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Obama fights against US coal exports

Posted by: Phineas on March 24, 2014 at 3:30 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I’m not sure what the people of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Colorado did to Barack Obama –after all, they gave him the electoral votes he needed to win reelection– but he sure has it in for their major exports and the jobs they create: The leaders also announced that the Netherlands was […]

 

Demon-fearing Los Angeles city council blames fracking for earthquake

Posted by: Phineas on March 20, 2014 at 2:35 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Remember, kiddies, liberals are the party of science! Los Angeles City Council members have discovered how to cause earthquakes. Three councilmen think fracking may be the cause of Monday’s earthquake in the Santa Monica Mountains, and they want the city, state, and feds to do an in-depth review. Councilmen Paul Koretz, Mike […]

 

New York: the Enviro-Luddites’ Fracking Insanity

Posted by: Phineas on June 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas One of the things about the environmental Left that drives me most nuts is its resistance to reason and empirical fact. Global warming is a good example: what started as a theory many years ago, that the Earth is warming dangerously and the climate heading for disastrous changes because of the carbon […]

 

Britain’s Green chickens are coming home to roost, as will ours, soon

Posted by: Phineas on March 25, 2013 at 1:45 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Christopher Booker in last Saturday’s Telegraph: “It’s payback time…” As the snow of the coldest March since 1963 continues to fall, we learn that we have barely 48 hours’ worth of stored gas left to keep us warm, and that the head of our second-largest electricity company, SSE, has warned that our generating […]

 

Oregon’s SoloPower: Another taxpayer-backed green energy program about to go bust?

Posted by: ST on March 20, 2013 at 6:16 pm » 3 Comments

Fox News reports on a story we’ve heard all too often the last several years – about the failure of a taxpayer-funded “green energy” business to the point of having to lay off workers due to poor sales/structure (bolded emphasis added by me): When Solyndra went bankrupt and cost taxpayers up to $530 million, the […]

 

NC’s Celgard, a green biz touted by Obama & showered w/ stimulus $$, to cut jobs

Posted by: ST on November 30, 2012 at 6:57 pm » 4 Comments

Why? The demand for electric vehicles is not even close to meeting expectations. I know – shocking, right? Via The Charlotte Observer: Company spokeswoman Beth Kitteringham said the [40] jobs lost come from among the company’s more than 700 Charlotte-region employees. Celgard has plants in Charlotte and Concord, where it makes key components for electric […]

 

We are awash with oil

Posted by: Phineas on May 14, 2012 at 12:02 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas How much do we have? Try more than the rest of the world, combined: The Green River Formation, a largely vacant area of mostly federal land that covers the territory where Colorado, Utah and Wyoming come together, contains about as much recoverable oil as all the rest the world’s proven reserves combined, […]

 

Obama White House: Who’s responsible for high gas prices? The JOOOOZ!!

Posted by: Phineas on April 3, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 14 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, honest to Pete! Once again, it’s “hug your enemies and slap your friends:” The Obama administration is blaming Israel for the recent rise in global crude oil prices, according to a Sunday report in The World Tribune. The rise in fuel prices is deemed as harming the U.S. economy and has […]

 

Dear Sanctimonious Greens: your beloved electric cars harm Gaea!!

Posted by: Phineas on February 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Your goddess will be angry with you… According to a recent study by researchers at UT-Knoxville, electric cars have a greater pollution impact than comparable (and evil, EVIL, EVIL!!) gasoline-powered vehicles: “An implicit assumption has been that air quality and health impacts are lower for electric vehicles than for conventional vehicles,” [Chris] […]

 

More Green dreams shattered

Posted by: Phineas on January 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Two posts at Watts Up With That bring news that that ought to turn the Gaea-cultists’ sweet dreams into nightmares. First, a study from Civitas in the UK demolishes any idea that wind-power is a practical, economic alternate energy source: The focus on wind-power, driven by the renewables targets, is preventing Britain […]