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Offshore Wind Is Neither Clean, Nor Green And Doesn’t Cut CO2 Emissions

America is preparing to spend trillions of taxpayer and ratepayer dollars to install thousands of offshore wind turbines – for illusory benefits. Advocates claim offshore wind energy is clean and sustainable. Wind itself certainly is, but that doesn’t mean getting energy from wind is. Relying on the wind just to provide electricity to power New […]

Ministers consider making UK’s carbon targets easier to meet | Greenhouse gas emissions

Ministers are considering plans to weaken Britain’s carbon reduction plans by allowing unused portions of the last carbon budget to be rolled over into the next. This would go against the strong recommendations of the Government’s statutory climate adviser, the Committee on Climate Change. But it will make it easier to achieve your next goal. […]

Biden’s EPA pursues dramatic clampdown on emissions from power plants

On Thursday, the Biden administration announced a set of new rules to dramatically reduce pollution from coal and natural gas plants, but critics immediately called the measures a “thousand-thousand blow to America’s fossil fuel industry.” “This will lead to cuts,” he said. Under the new system, existing coal-fired power plants and new natural gas-fired power […]

EPA finalizes new rules cracking down on power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized four new rules Thursday that set tougher emissions limits on coal and new gas-fired power plants, taking restrictions further than the agency’s earlier proposed regulation and sparking fierce backlash from industry groups that are likely to mount a challenge in court. The rules, finalized under separate authorities including the Clean […]

Senate strikes down Biden admin’s climate regulations targeting car emissions

The Senate voted Wednesday afternoon to pass a bill that would repeal a Biden administration measure that would require states to track and set reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles on their highways. The chamber is joined by all Republicans, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.), Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Rep. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and […]

Org That Wants To Cut Carbon Emissions Sues To Close Zero-Emission Nuclear Power Plant

An environmentalist nonprofit that seeks to cut carbon emissions and promote clean energy is suing to stop the Biden administration from funding a zero-emission power plant. The Department of Energy (DOE) announced in January that it had approved a $1.1 billion credit payment to the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, a nuclear facility on the central […]

New carbon capture technologies could help ‘Big Oil’ scale emissions cuts

Alex Epstein, author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, discusses what’s behind the recent oil price hike in Kabuto: Coast to Coast. The results of four government-funded pilot projects are crucial for Big Oil to develop technology to reduce carbon emissions and support the Biden administration’s goal of achieving a net-zero emissions economy by […]