The Deutch Energy Tax

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach At the suggestion of a commenter on my last post, I’m taking a look at a very destructive and pointless piece of proposed legislation. This is the “Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act“, which is subtitled “The Market-Based Climate Solution”. It’s proposed by Reps. Deutch (D), Rooney (R), Delaney (D),…

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The One-sided Worldview of Eco-Pessimists

From Quillette written by Joanna Szurmak and Pierre Desrochers This essay draws in part on the authors’ new book Population Bombed! Exploding the Link Between Overpopulation and Climate Change (Global Warming Policy Foundation, 2018). The Pull of Environmental Narratives In his critique of Hans Rosling’s optimistic take on the human condition (which Rosling co-authored with…

Vehicle Electrification Common Sense

By Rud Istvan, This is the first of two loosely related technology posts that ctm suggested might be interesting to WUWT. In full disclosure, the details stem from my financial interests in energy storage materials and related topics, having spent much time and money since 2007 on fundamental now globally issued energy storage materials patents…

IPCC Demands $122 Trillion to Fight the Global War on Weather

Guest “just say no” by David Middleton This is why they demanded a $240/gal tax on gasoline… LIMITING GLOBAL WARMING COULD COST $122 TRILLION. THAT’S ‘NOT FEASIBLE,’ SAYS ONE ECONOMIST Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor 10/09/2018 The UN’s plan to limit global warming could cost $122 trillion just for new energy infrastructure. One environmental economist…