Climate Justice Is Just An Excuse to Impose Green Ideology

Heat Pumps Roger Caiazza (on the subject of)Independent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York   … [Editor’s Note: Climate justice is another of those excuses intended to employ global warming theology for the purpose of pursuing socialistic agendas on the part of the left. Rogers explains in a post found here, a condensed version

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Heat Pumps Are for the Hard-Headed and Heedless

Heat Pumps Roger Caiazza (on the subject of)Independent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York   … [Editor’s Note: Heat pumps are useful in some situations but they can’t store energy or work without a backup, which is why they are no replacement for reliable natural gas.] On July 18, 2019 New York Governor Andrew

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CLCPA Legislation Spurred by Cuomo Should Be Repealed!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Roger looks at where the Empire State stands with its climate goals and concludes the only realistic hope is to repeal the CLCPA right now.] On July 18, 2019 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), which establishes

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Climate Emergency in New York? What Climate Emergency?

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Roger studies the status of climate science in his home state, where politician Andrew Cuomo determines what is a climate emergency.] In response to the Biden administration’s “World Climate Summit” there have been multiple summaries of the state of climate science, the alleged

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RGGI Approach to Reducing Carbon Will Cost New Yorkers $92 Billion!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: RGGI is no solution to anything. It’s going to cost New Yorkers some $92 Billion, in fact, for nothing more than green virtue signaling.] he New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) report New York’s RGGI-Funded Programs Status Report – Semiannual Report

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Air Pollution Absolutists Are Making An Absolutely Absurd Argument

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Absolutists are almost always the enemy of the good and that applies to air pollution and climate fanaticism. Reason cannot be ignored.] The recently released Fossil Fuel End Game report claims that peaking power plants should be replaced with wind, solar and distributed battery storage

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CCIA: The Community and Climate Investment Act Climate Pollution Tax

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: New York’s Community and Climate Investment Act (CCIA) is unfolding as a financial hit on New Yorkers who will face new carbon taxes.] In the spring of 2021, the New York state Senate introduced the Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA).  Coming on the heels

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Environmental Justice? No, Pollution Justice Law Is Just Peak Stupidity!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: New York’s Pollution Justice Act is anything but environmental justice, whatever that is. There’s no justice in it for New Yorkers, in fact.] Just when I think New York politicians cannot do anything more stupid something comes out that proves me wrong.  On

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Facebook Missing the Context in Its Missing Context Labeling

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Facebook is into brainwashing these days, labeling it as fact-finding and using phony excuses to hide its own very political agenda.] A friend recently posted information on Facebook that the Texas blackout situation was a “literal perfect storm test if an all-renewable energy

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New York CLCPA Climate Law Will Yield A Texan-Sized Energy Debacle!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: The New York Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act a/k/a CLCPA is going to make the Empire State go Texas with energy crises. Pay attention New Yorkers!] As I watched the Texas energy debacle unfold the last several days, I thought that I

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The Value of Carbon Reduction Is What It’s All About, But Is It Real?

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: New York is imposing huge costs on its citizens based on a hypothetical (and political) value of carbon reduction that makes little sense] The popular narrative is greenhouse gas emission reductions are necessary to prevent climate change impacts.  In order to justify the

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A Natural Gas Ban Is Coming for You, New Yorkers. Wake Up!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Andrew Cuomo’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act is going to lead a complete natural gas ban and New Yorkers must awake!] As part of the implementation process of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, on February 4, 2021 Energy Efficiency and

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Global Warming Poll Constructed to Support Pre-Conceived Outcome

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: A global warming poll from organizations with “Climate Change Communication” can hardly be expected to be unbiased and it isn’t.] A recent survey claims that there is wide support for policies to combat climate change by developing “clean” energy.  I am very cynical

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Environmental Justice for Whom? That’s the Real Question!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Environmental justice is one of those ginned up tools to exercise NIMBYism and advance special interests by selectively applying it.] On January 11, 2021 the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) Generation Advisory Panel met as part of the Climate Action Council Scoping Plan

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Rutland Center Solar Project Shows Signs of Being A Snow Job

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: The Rutland Center Solar project is located in an area of Upstate New York with large snowfall and isn’t likely to provide reliable energy.] New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) establishes targets for decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing renewable electricity production, and

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