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    “US gives first-ever OK for small commercial nuclear reactor”

    From the AP report: U.S. officials have for the first time approved a design for a small commercial nuclear reactor, and a Utah energy cooperative wants to build 12 of them in Idaho. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday approved…
    Jon Guze, September 4, 2020
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    A real climate conspiracy led by state-level attorneys general

    Jordan McGillis documents for the Washington Examiner a legal controversy surrounding climate change. Keith Ellison and Karl Racine, attorneys general of Minnesota and the District of Columbia, respectively, filed fraud charges this June against fossil fuel companies and alleged co-conspirators for participating in public discourse on climate change.
    Mitch Kokai, July 22, 2020
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    A climate policy more economically dangerous than COVID-19

    Andy Puzder explains at FoxNews.com why Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s climate policy would prove disastrous for the American economy. If you think the economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic was bad, be forewarned: the economic impact of former Vice President Joe Biden’s new climate change plan…
    Mitch Kokai, July 20, 2020
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    Democrats target tax code for Green New Deal goals

    Ryan Ellis writes for the Washington Examiner about congressional Democrats’ latest efforts to secure their Green New Deal. Advocates of the “Green New Deal” … want to use the tax code to put in place most of their domestic policy goals for a simple reason — there is…
    Mitch Kokai, July 7, 2020
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    COVID-19 lockdown offers preview of Green New Deal

    Editors at the Washington Examiner suggest that life under the left-wing Green New Deal would resemble the coronavirus economic shutdown. When socialist darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez first floated her “Green New Deal,” it was an intangible vision for society rather than a concrete policy proposal. Even after the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 27, 2020
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    Earth Day? What Earth Day? COVID-19 overshadows environmentalists’ spectacle

    Henry Miller and Andrew Fillat write for Issues and Insights about the COVID-19 epidemic’s impact on an annual event for environmental propaganda. In recent years, however, Earth Day has devolved into an occasion for professional environmental activists and alarmists to warn of apocalypse, dish anti-technology dirt, and proselytize.
    Mitch Kokai, April 23, 2020
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    COVID-19 reaction bodes ill for doom-predicting computer models of all types

    Thomas Lifson of the American Thinker explores one potential consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s bad news for those touting catastrophic computer models. We have learned the hard way that the scientists who produce mathematical models predicting disaster are not to be granted the presumption of infallibility. Nor…
    Mitch Kokai, April 21, 2020
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    Bernie supporters want Biden to steer left on climate

    Josh Siegel reports for the Washington Examiner on a pressure campaign involving presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. On paper, Joe Biden has the most aggressive plan to address climate change ever proposed by a Democratic nominee. But liberal climate activists, many of them young supporters of rival…
    Mitch Kokai, April 21, 2020