The World Bank’s Misguided Green Energy Policies To Persist

From Forbes Tilak Doshi Energy I analyze energy economics and related public policy issues. President Trump’s nominee to head the World Bank, David Malpass, was formally approved by a unanimous vote of its board of executive directors last week. When Malpass, an outspoken critic of the bank, was nominated in February, there were hopes that…

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Sanity and humanity return to the World Bank?

Extreme greens grouse, but African and other poor families see hope in David Malpass Paul Driessen President Obama infamously told Africans they should focus on their “bountiful” wind, solar and biofuel. If they use “dirty” fossil fuels to raise living standards “to the point where everybody has got a car, and everybody has got air…

Yankees’ UN climate plan a big swing and a miss

Reposted from CFACT By Adam Houser|April 4th, 2019 “It is high, it is far, it is…GONE!” For any New York Yankees baseball fan, that iconic home run line from broadcaster John Sterling will bring back years of memories from World Series and playoff runs past. Unfortunately, Sterling’s famous call fits more than just the Bronx…

The World Bank and its Defunct Energy Policy

By Tilak Doshi, The shock resignation of World Bank President Dr Jim Yong Kim, announced in early January, more than three years before his term would have ended, and the nomination of David Malpass, one of the institution’s sharpest critics in the current US administration, has been seen as yet another disruptive change to the…

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…

FOIA and the coming US Carbon Tax via the US Treasury

Guest Post by Christopher Horner, CEI In November, I and CEI sued the Department of the Treasury to produce emails and other records mentioning “carbon”. See Joint_Scheduling_Agreement PDF I sought emails and other documents from two offices: Environment and Energy (really), and Legislative Affairs. This action after the administration first ignored us, which they followed…

The Atlantic Magazine's '5 Charts About Climate Change That Should Have You Very, Very Worried'… Worried about scientific illiteracy.

Guest post by David Middleton I ran into this gem on Real Clear Energy this morning… The article cites terrifying new reports commissioned by the World Bank and the CIA and then launches into a graphical cornucopia of nonsense. The Five Charts of Doom