Global warming

It’s Time To Turn The Tables On Our Would-Be Climate Overlords

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American consumers are already reaping the whirlwind from the Biden administration’s deliberate sacrifice of American energy independence on the altar of green energy’s false promises. Whether at the pump or at the supermarket, Americans are seeing their disposable incomes eaten away by higher prices driven by the soaring cost of energy ...
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Court Stops Bureaucrats from Becoming “De Facto Lawmakers”

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In the U.S. Supreme Court’s significant ruling in the case of West Virginia v. EPA, the justices pushed back hard against the unelected bureaucrats who have been trying to implement large-scale change regarding the nation’s energy policy, says National Center Senior Fellow Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. The Court pointed out that these ...
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Biden Orders Carbon Neutrality, But “No Executive Order Can Override the Laws of Physics”

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President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at making the federal government carbon-neutral by 2050. Of course, just because he has demanded this pipe-dream goal doesn't mean it's feasible. "No executive order can override the laws of physics," responded National Center Senior Fellow Bonner Cohen. "By seeking to make the federal ...
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Giving In to the Greens Only Got Exxon More Grief

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ExxonMobil, a major target of the environmentalist lobby, is now supporting carbon taxes and adherence to the Paris climate accord. But this about-face on policy has not earned it any respect from the greens. This doesn’t surprise National Center Senior Fellow Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. In a RealClearEnergy report by Kevin ...
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Regulations Could Ruin Pennsylvania’s Energy Industry

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Why would Pennsylvania’s leadership shoot itself in the foot? In a victory for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, a “climate change” zealot, the state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission voted to approve proposed regulations that could impose cap-and-trade fees on energy producers. This an important milestone in state-level climate policy because the ...
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Biden’s “Social Cost” Climate Analysis Flawed

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Black Activist Advocates Instead for Analysis of Regulatory Impact on Minorities Washington, D.C. - Noting that “[i]f the predictions of the environmental ‘experts’ and their models over the course of my life were true, I’d already be dead,” Derrick Hollie of the Project 21 black leadership network asked the Biden ...
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“Expert” Predictions No Substitute for Regulatory Safeguards Today

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“If the predictions of the environmental ‘experts’ and their models over the course of my life were true, I’d already be dead.” In a Townhall commentary, Project 21 member Derrick Hollie makes a compelling case against the Biden Administration’s interest in an alleged long-term assessment of the “social cost” of ...
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Goldman Sachs CEO Accused of “Ignoring Fiduciary Duty” for Insisting on “Meaningless” and “Deeply Damaging” Climate Policies

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Washington, D.C. – Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon made no apologies today for imposing restrictive carbon policies upon other American corporations, claiming these efforts best serve his clients. The Free Enterprise Project (FEP) disagreed, telling Solomon that these policies are in fact “ill-considered and deeply damaging.” At Goldman Sachs’s annual ...
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New Wind Energy Blowing Up Cybersecurity Threats

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With the Biden Administration announcing its intention to increase the dependence of the American energy grid on renewable sources such as wind, it may also be increasing the threat of cyberattacks on infrastructure by random hackers and hostile governments such as Communist China. In a commentary for The Epoch Times, ...
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“Equity” a New Spin on Old, Unfair Politics

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“Equity” is the new buzzword in the Biden Administration. But the notion of an equal outcome by any means necessary is just “another term” for more bad policies that will actually have very disparate results for those affected. Project 21 member Christopher Arps, appearing on the Newsmax morning program “Wake ...
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To Beat Biden, Trump Must Send UN Climate Treaty to Senate

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While President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the United Nations’s Paris Climate Agreement, there’s a distinct likelihood that Joe Biden will try to reinstate it as soon as he possibly can. That means it’s imperative for President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to use the ...
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Biden’s Paris Pledge Provides Chinese Advantage Over America

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While the United States formally left the Paris Agreement on climate change on November 4, a victory for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign would lead to a quick reversal. This is just what the Chinese government wants. And it would be getting this victory on the cheap. Abiding by the demands ...
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A Biden Win Benefits China

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As the votes are counted in the United States, the Chinese government is undoubtedly hoping for a Biden victory to assist in the rehabilitation of its international reputation. Damaged by the COVID-19 pandemic which originated there, the Chinese are now focusing on the prospect of partnering with a Biden Administration ...
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Beijing Presents Itself as Climate Steward as China-Borne Pandemic Continues to Rage

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As European countries ponder the reimposition of lockdowns and other drastic measures to confront a second wave of COVID-19, and U.S. officials fear a similar outbreak on this side of the Atlantic, China—where the pandemic originated—has decided to change the subject to climate change. On Oct. 19, Beijing’s Foreign Affairs ...
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When It Comes To Climate Science, Benedict Cumberbatch Is No Sherlock Holmes

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch is a preening twit. It’s a shame to have to say that. He’s been immensely watchable since his long-ago appearance in a not-very-good British one-off series called Fortysomething that he, and mostly Hugh Laurie, saved from being dire. Tremendous Sherlock, captivating Alan Turing. But when he spreads his wings and takes ...
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Honest Climate Policy is Hard

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Recognizing Unacknowledged Risks, Possibilities & Value Judgments Part II: The Fatal Flaws in AYS Coalition Climate-Related Policy Claims The second in a series analyzing claims by proponents of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) and stakeholder primacy policies about the feasibility and value of their proposals. One of the major efforts ...
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Congress Told to “End Environmental Justice as We Know It”

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Did you watch Project 21 member Donna Jackson’s congressional testimony last week? If you didn’t, you still have a chance to watch it on-demand! In a rousing testimony before the House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife, Donna declared – in no uncertain terms – that it is “time to end ...
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Free-Market Environmentalists Tell Senate to Chill on Proposed Regulation

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Restricting hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) isn’t a cool idea. HFCs are the most common and economical means of running our refrigerators and the air conditioners in our homes and cars. They are vital to the comfort and operations of most businesses. In short, they are vital to our everyday lives. But there ...
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Read the Letter the NY Times Refused to Print!

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The New York Times reported a dubious claim that climate change has a disparate effect on black American mothers. But it was criticism of this shoddy journalism that the so-called "newspaper of record" decided wasn’t fit to print. Project 21 member Donna Jackson had taken exception, saying that the situation ...
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Questionable Climate Models Persist Despite COVID-19 Model Failures

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Remember when the world locked down on the assumptions of a model suggesting 2.2 million Americans would die from COVID-19? Oh, that’s right; it’s still going on. That model has subsequently been proven to be nonsense. As National Center Fellow Scott Shepard points out in an Issues & Insights commentary, ...
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