$50 Million Dollar Massachusetts Renewable Energy Fraud

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Samuel C Cogar – A couple from Acton, Massachusetts have been charged with defrauding the United States Government of more than fifty million dollars worth of tax free renewable energy grants. Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 10, 2017 Acton Couple…

Governor Brown Extends California CO2 Cap and Trade Law

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Governor Brown has signed legislation extending California’s Cap and Trade law to 2030. California Challenges President Trump With Cap-and-Trade Law: ‘We Do Not Have to Wait for Washington’ Katy Steinmetz 3:56 PM ET California Gov. Jerry Brown has vowed to lead America when it comes to fighting climate change, as…

Turkey Demands Cash to Ratify Paris Agreement

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t climatereason – Turkey’s authoritarian President Erdogan, who has a track record of demanding cash for Turkey in exchange for cooperation with Western policy objectives, is worried that the US pullout from the Paris Agreement means he won’t get paid. Erdogan says U.S. stance stalls Turkish ratification of Paris climate…

Richard Branson “Baffled” By President Trump’s Paris Decision

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Richard Branson is so shocked by President Trump’s decision to withdraw from Paris, he’s putting his own money into renewables R&D. My question – isn’t this how Capitalism is supposed to work? Richard Branson: Business leaders are ‘baffled’ by Trump on climate change [British] billionaire Richard Branson said business leaders…