The Right Conservative News Site | Right Side News

Switch to desktop Register Login

Energy and Environment

Reasons to Repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard

Reasons to Repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was first put in place by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and then was more than quadrupled by the Energy Independence and Security Act two years later—both bills signed by President George W. Bush. The RFS requires increasing amounts of biofuels to be blended with ...

Read more: Reasons to Repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard


Reads: 852

Comprehensive Report Documents Beneficial Impacts of Global Warming

Comprehensive Report Documents Beneficial Impacts of Global Warming

The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change released a 1,063-page report documenting global warming’s beneficial impact on the biosphere. The report, Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts, provides a comprehensive analysis of the impact of global warming on plants, ...

Read more: Comprehensive Report Documents Beneficial Impacts of Global Warming

Reads: 681

The EPA's Science Problem

The EPA's Science Problem

In a stunning admission, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy revealed to House Science, Space and Technology Committee chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) that the agency neither possesses, nor can produce, all of the scientific data used to justify the rules ...

Read more: The EPA's Science Problem

Reads: 674

Oil Producing North Dakota Outshines Other States in Personal Income Growth

Oil Producing North Dakota Outshines Other States in Personal Income Growth

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), average personal income growth in the U.S. slowed to 2.6 percent in 2013, from a 4.2 percent increase in 2012.[i]The lowest state personal income growth was in West Virginia (1.5 percent) while the highest state personal income growth was in North ...

Read more: Oil Producing North Dakota Outshines Other States in Personal Income Growth

Reads: 737

More Fraudulent Science from EPA

More Fraudulent Science from EPA

Finalized Tier 3 gasoline sulfur rules will bring bogus benefits at high health and welfare price

The Obama Environmental Protection Agency recently slashed the maximum allowable sulfur content in gasoline from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm. The agency claims its new “Tier 3” rule will bring $7 ...

Read more: More Fraudulent Science from EPA

Reads: 763

The EPA May Be About to Destroy Wisconsin's Economic Recovery

The EPA May Be About to Destroy Wisconsin's Economic Recovery

Wisconsin’s economy has been on the upswing, but Washington’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations could change all that. The Environmental Protection Agency’s prospective crackdown on new and existing power plants will drive up energy prices across the nation, but the proposed regulations will hit ...

Read more: The EPA May Be About to Destroy Wisconsin's Economic Recovery

Reads: 908

Human Achievement of the Day: Hydrogen Power from Plants

Human Achievement of the Day: Hydrogen Power from Plants

Early in the week I wrote about a major breakthrough toward the peaceful use of nuclear fusion. While that type of energy could drastically change human life on earth by providing bountiful clean and safe energy, it is, unfortunately, likely decades away from being commercially viable.

Fear not ...

Read more: Human Achievement of the Day: Hydrogen Power from Plants

Reads: 1266

US Electricity System in Regulatory and Terrorist Crosshairs

US Electricity System in Regulatory and Terrorist Crosshairs

EPA and other agencies pile on costs and delays, as saboteurs reveal acute vulnerabilities

Government agencies are forcing us to spend countless billions on illusory risks and anti-fossil fuel mandates, while ignoring real threats to our livelihoods, living standards and lives.

America runs on ...

Read more: US Electricity System in Regulatory and Terrorist Crosshairs

Reads: 990

Free Ukraine by Freeing Energy Markets

Free Ukraine by Freeing Energy Markets

Whether military, diplomatic, economic, or otherwise, the U.S. government has an array of policy options to bring to bear in response to Russia’s unacceptable aggression against Ukraine. However, one must not discount the impact that free markets and free trade can ultimately have on the situation.

...

Read more: Free Ukraine by Freeing Energy Markets

Reads: 621

You are now being logged in using your Facebook credentials