Environment and Climate

John Stossel: Green Dreams

May 2, 2019

The Green New Deal’s goal is to move America to zero carbon emissions in 10 years. “That’s a goal you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how energy is produced,” [...]

Erick Erickson: The Green Raw Deal

February 11, 2019

Democrats in the House of Representatives have rolled out what they are calling a “Green New Deal.” It is the most serious public policy offering from Generation Tide Pod Eater to ever be [...]

Ben Shapiro: Policies Have Consequences

December 11, 2018

Last week, France set itself on fire; the stock market tumbled; and news broke that low-wage employment tumbled in the city of Seattle. What do these three headlines have in common? That policies [...]

Navy Sinks Obama-Era Green Destroyer Program

May 23, 2018

The U.S. Navy is cancelling a plan developed under former President Barack Obama to install hybrid electric drives (HED) in 34 destroyers. “Based on the Department’s priorities, President’s [...]

EPA Revokes Interim Fuel Economy Increases

May 17, 2018

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced EPA was revoking standards requiring cars and light trucks sold in the United States to achieve an average of more than [...]

States Consider Carbon Dioxide Taxes

April 30, 2018

Several state legislatures, including those of Connecticut, Hawaii, and Utah, are considering establishing taxes on carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel use. The purpose of the tax, typically [...]

EPA Ends ‘Once-in-Always-in’ Policy

March 16, 2018

In a major policy reversal, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it is ending its “Once-in-Always-in” (OIAI) policy on pollution sources. Since 1995, EPA has interpreted [...]

Washington Governor Rejects Oil and Gas Terminal

February 23, 2018

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) has rejected a proposal to build a large oil-by-rail terminal along the Columbia River. The state’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) voted unanimously [...]
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