Archive | April, 2012

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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'Gaia' scientist James Lovelock: I was 'alarmist' about climate change

By Ian Johnston James Lovelock, the maverick scientist who became a guru to the environmental movement with his “Gaia” theory of the Earth as a single organism, has admitted to being “alarmist” about climate change and says other environmental commentators, such as Al Gore, were too. Lovelock, 92, is writing a new book in which […]

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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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Astronauts Condemn NASA’s Global Warming Endorsement

By Paul Bedard In an unprecedented slap at NASA’s endorsement of global warming science, nearly 50 former astronauts and scientists–including the ex-boss of the Johnson Space Center–claim the agency is on the wrong side of science and must change course or ruin the reputation of the world’s top space agency. Challenging statements from NASA that […]

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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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