Clean Power Plan or Expensive Electricity Plan? | Dr. Steven J. Allen

On October 10th, 2017, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the repeal of the Obama administration’s so-called Clean Power Plan. Here’s the background: When he was running for president, Barack Obama told journalists that, under his energy plan, QUOTE “electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.” UNQUOTE electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket Democrats, who then controlled […]

Politicians are putting fossil fuels ahead of your health (AGAIN)

There’s a fight going on behind your power outlet… The Clean Power Plan is our best weapon to fight climate change, but court battles have stopped the plan in it’s tracks. Twenty-seven states and dozens energy companies are suing to protect their industry. But wait…what actually is the Clean Power Plan? It’s a way to […]

Production Up, Emissions Down

U-S-A. U-S-A. Wouldn’t it be great if we gave ourselves credit for doing amazing things that weren’t sports related? For example, the United States is the gold medal champ in energy production. At the same time, it is the world leader in reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Look… we’re not putting the rest […]

CounterPoint 212 – Should We Save the EPA

>>Are climate change and dirty atmospheres real or a hoax? Warm winters, more rain, less snow, icebergs melting. Could this just be a coincidence? As we put emissions and carbons into the air while pipelining oil from Canada, we may be disrupting the universe. Can we police ourselves, or do we need the scientists, activists, […]

What If Companies Had to Pay to Pollute our Earth?

Their operations are largely to blame for the climate crisis we now face. Their operations are largely to blame for the climate crisis we now face. A crisis that costs the world economy roughly $4.7 trillion A crisis that costs the world economy roughly $4.7 trillion in medical and social costs every year. This is […]

Trump Officials Try To Rewrite Study To Make Renewable Energy Look Bad

A few months ago, a draft version of the Department of Energy’s energy grid study was released, and it showed that everything that the Trump administration and Republicans had been saying about renewable energy was completely false. Renewable energy was not overloading our power grids. It was not taking up space that could be better […]