Madrid Mayor Lifts Driving Ban, Environmentalists Go Bonkers

Madrid, Spain’s new mayor, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, has wasted no time getting down to the business of reversing the policies of his predecessor. According to The New York Times, yesterday he temporarily reversed a policy enacted by city politicians less than a year ago to restrict so-called high emission vehicles (such as diesel-powered cars) access…

EU Bans Single Use Plastics

By 2021 single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives and cotton swabs will be banned in the European Union, according to Reuters. However, what it really seems to do is up the efforts in the continent to somehow try to save Europe’s recycling industry which is on the verge of collapse like what…

Give A Straw, Go To Jail?

Back in February, Tucker Carlson was joined by Ethan Bearman to discuss the state’s proposed ban on plastic straws that was passed during August. The Golden State has a lot of bad problems but state politicians set aside time just to make sure plastic straws don’t go unaddressed.