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    More Cows Needed to Reverse Climate Change, Experts Say - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

    In a little-noticed presentation on Dec. 9, 2023, at COP28 in Dubai, a panel of soil experts presented the case for cows as climate allies.

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    Biden Policy on Natural Gas Exports Destructive | National Review

    The Biden administration's decision to stonewall approval of new liquefied-natural-gas export terminals makes no sense on its own terms, contradicts other policies of the same administration, and harms America’s domestic and foreign interests.

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    We Can't Let Fossil Fuels Die Because They Keep Us Alive

    It is not just cars and leaf blowers, stoves, or even air conditioning. What is at stake is much deeper: human dignity.

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    The Biden Administration Is Profiting From Another Solyndra

    Proterra, an electric bus and battery company that Biden touted as a success of his green energy initiative, filed for bankruptcy in August.

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    Spectaire Could Help Global-Warming Alarmists See Clearly Now - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

    Spectaire could become the giant pair of glasses that clears the fog engulfing the debate over so-called “global warming.”

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    I Left Out the Full Truth to Get My Climate Change Paper Published | The Free Press

    I just got published in Nature because I stuck to a narrative I knew the editors would like. That’s not the way science should work.

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    Nobel Winner Joins 1,600 Scientists Disputing Climate 'Emergency'

    More than 1,600 scientists have signed a declaration calling the climate 'emergency' a myth.

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    Solar Panels Produce Massive Emissions, Data Says - CatholicVote org

    Journalist Michael Shellenberger has uncovered new data showing that solar energy is not as “clean” as the politicians pushing “green” policies claim.

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      An Insider View of ESG | National Review

      The ESG cartel pushes liberal rhetoric in service of Democratic political success.

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      The Corruption of Climate Science › American Greatness

      “We need to criticize the people who got us here,” says Alex Epstein, founder of the Center for Industrial Progress and author of Fossil Future. “We can’t keep treating these designated experts as…

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        The Real Climate Crisis | PragerU

        We’re supposed to be in a climate crisis. And we are. But not in the way you think. Alex Epstein, author of Fossil Future, explains the real crisis and what…

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        Goodbye Science, Hello Night - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

        Do you remember back when you were in school and your math or science teacher gave a test in class in which you were asked to solve a problem or two and you were explicitly admonished to show your work?...

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        About Those Green Jobs . . . They Keep Vanishing | National Review

        The Left promises that millions of good ‘green jobs’ are right around the corner, but companies keep announcing layoffs in that extremely unproductive sector.

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        Electric vehicles are exploding from water damage after Hurricane Ian, top Florida official warns

        Florida's chief fire marshal warned Thursday that Hurricane Ian waterlogged a number of EVs and their sensitive batteries, creating a serious widespread danger of fires.

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          Biden Administration’s Manipulated Energy Policy Demonstrates Ignorance of History

          Consumed, as they have been, with the work of pushing revisionist woke ideology in the schools, it seems the Left missed the lesson that those who don’t know…

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          Lake Mead Is Draining, Not Climate Changing - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

          The water level in Lake Mead is reaching record lows and the popular narrative maintains that drought brought on by human-caused climate change is to blame. But the government’s own data from the Bureau of Reclamation shows this is not...

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          Electric Vehicles Cost More than You Think - The American Conservative

          Conservative defenders of EVs must be realistic about the technology's costs and the way those costs have been buried by EV boosters.

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          Breaking Free From China?

          We have been writing for a long time about the fact that transitioning from fossil fuels to wind and solar energy is catastrophically bad policy, not only because those forms of energy are intermittent and therefore inadequate, but also because China domi

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          LA Times report warns about 'environmental danger' in solar transition

          The Los Angeles Times warned about the negative environmental impact California created when it went all in on solar panels in the mid-2000s on Thursday.

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            New Studies Find Electric Vehicles Worse For The Environment

            Two recent studies have shown that electric cars have more quality issues than gas-powered ones and are not better for the environment. 

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            Mining Industry Warns Energy Transition Isn’t Sustainable | OilPrice.com

            The energy transition is being built on finite resources, and the mining industry is already waving red flags

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              Supreme Court Narrows EPA's Ability to Regulate Carbon Dioxide Emissions

              The Supreme Court ruled 6–3 this morning that the Clean Air Act does not give the U.S. Environmental ...

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              Germany's 'Green' Energy Disaster Is A Warning To The United States

              Germany’s energy problems are self-inflicted. Ours will be, as well, if we follow its lead in pursuing 'green' energy.

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              Is It Immoral to Drive an Electric Vehicle?

              Of all the crazy policies we see implemented around us, from decriminalizing theft to teaching children to change their 'gender,' perhaps the craziest is government's determination to force us to drive electric vehicles. EVs like the Tesla are perfectly f

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              The Dark Side of Solar Power

              Solar energy is a rapidly growing market, which should be good news for the environment. Unfortunately there’s a catch. The replacement rate of solar panels is faster than expected and given the current very high recycling costs, there’s a real danger

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              I Rented an Electric Car for a Four-Day Road Trip. I Spent More Time Charging It Than I Did Sleeping.

              Our writer drove from New Orleans to Chicago and back to test the feasibility of taking a road trip in an EV. She wouldn’t soon do it again.

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                Plastic Recycling Doesn’t Work and Will Never Work

                If the plastics industry is following the tobacco industry’s playbook, it may never admit to the failure of plastics recycling.

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                  Blackouts Inevitable As Renewables Struggle To Replace Reliable Energy

                  'This is all a man-made energy crisis on the part of leaders who worship at the altar of the green agenda while plunging our country into the dark ages.'

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                  On Energy, the Chinese-Russian One-Two Punch

                  Steve has noted how America's energy policies--suppressing fossil fuels and spending vast sums to develop inherently unreliable wind and solar energy--play into the hands of the Russians. While we waste trillions of dollars on expensive and unworkable ene

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                  Podcast: Roy Spencer on Climate Change Censorship, and Cool Satellites

                  This Power Line Classic format podcast features Dr. Roy Spencer of NASA and the University of Alabama at Huntsville. Spencer is one of the nation’s most accomplished climate scientists, having won awards for his work developing the satellite monitoring

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                  When the Wind Doesn't Blow

                  The political push to transform our electrical grid into reliance on 'renewable' wind and solar energy keeps running into the laws of physics. The laws of physics are going to win, but the economic carnage in the meantime will be terrible. My colleague Is

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                  The Uselessness of Solar Energy

                  You sometimes see newspaper headlines to the effect that, say, a '50 megawatt solar power plant' is being constructed. But you shouldn't count on getting anything remotely approaching 50 megawatts of power from such an installation. Energy expert Isaac Or

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                    Toyota Is Right On Their Stance Towards Electric Vehicles | Top Speed

                    toyota motor corporation has been slow to adopt electric vehicles evs . as a matter of fact it was only a few weeks ago when the japanese automaker (...)

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                    The Everglades Foundation | Orvis

                    The Everglades and the Florida coastal system, one of the world’s most remarkable ecosystems, are on the verge of extinction.

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                    The Carbon Capture Alternative to the Democrats’ Climate Change Apocalypse | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                    Iceland opened the world’s first carbon scrubbing facility on September 8. One would think that the event would be welcomed...

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                    The Disaster of Green Energy

                    I didn't write anything yesterday because my day was taken up with two anti-Green Energy events here in Minnesota. The first was a lunch in Albert Lea, which anti-wind activists drove up to four hours to attend. The second was a cocktail hour program in a

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                      Another Climate Alarm Loses Its Mojo

                      We all know the Great Barrier Reef is in danger of disappearing because of c------ c-----. The climatistas tell us so, at every opportunity: Well guess what Mom? Check in with The Australian (behind a paywall so here is the relevant text—made available

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                        Time for Enviros to Take Their Lithium

                        Lithium has long been used as a treatment for bipolar mental illness, and perhaps there is a connection to the environmental mania for electric cars that depend on huge lithium-ion batteries. Further to John's post yesterday about electric cars colliding

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                        Why Wind and Solar Energy Are Doomed to Failure

                        Wind and solar energy are both essentially obsolete technologies. There is a reason why only the very rich or the very adventurous sail across oceans: the wind is unreliable, and at best produces relatively little energy. Nevertheless, liberals have conco

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                        For Most Things, Recycling Harms the Environment

                        If you care about the environment, you should put your bottles and other glass in the regular garbage, every time.

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                            California’s Disastrous Forest Mismanagement | National Review

                            The solution is simple in principle if not in practice, but a web of interests has held back progress in the Golden State.

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                                It’s Time for Conservatives to Own the Climate-Change Issue | National Review

                                My proposal resists the flawed reasoning of the radical Left while embracing market-based solutions to reduce carbon emissions.

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                                Second person connected to Mexican monarch butterfly reserve found dead in a week

                                Mexican authorities are investigating the deaths of two men-- a part-time tour guide and an anti-logging activist-- both of whom had connections to one of the country's largest butterfly sanctuaries and who died within a week of each other. 

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                                  The Fourth Reich | The American Spectator | Politics Is Too Important To Be Taken Seriously.

                                  China is the world champion at “cancel culture.” Only when the communist tyranny cancels you, you aren’t just hounded off social media or pushed out of a job in the media or academia. You are literally canceled; executed, organ harvested,...

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                                    How America’s New Sexual Dynamic Is Destroying Marriages And Families

                                    That’s the missing element in the push for the so-called equal marriage. By suggesting men and women are essentially the same, we set them up to fail.

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                                      An Unlimited Supply Of Borrowed Cash Is Destroying Higher Education

                                      If college is made 'free,' there will be no reason to stop spending. We, the people who pay, must demand universities and politicians focus on education.