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  • Embarrassing: Biden's Grand Energy Plan Just Got Blown Up...By the French President

    06/28/2022 9:12:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies ^ | 6/28/2022 0640 hrs edt | Matt Vespa
    Joe Biden is at the G7 Summit. Soundbites of the world leaders mocking Russia were picked up. With the Supreme Court news about Roe v. Wade being overturned and gun rights expanded, the Left is in meltdown mode. So, this devastating update probably got lost in the ether. Biden’s energy plan is toast. It got blown up. It shows Biden being outmaneuvered by our allies. The way it was done also shows that Europe knows this presidency needs to be pushed along—a lot. It was the clearest sign of the weakness exhibited by Biden. The gross incompetence is pervasive. Within...
  • Greta Thunberg Is Back: Teen Activist Predicts Climate Apocalypse During Appearance At Music Festival

    06/28/2022 8:23:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 82 replies ^ | 6/27/2022 1416 hrs edt | Jack Mcevoy
    Greta Thunberg resurfaced on the world stage Saturday to condemn world leaders over inaction regarding climate change during a desperate plea at the Glastonbury music festival in the UK. The globetrotting 19-year-old climate activist warned of an imminent “total natural catastrophe” and demanded more vigorous action to save the planet as part of her surprise appearance at the festival, according to the BBC. The earth’s ecosystem is “not just changing, it is destabilizing, it is breaking down,” Thunberg told the festival’s audience while an electronic background displayed a graphic of increasing global temperatures. “This is not the new normal, this...
  • Europe's Virtue Signaling Pivot to 'Green' Energy is Backfiring in a Major Way

    06/20/2022 10:32:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 6/20/2022 1215 hrs edt | Katie Pavlich
    For years in their quest to claim "green" energy status, European leaders have shut off their own domestic production of oil and gas in favor of a pipeline from Russia. Their goal has been to lower emissions and claim energy moral superiority while rejecting the reality that modern societies cannot function without fossil fuels. Now, as Russia wages a war on Ukraine and uses gas production as a weapon against the West, European countries are starting to see their so-called "green" energy revolution backfire in spectacular fashion. "Germany will restart coal-fired power plants and offer incentives for companies to curb...
  • Is driving an electric car immoral? Here's what they DON'T tell you 'You dig up 500,000 pounds of the earth's crust for just one battery'

    06/20/2022 8:37:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 97 replies ^ | 6/19/2022 1150 hrs edt | wnd news service
    "Each mine usually consists of thirty-five to forty humongous 797 Caterpillar haul trucks along with hundreds of other large equipment," he writes. "Each 797 uses around half a million gallons of diesel a year. So, with an inventory of just thirty-five the haul trucks alone are using 17.5 million gallons of fuel a year for just one lithium site." A typical EV battery, Stein notes, weighs 1,000 pounds, contains 25 pounds of lithium, 60 pounds of nickel, 44 pounds of manganese, 30 pounds of cobalt, 200 pounds of copper and 400 pounds of aluminum, steel and plastic. Inside are over...
  • Fresh Demand for U.S. and E.U. to Transfer Wealth Through ‘Climate Reparations

    06/16/2022 3:00:04 PM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies ^ | 6/16/2022 | Simon Kent
    A call for a host of taxes on the U.S. and European nations designed to transfer wealth to economies confronting “the cost of drought, floods and superstorms made worse by rising temperatures” was renewed Wednesday at a U.N. climate conference in Germany. If heeded, the so-called “loss and damage” demand will see prosperous, successful countries on the hook for billions of dollars for decades or even centuries to come. The BBC reports poorer countries claim a promise they would be compensated for the damage done by richer countries’ emissions would be honoured this year. They now doubt new money to...
  • It's actually 100% green energy that could destroy the planet

    06/07/2022 7:41:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies ^ | 6/6/2022 1927 hrs edt | Stephen Moore
    The untold story about "green energy" is that it can't possibly be scaled up to provide anywhere near the energy to replace fossil fuels (unless we are headed back to the stone ages, which is what some of the "de-growth" advocates favor). Right now, the United States gets about 70% of its energy from fossil fuels. To go to zero over the next 20 years would be economically catastrophic and cost tens of millions of jobs. With gas prices at nearly double their price back from when Donald Trump left office and inflation up from 1.5% to 8% in just...
  • The Naked Truth about Energy Transitions

    06/05/2022 11:05:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 6/5/2022 | Jeanne Donovan
    The difference between the 19th century and the 21st century is that new energy technology slowly grew in popularity while capitalism fueled the desire for a better life. Now Americans are suffering during Biden's presidential term, and the wounds are self-inflicted. Politicians and regulatory bureaucrats are purposely destroying our energy independence while pretending their policies have nothing to do with issues of inflation, shortages, and possible rationing. They are misdirecting blame to Putin and COVID-19, but they know better. Biden and his cohorts are deliberately weakening our country for what seems like a blend of Marxist-green ideology. They even think...
  • Climate Change Protester Ties Herself to Net During French Open Semifinal

    06/04/2022 11:43:59 AM PDT · by rktman · 56 replies ^ | 6/3/2022 | Jordan Dixon-Hamilton
    A climate change protester interrupted the French Open semifinal match between Casper Ruud and Marin Čilić by rushing the court and tying herself to the net on Friday. “We’ve got an interloper on the court,” the commentator said as the protester stormed the court. “Security in black sport coats is out to protect.” The woman reportedly used a necklace to tie herself onto the net while donning a shirt that read “We have 1028 days left.” Her shirt also referenced a website that reportedly provided more insight into the reason for her protest. “Today, I entered the field because I...
  • Mental abuse at the hands of climate-change doomsayers

    06/04/2022 6:56:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies ^ | 6/3/2022 1923 hrs edt | Patrice Lewis
    I read something very sad recently. It seems a 68-year-old climate-change activist in British Columbia has been under a doctor's care since 2017 with "eco-anxiety and biosphere-related depression" to the point where his condition has become "debilitating." He is now seeking a medically related death (assisted suicide) to stop the pain. Until this point, this man's request for assisted suicide had been denied because "his condition was not an 'acceptable, permissible malady.'" However, in March of 2023, someone whose only medical condition is mental illness will be eligible, so this man is reapplying. And see, this is what concerns me...
  • The Day the Electricity Died(moron[sic]renewables)

    05/28/2022 9:55:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies ^ | 5/28/2022 0001 hrs edt | Town hall staff/FFrank Lasee
    Imagine one of your kids freezing to death in your home. Eleven-year-old Cristian Pineda's mother found her son dead during the Texas blackout in February 2021. Or you have a power outage for three days, losing a couple of hundred dollars worth of food because your refrigerator didn’t work, as Michelle Jones did last summer. The food she had just bought to feed herself, her daughter, and her granddaughter spoiled without electricity. This is likely to become all too common in the future. What do they all have in common? Increasing their reliance on solar and wind and closing coal...
  • During this summer's blackouts, remember the 'green' cutlery!

    05/28/2022 9:29:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies ^ | 5/27/2022 1922 hrs edt | Patrice Lewis
    Amidst the serious and sometimes devastating issues facing our nation today, you'll be glad to know our leaders are focusing on the important stuff. I refer to the guidelines published by the Department of Energy for helping Americans prepare for blackouts over the summer. Among its routine advice, it offers this jaw-dropping gem: "Have sustainably sourced disposable utensils and dinnerware on hand so you do not need to use water to wash dishes." I'll admit I blinked in shock when I read this. Sustainably sourced cutlery and dishes? Really? Of all the potential advice for handling blackouts, why did the...
  • Inconvenient truth for globalists: Arctic ice at 30-year highData contradict connection with rising levels of CO2

    05/26/2022 7:32:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies ^ | 5/25/2022 2035 hrs edt | Art Moore
    The World Economic Forum and the globalist movement it helps lead have used the "climate crisis" and the COVID-19 pandemic as pretexts for measures to redistribute the wealth of nations. But this week, as WEF convenes is annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, the Arctic sea ice expanse so far this month is at a 30-year high, according to data from intergovernmental European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, points out climate-change skeptic Tony Heller. EUMETSAT, as the organization is known, was created through an international convention signed by 30 European nations. The extent of Arctic ice during the warmer...
  • A climate change class action lawsuit: is it viable?

    05/22/2022 8:46:04 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 5/22/2022 | Christopher Garbacz
    A few days ago, I suggested that a climate change class action lawsuit should be filed against those parties that clamor to destroy the economy via a Green Agenda that seeks to ban fossil fuels. Some commenters raised an interesting point: How do you prove damages? I think it’s possible and would serve as a good basis for any legal complaint. The Green Agenda is supported in part or full by the following parties: federal, state, and local governments; universities; Green NGOs; foundations; corporations; renewable proponents/owners; and entrepreneurs. A court could determine if these entities are correct that anthropogenic climate...
  • The threat from the SEC's global warming 'disclosure' rule

    05/22/2022 7:02:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies ^ | 5/21/2022 1639 hrs edt | Dan Romito
    There is a concerning precedent emerging within conventional American politics that mistakenly asserts a direct correlation between functional results and incremental regulation exists. Reality shows instead that regulation does not provide the strategic blueprint required to formulate long-term solutions and radical innovation. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission groundbreaking proposed climate change disclosure rule does not reflect that lesson and misses the mark. If passed, the 512-page proposal would mandate public companies to disclose an audited set of greenhouse gas emissions data from their direct operations, energy use, and value chain (i.e., Scope 1, 2, and 3, respectively). This proposal...
  • Another day, another fearmonger article on climate change

    05/14/2022 10:08:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies ^ | 5/14/2022 | Jack Hellner
    The bureaucrats at the United Nations desertification agency are blaming us for droughts, as the Associated Press reports: Climate change to make droughts longer, more common, says UN The frequency and duration of droughts will continue to increase due to human-caused climate change, with water scarcity already affecting billions of people across the world, the United Nations warned in a report Wednesday. The U.N. desertification agency, which is currently hosting a conference of parties in Abidjan in Ivory Coast, estimates that roughly one third of the world’s population — 2.3 billion people — is already facing water scarcity, with that...
  • 'It's a big lie' when environmentalists claim green energy is 'cheap' 'We don't actually know what wind and solar cost'

    05/04/2022 5:34:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies ^ | 5/2/2022 1057 hrs edt | THOMAS CATENACCI
    Renewable energy prices have skyrocketed while new wind and solar installations have plummeted over the last year, even as governments continue to forge ahead with ambitious climate plans. While the U.S., European Union, other Western nations and international organizations have all pursued aggressive climate agendas that involve expanding renewable energy technology and infrastructure, prices have surged and profits have declined, according to industry reports and corporate earnings reviewed by the Daily Caller News Foundation. President Joe Biden has made a series of climate pledges, including a commitment to decarbonize the grid by 2035 and achieve net-zero economy-wide emissions by 2050,...
  • Kerry warns world is on track to surpass key climate threshold unless global leaders step up

    04/27/2022 1:23:06 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 85 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | April 27, 2022 | By Ella Nilsen
    US Climate Envoy John Kerry warned Wednesday that world leaders will blow through a critical climate-change threshold unless they dramatically accelerate the transition to clean energy. "Let me be absolutely clear: we're heading to well over 2 degrees right now -- 2.7, or something like that," Kerry said, speaking at Foreign Policy magazine's Climate Summit.
  • Italy to Pilot Social Credit System for ‘Climate-Friendly’ Behavior

    04/25/2022 8:25:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies ^ | 4/25/2022 | Thomas D Williams
    ROME — The city of Bologna, Italy, has announced a pilot program to reward “virtuous” citizens for recycling, taking public transportation, and curbing energy usage. The program, which has been likened to China’s social credit system, is slated to go into effect in September, 2022, using a “smart citizen wallet” app for cell phones. “In September, we will start with a pilot project for the city: at the center is the virtuous citizen, the one who, for example, separates waste well or does not waste energy, or uses public transport and does not receive fines, or actively uses the Bologna...
  • Earth Day 2022: Investing in Poverty, Suffering, and Human Degradation(Bonus grrrrreta pic)

    04/24/2022 9:38:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies ^ | 4/22/2022 | Benjamin Zycher
    It is Earth Day 2022 — always falling on Lenin’s birthday, amusingly enough — the official theme of which this year is Invest In Our Planet™. As with every previous Earth Day, we will be bombarded with innumerable web sites both infantile and mendacious, crude propaganda exercises, myriad pleas for networking, virtue signaling as a central dynamic, mindless recommendations for localism and other useless, wasteful, and environmentally destructive silliness. And — of course — there will be the usual shameless groveling by a long queue of spineless corporate officials and public relations gasbags desperate to advertise their environmental bona fides...
  • Twitter To Remove Ads That Contain ‘Misinformation’ About Climate Change

    04/23/2022 1:36:14 PM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies ^ | 4/23/2022 1056 hrs edt | Autumn Johnson
    Twitter announced on Earth Day that decided to remove any ads on the platform that contain so-called “misinformation” about climate change. The Washington Post reported that the platform said the removed ads “contradict the scientific consensus on climate change.” "We recognize that misleading information about climate change can undermine efforts to protect the planet," Twitter said of the decision. "In the coming months, we’ll have more to share on our work to add reliable, authoritative context to the climate conversations happening on Twitter." The new policy only applies to monetized ads. Twitter is not the only social media platform to...