California’s rolling blackouts this summer were caused by decades of costly and poorly planned decisions to replace coal, nuclear, and gas-powered plants with solar and wind, according to some energy experts. Critics say the state’s dependence on solar and wind have made the power grid unreliable and overly expensive.
Environmental policy expert Michael Shellenberger was interviewed by Sky News host Chris Kenny and said, despite claims California’s fires are unprecedented, in fact top forest scientists in the Golden State state are all stressing the blazes are not unusual. Shellenberger was interviewed by Tucker Carlson on his Fox News show tonight for similar reasons.
This Dark Age and environmental degredation brought to you by California Democrats and environmentalists who dominate the state’s politics. Blackouts and Fires: California’s Summer Attractions By Joel Kotkin, August 25, 2020, Real Clear Energy In the soft warmth of spring the swallows famously return to Capistrano, but in recent years they are followed by what… Read More The Golden State Loses It’s Luster
Shortly after Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency, President Donald Trump has declared California a disaster area. This comes after a series of wildfires in the central and northern sections of the state that are burning at historic levels and have incinerated over 1 million acres that are being fueled by a combination of… Read More California Wildfires Likely to Spread Due to Lightning and Wind Storms
The Heartland Institute’s Andy Singer explains why Golden State residents are dealing with rolling blackouts. As an aside, Governor Gavin Newsom promised in May he would take a pay cut after slashing California state employee salaries. To this day, not surprisingly, he has yet to do so.
California’s unemployment rate is atrociously high with people leaving the state weekly, if not daily, to find work and make better lives. Much of this is the result of the Left (including environmentalists) dominating the state’s politics. A proposed major distribution center in Moreno Valley would bring much needed commercial activity (including jobs) to Riverside… Read More Environmentalists Want California Unemployment To Remain High
California is the wealthiest state in the U.S. and has a Democrat super majority but, as Tim Pool points out, still faces growing problems. Trump slammed Nancy Pelosi over her failing district as reports of homelessness and disease show just how bad California really is. Add all of this to the ongoing black outs and… Read More California Is Becoming Unlivable, It’s Governor Faces a Recall, and Trump Slams Nancy Pelosi
So far, deaths associated with California’s San Fernando Valley area wildfire has climbed to 3 and, unfortunately, the fire still burns. Thankfully, the fire has moved to areas not occupied by residents which will make controlling and suppressing it easier. However, with the outcry resulting from Pacific Gas and Electric’s decision to cut off power… Read More California’s Gradual Power Nationalization Plan
California is a prime example that you get what you vote for and the government you deserve.
A telling study published four years ago by the California Legislative Analysit’s Office on housing costs reveals some surprising admissions that would probably be considered heresy in Sacramento. NIMBYism and environmental regulations that restrict housing construction are among the factors listed as the factors that contribute to the high cost of housing in the Golden… Read More Evironmental Rules Contribute to California’s High Housing Costs and Homelessness