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Vox’s Zack Beauchamp: Democracy threatens climate, planet and democracy!

Guest Ron White impression by David Middleton Vox is always good for a laugh… The right-wing populist wave is a threat to the climateThe Amazon rainforest fires reveal a lot about this political movement.By Zack Beaucham Aug 22, 2019 The Amazon rainforest is on fire — and the consensus is that Brazil’s far-right populist leader, Jair Bolsonaro, is…

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Goodbye to a misguided war on coal

From The Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: The unexpected departure of Dr. Jim Yong Kim as president of the World Bank gives President Donald J. Trump the perfect opportunity to reverse the anti-fossil fuel, energy poverty agenda the bank has pursued since Dr. Kim’s appointment by President Barack Obama in 2012. The World Bank is the world’s…

One Relatively Unknown Federal Agency Will Play A Big Role In Trump’s ‘Energy Dominance’ Agenda

Energy From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 1:00 PM 09/23/2017 Most people probably haven’t heard of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), but this agency will be a major driver of energy infrastructure projects. Those projects will aid President Donald Trump’s goal of boosting U.S. infrastructure and gaining “energy dominance.” FERC will play a significant…

Anti-Trump (and attempted prosecution of sceptics) AG Raked In Campaign Donations From An Oil Tycoon With Ties To Putin

US Chris White Energy Reporter   From The Daily Caller His fundraising efforts highlighted various legal challenges against the president have earned Schneiderman $1.7 million in contributions during the first half of this year, Politico reported in July. Schneiderman’s first half of contributions were consistent with the $1.6 million he reported in January. Blavatnik has…

Trump To Repeal Obama Executive Order On Sea Level Rise

Energy From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch President Donald Trump will rescind an Obama administration policy requiring government agencies to take into account global warming-induced flooding and sea level rise for federally-funded projects. Trump will repeal the climate order that President Barack Obama signed in 2015 as part of a broader effort to streamline infrastructure…