has no way to replace it. Green E not even close [Climate Change, Energy, Environment]
Feb 4, 2021 ~ Toyota CEO on the folly of EVs, 'The current business model of the car industry is going to collapse. The more EVs we build, the worse carbon dioxide gets.' There's no battery fairy that can create the amount of lithium to do this without creating a huge environmental disaster. [Climate Change, Energy, Environment]
Jan 29, 2021 ~ Biden's decision to kill the Keystone Pipeline not only will cost 10s of thousands of jobs and threaten energy independence, it will harm, not help the environment. Pipelines are orders of magnitude better for the environment than rail, trucks or ship. I.e. there is 0 upside. [Climate Change, Environment]
Jan 25, 2021 ~ Biden canceling the Keystone pipeline eliminates 10s of thousands of blue collar jobs, damages relationship with Canada, destroys our hard earned energy independence, will increase energy costs, makes oil spills more, not less likely and will not benefit the environment one bit. [Climate Change, Economy, Energy, Environment]
Jan 21, 2021 ~ Biden Signs 17 Executive Orders On First Day In Office. Re-enters the Paris agreement, stops the wall, stops all deportations, halts work on the Keystone pipeline, forces schools to allow biological boys and men to compete with girls and women in sports, eliminated the travel ban [Climate Change, Environment, Fake Islamophobia, Trans, Trans Athletes]
Dec 10, 2020 ~ Anthony Watts, 'Automobile tires, not climate change, are killing West Coast salmon' Debunks many #FakeNews articles like 'Climate Change is Killing Salmon in the Pacific Northwest' Researchers ruled out climate change and found the real culprit, 6PPD-quinone. [Climate Change, Environment, Fake News]
Oct 30, 2020 ~ Biden didn't just promise to ban fracking, he said 'I guarantee, I guarantee you, we're going to end fossil fuels'. Fossil fuels have enabled everything in the modern world. There ARE NO realistic alternatives. The benefits outweigh the harm by about a million to one. Insanity. [Biden, Energy, Environment]
Sep 26, 2020 ~ Duggan Flanakin, 'Wind Turbines Generate Mountains of Waste'. Each turbine needs 2.5 million pounds of concrete plus rebar. There will be 720,000 tons of blade waste over 20 years to landfills. 'A separate tractor-trailer is needed to haul each blade to a landfill.' Much more. [Climate Change, Energy, Environment]
Sep 18, 2020 ~ Sam Rutzick, 'Federal Regulations Have Made Western Wildfires Worse' 'Controlled, prescribed burns can stop wildfires from spreading. Too bad they are effectively prohibited by rules like the Clean Air Act.' Need 5000 pages on 'every single conceivable [environmental] impact.' [Environment, Regulations]
Sep 17, 2020 ~ Ryan Mills, 'Climate Change Focus Obscures Complexities of Wildfires' Before settlers millions of acres a year kept the forests from building up tinder. Since 1910 we've been aggressively fighting fires letting it all build up. 3 things came together. 2019 fire season was dead. [Climate Change, Environment]
Mar 31, 2020 ~ Trump Admin enacts Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule, a much more sensible alternative to Obama's CAFÉ increases. Cars can be heavier, thus safer, and will save American's $1000s. Unrealistic CAFÉ standards necessitate unsafe cars killing thousands a year. [Climate Change, Economy, Environment, Trump Win]
Feb 7, 2020 ~ Kyle Smith 'Plastic-Bag Bans Are Bad for the Environment' Many cities ban single-use plastic bags. Multiple analyses have shown that plastic bags are better for the environment. The alternative needs to be re-used 173 times to be better, but they are re-used only 15 times on avg. [Environment, Regulations, Kyle Smith]
Jan 29, 2020 ~ David Bahnsen, 'Warren's Climate Policy: A Colossal Environmental Disaster' 'American electricity generation has gone from 50% coal-based to 28% in a decade and is projected to be just 17% in 30 years.' Thanks to fracking which Warren and other dems would ban. 600k job loss too. [Environment, Energy]
Jan 24, 2020 ~ EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says 'I don't think the fires from Australia are directly from climate change. I don't think most rational people are saying that, either.' He dismisses Al Gore's alarmism on it, 'He's had a history of overstating on the climate change issue.' [Trump Win, Regulations, Environment]
Jan 24, 2020 ~ Christian Britschgi, 'Trump Administration Repeals Federal Protections on Puddles, Dry Stream Beds, Some Ditches' 'Hysterical reactions greet the White House's modest changes to federal clean water rules.' Trump again rolls back illegal regulatory overreach enacted by Obama. [Trump Win, Regulations, Environment]
Jan 9, 2020 ~ Trump is streamlining the National Environmental Policy Act which has allowed activists to tie up projects for years. The new rules can cut 10 years of red tape to under 2 years. Terry O'Sullivan, pres of Laborers' International Union says the 'NEPA reforms are a welcome change'. [Trump Win, Environment]
Sep 23, 2019 ~ Madeleine Kearns article, 'Why Ban Plastic Straws?' We're being forced to paper straws which don't hold up and everybody hates. Is it worth it? Plastic straws account for only 0.025% of the plastic in the ocean and almost none of that comes from the United States anyway. So no. [Environment]
Apr 5, 2019 ~ Bans on single use plastic bags is inconveniencing everyone for no benefit. The plastic from the US is not ending up in the ocean in any measurable way. Also, 'To achieve the same emissions-per-use ratio as a disposable plastic bag, you'd have to use your cotton tote 131 times' [Climate Change, Environment]
Feb 2, 2019 ~ CA jury awarded $289 million in damages to groundskeeper who claimed glyphosate aka Round Up caused his cancer - all studies except one extremely flawed study 'tainted by conflicts of interest and misconduct' show glyphosate is safe. [Anti-Science, Environment]
Dec 28, 2018 ~ Michael Bastasch 'Trump Takes Steps To Prevent Catastrophic Forest Fires, Including More Logging'. 'Trump issued an executive order Friday to allow for active management of forest and rangelands, including thinning and removing debris from millions of acres of federal lands.' [Trump Win, Environment]
Dec 17, 2018 ~ Tim Ball, 'Extreme Wildfires Caused By Extreme Stupidity, not Global Warming' - Stopping most forest fires has allowed the underbrush to build up very thick - we've turned what used to be 'crown fires' into 'base fires' which are much harder to put out. [Climate Change, Environment, Fake News]
Dec 14, 2018 ~ Supreme Court declines to overturn lower court rulings for cases brought by three Environmentalist groups who claimed 'The Wall' violated environmental laws - Courts said no, Trump is allowed to build a border wall. [Trump Win, Environment, SCOTUS, Wall]
Oct 24, 2018 ~ Trump signs America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 - bi-partisan, passed Senate 99-1 - provides for water infrastructure improvements throughout the country including flood control, hydropower, etc. [Trump Win, Environment, Energy]
Aug 19, 2018 ~ Rep. Tom McClintock R-CA said President Donald Trump 'is absolutely right' to link CA wildfires to the state's poor management of water and forest - Fires started to get more intense after environmental regulations that prevented management. [Environment, Regulations, Climate Change]
Aug 4, 2018 ~ Matt Walsh, 'Quit The Hysterics. America Is Responsible For Almost None Of The Plastic In The Ocean' - Asia and Africa account for 95% of the problem - Europe and the US almost none - banning straws does 0 to help the ocean - facts don't support positions taken by Democrats. [Fake News, Environment]
Jul 30, 2018 ~ Paul Driessen, The decline and endangerment of the honeybee is another fake Environmentalist Scare Story - never held water. [Fake News, Environment]
Jul 25, 2018 ~ Santa Barbara Straw Ban - Food Service Employees Could Face Up To Six Months In Jail For EACH Straw they give out - could rack up years in jail for one night of waitressing - totalitarian insanity that could only be passed by democrats. [Environment, Regulations]
Jul 25, 2018 ~ Kyle Smith, 'No Detectable Lead Poisoning in Flint After All' - Scare not only overblown, it was a non-event - 0 children tested anywhere near the danger zone - water was actually fine - thousands of communities have higher levels as did all in the 70s. [Environment, Fake News, Kyle Smith]
Jul 23, 2018 ~ Christian Britschgi, 'Starbucks Bans Plastic Straws, Winds Up Using More Plastic'. No matter, the point was to virtue signal and get pats on the back. 'the new nitro lids that Starbucks is leaning on to replace straws are made up of more plastic than the company's current' combo [Environment]
May 22, 2018 ~ EPA chief Scott Pruitt and his family get numerous credible death threats - even his children are threatened - Then Pruitt is criticized for spending on security. [Violent Left, Environment]
May 3, 2018 ~ Trump is securing American energy independence by bringing online the Keystone XL and Dakota pipelines, opening Alaska - They are a win for the environment as well - US soon to be a net exporter. Steve Moore article, 'Goodbye, OPEC' [Trump Win, Energy, Environment]
Apr 20, 2018 ~ H. Sterling Burnett, EPA's Fuel Economy Change Will Expand Freedom and Save Thousands of Lives that have previously been sacrificed to false climate change alarmism. [Trump Win, Environment, Climate Change]
Apr 16, 2018 ~ Scott Pruitt Isn't Anti-Science - Just the opposite - The EPA was setup to rubber stamp regulations so many worthless, expensive and even harmful regulations were imposed - DDT, BPA etc. - Pruitt is installing transparency and peer review [Environment]
Feb 6, 2018 ~ Scott Pruitt doing a great job reforming the EPA to bring it more back in line with being a steward of clean air and water - has not brought armageddon as the left hysterically claims. [Environment]
Jan 8, 2018 ~ Joseph D'Aleo lays out the case that the Ozone Hole was 'very likely to have been there forever' - As soon as we had satellites to measure it, the hole was there - no evidence of it world without it - and has not 'recovered' in many decades as it was supposed to do. [Environment]
Dec 15, 2017 ~ New York Times hit piece reported EPA 'has adopted a more lenient approach than the previous two administrations toward polluters' EPA responded and set the record straight, 'no reduction in EPA's commitment to ensure compliance... a greater emphasis on compliance' [Fake News, Environment]
Nov 5, 2017 ~ EPA and Scott Pruitt get rid of the 'sue and settle' method of extortion. Caused the EPA to issue more regulations - Obama EPA 'imposed a record-breaking 55 federal implementation plans under the Clean Air Act', 135 regulations. [Trump Win, Environment, Regulations]
Oct 21, 2017 ~ John Stossel 'Times' Green Baloney' New York Times and CNN lie about Pebble Mine in Alaska which was needlessly stopped by Obama. The fake news lied about it being first 'in' and then 'near' Bristol Bay. Its actually 100 miles away. Trump allows the proposal restoring rule of law [Trump Win, Fake News, Environment]
Oct 14, 2017 ~ Rich Lowry, 'The Great Regulatory Rollback' Scott Pruitt takes the first step to rein in Obama's executive overreach on energy. Starting to unwind the Obama 'Clean Power Plan' which unlawfully used the EPA to regulate carbon after Congress chose not to. Only congress lawfully can [Trump Win, Climate Change, Environment, Regulations]
Aug 22, 2017 ~ California farmer John Duarte has to pay feds $1.1 million fine for plowing his own field. Tyrannical EPA fining people under Waters of the US Act for puddles on their own property. The fines were $2.8 million before agreement reached. Trump trying to make these rules sensible. [Environment, Regulations, California]
Jul 30, 2017 ~ Steven Lyazi, Environmentalists are 'Enemies of Humanity' - preventing 3rd world countries from using fossil fuels keeping them poor and starving - continue to ban DDT as half a million needlessly die of Malaria each year. Their 'solutions' actually do more harm than good. [Climate Change, Environment]
Jul 9, 2017 ~ Duke University admitted that its researchers had falsified or fabricated data that were used to get $113 million in EPA grants - and advance the agency's air pollution and 'environmental justice' programs [Climate Change, Environment, College]
Jun 30, 2017 ~ EPA to rescind Obama 'Waters of America' power grab - It was spectacular overreach - Benefits to water quality would be miniscule to non-existent in exchange for tons of red tape for businesses and farmers [Trump Win, Regulations, Environment]
Jun 18, 2017 ~ Anti-pesticide zealots fear mongering about bee populations - but populations are at 20 year highs [Fake News, Environment]
May 15, 2017 ~ Jillian Kay Melchior, 'Does the Environmental Left Understand How Modern Pipelines Work' - wild exaggerations of an 84-gallon Dakota Access spill and complete falsehoods show hysterical ignorance - pipelines have become very safe especially compared to the alternatives. [Energy, Environment]

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