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Departing FERC Chairman Rejects "All of the Above" Energy Policy

Departing FERC Chairman Rejects

“If we’re going to take control of our energy future; if we’re going to avoid high gas prices every year, we need an all-of-the-above strategy that develops every source of American energy.” -President Obama, March 1, 2012

Wellinghoff’s Moment of Truth

Every once in a while, our politicians in ...

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Climate of Fear, Cash and Correctitude

Climate of Fear, Cash and Correctitude

Trashing real science to protect grants, prestige, and desire to control energy, economy, lives

Earth’s geological, archaeological and written histories are replete with climate changes: big and small, short and long, benign, beneficial, catastrophic and everything in between.

The Medieval Warm ...

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Environmental Fascism: The Ecofascists Are Slowly But Surely Taking Over America

Environmental Fascism: The Ecofascists Are Slowly But Surely Taking Over America

The environmental fascists believe that if people are allowed to have large amounts of freedom and liberty that the planet will literally be destroyed.  That sounds crazy, but that is what they actually believe.  Left to our own devices, they are fully convinced that global warming and ...

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Virginia Farmer Starts Property Rights Legal Revolution

Virginia Farmer Starts Property Rights Legal Revolution

Long and growing is the list of property rights abuses by federal agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency. Even at the state level, wetlands and other laws are being used to invade and destroy private property rights.

Last term, the United States Supreme Court in Koontz v. St. Johns ...

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Big Wind's Dirty Little Secret: Toxic Lakes and Radioactive Waste

Big Wind's Dirty Little Secret: Toxic Lakes and Radioactive Waste

The wind industry promotes itself as better for the environment than traditional energy sources such as coal and natural gas. For example, the industry claims that wind energy reduces carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming.

But there are many ways to skin a cat. As IER pointed ...

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Scientific Critique of IPCC's 2013 'Summary for Policymakers'

Scientific Critique of IPCC's 2013 'Summary for Policymakers'

Craig Idso, Robert M. Carter , S. Fred Singer, Willie Soon

Heartland Institute

Introduction

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a final version of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of its Fifth Assessment Report on September 27, 2013. It differs in important ...

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Gina McCarthy Gets Firsthand Look at Pebble Mine

Gina McCarthy Gets Firsthand Look at Pebble Mine

If EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy kept her eyes open during her late-August tour of the Pebble Group’s proposed mining site in southwestern Alaska, she saw a group committed to the most impressive environmental stewardship possible. I know this because I toured the Pebble Group’s proposed mining ...

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The EPA's War Against the States

The EPA's War Against the States

States are supposed to lead in fighting pollution, but federal bureaucrats have usurped the states' role

Summary: Congress intended the Environ­mental Protection Agency to work closely with state and local officials—those nearest to the people. But since 2009, the Environ­mental Protection Agency ...

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Coal Power

Coal Power

Coal, a black or brownish rock made from highly compressed plants that lived and died hundreds of millions of years ago, is the most plentiful fossil fuel in current use. The levelized cost (estimated cost assuming equal tax treatment) of electricity from conventional coal technology is 3.79 cents ...

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