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US Department of Energy officials rebrand fossil fuels as ‘molecules of freedom’ & ‘freedom gas’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/30/2019 at 3:00pm
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A couple of weeks ago, I noted the green justice advocates were planning to rebrand “climate change” to “climate disaster” in order to gin up hysteria and fear.

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Lamar Alexander calls for “New Manhattan Project for Clean Energy” to Counter Green New Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 4:00pm 4/7/2019 at 4:00pm
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Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander (R) is offering his own “New Manhattan Project” as an alternative to the “Green New Deal” to provide Americans with renewable, “clean energy” options.

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Russia Pushes Ahead with New Gas Pipeline to Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/1/2019 at 1:00pm
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Weeks after getting the European Union’s approval for a gas pipeline across the Baltic Sea, Russia is moving ahead with its plans to construct a new Black Sea pipeline into Western Europe. Moscow intends to extend the existing Turk Stream pipeline that links Russia and Turkey to supply Western Europe with gas,...

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EU Seeks to End Dollar ‘Monopoly’ in Oil Trade

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:00am 2/15/2019 at 7:00am
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The European Union wants to challenge the longstanding dominance of the U.S. dollar in oil trade, the French broadcaster EuroNews reported. Brussels has created a working group comprising of representatives from European trade and industry to “challenge the dominance of the dollar” in energy trade and promote the use of euro to price oil...

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Did forced focus on green energy lead to California’s devastating wildfires?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00pm 2/2/2019 at 8:00pm
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Last November, large sections of California became a hellscape as wildfires devastated areas that have suffered drought conditions, overgrown brush, and environmental restrictions that prohibited appropriate forest management plans from being implemented.

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Little Rhode Island sues Big Oil over Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/4/2018 at 7:00pm
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Recently, I reported that that U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California tossed out the lawsuits that the cities of Oakland and San Francisco filed last fall against six fossil fuel giants. The two cities were seeking to hold the oil companies liable for the cost of...

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Trump’s science envoy, a Hillary Clinton appointed UC Berkeley prof, resigns.

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/24/2017 at 4:00pm
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The dramatic resignation of the Obama-era holdovers from President Trump’s administration continue, as a UC Berkeley professor who was the science envoy for the State Department officially gave his notice.

A prominent UC Berkeley energy professor resigned his post with the U.S. State Department on Wednesday in response to President Donald Trump’s...

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Pennsylvania Nuns Build Chapel to Block Gas Pipeline

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 17, 2017 at 10:00am 7/17/2017 at 10:00am
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The Catholic nuns of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ in West Hempfield, PA, have built an open air chapel on their land as a last effort to stop a company from building a natural gas pipeline on their property. From Philly.com:

A federal judge agreed this month that the pipeline’s...

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California senator’s latest proposal: 100% renewable energy by 2045

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/26/2017 at 1:00pm
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The last time we checked in with the head of the California State Senate, Kevin de León, he was explaining that half his family would be subject to President Trump’s policy on the actual enforcement of immigration rules.

He is now proposing outl...

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WATCH LIVE: Energy Nominee Rick Perry Senate Hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10:00am 1/19/2017 at 10:00am

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Energy Department, will face the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources at 10AM EST.

During the 2012 primary, Perry said he would abolish the Department of Energy if he became president. He also famously forgot the name of the...

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Bill Gates is Hopeful Innovation Will Thrive Under Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:45pm 12/13/2016 at 6:45pm
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Mega gazillionaire, tech innovator, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates sat down for lengthy interview with CNBC Tuesday.

The majority of the interview focused on Gates’ latest clean energy initiatives — all privately funded through his private investment fund, stocked with fellow gazillionaire innovators.

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Trump Chooses Rick Perry for Energy Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 11:30am 12/13/2016 at 11:30am

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry as his Secretary of Energy.

Perry served as agriculture commissioner in Texas before he became governor in 2000. His term ended in 2015. He ran for president in 2012 and 2016.

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Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL (VIDEO)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/5/2016 at 5:30pm
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The Obama administration has decided to halt work on the pipeline that allegedly would have run through Native American territory:

The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil...

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Army Corps of Engineers to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/27/2016 at 2:30pm
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The Dakota Access Pipeline is a nearly 1,200-mile-long underground oil pipeline project that begins in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota and ends at the oil tank farm near Patoka, Illinois. The pipeline is being built to allow crude oil to reach refining markets in a more direct, cost-effective, safer...

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Obama Delivers On Vow To “Bankrupt” Coal Industry

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 6:28pm 9/5/2016 at 6:28pm
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Turns out politicians do occasionally keep their promises. For example, in 2008 Obama vowed to “bankrupt” the coal industry by imposing massive fines on greenhouse gas emissions. Obama made the following comment to the San Francisco Chronicle in 2008:

“So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can;...

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Turkey, Israel Will Normalize Ties

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/26/2016 at 5:00pm

No, it’s not April 1. Israel and the Turkish government, led by anti-Semitic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, have agreed to normalize relations after “six years of animosity” due to the 2010 Mavi Marmara ship.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will formally announce the deal on Monday at 1PM local time (6AM ET).

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World’s Largest Solar Plant Sets Itself On Fire

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 4:30pm 5/21/2016 at 4:30pm
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The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the world’s largest solar plant, has had its share of troubles, including reports that it was scorching birds that flew over it, that it wasn’t producing the energy it was projected to produce, and that it was in dire financial difficulty.  This week may well...

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