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  • 36 progressive House Dems vote against bipartisan green energy bill (nuclear energy development)

    03/01/2024 2:48:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Fox News via MSN ^ | 2/29/24 | Thomas Catenacci
    Three dozen progressive House Democrats, led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., voted against a bipartisan bill that would streamline the federal permitting process for nuclear energy development. The House passed the so-called Atomic Energy Advancement Act — which was authored by Reps. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., and Diana DeGette, D-Colo. — in a 365-36 vote Wednesday evening, with 199 Republicans and 166 Democrats voting in favor. However, all 36 nay votes were cast by progressive Democrats who have pushed green energy and, in the case of Ocasio-Cortez, pushed the Green New Deal. "Nuclear power delivers reliable, affordable, and clean energy to...
  • Hochul facing heat over NY green push to ban key chemical in refrigerator, ACs: ‘Go too far, too quickly’

    02/22/2024 7:36:15 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | 02/22/2024 | Carl Campanile
    Gov. Kathy Hochul is facing heat over a green push targeting a key chemical used in refrigerators and air conditioners that critics say could force business owners to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars in new equipment. Small business owners warned the aggressive timetable to phase out hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, starting next year, could cripple businesses, icing out jobs and triggering price hikes on food items and other consumer products, as they attempt to comply with the costly mandate. “The rule will increase the cost of business for us. What we get from the state is nothing but a...
  • White House Plans Downshift In Electric Vehicle Transition As Demand Slides (A Tesla 4-module Battery Pack Costs $20,000 To $28,000 BEFORE Labor!)

    02/17/2024 11:08:23 AM PST · by Kaiser8408a · 16 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 02/17/2024 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Burn on, Bidenomics! The Biden administration is reportedly considering easing tailpipe emissions regulations, a move that was designed to force Americans from gas and diesel-powered vehicles to electric vehicles, according to The New York Times, citing three people familiar with the plan. This potential policy adjustment is in response to concerns from major automakers and labor unions and comes amid sliding EV demand, recently prompting companies such as Ford Motor Company to reduce EV production and lay off workers. “Instead of essentially requiring automakers to rapidly ramp up sales of electric vehicles over the next few years, the administration would...
  • GOP Rep. Mark Green Will Not Seek Reelection After Leading Impeachment of DHS Secretary Mayorkas: “I Have Come to Realize Our Fight is Not Here Within Washington, Our Fight is With Washington”

    02/16/2024 8:16:19 AM PST · by george76 · 40 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Feb. 16, 2024 | Jim Hᴏft
    House Homeland Security Chair Mark Green (R-Tenn.) announced he will not be seeking a fourth term in Congress. This decision follows his prominent role in leading the impeachment efforts against Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Green released a powerful retirement statement criticizing the Washington elites and explaining his decision to retire from Congress. “At the start of the 118th Congress, I promised my constituents to pass legislation to secure our borders and to hold Secretary Mayorkas accountable. Today, with the House having passed H.R. 2 and Secretary Mayorkas impeached, it is time for me to return home....
  • The Great Electric Vehicle Con

    02/16/2024 7:04:35 AM PST · by Tell It Right · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2/16/2024 | Harry G. Hutchison
    Led by an elderly man experiencing cognitive decline, the Biden administration has launched a strident effort to promote electric vehicle (E.V.) sales. This push is part of a globalist climate change agenda that ignores the unreliability of renewable energy during winter storms and heat waves.

    02/12/2024 12:22:20 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    Son of the new American Revolution ^ | 15 January 2024 | Bob Bishop
    Lloyd Austin underwent an invasive surgical procedure called a prostatectomy for his prostate cancer. He was readmitted to the ICU ward of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center seven days later, on January 1st, due to complications caused by a severe infection. It appears he was septic. He concealed his inability to carry out his duties from Biden, Congress, the Pentagon, and his Deputy Secretary, Dr. Kathleen Hicks. On January 4th, finally becoming aware of Austin’s hospitalization, security adviser Jake Sullivan notified Hicks, who was on vacation in Puerto Rico. Even though Biden continued to back Austin, Austin was already...
  • Neocons Blast Bush's Inaction On 'Spy' Affair

    09/09/2004 10:46:31 AM PDT · by jmc813 · 13 replies · 644+ views
    Forward ^ | 9-9-2004 | MARC PERELMAN
    In an indication of their growing estrangement with the Bush administration, neoconservatives are slamming the White House for failing to stop what they describe as an antisemitic campaign to marginalize them being conducted by the CIA and the State Department. This view was outlined in a memo circulating among neoconservative foreign policy analysts in Washington. Obtained by the Forward, the memo criticizes the White House for not refuting press reports on the FBI's investigation of Pentagon analyst Lawrence Franklin that suggest wrongdoing on the part of Jewish officials at the Defense Department. "If there is any truth to any of...
  • Global Resistance Grows: Countries Unite in Farmers Protest Against Green Agenda

    02/03/2024 3:00:06 PM PST · by davikkm · 6 replies
    In a historic turn of events, a coalition of countries is joining the farmers’ protest against the green agenda, signaling a significant global resistance. The list of nations includes the Netherlands, Scotland, France, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Lithuania, Romania, Italy, Greece, Spain, and Portugal. As these countries unite, the farmers’ protest gains momentum, reflecting a shared concern about the impact of the green agenda on agricultural practices and livelihoods. The collaborative effort underscores the significance of this movement, bringing together nations with a common cause against perceived challenges posed by environmental policies.
  • Consumer group reveals left-wing groups increasingly using courts to push Green New Deal (only 6.97 years left)

    02/02/2024 2:19:02 PM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/01/24 | Thomas Catenacci
    EXCLUSIVE: Left-wing advocacy nonprofits, aided by trial law firms and Democrats, are increasingly turning to the legal system to push Green New Deal policies, according to a new consumer report shared with Fox News Digital. The report, published Thursday by the Alliance for Consumers, details how advocacy groups have looked to wage public nuisance lawsuits to remove products and services, such as fossil fuels and firearms, from the market that "do not align with the progressive agenda." Public nuisance laws prohibit activities that harm people or property nearby and are generally enforced by government entities. "Public nuisance cases aren't about...
  • NY Gets $13M to Repair Broken EV Charging Stations

    01/23/2024 9:44:40 AM PST · by AbolishCSEU · 40 replies ^ | 1/23/24 | Ed Vivenzio
    $13 million in federal funding is coming to repair electric vehicle charging ports across the state. Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Monday that the money has been awarded to the New York State Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) by the US DOT’s Federal Highway Administration’s Electric Vehicle Charger Reliability and Accessibility Accelerator Program. Funding will be used to repair or replace broken or non-operational EV charging ports. “New York State is the national leader when it comes to investing in innovation to combat the plague of global climate change,” Governor Hochul said.“This federal award will enable us to keep our...
  • Officials probe electric double decker bus inferno after vehicle 'exploded' and burst into flames sparking rush hour chaos - as dramatic video shows firefighters battling to put blaze out

    01/11/2024 4:06:45 PM PST · by george76 · 50 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 11 January 2024 | MARK DUELL
    Officials today launched an investigation after one of Sadiq Khan's electric buses exploded during today's rush hour. Terrified residents in Wimbledon described a massive 'bang' after a double decker burst into flames during this morning's commute, sparking chaos on the roads as black smoke filled the streets. Astonishing video obtained by MailOnline shows the dramatic moment firefighters battled to put out the inferno. Transport for London (TfL) today launched an investigation after the blaze destroyed the rear and blew out the back windows ... 'It took a long time for them to get it under control with flames flying out...
  • Giant offshore wind project axed in blow to Biden's green goals (only 7.09 years left)

    01/03/2024 4:06:11 PM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/03/24 | Thomas Catenacci
    Global energy developers Equinor and BP announced Wednesday they are canceling the contract for a massive wind project slated for construction off the coast of New York. The two companies said they had reached an agreement with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to terminate the offshore wind renewable energy certificate for their Empire Wind 2 project. Equinor and BP explained that commercial conditions, namely inflation, interest rates and supply chain disruptions, prevented its contract for the project from remaining viable. "Commercial viability is fundamental for ambitious projects of this size and scale. The Empire Wind...
  • Appeals court delivers fatal blow to California city pushing natural gas ban

    01/02/2024 10:28:15 PM PST · by KingofZion · 20 replies ^ | January 2, 2024 | Thomas Catenacci
    A federal appeals court rejected a petition Tuesday to rehear a case related to a natural gas ban proposed by the City of Berkeley, California, which the panel ruled was illegal last year. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ultimately denied Berkeley's petition for rehearing en banc — a motion that received support from the Biden administration, Democratic-led states and environmentalists — after it failed to receive majority support from the court's non-recused active judges. Berkeley filed the motion last year after the court in April that a Berkeley law banning natural gas pipes in new construction...
  • Consumers Are Rejecting the Great Reset

    12/31/2023 9:19:16 AM PST · by thegagline · 48 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 12/29/2023 | Jeffrey Tucker
    A friend got a rental of a Tesla over the holidays. It’s undoubtedly the industry standard for EVs and a complete blast to drive. The problem: It’s not a practical car at all. He was driving in the cold, and the car was nearly drained after two hours. Searching for a charge was no easy task. The first one didn’t work. The second one stated that it would be charged in 10 hours, which he didn’t have. The third one charged in one hour but that was a full hour wasted. His conclusion: This is indeed a glorified golf cart...
  • Biden admin aims to push towns, cities to adopt green energy building codes: 'Very suspicious' (only 7.11 years left)

    12/22/2023 8:00:06 AM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/20/23 | Thomas Catenacci
    The Biden administration announced hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding to upgrade energy codes nationwide that conform with strict energy efficiency standards, a move experts said is tantamount to a backdoor natural gas ban. The Department of Energy (DOE) said it will begin accepting applications for a total of $530 million in technical assistance competitive grants for local residential and commercial building code upgrades as part of its implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). According to DOE, adoption of the latest model energy codes, zero energy codes and building performance standards would lead to widespread emissions reductions....

    12/05/2023 7:44:36 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 53 replies
    12-5-23 | ME
    We have a solar array where I's in a college setting..but image this being EVERYDAY in the UPPER MIDWEST.. SNOW on the panel...ZERO energy being "created"
  • The Globalist Vision: “15 Minute” Prison Cities And The End Of Private Property (Smart Cities Are A Dumb Idea)

    11/13/2023 6:23:34 AM PST · by Kaiser8408a · 18 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 11/13/2023 | Anthony B. Sanders
    As I watch former Presidential candidate and US Secretary of State John F. Kerry (although the always bitter Hillary Clinton comes to mind as well), I roll my eyes at the staggering hypocrisy of “climate envoy” John Kerry flying the globe in his private jet while entering the US into climate scams that most Americans don’t want. And lecturing us in that droning voice on why we are bad people if we drive a gas-powered car. But Klaus Schwab and the World Economic Forum approves of Kerry’s message. Even the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is on board with the WEF’s...
  • Critics warn that Biden’s hydrogen initiative could become next green energy boondoggle

    11/06/2023 7:14:12 AM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 28 replies
    KTBS 3 ^ | November 5, 2023 | Staff
    Another spoke in President Joe Biden’s climate policy wheel is the production of hydrogen, which was referred to as a “key pillar of Bidenomics” in an announcement $7 billion in funding for hydrogen hubs across the country. Other troubled green initiatives Biden has been rolling out include the development of offshore wind energy and the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. This past month both the offshore wind and the electric vehicle industries have seen significant losses as a result of problems that experts, such as energy writer Robert Bryce and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Mark Mills, have long been warning...
  • Ørsted Ceases Development of Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 and Takes Final Investment Decision on Revolution Wind

    11/03/2023 6:54:02 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 7 replies
    Oersted ^ | October 31, 2023 | Ryan Ferguson
    BOSTON – October 31, 2023 – Following a decision by its Board of Directors, Ørsted will cease development of the Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 projects and has taken final investment decision (FID) on the Revolution Wind project. “Macroeconomic factors have changed dramatically over a short period of time, with high inflation, rising interest rates, and supply chain bottlenecks impacting our long-term capital investments,” said David Hardy, Group EVP and CEO Americas at Ørsted. “As a result, we have no choice but to cease development of Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2. We are extremely disappointed to...
  • Colorado district to rely on diesel buses for challenging routes green buses can't handle. ( Boulder )

    10/27/2023 9:29:22 AM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    The Center Square ^ | Oct 24, 2023 | Shirleen Guerra
    The Boulder Valley School District says it wants to replace its diesel school buses with more environmentally friendly green buses. However, the district is going to buy five new diesel school buses because the electric and propane-powered buses won't hold up on the more demanding routes. The district is set to approve the purchase of five new diesel passenger school buses for $714,876. The district is expected to approve the new school buses at its Oct. 24 meeting. The district said the new diesel buses are needed because, "diesel school buses are essential for mountain routes due to their robust...