The Carbon Bubble – WSJ is misleading big oil investors

Published on August 2nd, 2017 | by

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The carbon bubble is something I’ve written about at length. See “The Totally Insane Carbon Bubble” for an overview. It’s one of the core investment and economic issues of the century, so you would think that the Wall Street Journal would have covered it pretty extensively, right? Not so much. By Zachary Shahan  The Carbon Bubble in a nutshell: 1) […] read more

Methane emissions: Court gives Trump regime another kick, but fight is not over

Published on August 2nd, 2017 | by

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In a ruling issued Monday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia smacked the Environmental Protection Agency again, requiring that it immediately begin enforcing an Obama administration rule that set standards for the oil and natural gas industry’s methane emissions. By Meteor Blades  The Trump regime had issued […] read more

Inconvenient Sequel – Al Gore says our democracy has been hacked

Published on August 1st, 2017 | by

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Ten years ago, Al Gore brought his dark and foreboding message about climate change to a world audience in a movie entitled An Inconvenient Truth. It was a wakeup call for humanity, a warning that we were polluting ourselves to death. It smacked us over the head with “hockey stick” graphs showing in exquisite detail just […] read more

Tesla Model 3 specs comparison vs gasoline competitors (there’s NO comparison)

Published on August 1st, 2017 | by

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Yes, the Tesla Model 3 has moved us into a new era. Sure, call me a fanboy. I just like better consumer goods. (Continued from “Tesla Model 3 will Crush BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Acura, Lexus, Jaguar, Toyota – Everyone“) By Zachary Shahan  A quick snapshot of the Model 3 versus its “closest” competitors should give a […] read more

Delta Tunnels: DFW issues permit to kill endangered salmon & smelt

Published on August 1st, 2017 | by

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The deal made between the Jerry Brown and Donald Trump administrations to fast-track the construction of the Governor’s Delta Tunnels project, a deal that I predicted on election night 2016, is becoming more apparent nearly every day. By Dan Bacher  On July 28, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, under the helm of Director Chuck Bonham, issued an “incidental […] read more

Tesla Model 3 will Crush BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Acura, Lexus, Jaguar, Toyota – Everyone

Published on August 1st, 2017 | by

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Audi, BMW, Lexus, Mercedes, and Lexus should be prepped for this, since they’ve already been walloped in the large luxury sedan class. Nonetheless, what’s coming is like nothing they could truly prepare for. These automakers have been trading wins with each other in various monthly and annual sales races, but Usain Bolt just came to town […] read more

JP Morgan commits to $200 Billion to finance clean energy

Published on July 31st, 2017 | by

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Multinational banking giant JPMorgan Chase has announced it is committing to sourcing 100% of its energy needs from renewable energy by 2020 and a promise to facilitate $200 billion in clean financing through 2025. By Joshua S Hill  For those of us who have been covering global warming science and clean technology for a while now […] read more

Inconvenient Sequel: Al Gore tells Stephen Colbert there’s still hope – if climate hawks VOTE

Published on July 31st, 2017 | by

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There’s only one guy who can have this introduction: “My guest tonight has won a Grammy, a Nobel Peace Prize, and the US popular vote (for President).” That could only be Al Gore, appearing on Stephen Colbert to promote his new climate change documentary, “An Inconvenient Sequel”, which opens wide across the US on Friday. By […] read more

James Howard Kunstler: Reckoning with reality (instead of the narrative du jour)

Published on July 31st, 2017 | by

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The polity is a social organism, of course, meaning that it adds up to more than the sum of its parts, a body of politics, if you will, just as each of us adds up to more than just our bodies. It’s alive as we are alive. We have needs. We have intentions in the service […] read more

Jerry Brown calls me a political terrorist (for opposing his Chevron-penned cap and trade bill)

Published on July 30th, 2017 | by

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I was shocked that Governor Jerry Brown would go out of his way to accuse those who care most about climate change of ‘political terrorism’ just because we said his Cap and Trade bill took its talking points from Chevron. By RL Miller Climate Hawks Vote My organization, Climate Hawks Vote, issued a statement in […] read more

James Howard Kunstler: Scaramucci, won’t you do the fandango?

Published on July 30th, 2017 | by

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I know I’m not the first to point out how Anthony Scaramucci, President Trump’s brand new Communications Director, is suddenly and eerily carrying on like his namesake, the arch-rascal / buffoon of the Old World Commedia dell’Arte in lashing out at his fellow scamps and bozos in the clown school that the White House has […] read more

House kills ARPA-E and renewable energy research, pumps up money for fossil fuels

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If anyone needed proof that the US Congress is now a whipped puppy that slavishly obeys the orders of its masters — Charles and David Koch — the House last week completely eliminated funding for ARPA-E while giving the administration more money for fossil fuel research than the #FakePresident asked for. By Steve Hanley  Killing the golden goose […] read more