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Rand Paul: Potential Ties Between Green Groups, Russia Should Be Investigated, ‘Maybe We Need to Spend about $100 Million’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of Newsmax TV’s “Chris Salcedo Show,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) stated that potential ties between Russia and environmental groups should be investigated and sarcastically remarked, “Maybe we should get a special prosecutor. Maybe we need to spend Source

UK Energy Bills to Rise 14 Times Faster than Wages Amid Green Push, Sanctions War

British energy bills look set to increase some 14 times faster than British wages in 2022, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned.  Source

Merkley: ‘We Should Have a Climate Emergency’ and Need to ‘Have the World Transition’ to Green Energy to Undercut Russia

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) argued that in order to undermine Russia’s power, we have to “end our dependence on oil and have the world transition to renewable energy.” Because Russia will be able to sell oil as long as there’s demand for oil, and called for a “climate […]

Breitbart Business Digest: Fill ’Er Up—if You Can Afford It

It seems tasteless to talk about prices while the maw of Russia is spewing death and destruction upon Ukraine. Inflation, however, is very much now connected to what happens in that conflict. Let’s start with the prices of oil. These jumped on Monday, with West Texas Intermediate at one point punching above $130 a barrel, […]

The Indigenous Grandmothers Who Stopped A Pipeline

Above Photo: Mi’kmaq grandmothers and supporters celebrate the cancellation of the Alton Gas project. Darren Calabrese. Plans to flush out salt caverns for gas storage hit a wall of Mi’kmaq grandmothers. Cheryl Maloney’s eyes glossed over with tears as she stood near the bank of the Stewiacke River in the middle of Nova Scotia. The […]

Germany One Step Closer To Nuclear-Free Future

Above Photo: A projection by the environmental group Greenpeace shines on the Grohnde nuclear power plant near Hamelin, Germany, which is set to go offline on December 31, 2021. Julian Stratenschulte / Picture Alliance / Getty Images. Three Of Six Power Plants Go Offline. “By massively increasing renewable energy and accelerating the expansion of the […]

Pinkerton: Carter 2.0 — Biden Blames Others for His Own Energy Failures

Joe Biden is the gift that keeps on giving. The gift, that is, of parallels with fellow Democrat Jimmy Carter. Most Americans have no memories of the actual Carter presidency, from 1977 to 1981, but this Baby Boomer sure does.  As for you youngins, you can can look him up, and you’ll see too: He was […]

Getting Off the Electrical Grid – #SolutionsWatch (video)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / Minds / Odysee Bob Anderson joins us today to talk about how he went off grid and how he has built up his energy independence. CLICK HERE for show notes and mp3 audio Filed in: VideosTagged with: energy • solutions Source

Getting Off the Electrical Grid – #SolutionsWatch

weilunion says: There are billions of people in the world who lack basic services such as sewer, water, electricity, roads, transport and communication. And they are clamoring to get on the grid. It is only first world inhabitants that push the ‘off the grid’ idea and it is unsustainable and a farce. You need at […]

Rally Calls For ISO To Fix The Grid In New England

Dozens of people gathered in Holyoke, Massachusetts to protest the New England electric system operator, known as ISO-NE, for ignoring public concerns and hampering the transition from dirty fossil fuels to clean solar and wind power. One speaker, Nathan Phillips, a professor in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University, summed up the […]

Funding needed to build working prototypes of clean energy technology designs that are potentially worth $millions

Nikola Tesla stated In 1934 that “Electric power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive the world’s machinery without the need for coal, oil, gas or any other of the common fuels.” I, Paul W Kincaid have been designing clean energy technology that utilizes the energy that is everywhere present in unlimited quantities since 2006. 2 years […]

The Dirty Dozen Documents Of Big Oil’s Secret Climate Knowledge

Above Photo: 1980 API Two Energy Futures: A national choice for the 80s. Science historian Ben Franta unpacks some of the most critical documents exposing what the fossil fuel industry knew and when they knew it. “Did we aggressively fight against some of the science? Yes,” said ExxonMobil lobbyist Keith McCoy. “Did we join some […]

Energy Belongs In Public Hands

Above photo: Gas supply shortages are due to send domestic bills soaring up. zhaojiankang / Getty Images. Domestic energy bills are expected to rise 30% next year. This crisis is rooted in a system run for huge private profits – and can only be solved by taking energy into public hands. Already reeling from the […]

Biden’s Forest Service To Facilitate Quadrupling Of Oil Production

Above Photo: Crude oil pumpjacks, defunct, at right, and fully operational, at left, in San Juan County. Leah Hogsten / Tribune file photo. In Utah’s Uinta Basin Days Before Glasgow Climate Summit. Salt Lake city, Utah – In a massive blow to U.S. efforts to address the climate crisis, the Biden administration is poised to […]

Residents Speak Out Against Prince George Petrochemical Project

Above Photo: Secl/Wikimedia Commons. Opposition to a proposed petrochemical complex near Prince George, British Columbia, continues to build, with locals fearing environmental harms and environmental experts asking how such a project could proceed with the global climate on red alert. A council meeting in B.C.’s largest northern city grew heated last week as residents expressed […]

Hezbollah-Brokered Iranian Fuel Arrives In Crisis-Hit Lebanon

Above Photo: Hezbollah flags flutter as a convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian fuel oil arrive at al-Ain village in northeastern Lebanon. Aziz Taher/Reuters. The arrival of Iranian fuel arranged by Hezbollah has been received with mixed feelings in Lebanon amid an ongoing energy crisis. Beirut, Lebanon – The first of several truck convoys carrying Iranian […]

Biddeford, Maine Fights Urban Heating

Above Photo: A man crosses the street in downtown Biddeford on a scorching Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021. Troy R. Bennett / BDN. Biddeford, Maine — Duane Dennison knows more than most about the effects of hotter summers and heat lingering into the night: He lives near the Saco River in a tent community of about […]

Study: ‘Blue Hydrogen’ In Bipartisan Plan More Polluting Than Coal

Above Photo: “Blue hydrogen is a nice marketing term that the oil and gas industry is keen to push but it’s far from carbon free.” Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images. “Blue hydrogen has large climatic consequences.” “We see no way that blue hydrogen can be considered ‘green,’” says the report. While celebrated as a climate victory by the […]

Simple electronic device instantly increases solar panel output and efficiency

Video demonstrates simple method for increasing solar panel output. Output instantly increased from 19.7 volts DC to 166 volts DC by connecting a solar panel’s wires to a simple mini circuit board with a MOSFET transistor, some capacitors, a transformer, a diode and a fuse. No mechanical parts used. Increasing the output voltage of a […]

Nature’s Own Fuel Could Save Us From Greenhouse Effect

Above Photo: Hemp plants being grown and researched in Oregon State University greenhouses. Stephen Ward / Oregon State University. And Electric Grid Failure. Hemp fuel and other biofuels could quickly reduce carbon emissions while saving the electric grid, but they’re often overlooked for more expensive, high-tech climate solutions. On July 14, the European Union unveiled […]

Global Call On Banks To Stop Financing Fossil Fuels

Above Photo: An oil rig and wind farm in Texas. Aneese / iStock / Getty Images. NOTE: FossilBanks.org is a coalition of groups working to stop banks from investing in fossil fuel infrastructure. They have a sign on global call to action and a campaign of actions focused on the UN COP meeting in Glasgow, […]

Kayaktivists Are Working To Permanently Close Coal Power Plant

Julie Macuga paints two scenes when describing the Merrimack River – the first as a scenic site, where kayakers and canoers alike can float in nature. The second image is an ugly industrial site crowding the waterway with tall, brown smokestacks spewing clouds of carbon, polluting the water and air. “It’s this beautiful place and […]

The Power Plant Of The Future Is Right In Your Home

Above Photo: Eric Tucker/Getty Images Katela Moran Escobar has always dreamed of being a homeowner, but she never imagined her first house would double as an energy experiment. Last July, Escobar and her family moved into Basalt Vista, a new affordable housing project in the small town of Basalt, Colorado, just north of Aspen. The development […]

‘Dirty Truth’: New campaign exposes utilities failing to deliver on climate pledges

Image Credit: Sierra Club To hold polluters accountable, Sierra Club has launches a major campaign exposes utility companies’ insufficient action and continued spending on fossil fuels. The campaign aims to hold the polluters accountable and pressure elected officials demand utility companies transition to clean energy in a rapid, timely manner. The campaign launched this week […]

Pennsylvania Town Battles To Shut Down Toxic Waste-To-Energy Plant

So-called waste-to-energy plants are the waste management industry’s way of describing toxic incinerators that burn trash and leave extremely toxic ash containing dioxin, mercury, arsenic and more. The Covanta incinerator in Chester, Pennsylvania, is the largest one of its kind in the U.S. Chester is a low-income community near Philadelphia, with a population of 33,000 […]

Hijacking The Recovery Through Hydrogen

How Fossil Fuel Lobbying Is Siphoning Covid Recovery Funds. EU Covid-19 recovery funds are supposed to drive the ‘green transition’ and move us beyond fossil fuels – but industry lobbying at both national and EU level has ensured oil and gas firms and utilities remain some of the biggest beneficiaries in Italy, the Spanish State, […]

Is Alternative Energy The Best Solution To Climate Catastrophe?

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. July 7, 2021 Above photo: Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “Accumulate, accumulate! That is Moses and the prophets!… Accumulation for the sake of accumulation, production for the sake of production: this was the historical mission of the bourgeoisie in the period of its domination …”  Karl Marx, […]

Venezuela’s Oil Production Bounces Back

Experts Condemn ‘Devastating’ Sanctions. Mark Weisbrot, director of the Washington DC-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), denounced the “terrible economic damage” US sanctions have caused in Venezuela. Guayaquil, Ecuador – Venezuela’s crude output increased in May, recovering from the previous month’s fall. The latest Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) monthly report placed the […]

Communities Of Color Want Wood Pellet Byproducts Out Of Their Neighborhoods

Above Photo: The Raging Grannies gathered at Halifax Mall to protest, singing songs like “Where is Cooper?”. Ellie Heffernan. And out of their lungs. Belinda Joyner describes her home of Northampton County as a dumping ground for undesirable uses—hog farms, landfills. Northampton was also slated to host the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s compressor station before the project was canceled. […]

Activist Investors Score Surprise Win With ExxonMobil Board Seats

Above Photo: Climate activists protest on the fist day of the ExxonMobil trial outside the New York State Supreme Court building on October 22, 2019 in New York City. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images. ‘A Seismic Shift’ for Big Oil. “The outcome is a sign that Exxon’s morally inept and fiscally questionable long-term climate strategy […]

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