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Earth Day 2017: A look back at the fun prediction failures

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 7:30am 4/22/2017 at 7:30am
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April 22 marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day!

The eco-holiday was inaugurated in 1970, and the organizers chose the third week in April because it was conveniently between the booze-filled festivities of Spring Break and the caffeine-fueled horror of final exams. Inspired by the anti-war movement, Earth Day was suppose to...

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6 California cities top nation’s most polluted list

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/20/2017 at 7:00pm
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California’s Governor Jerry Brown’s touts green energy and the local air pollution control regulators rule-make to excess.

Despite all of this business-crushing environmental protection, the Golden State is covered in shame and smog. It turns out six of the ten most polluted American cities are in California!

California’s smoggy reputation appears to be...

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Vandals burn holes in Dakota Access Pipeline

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/25/2017 at 12:00pm
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The last time we checked on the Dakota Access Pipeline, recovery crews were digging through mountains of garbage left by protesters and trying to find families for the dogs abandoned at the Standing Rock site by the evicted eco-activists.

President Trump put his pen to work, which moved both the Dakota and...

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Yoga Pants: The newest environmental pollutant

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/21/2017 at 3:30pm
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While the Trump Administration pours cold water on global warming alarmist policies, eco-activists are questing for a scary new pollutant.

The bad news: They found one.

The good news: The major contributor of plastic microfibers, the pollutant being studied by researchers, are clothing items most enjoyed by

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Environmental vandals damage Trump golf course

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/15/2017 at 12:00pm
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Over the course of the last 2 months, the alt-left and their media minions have done nothing but rage against President Donald Trump.

As a result, grass-roots leftists are now channeling their anger into verbally assaulting Trump’s staff and destroying his property. Additionally, they are posting their atrocious behavior on...

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Boaty McBoatface’s Maiden Voyage

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/13/2017 at 3:30pm
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I giggle each time I say it. Boaty McBoatface, a yellow submarine, earned its name after people voted on it during an online competition.

Well, now it has set out on its first mission to the Antarctic:

Boaty, which has arguably one of the most famous names in recent maritime history, is a...

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Motion to Block Construction of Dakota Pipeline Tossed Out

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 8:30pm 3/7/2017 at 8:30pm
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As one of his first acts as President, Trump signed an executive order scooting the approval of the Dakota and Keystone pipelines along.

As Professor Jacobson pointed out at the time, Trump’s EO didn’t guarantee approval or even construction of either pipeline.

Shortly thereafter, the Army Corps of Engineers

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The toxic, unintended consequences of eco-activism & climate alarmism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 7:30am 3/5/2017 at 7:30am

Some intriguing reports have recently been published, which highlight the nature of unintended consequences that are often associated with environmental protection do-gooderism.

We have regaled readers with the complete failure of Obama’s green energy programs, including the loss of hundreds of millions of tax-payer dollars when the lights went out on the ...

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Dogs and Puppies Left Behind at Dakota Pipeline Protest Site

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 11:30am 2/28/2017 at 11:30am
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In a recent post, we highlighted the mountains of garbage left behind by pro-environment protesters of the Dakota Pipeline. Now there’s a new development in the story which is more upsetting.

Dogs and puppies have been abandoned...

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Dakota Pipeline Protesters Leave Behind Mountains of Garbage

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 7:00am 2/11/2017 at 7:00am
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The people who claimed they were protesting the Dakota Pipeline to save the environment have a funny way of showing it. They left behind so much garbage that the site has become a potential environmental disaster.

The Washington Times reports:

Massive cleanup underway after Dakota Access protesters leave behind environmental mess

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Dakota Access Pipeline protesters evicted over pollution concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/4/2017 at 4:30pm
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A few days after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signed executive orders moving the approval process for the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines forward.

A week later, the then acting secretary of the Army instructed federal officials to issue the easement necessary to build a controversial segment of the Dakota...

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EPA Pardons Itself in the Animas River Pollution Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/18/2017 at 7:00pm

As President Obama spends the remainder of his presidency pardoning trangenders who disclosed vital security information, appointing fabulists to key positions, and releasing dangerous Gitmo detainees, people are beginning to mull over what we will remember most about this era.

I assert that the damage caused by the rogue bureaucracy within the...

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WATCH LIVE: EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt Senate Confirmation Hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 10:00am 1/18/2017 at 10:00am

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the EPA, will face the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee at 10AM EST.

This has potential to become one of the more feisty confirmation hearings because of his ties to everything Democrats hate: fossil fuels, skeptical of man-made climate change,...

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Michigan Bans Banning Plastic Bags

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/5/2017 at 6:00pm
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Plastic bag bans are all the rage in progressive locals like Austin and Portland, and the entire state of California, but Michigan is having none of it.

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley recently signed a bill that banned plastic bag bans, along with any local ordinance that would restrict the use of certain...

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Green Group Starts Campaign Against EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 1/4/2017 at 8:30pm

The Clean Air Moms Action, part of the Environmental Defense Action Fund, has started a $100,000 campaign against President-elect Donald Trump’s EPA nominee Scott Pruitt.

The campaign will use children’s health concerns in ads in Washington, D.C. and six states that have “senators who could swing the confirmation vote.”

What an original technique!...

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Alaska Lawmakers Want to Block Obama’s Drilling Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/22/2016 at 6:00pm

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama invoked a provision of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands act, a law from 1953, that allowed him to place “a permanent drilling ban on portions of the ocean floor from Virginia to Maine and along much of Alaska’s coast.” Overall, it adds up to almost 120...

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Greece Pulls Diet Coke, Heinz Ketchup After Eco-Terrorist Threats

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 5:08pm 12/22/2016 at 5:08pm

Eco-terrorist group Green Nemesis threatened to contaminate food and beverages produced by Coca-Cola, Heinz, Nestle, and Unilever, forcing stores in Greece to pull those products from the shelves. The London Times reported:

Greek authorities said yesterday that the companies — also including Delta, a local dairy group — had withdrawn their products....

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