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Milloy: JunkScience.com statement on Biden selection of John Kerry as Climate Envoy
12/01/2020
Milloy: JunkScience.com statement on Biden selection of John Kerry as Climate Envoy

Milloy: JunkScience.com statement on Biden selection of John Kerry as Climate Envoy

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As Appearing on Junkscience.com It appears that John Kerry will continue his 50-year career of subverting America as Climate Envoy in the Biden administration. Since his days of slandering US combat troops in Vietnam to Cong...

Milloy: WSJ Op-ed: How to Stop the Paris Climate Accord
12/01/2020
Milloy: WSJ Op-ed: How to Stop the Paris Climate Accord

Milloy: WSJ Op-ed: How to Stop the Paris Climate Accord

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As Appearing in the Wall Street Journal Trump should submit it for the Senate to ratify, or rather reject Joe Biden has promised to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord on day one, but President Trump could stop

Walcher: Killing owls to save them
11/23/2020
Walcher: Killing owls to save them

Walcher: Killing owls to save them

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel When is natural evolution acceptable? Should we generally let nature take its course, or stage an intervention? Apparently, one’s answer depends on one’s political agenda. When Northern gray wolves migrate into Ro...

Norfolk Daily News: President Trump has reason to point finger at forest management for massive wildfires
11/19/2020
Norfolk Daily News: President Trump has reason to point finger at forest management for massive wildfires

Norfolk Daily News: President Trump has reason to point finger at forest management for massive wildfires

Daily News Editorial The California wildfires have been among the many disagreements this summer and fall between President Donald Trump and climate change advocates. Have they set a record, as some state officials have reported? And is the human race’s impact on the environment the primary culpri...

Boston Herald: Climate change key issue with Dems, not so with voters
11/17/2020
Boston Herald: Climate change key issue with Dems, not so with voters

Boston Herald: Climate change key issue with Dems, not so with voters

by Jessica Towhey Boston Herald Despite the Democratic Party’s push for progressive environmental policies like the Green New Deal, climate change was not foremost on the minds of most voters this election cycle, according to recent polling from the Associated Press. The polling, performed by NORC...

Richardson: Sue-Happy Louisiana Sends People, Jobs, and Investments Fleeing
11/13/2020
Richardson: Sue-Happy Louisiana Sends People, Jobs, and Investments Fleeing

Richardson: Sue-Happy Louisiana Sends People, Jobs, and Investments Fleeing

by Craig Richardson RealClear Energy Home to some of the most beautiful and bountiful fishing and hunting grounds in the world, Louisiana has long been known as the Sportsman’s Paradise. Unfortunately, a government-sponsored legal war against some of the country’s largest job creators has earned...

Walcher: Like all the other times
11/13/2020
Walcher: Like all the other times

Walcher: Like all the other times

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Election aftermaths are euphoric for some, depressing for others, and a relief that it’s over for many. Some friends are ecstatic that they finally got rid of President Trump. Others are upset about that, some insis...

Milloy: One clear election loser: The Green New Deal
11/09/2020
Milloy: One clear election loser: The Green New Deal

Milloy: One clear election loser: The Green New Deal

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As Appearing in the Washington Examiner Despite the mixed signals from the 2020 election, the exit polling indicated one clear loser: the Green New Deal. Joe Biden was both for and against the Green New Deal. In a debate, he said it would...

Walcher: ODE to the Big Meadows; RIP
11/09/2020
Walcher: ODE to the Big Meadows; RIP

Walcher: ODE to the Big Meadows; RIP

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Don’t you hate leading, when nobody follows? It’s the story of my life, so I don’t take it personally anymore. I have tried for years to lead a conversation about restoring healthy forests. Yet I continually loo...

Milloy: Biden Would “Transition” Your Standard of Living
11/04/2020
Milloy: Biden Would “Transition” Your Standard of Living

Milloy: Biden Would “Transition” Your Standard of Living

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As Appearing in the RealClear Energy Joe Biden is no moderate. He admitted as much at the final presidential debate when he said that he would “transition” America away from oil. Many don’t realize how radical a statem...

Heartland Podcast: A Biden/Harris Election Victory Would Be A Disaster (Guest: Steve Milloy)
10/26/2020
Heartland Podcast: A Biden/Harris Election Victory Would Be A Disaster (Guest: Steve Milloy)

Heartland Podcast: A Biden/Harris Election Victory Would Be A Disaster (Guest: Steve Milloy)

As part of their podcast series, Heartland's H. Sterling Burnett hosted E&E Legal's Senior Policy Fellow Steve Milloy to discuss what a Biden/Harris Administration would do to energy. The show notes says, "If Democratic candidate Joe Biden wins the Presidency, he will work to severely limit fracking...

Washington Times: Biden blamed as support for fracking ban drops among Democratic voters
10/26/2020
Washington Times: Biden blamed as support for fracking ban drops among Democratic voters

Washington Times: Biden blamed as support for fracking ban drops among Democratic voters

by Valerie Richardson Washington Times Data for Progress survey shows 16-point decline before and after debate Support for a fracking ban declined significantly among Democrats after the first presidential debate, prompting foes of hydraulic fracturing to urge Joseph R. Biden to stop talking about t...

Breitbart: Pre-Debate Polls: Most Voters Don’t Care About Climate Change
10/26/2020
Breitbart: Pre-Debate Polls: Most Voters Don’t Care About Climate Change

Breitbart: Pre-Debate Polls: Most Voters Don’t Care About Climate Change

by Penny Star Breitbart News The second debate between President Donald Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday will feature a segment on climate change, but recent polls show voters don’t consider it a top issue. According to an August 6 Gallup Poll, only 1 percent of those surveyed...

Walcher: They're just nine people
10/26/2020
Walcher: They're just nine people

Walcher: They're just nine people

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Few new Supreme Court nominees have generated as much interest as Judge Amy Coney Barrett, because her confirmation could have far-reaching implications by upending the court’s decades-long liberal majority. More ha...

Milloy: How Biden Will End Fracking Without a Ban
10/21/2020
Milloy: How Biden Will End Fracking Without a Ban

Milloy: How Biden Will End Fracking Without a Ban

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As Appearing in the Wall Street Journal Like Obama, he’d kill the energy industry by a thousand regulatory and legislative cuts Joe Biden is probably telling the truth when he says he won’t “ban” fracking. A presiden...

Walcher: Aren't they all the same?
10/19/2020
Walcher: Aren't they all the same?

Walcher: Aren't they all the same?

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel In 1998 the government added “Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse” to the endangered species list, a decision that has cost Front Range communities millions. The state argued that this “subspecies” is no different...

Grimes: PG&E Warning More ‘Public Safety Power Shutoffs’ in Northern CA
10/19/2020
Grimes: PG&E Warning More ‘Public Safety Power Shutoffs’ in Northern CA

Grimes: PG&E Warning More ‘Public Safety Power Shutoffs’ in Northern CA

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe None of the nine Bay Area counties are included Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced Thursday that “Public Safety Power Shutoffs” would take place Sunday and Monday in northern California and Sierra foothills. However, not one of the nine Bay A...

Milloy: If you need more evidence that climate is about communism…
10/19/2020
Milloy: If you need more evidence that climate is about communism…

Milloy: If you need more evidence that climate is about communism…

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As appearing on Junkscience.com This compilation of my 2020 “If you need more evidence that climate is about communism…” tweets lets climate activists present their real goal in their own words. Don’t just accept wha...

Richardson: The Supreme Court Is Taking Critical Step Towards Resolving Frivolous Climate Suits
10/13/2020
Richardson: The Supreme Court Is Taking Critical Step Towards Resolving Frivolous Climate Suits

Richardson: The Supreme Court Is Taking Critical Step Towards Resolving Frivolous Climate Suits

by Craig E. Richardson, E&E Legal President As appearing on RealClear Energy Sometimes the most important Supreme Court decisions are overlooked because of their technical nature. That is the case with the Supreme Court's choice to hear jurisdictional claims in B.P. P.L.C., et al. v. Mayor and City....

Junkscience.com: Milloy discusses climate and the 2020 elections on TRTWorld TV
10/09/2020
Junkscience.com: Milloy discusses climate and the 2020 elections on TRTWorld TV

Junkscience.com: Milloy discusses climate and the 2020 elections on TRTWorld TV

Junkscience.com Says Steve Milloy, Junkscience.com founder and E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow, during a TRTWorld TV Appearance: "President Trump has done a great job at the EPA. We don’t need any new environmental regulations. In the next Trump term, we can begin to fix how EPA does regulation." W...

InsideSources: Experts Throw Water on the ‘Record Wildfires’ Story
10/08/2020
InsideSources: Experts Throw Water on the ‘Record Wildfires’ Story

InsideSources: Experts Throw Water on the ‘Record Wildfires’ Story

by Jessica R. Towhey InsideSources.com Have the California wildfires of 2020 “set a record,” as state officials report? Only if you don’t look back too far. What some are calling “unfathomable” today was commonplace in California’s past — and helps explain why America’s West Coast ha...

Tanton: IER Podcast on the cost of total electrification
10/06/2020
Tanton: IER Podcast on the cost of total electrification

Tanton: IER Podcast on the cost of total electrification

Tom Tanton, E&E Legal's Director of Science and Technology Assessment As Appearing on IER's Podcast E&E Legal's Tom Tanton joins the Institute for Energy Research's (IER's) podcast to discuss his recent electrification report published by E&E Legal. According to the show summary, "Tom Tanton, Direct...

Grimes: Tom Steyer Selling San Francisco Home Because of ‘Climate Crisis’
10/05/2020
Grimes: Tom Steyer Selling San Francisco Home Because of ‘Climate Crisis’

Grimes: Tom Steyer Selling San Francisco Home Because of ‘Climate Crisis’

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Could it instead be the dismal California economy and failing state that is causing the Steyers to move? “Billionaire environmental activist and former presidential candidate Tom Steyer is selling a couple of homes in his portfolio. Last month, h...

Grimes: Responses to Gov. Newsom’s Executive Order Banning Gas-Powered Cars
10/05/2020
Grimes: Responses to Gov. Newsom’s Executive Order Banning Gas-Powered Cars

Grimes: Responses to Gov. Newsom’s Executive Order Banning Gas-Powered Cars

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe ‘If you like your car, you can keep your car’ may become the big government fib of 2020 “If you like your car, you can keep your car” may become the big government fib of 2020. While you may be able to keep your existing gas-powered car in

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10/05/2020
Walcher: But that's where the money is

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by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Willy Sutton famously told a reporter that he robbed banks for one simple reason: “That’s where the money is.” Now, it is as if someone said to him, “You can go ahead and steal money, but not from banks.” Th...

E&E Legal Letters Issue XXVIII: Summer 2020
09/30/2020
E&E Legal Letters Issue XXVIII: Summer 2020

E&E Legal Letters Issue XXVIII: Summer 2020

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XXVIII Summer. Click headlines for the full article. COVID-19 and Environmentalist Injustice by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing on RealClear Energy Congress held a hearing last week on “the relation...

Washington Post: The Energy 202: Landmark Supreme Court climate ruling more vulnerable than ever with Ginsburg's death
09/29/2020
Washington Post: The Energy 202: Landmark Supreme Court climate ruling more vulnerable than ever with Ginsburg's death

Washington Post: The Energy 202: Landmark Supreme Court climate ruling more vulnerable than ever with Ginsburg's death

by Dino Grandoni Washington Post It’s a bedrock court case on climate change. Now it has a bull's eye on its back. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg may eventually result in a reassessment — or at least, a narrower reading — of the Supreme Court’s

Milloy: California Has No Excuse for Its Wildfires, and Blaming Trump Is a Dishonest Cop-Out
09/29/2020
Milloy: California Has No Excuse for Its Wildfires, and Blaming Trump Is a Dishonest Cop-Out

Milloy: California Has No Excuse for Its Wildfires, and Blaming Trump Is a Dishonest Cop-Out

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As appearing on RealClear Energy California Gov. Gavin Newsom is trying to blame anyone and everything for his state’s wildfires except himself, his Democratic party and the radical green groups that have dictated the Cali...

Millloy: Wildfires offsetting California’s expensive cap-and-trade emissions cuts
09/29/2020
Millloy: Wildfires offsetting California’s expensive cap-and-trade emissions cuts

Millloy: Wildfires offsetting California’s expensive cap-and-trade emissions cuts

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As appearing on Junkscience.com California’s failure to manage its forests so as to limit wildfires offset much if not all of the state’s expensive efforts to reduce its greenhouse emissions. Three charts from the Califo...

Walcher: Growing crops or growing weeds
09/29/2020
Walcher: Growing crops or growing weeds

Walcher: Growing crops or growing weeds

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Some years ago I spent a day burning ditches around my peach orchard, as many growers do every spring. The location near Interstate 70 allowed passing cars to see the fires (mine and a couple others), and several grab...

Walcher: Hear that lonesome whistle
09/29/2020
Walcher: Hear that lonesome whistle

Walcher: Hear that lonesome whistle

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Who decided that the sound of a train whistle should be described as “lonesome?” I’ve been on a number of trains and in several stations, and there are plenty of people around. Yet the word “lonesome” has lo...

Grimes: Gov. Newsom Orders Phase-Out of Gas-Powered Vehicles
09/29/2020
Grimes: Gov. Newsom Orders Phase-Out of Gas-Powered Vehicles

Grimes: Gov. Newsom Orders Phase-Out of Gas-Powered Vehicles

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Timely new study shows high cost of total electrification With Climate Week 2020 events underway in California this week, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035 and....

E&E News: Trump on climate: 'I don't think science knows actually'
09/16/2020
E&E News: Trump on climate: 'I don't think science knows actually'

E&E News: Trump on climate: 'I don't think science knows actually'

by Scott Waldman E&E News President Trump doubled down on his denial of climate change yesterday by saying that scientists are wrong and claiming that the world will "start getting cooler." The remarks, delivered during a brief visit to California to discuss the state's historic wildfires, run count...

Grimes: Scientific Evidence Reveals ‘No Climate Effect’ on California’s Wildfires
09/16/2020
Grimes: Scientific Evidence Reveals ‘No Climate Effect’ on California’s Wildfires

Grimes: Scientific Evidence Reveals ‘No Climate Effect’ on California’s Wildfires

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Scientists refute Governor’s claims that climate change contributes to wildfires President Donald Trump stopped in Sacramento, CA Monday to meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom and state officials to discuss the 2020 wildfires. Trump was in California las...

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Keep in mind this a picture of environmentalistS rallying for stopping climate change in the City in Brazil ... ok they Need to, leave the city , and Run To The Forest and Put Out Those Fires, what good are they doing in the city, for the number of PEOPLE THAT WERE ATTENDING RALLY wanting to protect the Trees and Wild Life they could of stomped out the fires in the Amazon Rainforest,, GO NOW AND PUT OUT THOSE FIRES,, GO PROTECT THE BORDERS OF THE FOREST, DON'T LET THOSE TERRORISTS COMPLETE THEIR DESTRUCTION,,, GO NOW ,,, RUN TO THE FOREST,,, STOMP OUT FIRES... ,, take with you gallons of water, fire extinguishers, blankets and protect the land ,, and the trees , they are the lungs of the earth,,, ALL UNDISCOVERED HERBAL TREATMENTS FOR MEDICATIONS ARE BEING DESTROYED ALSO..go now run to the forest...protect the people who are rightfully owners of the land,, get out bolsonar he is the enemy,, amazon AND ALL OTHER RAIN FORESTS AROUND THE WORLD,, THERE JUST NEEDS TO BE SOME PLACES THAT ARE OFF LIMITS FOR THE GREED OF MONEY AND DESTRUCTION OF LAND..must be protected lands,,RENEE RUSSEL 11/4/2019..WRITTEN 10:35 PM Renee Russell The Amazon is the world's largest Rainforest. It is also the ancestral home of 1 million Indians. They are divided into about 400 tribes, each with its own language, culture and territory. Many have had contact with outsiders for almost 500 years. The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, he is racist agaisnt the indigenous people of the amazon that have been there for thousands of years and bolsonaro wants to mine the land for gold and precious minerals, and he has made a business from the fires where the left over timber left behind after fires are being harvested and sold to china, germany, and japan.
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