Global warming

Climate Change Lawsuits: A “Fool’s Gold” Financial Fix

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Several city and local governments, as well as the state of Rhode Island, are suing energy companies because of alleged future damage due to climate change. National Center Senior Fellow Horace Cooper calls this a “jackpot justice” scheme. In a commentary published by Issues and Insights, he notes this legal ...
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Green Politics Promotes Energy Poverty

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Extreme measures pushed by radical politicians threaten America’s growing energy independence, its international stature and the needs of its most vulnerable citizens. As liberal lawmakers introduce green energy agendas costing lots of money and promising to fundamentally change America, Project 21 member Derrick Hollie – in a RealClearEnergy commentary – points out ...
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Tucker: Al Gore’s House Remembered as Obama Buys Beachfront Estate

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Much has been said about the apparent hypocrisy of former President Barack Obama buying a vacation home on Martha’s Vineyard that is estimated to be around 7,000 square feet in size and valued at around $15 million. After all, this is the man who said in 2010, “I do think at a certain ...
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Energy Producers Protect the Environment

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Reducing production-related emissions is a priority for the energy industry, and a concerted effort by the companies involved in oil and natural gas production is having successful results in cleaning up the environment. The Environmental Partnership – now numbering 65 energy producers – is making great strides in removing unnecessary methane ...
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New Deal and Green New Deal: Both Bad Deals

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A commentary by National Center President David A. Ridenour compares the Green New Deal unveiled by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez earlier this year to the New Deal of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Administration. He calls both “massive government interventions” and notes that – like the New Deal – the Green New ...
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China Collusion Claim Compromises Green Group

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With Capitol Hill still fixated on long-discredited allegations of collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia, the National Center’s Bonner Cohen is focused instead on simmering allegations of collusion between a green American nonprofit and Red China. In an article written by Kevin Mooney for the Washington Free Beacon, ...
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Preventing Classroom Climate Change Indoctrination

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Although some schoolteachers proudly wear buttons proclaiming, “I teach climate change,” many also don’t feel they actually possess the skills to properly inform their students on the subject. The National Center’s Dr. Bonner Cohen says this could be a slippery slope toward indoctrinating students – advancing political goals over actual ...
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NAACP Promotes Green Over Black in New Report

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Perhaps the NAACP should have thought twice about releasing its new report on April Fool’s Day. It’s hard enough to take the group seriously these days on top of wondering if “Fossil Fueled Foolery” isn’t just a prank. In a new commentary published by the Daily Signal, Project 21 member ...
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Cities Appeal Climate Change Conspiracy Case

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Last June, the conspiracy theory lawsuit alleging that the energy industry knew the risk of fossil fuel emissions – and was therefore responsible for it – didn’t hold up in court. But two California cities are currently trying to revive the case on appeal. National Center Senior Fellow Horace Cooper calls the ...
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Gore Plays Race Card to Plug Pipeline

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It’s been close to a month since it was discovered that Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page contained a photo of a person in blackface and a person dressed in a Ku Klux Klan outfit. While there have been widespread calls for him to resign, the governor has resisted ...
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Trump Ends War on Coal

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In his continued efforts to help America achieve “global energy dominance,” President Donald Trump recently scrapped the Obama-era anti-coal Clean Power Plan (CPP) in favor of his own Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) policy that National Center Senior Fellow Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. said offers more flexibility and promotes innovation. In a commentary in The ...
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Exposing Potential Collusion Between Greens and Reds on Energy

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Both the Russian and Chinese governments are reportedly actively working with American environmental groups to hinder fossil fuel exploration in the United States. “This,” said National Center Senior Fellow Bonner Cohen, Ph.D., “is the real collusion.” At the recent America First Energy Conference in New Orleans, Bonner detailed lucrative relationships ...
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Most Likely Winner in Energy Industry Lawsuits: Trial Lawyers

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Several city and state officials across America are filing lawsuits against the energy industry for alleged environmental damages to their communities. But National Center Senior Fellow Horace Cooper calls their arguments “flawed and ridiculous.” In the end, the only people getting rich may be the trial lawyers. In a new ...
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Russian Influence May Taint Fracking Debate

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There’s new information indicating a possible link between American environmental groups opposed to fracking for natural gas and funding from Russia. A new report published by The Daily Signal suggests there are charities funneling money from the Putin government to the Sierra Club Foundation (SCF) and Natural Resources Defense Council ...
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Earth Day Organizers Ignore Free-Market Successes

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Today is Earth Day. Most observances will be used by organizers to promote a bigger government that puts more control of property and production into the hands of bureaucrats. In an interview with Bill Sayre’s “Common Sense Radio” on WDEV-Radio Vermont, National Center Senior Fellow R.J. Smith promoted the much ...
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Investor Alert: AES, Kraft Heinz and Honeywell Investors Urged to Strike Down String of Liberal Proposals Designed to Co-Opt Corporate Decision-Making

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Free Enterprise Project Calls on Shareholders to Reject Anti-Capitalist Resolutions Being Promoted by As You Sow Network Washington, D.C. – The National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project (FEP) – the nation’s leading proponent of free-market investor activism – is urging shareholders of the AES Corporation, Kraft Heinz ...
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Cooper Exposes California-Style Hypocrisy

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Discussing his latest commentary on a recent edition of the Fox Business Network’s “Varney and Co.,” National Center Senior Fellow Horace Cooper called out the “blatant hypocrisy” of government officials in California who are suing energy companies for allegedly lying about their contributions to climate change in the Golden State ...
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California Scheming: Climate Lawsuit Claims Contradict Government Sale Pitches

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In a commentary published on the Fox News website, National Center Senior Fellow Horace Cooper and John Yoo noted that “California cities are learning the meaning of hypocrisy” when it comes to climate change politics. Despite suing energy companies for allegedly lying about potential factors such as rising sea levels ...
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Bill Advances to Stop Foreign Lobbying Loopholes

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Collusion! There are forces suspected of being hard at work to influence American politics on behalf of the Russian government. Not to influence our elections, but to shape policy on fossil fuels and related environmental issues. It’s the greens who may be working for the reds! To remedy this possible ...
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Al Gore’s Residence Burns Through 21 Times More Electricity than the Average American Home Despite Green Renovations

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Quarter-Million-Dollar Energy-Efficient Overhaul Underperforms, But Others Still Urged to Follow Former Vice President's Example Star of An Inconvenient Sequel Wants People to Make Changes "They Simply Can't Afford," Says Critic Nashville, TN / Washington, D.C. - As Al Gore uses his alarmist An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power documentary to ...
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