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Mexico Pulls Back From ‘Green Energy,’ Begins Expanding Coal Use

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 5:00pm 2/23/2021 at 5:00pm
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We covered the Great Plains winter storm last week, which cut power and impacted many states’ water supplies, especially Texas.

However, the storm did not just impact the U.S. The storm left over five million customers in northern Mexico without power as a shortage of natural gas disrupted electricity production.

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Winter Storm Causes 14 Deaths While Leaving Millions Without Electricity and Heat

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 9:00am 2/17/2021 at 9:00am
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Winter storms have caused at least 14 deaths across four states.

These storms caused a deadly tornado in North Carolina while it frosted power grids in other states, leading to rolling blackouts when people need heat the most.

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Massive Winter Storm Frosts Texas Causing Blackouts and Higher Energy Prices

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 7:00am 2/16/2021 at 7:00am
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We have often written about the environmental impact that green energy policies have had, include the effects of wind energy technologies on bird populations and the quality of life in adjacent properties.

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Unintended Consequences: Mask Mandates Resulting in “Mask Pollution”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 15, 2021 at 8:30pm 2/15/2021 at 8:30pm
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During the pandemic era, part of my daily routine has been to take a long hike in a nearby regional park. During my walks, I see two or three discarded masks on my route.

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New “Climate” Study Predicts Destruction of the Amazon Rainforest by 2064

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 4, 2021 at 1:00pm 1/4/2021 at 1:00pm
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One of the favorite targets of the climate-change doom-and-gloomers has been the Amazon rainforest, the so-called “lungs of the Earth.”

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Trump’s EPA team locks in smog limits ahead of Biden transition

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:00pm 12/27/2020 at 2:00pm

The Environmental Protection Agency is locking in the air pollution limits at their current levels ahead of the Biden administration’s takeover, looking to preserve business- and climate-saving choices made during Donald Trump’s presidency.

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As wildfires Incinerate Four Million Acres, California Attempts to Protect Wildlife by Banning Rat Poison

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 9:00am 10/6/2020 at 9:00am
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Wildfires continue to burn throughout California. Over 4 million acres have burnt so far, and one of the blazes now exceeds 1 million acres in size.

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CA Gov. Newsom signs executive order banning sale of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2035

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 9:00pm 9/23/2020 at 9:00pm
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California’s businesses are struggling to recover for prolonged pandemic shutdowns. Its citizens are battling the effects of wildfires and power outages.

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Vermont Bans Plastic Bags, Mandates Composting Instead of Throwing Out Food Scraps

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/11/2020 at 12:00pm
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Back in 2012, Vermont passed a law that banned people from throwing out food scraps, forcing people to throw them in the compost.

That law went into effect on July 1 along with a statewide ban on plastic bags.

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San Francisco Reverses Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9:00pm 4/3/2020 at 9:00pm
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On March 20, Fuzzy blogged that the plastic bag bans could backfire during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic because the reusable totes harbor germs and bacteria.

San Francisco reversed its 13-year ban on plastic bags. Now the liberal city banned reusable grocery totes!

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As Extinction Rebellion Heads to the Middle East, OPEC Rejects Climate Crisis Antics

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 9:00am 11/12/2019 at 9:00am
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The climate cult group known as Extinction Rebellion is now taking its city-shutdown antics to the Middle East.

Off-shoots of the group that advocates peaceful protest as a way to pile on pressure to curb global warming are sprouting from Beirut to Doha, as activists in the oil-rich region want governments to...

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Polar Bear Studies Professor is the Latest Victim of “Cancel Culture”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/22/2019 at 1:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall I covered a book entitled “The Polar Bear Catastrophe that Never Happened” by Dr. Susan Crockford. The University of Victoria professor analyzes the latest data and reviews the questionable values used in official estimates, concluding that polar bears are actually thriving.

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Data Suggests Less “Climate Crisis” Than the Eco-Activists Would Have You Believe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9:00am 10/18/2019 at 9:00am
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A series of news reports seem to give evidence that global conditions are getting increasingly better, which should bring climate alarmists, green justice warriors, and Extinction Rebellion cultists cause to celebrate.

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Californians Fume Over Massive Power Outages and Sky-High Gas Prices

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 3:00pm 10/10/2019 at 3:00pm
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This week, I reviewed the climate alarmist protest organized by “Extinction Rebellion,” whose members want us to drastically reduce our use of electricity and other resources.

These green justice warriors should head over to California where we are living the dream! In an effort to avoid another dev...

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Climate Alarmist Group ‘Extinction Rebellion’ Chokes Major Cities With Fake Blood and Green Justice Antics

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 11:00am 10/9/2019 at 11:00am
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Thousands of climate change activists led by climate alarmist group Extinction Rebellion initiated two weeks of protests around the world on Monday. They demanded drastic global reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.

Personally, I would argue that the levels of pretension and hyperbole were toxic.

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Warren and Other Dems Call for Fracking Ban — Do they WANT to lose Colorado, Ohio, and Pennsylvania?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:00am 9/23/2019 at 11:00am
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2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have already declared they want to ban fracking as a way to fight climate change. Others have said they would find ways to phase it out.

Deep research into America without fracking finds an unhealthy economy plus millions without jobs.

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Democrats Invite Teen Climate Change Activist Greta Thunberg to Testify Before Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 5:00pm 9/17/2019 at 5:00pm
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When the 115th session of the US Congress finishes, I would be hard-pressed to pick the most insane stunt organized by our illustrious representatives.

I’m tempted to pick Impeachment Theater as the most senseless move.

But I pick the decision to put a teenaged foreigner before Congress as an expert on climate science,...

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