Green Jobs Are A Myth: A Myth Intended to Distract Attention

Duggan FlanakinDirector of Policy Research, Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow … … [Editor’s Note: Duggan Flanakin has uncovered the clever myths and phony math of the “green jobs” con artistry. He completely lays it out here.] “Fool me once,” Stephen King wrote, “shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times,

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China Is the Threat But Our Media and Politicians Have Been Bought

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: China threatens our security and environment but has bought off big business, big tech, media and our political establishment.] China is not only building coal-fired plants in its own country, but it is also building them around the world. As of 2019, China had 2,363 active coal-fired power plants and was building another

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Battery Costs in the Billions About to Be Tacked Onto NY Electric Bills

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: New Yorkers are about to see already high electricity bills go even higher thanks to Governor Cuomo’s battery storage plans.] New York will purchase a 100-megawatt battery system to back up its offshore wind fleet, which is expected to total 9 gigawatts of capacity by 2035. The battery will be supplied by South Korean

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Natural Gas Bans Meeting Resistance from Reality

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: Natural gas bans have been enacted by several California communities but are now colliding with the realities of energy affordability.] Some 40 communities in California have implemented bans or restrictions on the use of natural gas, which have ignited a backlash from some of California’s prominent Black and Latino leaders, who indicate that

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – December 19, 2020

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. California Wealthy Elites Imposing High Electricity Prices on the Poor Great insights from Energy In Depth on California’s energy problems; they

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Underrepresented Groups Suffer From California’s Natural Gas Bans

California municipalities and regulators are pursuing forced electrification mandates at the expense of their residents, according to community leaders and elected officials concerned the state is pursuing flawed policies that are tone deaf to constituents who benefit from low natural gas prices. As Calif. Assemblyman Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) recently explained on the Power Hungry

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La La Land Is California Today and New York Tomorrow

Jerry RussellBinghamton Area Landowner [Editor’s Note: Jerry Russell talks about his recent trip to La La Land, otherwise known as California and, sadly, soon to include New York State.] I just spent 3 months working in La La Land, otherwise known as the State of California. I was out there working in support of the

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – December 12, 2020

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Solicitor General Supports PennEast Lawsuit! PennEast Pipeline, as readers will recall, was the victim of an irrational Third Circuit Court of

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GAOA, Funded by Oil and Gas, Is A Conservationist’s Dream!

Duggan FlanakinDirector of Policy Research, Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow … … The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) and, specifically, the Land & Water Conservation Fund are possible due to oil and gas revenue. To the surprise of most Americans, and the consternation of many in the “mainstream” media, Vice President Mike Pence highlighted the

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Wind Power Trap Threatens to Make the UK the New California

 ... … … Editor’s Note: Boris Johnson, who rejected fracking, now wants to take the United Kingdom right into the wind power trap just like the idiots in California. Boris Johnson, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, has, to get net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, pledged that offshore wind will power every home

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Biden/Harris Energy/Climate Plan Is Disaster in Progress

Sterling BurnettSenior Fellow, Energy and Environment, The Heartland Institute … … [Editor’s Note: The real Biden/Harris Energy/Climate Plan is far more dangerous than their equivocating political statements this October.] Pundits have regularly opined about the possibility of an “October Surprise,” in the 2020 election race, a Hallowe’en trick that could change Presidential fortunes for one

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California and New Jersey Buy EV Poison Pills from Biden

 ... … … Editor’s Note: EVs are PC in places such as California and New Jersey where Democrat governors are eager to buy into Joe Biden’s electric vehicle scheme. New Jersey is following California’s lead in banning the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 in line with Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden’s push for

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Texas Supreme Court Asked To Allow Discovery Of Leading Plaintiffs’ Attorney, California Municipalities

ExxonMobil is urging the Texas Supreme Court to restore a trial court ruling that would allow it to conduct pre-suit discovery to examine an alleged conspiracy involving leading plaintiffs’ attorney Matt Pawa and the California municipalities suing the company for climate change impacts. In a petition filed on October 5, the company asked the state’s

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Energy Secretary Warns About Need For Reliable Energy Sources

Rushing to 100 percent renewables without reliable backup sources can have dangerous consequences, according to U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette. In a recent Orange County Register op-ed, Brouillette took a closer look at California’s rolling blackouts and high electricity prices, asking: “Is this what our state leaders had in mind when they touted their

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