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California’s Minimum Wage Rules Kill State’s Largest Recycling Center

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 9, 2019 at 9:00am 8/9/2019 at 9:00am
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One might assume that an environmentally-minded firm such as a plastic recycler would enjoy doing business in deep-blue California.

That assumption is entirely wrong.

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Germany Mulls ‘Meat Tax’ to Combat Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling Christian Democratic party (CDU) has supported plans to raise meat prices to fight climate change.

The meat tax, initially proposed by the Social Democrats (SPD) and the Green Party, will sharply increase the prices of meat products by raising the tax rate from the current rate of...

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Shocking Video of Melting Greenland Glacier….in Summer Heat

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 5, 2019 at 7:00am 8/5/2019 at 7:00am
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During my family vacation this year, we stopped in Iceland for a few days. The country was spectacular, and one of the memories I will cherish is our hike to the Solheimajokull Glacier.

While hiking, I noted the glacial lake and the signs warning visitors to be worried about calving, especially during...

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Did Green Justice Policies Cause the Massive Midwest Floods?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 6, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/6/2019 at 3:00pm
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A few weeks ago, we reported on the historic flooding in Nebraska that swamped part of Offutt Air Force Base. The rains have been unrelenting. The Mississippi River has hit flood levels for over a month.

The Mississippi River has been at major flood stage for 41 days and counting, and this...

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“Burning Man” event might be snuffed out by permitting rules

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/3/2019 at 9:00pm
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It appears that the US Bureau of Land Management may soon impose new rules that could snuff out the iconic “Burning Man” event.

Taking a page from President Donald Trump’s plans for the southern border, administration officials want to erect a wall around the temporary city.

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Greenland Glacier Reverses Course, Growing Again After Shrinking for Years

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 9:00am 3/27/2019 at 9:00am
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A new NASA study shows that a major Greenland glacier once touted as one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again.

The Jakobshavn glacier around 2012 was retreating about 1.8 miles and thinning nearly 130 feet annually. But it started growing again at about the same...

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U.S. Cities Ending Costly Recycling Programs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9:00am 3/20/2019 at 9:00am
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Communities across the nation have promoted the virtues of recycling, and millions of Americans have dutifully segregated their wastes to “save the planet.”

However, now many of those programs have started to end because of escalating costs.

Philadelphia is now burning about half of its 1.5 million residents’ recycling material in an incinerator...

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Poland plows through with Baltic canal project, despite green activist anger and EU demands

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 9:27am 3/7/2019 at 9:27am
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The last time we visited Poland, eco-activists were upset with its continued reliance on coal power.

The shrieks of green justice warriors will likely grow louder. Poland will continue with plans to dig a canal between its main eastern coastline and the Baltic Sea despite concerns among activists and in the European...

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Greenpeace Co-Founder Rips Ocasio-Cortez Over Green New Deal: “You Don’t Have a Plan…You Would Bring Mass Death.”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 4, 2019 at 7:00pm 3/4/2019 at 7:00pm

Patrick Moore, a co-founder of Greenpeace, tore Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez apart over her Green New Deal, calling her a “pompous little twit” because she doesn’t seem to have any clue what it would take for her plan to work, realistically.

“The problem with @AOC is she doesn’t know whether or not she...

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White House to create “Red Team” to counter “Green Team” climate hysteria

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00pm 2/27/2019 at 5:00pm
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Back in 2017, government officials were considering the creation of a “Red Team” to encourage debate about the scientific interpretations of studies related to the climate.

Now, the White House appears to be going forward with plans to create a team of select federal scientists to review and potentially re-evaluate recent government...

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Sen. Markey Claims McConnell is Trying to “Sabotage” and “Silence” the Green New Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/13/2019 at 1:00pm
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) is not happy about Majority Leader McConnell’s decision to bring the Green New Deal up for a vote. Markey co-authored the Green New Deal, which was introduced last week. Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez is the House sponsor of the “bill.”

Via his official Twitter account, Markey accused Republicans of “sabotaging”...

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9th Circuit sides with Trump in legal battle over environmental objections to border wall construction

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/12/2019 at 9:00pm
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Last September, I reported that California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump’s proposal to expedite construction of a wall at the southern border violates environmental laws.

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McConnell to Bring Green New Deal Up for a Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 5:00pm 2/12/2019 at 5:00pm
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Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader McConnell announced the Senate would be voting on the Green New Deal introduced by freshman Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez.

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Ocasio-Cortez reveals Democrat Green New Deal, it’s Republicans’ dream campaign issue

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/7/2019 at 1:00pm
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Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveiled the resolution for her Green New Deal with Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA). The resolution could cost up to $7 trillion. She stated that this deal “calls for a ‘national, social, industrial and economic mobilization at a scale not seen since World War II.'”

Somehow Ocasio-Cortez managed to...

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Mission to clean up ocean plastic sunk due to technical problems

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 7, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/7/2019 at 7:00pm
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Last October, I reported that The Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit that assembled a floating plastic-capture system to clean-up the Pacific Garbage Patch, had set sail to begin its work.

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Lawsuit filed in case of Hawaii’s false ballistic missile alarm

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/1/2018 at 5:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall that in January, a false ballistic missile alert was issued by emergency management staff in Hawaii. The result was wide-spread panic and...

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Two powerful earthquakes rock Alaska, causing widespread damage

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/1/2018 at 3:00pm
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The Earth has been on quite a roll recently . . . quite literally.

A pair of powerful earthquakes rocked Alaska early Friday morning, ripping apart roads, shaking buildings, and scaring residents getting ready for a peaceful, winter weekend.

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