Sierra Club Issues Threat Against Keystone Pipeline

On Friday, President Trump issued a presidential permit which will allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to continue to be constructed. According to the Washington Examiner, the document nearly immunizes the project from lawsuits but allows TransCanada to: construct, connect, operate, and maintain pipeline facilities at the international border of the United States and Canada. Environmentalists,…

Nancy Pelosi Revives Obama’s “War on Coal”

House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi has restarted the War on Coal initiated by (now former) President Obama. According to Fox News, Pelosi is supporting the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal initiative to shut down more than a third of US coal fired power plants by 2020. Hillary Clinton supported a similar initiative for her 2016 Presidential…

Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind! — WUWT?

Foreword: Environmental activists always claim they merely want better public policies, to save the Earth and its endangered species. Far too often, their real goal is acquiring more money and power – by misdiagnosing and misrepresenting, exaggerating and fabricating, ecological crises. It’s the road to the hell of badpublic policy. And it’s not always paved… via…

NJ Environmentalists Oppose Meadowlands Power Plant

A Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks to construct a power generating plant in the New Jersey’s Meadowlands that would run on fossil fuels extracted by fracking and would provide power to Manhattan, New York. According to NJTV, New Jersey’s Governor-elect, Phil Murphy, said during his campaign that he would make it a goal for New Jersey to…

The Racism of Environmentalism

Since today commemorates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, I thought I would comment about environmentalism being another form of racism. For example, it has been reported that environmentalist groups, like the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), attempted make their anti-fossil fuel campaigns prior to a mid-term election two years…