Archive | Global Warming ‘Solutions’

Obama: Climate Change Among top three Priorities for Second Term

By Zack Coleman President Obama has identified climate change as one of his top three priorities in his second term after coming under fire from environmentalists for giving the issue short shrift during the campaign. The president, in an interview for TIME’s Person of the Year award, said the economy, immigration, climate change and energy […]

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Harry Reid’s Pet Green Project Goes Solyndra on Him

By Townhall.com staff. Blogger, Townhall.com Another federally subsidized green project bites the dust. The Amonix solar facility in Las Vegas, according to former employees, has been out of operation since May of this year. The solar facility was backed by $21.5 million in federal grants and tax breaks. Naturally, Harry Reid was an early and vocal supporter […]

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New peer reviewed study: Good food, walking and cycling keep climate change away

From the New Nostradamus of the North blog A team of “international experts” have published a paper on climate change in this week´s edition of PloS Medicine: The experts are from institutions in South Africa, Sweden and Germany. They will be highlighting the need to enhance climate and health benefits at the UN level. This […]

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Wasted milk is a real drain on our resources, study shows

Milk poured down Britain’s kitchen sinks each year creates a carbon footprint equivalent to thousands of car exhaust emissions, research shows. From the University of Edinburgh Scientists say the 360,000 tonnes of milk wasted in the UK each year creates greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to 100,000 tonnes of CO2. The study by the University of […]

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Obama vows to fight for climate action, make global warming a key 2012 issue

As the wheels are falling off the global warming bandwagon, Obama will double down? By Ben German President Obama is vowing to make the case for action on global warming during the 2012 campaign. “I suspect that over the next six months, this is going to be a debate that will become part of the […]

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Infinite Taxpayer Money Needed for Electric Truck Company's Survival

By Paul Chesser Despite a new report out of the United Kingdom that says the future of the business is bleak without government subsidies, a three-year-old unprofitable electric truck company that received $32 million in U.S. taxpayer stimulus plans to raise more money via an initial public offering. Kansas City-based Smith Electric Vehicles was launched […]

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Shady Solar Dealings

The president’s green energy policies don’t add up By Donald J Bourdreaux Speaking recently at America’s largest solar energy plant — in Boulder City, Nev. — President Obama insisted that green energy is so important, “You’d think that everybody would be supportive of solar power. And yet, if some politicians have their way, there won’t […]

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Solar company bankrupt despite 'win-win' DOE loan

By Joel Gehrke In keeping with the recent trend of so-called green companies going into the red, another solar energy company supported by President Obama’s top administration officials declared bankruptcy today. Solar Trust for America received $2.1 billion in conditional loan guarantees  from the Department of Energy — “the largest amount ever offered to a […]

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Scientists Predict… More of Whatever We've Just Had

By Simon of Australian Climate Madness The role of natural variability in climate must be squashed at all costs. Just think of the consequences if natural variability were allowed to persist: we wouldn’t be able to “control” the climate by tinkering with a harmless trace gas, and we wouldn’t be able to shame Western civilisation […]

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Government-Subsidized Green Light Bulb Carries Costly Price Tag

By Peter Whoriskey The U.S. government last year announced a $10 million award, dubbed the “L Prize,” for any manufacturer that could create a “green” but affordable light bulb. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said the prize would spur industry to offer the costly bulbs, known as LEDs, at prices “affordable for American families.” There was […]

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The 11 Other Solyndras

By Doug Powers Yesterday there was another White House document dump regarding Solyndra’s bankruptcy filing just after the 2010 elections. While Solyndra is the crown jewel in the Department of Energy’s “you can’t make a green omelette without breaking a few hundred million taxpayer eggs” trial-and-error initiative, there are many other examples. CBS News’ Sharyl […]

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Georgia Ethanol Plant Sold, at Taxpayers' Loss

By Dan Chapman The failed Range Fuels wood-to-ethanol factory in southeastern Georgia that sucked up $65 million in federal and state tax dollars was sold Tuesday for pennies on the dollar to another bio-fuel maker with equally grand plans to transform the alternative energy world. LanzaTech, a New Zealand-based biofuel company, paid $5.1 million for […]

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Congress Reverses Light Bulb Ban… NOT

By the P/O’d Patriot I, like many of you, did a few cartwheels when I noticed the headline on Drudge that said: “Congress Overturns Incandesenct Light Bulb Ban…” The dreaded “green” light bulb ‘mandate’ that was created in 2007 was dead! I began to proclaim the good news from the highest mountains in the land […]

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Household Electricity Bills Skyrocket

Obama in 2008: “Under my plan… electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket.” By Dennis Cauchon Electric bills have skyrocketed in the last five years, a sharp reversal from a quarter-century when Americans enjoyed stable power bills even as they used more electricity. Households paid a record $1,419 on average for electricity in 2010, the fifth consecutive […]

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Durban: Wild ambit fails, but money flows. “Landmark” non legal something-arother agreed to.

By Jo Nova Good news. The talented strategists left the UNFCCC team before COP17 in Durban. The A-graders saw the trainwreck coming and moved on. Everyone knows it’s a herculean task to get 190-odd countries to sign anything, and with a typical pragmatical approach the UN drafting team have gone for … not just a […]

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