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…

HSBC Caves to Environmentalists on Fossil Fuel Projects

Europe’s largest bank, HSBC, has announced that they will no longer finance projects that involve the production, usage, or extraction of fossil fuels. According to Reuters, HSBC joins ING and PNB Parabas who have made similar promises resulting from investors pressuring financial institutions to follow the guidelines outlined by the Paris Climate Agreement. However, coal-fired…

New Zealand’s Oil Industry is Doomed

To the shock of the country’s oil industry, New Zealand’s government announced the destruction of its petroleum industry by imposing new caps on oil and gas drilling in Kiwi waters as part of the new Labour government’s campaign to address human induced climate change. On Thursday, Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her government will No longer…