Environmentalists Back Off of Carbon Tax

Politico says environmentalists have backed off from proposing taxes on carbon. The reason? Their news report says: This month’s fuel-tax riots in Paris and the defeat of a carbon-fee ballot measure in Washington state show the difficulty of getting people to support a levy on the energy sources that heat their homes and power their…

Killing the coal industry off quietly

Extracting and using coal makes a lot of environmentalists and global warmists spitting mad, despite it being a necessary resource for many developing countries seeking to raise their living standards. Yet doing so raises red flags with greens who claim using coal means even more carbon emissions. Aside from making noise with politicians and coal…

5 John Oliver Coal Fallacies

Last year, television talk show host John Oliver made 5 claims related to coal and so-called clean energy usage. Radio and YouTube talk show host Steven Crowder takes Oliver’s claims to task point by point.

Ireland’s Fossil Fuel Divestment is Meaningless

Irish lawmakers have positioned Ireland to be the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels. According to the The New York Times, legislation was passed Wednesday in the country’s lower house of parliament, the Dail, requiring Ireland’s sovereign wealth fund to sell off its holdings in fossil fuel companies as soon as…

Environmentalists Use Sage Grouse to Shut Down Oil Drilling

Two lawsuits filed by environmentalist groups seek to halt drilling for oil and gas on public lands. According to The Washington Times, groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity and the National Resource Defense Council contend that the Trump Administration violated a 2015 agreement made with the Interior Secretary that certain areas of certain…