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Solar Storm 14 Times Larger Than Earth Could Unleash A Society-Crippling Electromagnetic Pulse

Solar Storm 14 Times Larger Than Earth Could Unleash A Society-Crippling Electromagnetic Pulse

Did you know that a storm 14 times larger than the Earth is happening on the sun right now?  Earlier this week, it unleashed a flare which was a million times more powerful than all of the nuclear weapons in existence combined.  Fortunately, that flare was not directed at us.  But ...

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EPA’s Power Plant Rule to Cost At Least $366 Billion

EPA’s Power Plant Rule to Cost At Least $366 Billion

A study by NERA Economic Consulting estimates that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) carbon rule for existing power plants could cost at least $366 billionand that residents in 43 states would see double-digit percentage increases on average in their electricity bills over the 15-year ...

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Canada Opens a Coal-fired Plant with CCS Technology

The first utility-scale power plant to be equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology became operational this month in Canada. Canada refurbished an older unit, extending its life 30 years and retrofitted it with CCS equipment at a cost of $1.35 billion Canadian ($1.2 billion U.S.).[i] ...

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Farmer’s Harassment Claims Against Green Group to Get Airing

Farmer’s Harassment Claims Against Green Group to Get Airing

By Kevin Mooney | From The Daily Signal

Martha Boneta says a regional conservation group has trespassed repeatedly on her small farm in Paris, Va., about an hour outside Washington, D.C. Boneta says the group, the Piedmont Environmental Council, has attempted to drive her off the farm ...

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EPA Moves Goalposts with New Definition for Cellulosic Biofuels

Congress and President Bush determined that the United States should be producing specified amounts of cellulosic biofuel as part of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. The trouble with the approach in 2007, which is still a problem today, is that a technology to produce cellulosic ...

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Obama Misleads Students about Climate and Energy

Climate change actually has little to do with energy choices

In his October 2 address on the economy at Northwestern University, President Barack Obama told students, “If we keep investing in clean energy technology, we won’t just put people to work assembling, raising and pounding into place the ...

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Fed Up With Federal Inaction, States Act Alone on Cap-and-Trade

Unsatisfied with the pace at which the federal government is acting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, several U.S. states and a few Canadian provinces are forging ahead with their own initiatives.

In 2013, California kicked off a cap-and-trade programin an effort to reduce its emissions to 1990 ...

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Why China and India’s Leaders Won’t Be Attending the U.N. Climate Summit

Why China and India’s Leaders Won’t Be Attending the U.N. Climate Summit

As President Obama prepares to attend the UN Climate Summit in New York, it is worth noting that China’s President Xi and India’s Prime Minister Modi are not attending, in large part because officials seemany international climate agreements as unfairly punishing developing countries. One senior ...

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The Case against Climate Change Policies that Hurt the Poor

Climate Conscience: Over 140 Scientists, Economists, Philosophers, & Faith Leaders Make the Case against Climate Change Policies that Hurt the Poor

September 18, 2014, Burke, Va. – The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation today released a new declaration, “Protect the Poor: Ten ...

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