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  • America’s Gas Bonanza Brings Biden New Political Dilemmas...The president is facing pressure from some Democrats and climate groups to rein in exports of liquefied natural gas, or LNG

    01/12/2024 7:51:00 AM PST · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Jan. 12, 2024 5:30 am ET | By Benoît Morenne
    The U.S. has become the world’s top exporter of liquefied natural gas. President Biden is finding that this superpower status comes with its own set of headaches. In the past two years, hundreds of cargoes loaded with supercooled gas departed the U.S. Gulf Coast as foreign buyers turned to America for energy supplies. Developers of export terminals have seized the momentum to advance plans to build new plants and crank out even more LNG. Now, climate activists and Democratic lawmakers are exhorting the Biden administration to halt this expansion. They argue that the federal government, which has to approve LNG...
  • Dr. Patrick Moore (Greenpeace co-founder): " ... It’s throwing science and logic out the window"

    08/16/2023 5:48:58 AM PDT · by RandFan · 5 replies
    Twitter/X ^ | Aug 16 | Dr. Patrick Moore
    "How you can think the most important molecule for life - carbon dioxide, which is where all life comes from - could possibly be net negative is beyond the pale. It’s throwing science and logic out the window." - Greenpeace co-founder, Dr. Patrick Moore
  • Greenpeace co-founder, Dr. Patrick Moore, on the genocidal consequences of Net Zero

    07/28/2023 11:01:21 PM PDT · by RandFan · 10 replies
    X ^ | July 28 | @wideawake_media
    @wideawake_media Greenpeace co-founder, Dr. Patrick Moore, on the genocidal consequences of Net Zero: “Now they’re going into agriculture and threatening to cut off the supply of food, because food is causing global warming… Only the billionaires will be able to afford to buy food, and now all the other people will die because there’s not enough food. That’s what we’re heading for if we continue to listen to these people.” “They will cause a ruination the likes of which the Earth has never seen, because there are over eight billion of us, and four billion of us depend on nitrogen...
  • Most EU public transport too expensive, Greenpeace finds

    05/08/2023 1:12:58 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 4 May 2023, 07:00 | Wester van Gaal
    New analysis by Greenpeace has ranked the affordability of public transport in 30 European countries, concluding that in most places prices are too high. Apart from Luxembourg and Malta, which have made domestic public transport free, only Austria, Germany and Hungary have introduced relatively affordable nationwide tickets, costing less than €3 per day, according to the data published on Thursday (4 May). Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Norway scored worst in the ranking, while Dublin, London, Paris and Amsterdam ranked worst in the list of capitals, offering tickets above €2.25 per day. In Amsterdam, for example, the price of a yearly...
  • On Second Thought, Just Throw Plastic Away

    10/30/2022 4:22:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 53 replies
    City Journal ^ | October 30, 2022 | John Tierney
    Even Greenpeace now admits the obvious: recycling doesn’t work ... Even Greenpeace has finally acknowledged the truth: recycling plastic makes no sense. This has been obvious for decades to anyone who crunched the numbers, but the fantasy of recycling plastic proved irresistible to generations of environmentalists and politicians. They preached it to children, mandated it for adults, and bludgeoned municipalities and virtue-signaling corporations into wasting vast sums—probably hundreds of billions of dollars worldwide—on an enterprise that has been harmful to the environment as well as to humanity. Now Greenpeace has seen the light, or at least a glimmer of rationality....
  • EXCLUSIVE: Former Greenpeace Founder Patrick Moore Says Climate Change Based on False Narratives

    09/08/2022 12:00:12 PM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | September 6, 2022 | Lee Yun-Jeong
    Prominent scientist backs up claim that there is 'no climate emergency' ... Patrick Moore, one of the founders of Greenpeace said in an email obtained by The Epoch Times that his reasons for leaving Greenpeace were very clear: “Greenpeace was ‘hijacked’ by the political left when they realized there was money and power in the environmental movement. [Left-leaning] political activists in North America and Europe changed Greenpeace from a science-based organization to a political fundraising organization,” Moore said. Moore left Greenpeace in 1986, 15 years after he co-founded the organization. “The ‘environmental’ movement has become more of a political movement...
  • Climate activists vow to fight as new gasfield gets go-ahead in North Sea

    06/02/2022 7:48:22 AM PDT · by American Number 181269513 · 47 replies
    The Gaurdian ^ | Thu 2 Jun 2022 | Matthew Taylor
    Environmentalists are threatening legal action in an attempt to halt the development of a new gasfield in the North Sea that has been given the green light by the UK government. Climate experts reacted with anger after the government announced it had given the Jackdaw field, to be developed by the oil multinational Shell, “final regulatory approval” on Wednesday. The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, said: “Jackdaw gasfield – originally licensed in 1970 – has today received final regulatory approval. We’re turbocharging renewables and nuclear but we are also realistic about our energy needs now. Let’s source more of the gas...
  • Russia duped Europe into energy dependence by funding 'rabid environmental groups': experts

    03/16/2022 4:45:26 AM PDT · by gattaca · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 15, 2022 | Emma Colton
    For years, world leaders have accused Russia of funding environmental groups in Europe to steer nations away from energy independence and strengthen Russia’s iron grip over the continent. As nations across the globe begin shunning Russian oil in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine, U.S. leaders are also questioning how deep Russia’s ties go in the environmental community. "The Russians actually fund some of the most rabid environmental groups in Europe because they sic them on the energy projects that aren’t Russian," James Carafano, vice president of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign...
  • Greenpeace's Ex-President - Is Climate Change Fake?

    11/03/2021 5:23:22 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies
    Modern Wisdom Podcast 373 ^ | 18/9/21 | Patrick Moore
    Patrick Moore is the Co-Founder & Ex-President of Greenpeace and an author. Climate change has been at the forefront of political, cultural and social battles for the last 40 years. Patrick had a front-row seat as he organised the environmental movement's first ever major demonstration, but now he has some real problems with the direction it's heading in. Expect to learn Patrick's thoughts on humanity's impact on global warming temperatures, his opinion on Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg, what people mean when they say we've only got 50 harvests left, whether we should be worried about rising sea levels...
  • Delingpole: Greenpeace Is Just Another Branch of the UK Government

    07/16/2021 10:18:17 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/16/2021 | James Delingpole
    Have a look at this video footage of enviro loon activists blockading a McDonald’s meat plant in the UK. Do you smell a rat? I do. If you don’t smell a rat, here’s a suggestion: try filling a few buses and maybe a lorry with 100 of your smelliest friends, drive to the nearest food factory and start blockading the entrance with bamboo constructions. Maybe, for added drama, you could let off a few smoke bombs. Now see how long it takes before the police arrest you for a breach of the peace… Or, better still, here’s another idea: why...
  • Beyond Parody: Movement for Black Lives, Greenpeace Team Up on ‘Fossil Fuel Racism’

    04/19/2021 9:28:52 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 9 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 4/19/2021 | Joseph Vazquez
    A new wacky report by Greenpeace underscored the Marxist left’s obsession with connecting the completely unrelated issues of eco-fanaticism and racism. The April 13 report was published with a blaring headline, “Fossil Fuel Racism.” The executive summary was just as absurd as the headline: “Fossil fuels — coal, oil, and gas — lie at the heart of the crises we face, including public health, racial injustice, and climate change.” The report preached that President Joe Biden and Congress have “a historic opportunity to improve public health, tackle the climate crisis, and confront systemic racism at the same time by phasing...
  • Lebanese PM Accuses Israel of Being Behind Oil Spill-The blame-Israel default

    03/09/2021 6:09:40 AM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Mar 9, 2021 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    A huge oil spill in the eastern Mediterranean has caused colossal damage to Israel’s beaches, now gooey with clumps of tar that thousands of volunteers are laboriously picking out of the sand. It has been an unparalleled ecological disaster that has already done, and will continue to do, great harm to the coastal flora and fauna. It has devastated the local economy. For at least a year, and some estimates suggest much longer, tourists and locals will not be able to use the beaches; many will have to seek alternatives abroad. Coastal businesses in Israel, from vacation rentals to restaurants,...
  • The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election

    02/05/2021 5:29:20 AM PST · by MNDude · 49 replies
    That's why the participants want the secret history of the 2020 election told, even though it sounds like a paranoid fever dream–a well-funded cabal of powerful people, ranging across industries and ideologies, working together behind the scenes to influence perceptions, change rules and laws, steer media coverage and control the flow of information. They were not rigging the election; they were fortifying it.“
  • Activists cheer victory in landmark Dutch climate case

    12/20/2019 6:10:41 AM PST · by karpov · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 20, 2019 | Mike Corder
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a ruling hailed as an “immense victory for climate justice,” the Netherlands’ top court ruled Friday in favor of activists who have for years been seeking legal orders to force the Dutch government into cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Activists in a packed chamber of the Supreme Court in The Hague erupted into applause and cheers as Presiding Judge Kees Streefkerk rejected the government’s appeal against earlier rulings ordering the government to cut emissions by at least 25% by the end of 2020 from benchmark 1990 levels. The Supreme Court upheld lower courts’ rulings that...
  • Is this a Trump 2020 ad? Greenpeace activists have shut down the Houston Ship Channel

    09/12/2019 2:26:51 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 39 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 9/12/2019 | Greg P.
    Greenpeace activists have suspended themselves from the Fred Hartman Bridge, effectively shutting down the Houston Ship Channel to ships trying to enter and leave the port: HAPPENING NOW: We're in the heart of the fossil fuel industry (the largest oil export channel in the US) to confront Trump & the oil industry. RT to support the brave activists & take action for #GreenNewDeal! >> https://t.co/xGNiM0OlYG pic.twitter.com/xkoyvj2nt6— Greenpeace USA (@greenpeaceusa) September 12, 2019 This is to get attention ahead of tonight’s Dem debate in Houston with they hope that the candidates will “promise to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable”: As...
  • Greenpeace activists suspended from Fred Hartman Bridge to stop ship channel traffic

    09/12/2019 7:54:03 AM PDT · by Levy78 · 38 replies
    KVUE Austin ^ | 9/12/19 | KHOU.com
    HOUSTON — Greenpeace activists are hanging from the Fred Hartman Bridge in an effort to block traffic in the Houston Ship Channel. A portion of the traffic in the Ship Channel has stopped from Light 102A to 104 due to the demonstration. So far, the incident is only blocking one northbound lane on the bridge itself....
  • After fire, Philadelphia Energy Solutions to permanently shut oil refinery

    06/26/2019 5:07:56 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 21 replies
    reuters ^ | 6/25/19 | Jarrett Renshaw
    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, the company confirmed on Wednesday, a day after sources told Reuters about the plans. “The recent fire at the refinery complex has made it impossible for us to continue operations. We are grateful that the fire resulted in only a few minor injuries,” PES CEO Mark Smith said in a statement. “We are committed to an orderly process to safely wind down our operations.” Shutting the refinery, the largest and oldest on...
  • Conservative MP Mark Field grabs climate protester by the neck

    06/21/2019 8:32:10 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 36 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 20 June 2019
    Footage from a Mansion House dinner shows Tory MP Mark Field grabbing a Greenpeace activist by the neck and forcing her out of the room. The incident occurred as a group of climate change protesters interrupted a speech by the chancellor, Philip Hammond. Field is the Foreign Office minister for Asia and the Pacific 30-second video.
  • Greenpeace gives Joe Biden an almost-failing grade on environmental issues

    05/30/2019 6:42:58 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    See BS ^ | 5/30/19 | BEN MITCHELL
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ranks near bottom of the field of 2020 hopefuls on environmental issues, according to the left-leaning environmental group Greenpeace USA. In a newly released climate scorecard, Greenpeace USA gave Biden a "D-", the second-worst among Democrats. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee received the highest score, an "A-", followed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who both were awarded "B+". "Even though Biden introduced the first-ever climate bill in Congress back in 1987, he has yet to release a plan that tackles the climate crisis if elected in 2020," Greenpeace said. "Biden...
  • Greenpeace Co-Founder Tells Congress To Ignore UN’s Latest Extinction Warning

    05/22/2019 11:34:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/21/2019 | Michael Bastasch
    Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore will tell House lawmakers an alarming United Nations report on biodiversity is political activism masquerading as credible science, according to written testimony. “It is clear that the highly exaggerated claims of the [U.N.] are not so much out of concern for endangered species as they are a front for a radical political, social, and economic ‘transformation’ of our entire civilization,” Moore will tell lawmakers Wednesday, according to written testimony The Daily Caller News Foundation obtained.