Energy (page 3)

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    International Group Wants All New Fossil-Fuel Projects Stopped

    Abby Smith and Josh Siegel report for the Washington Examiner on the latest sweeping pronouncement from an international group worried about climate change. The world must immediately stop investing in new oil and gas projects in order to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the International Energy…
    Mitch Kokai, May 19, 2021
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    Elon Musk, Crypto Mining, and Government Regulation

    It’s only a matter of time before governments across the world clamp down on cryptocurrency. As cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, become more ubiquitous and fiat currency experiences the inflationary impact of poor fiscal restraint (are you listening Joe?), we will see governments look for ways to regulate this rapidly growing industry.
    Brooke Medina, May 18, 2021
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    The Right AOC on Point: Pipeline shutdown offers preview of Green New Deal

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains why this week’s pipeline shutdown should make us more concerned about the Green New Deal. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, May 14, 2021
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    ‘Lunacy’ of Biden’s Energy Policy Becomes Clear

    Tristan Justice writes for the Federalist about one potential outcome of the recent Colonial Pipeline fiasco and a New Mexico oil problem. Long lines, high prices, and empty gas stations up and down the eastern seaboard provoked flashbacks to the last time an administration embraced green energy as…
    Mitch Kokai, May 14, 2021
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    Being ‘Green’ Pays Off With Biden in White House

    Collin Anderson and Matthew Foldi of the Washington Free Beacon detail recent rewards for a particular special-interest group that has backed President Biden. Fundraising group Clean Energy for Biden raked in millions from industry professionals by promising unprecedented growth in “climate tech” should Democrats win the White…
    Mitch Kokai, May 14, 2021
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    Biden’s Baffling Approach to Pipeline Problems

    Charles Cooke of National Review Online considers the president’s puzzling reaction to the Colonial pipeline shutdown. Sometimes I’m left unsure as to what progressives believe the government is for. In response to the news that the key energy pipeline on the East Coast had been hacked, the White…
    Mitch Kokai, May 14, 2021
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    If Biden Can Support Keeping Nuclear Power Operating, Can Cooper?

    There simply is no “nuclear generation replacement” that could “meet NC’s future baseload electric[ity] needs” without greatly increasing both electricity prices and energy emissions.
    Jon Sanders, May 12, 2021
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    Biden’s climate agenda and an ‘elephant in the room’

    Josh Siegel of the Washington Examiner highlights a critical flaw in President Biden’s climate strategy. There’s a looming problem with President Joe Biden’s climate agenda. The administration is considering taxing imports of carbon-intensive goods, fulfilling a Biden campaign promise to punish China and other countries that are “failing…
    Mitch Kokai, May 11, 2021