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New York’s Climate and Community Protection Act of 2019

By Roger Caiazza I lived most of my life as a New York State resident. Most of the time I have been proud of that fact albeit always carefully mentioning that I am not from New York City and thus not one of them. However, with the imminent passage of the Climate and Community Protection…

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NY State Passes Greenest Fantasy EVER!

And retrofitting homes that burn oil or natural gas? Well, it will certainly create jobs. Of course, re-painting my house each summer would create jobs, but it makes no economic sense. Limit that rule to new construction and major renovations.Or, burn money! Just mind the smoke. — Tom Maguire (@Tom_Maguire) June 19, 2019 HT/Clarice Feldman

Reality bites Joe Biden’s “Clean Energy Revolution”

Tallying its huge impacts on our energy, industries, living standards and personal freedoms Guest Post by Paul Driessen Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain…

Labor anger over Green New Deal greets 2020 contenders in California

From Politico By CARLA MARINUCCI and DEBRA KAHN 06/01/2019 09:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES — Blue-collar union workers in solidly Democratic California are rejecting “Green New Deal” politics, a possible preview of troubles for 2020 presidential hopefuls in Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania and Ohio. When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched his “Green New…

Inherent unreliable renewables dictate GND “100% renewable electricity” mandate yields unavoidable GHG emissions

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The Green New Deal (GND) and California’s SB 100 are both draconian and completely unrealistic pipe dreams that politically mandate “100% renewable electricity” for the U.S. and California respectively. A new 117 page study from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) has determined that these politically contrived schemes of “100% renewable…

Socialism Is Bad for the Environment

From The National Review By Shawn Regan May 16, 2019 9:47 AM A metalworking plant in Chelyabinsk, USSR, 1991 (Peter Turnley/Contributor/Getty Images) And markets are much better As the Soviet Union began to collapse, the socialist economist Robert Heilbroner admitted that central planning had failed economically but said we needed “to rethink the meaning of…

Fear, loathing, intolerance – and worse

The climate-fearing, capitalism-loathing Left cannot abide questions or differing opinions Paul Driessen Throughout history despots had effective ways of reducing dissension in the ranks. Inquisitors burned heretics. Nazi’s burned books – before taking far more extreme measures. Soviets employed famines, gulags, salt mines and executions. ChiComs and other tyrants starved, jailed and murdered millions. Today’s…

Evil Twins: Tyrannical Thanos and the Totalitarian Green New Deal

By Lennie Jarratt and Chris Talgo In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos, the Mad Titan, certainly has a warped sense of environmental sustainability. His plan to save the galaxy from pending environmental doom is predicated upon eliminating roughly half of the universe’s population. Warning: spoiler alert. Thanos successfully implements his plan by gaining complete power over…

Matt Gaetz’s ‘Green Real Deal’ Is Big-Government, Economy-Killing Climate Alarmism

By James Taylor Congressman Matt Gore – er, I mean Matt Gaetz – unveiled a ‘Green Real Deal’ this month, showing he is in full agreement with Al Gore-style climate alarmism. Gaetz’s proposal also reveals he believes high taxes, expensive energy, and government intrusion at the expense of economic freedom are ‘conservative’ values. Unfortunately, there…