CFACT put up a hard-hitting billboard near the entrance to COP 24, the UN conference on climate change. It says, “Congratulations Poland, 100 years! Exit the UN Paris Accord. Energy Independence for Poland!” We met with coal miners and average Poles. They are fed up.
The good news is that the fracking-killing Proposition 112 did not pass, but the bad news is that it got 43% of the votes, which in political terms is a lot. Let-wing politicians see this near victory as a mandate for change. The ugly news is that the new Governor is a radical green and the Democrats now control both houses in the legislature. This likely adds up to a green energy wave coming in Colorado.
The Paris climate agreement would force U.S. taxpayers to fork over approximately $10 billion every year to developing countries like China, Iran, and Venezuela.
“We need to find the place where we are demanding as much efficiency, as much environmental control as makes sense, but not so much that it begins to have a detrimental affect to highway safety."
Joe Romm at the renewable energy-funded Center for American Progress published a doozy of a self-delusional article.
Administrator Pruitt initiates overdue changes to bring transparency, integrity to rulemaking.
Don't confuse speculative conclusions drawn about climate science with the science itself.
Oil and natural gas aren’t just fuels. They supply building blocks for pharmaceuticals; plastics in vehicle bodies, athletic helmets, and numerous other products; and complex composites in solar panels and wind turbine blades and nacelles. The U.S. was importing 65% of its petroleum in 2005, creating serious national security concerns. But fracking helped cut imports to 40% and the U.S. now exports oil and gas. Today’s vital raw materials foundation also includes exotic minerals like gallium, germanium, rare-earth elements, and platinum-group metals. For the U.S., they are “critical” because they are required in thousands of applications; they become “strategic” when we don’t [...]
They also told us snow would be "a thing of the past" by now.
A Connecticut court denied a lawsuit from animal rights activists to grant three zoo elephants the legal rights to “bodily integrity and bodily liberty.”
The Trump administration will reportedly remove manmade global warming from its list of national security threats, reversing an Obama-era policy putting the global climate at the center of foreign and national security policy.
The left-wing attack site DeSmog blog sough sought to attack CFACT's efforts at UN COP 23. In doing so they lavished us with high praise.
China is leading a two percent surge in global CO2 emissions.
The Paradise Papers revealed that while Prince Charles was lobbying for a rule change to allow “carbon credits” from rainforests to be bought and traded, Charles’s estate invested $113,500 in Sustainable Forestry, according to the BBC.
Midwestern GOP Senators held up Trump’s nominees for EPA positions until they were reassured no changes would be made to the RFS, that mandates refiners purchase ever-increasing amounts of ethanol.