Varney: Bernie, AOC think they can tackle these two things

How Texas Republicans Are Fighting Climate Change | AJ+

“The prairie sky is wide and high…” Deep in the heart of Texas… Texas is unlike any other place I’ve ever been. This doesn’t look like Ahmed. Bubba. Bubba, alright. It’s got a lot of attitude … It’s the greatest country in the world. “Everything is bigger in Texas”. and a lot of stereotypes. “And […]

Deep Decarbonization of the Italian Power System : What about Nuclear? (ENG SUB)

MONTICONE: I’ve noticed that both in your presentation and in your books, which I’ve read and appreciated a lot, you tend to focus very much on the demand side : lower consumption, higher efficiency, heat pumps, thermal insulation for buildings, vegetarian diet and so on. Well, for the past five months or so I’ve been […]

PG&E starts California wildfires, and gets away with it | AJ+

This is the aftermath of California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire. 85 people died here in a fire that PG&E, the country’s largest utility, is suspected of starting. Now, PG&E has filed for bankruptcy, which pauses any lawsuits brought by survivors. And that means those who’ve lost everything might get nothing at all. This is […]

Green New Deal: Fact versus Fiction

This to me is an existential crisis. The green generation has risen up. You are talking about zero carbon emissions, no use of fossil fuels? That is the goal. That’s a goal, you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how the energy economy works or how energy is produced in this country. […]

What is the Green New Deal? | Just The FAQs

– Most scientists agree the Earth is facing a climate change deadline, and some democratic lawmakers want to take action with the Green New Deal. The phrase goes back to 2007, when the New York Times columnist, Thomas Friedman, wrote a piece calling for a Green New Deal. Taking it’s name from the major government […]

Renewable Portfolio Standard Scam (Part 2)

Politicians and activists keep coming up with all sorts of ideas to make the energy sources you rely on most… oil, natural gas and coal more expensive. There are various versions of a carbon tax and complicated cap and trade schemes. And, most states have adopted Renewable Portfolio Standards, which essentially achieve the same goal. […]

Is Coal Country Ready For The Green New Deal? | AJ+

(soft intense music) – [Varshini] The climate crisis is immense. It will require transforming virtually every sector of society imaginable. In that transition, we have to make sure that no person gets left behind. – Senator McConnell, I urge you to consider the constituents that you have thus far ignored. You have taken $1.9 million […]

‘Green New Deal’ test run falls short after energy bills skyrocket

RENEWABLES, INCLUDING WIND AND SOLAR. THE TOWN RECEIVED GLOWING MEDIA ATTENTION FOR ITS PLANS AS WELL AS A MILLION DOLLAR GRANT FROM BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES BUT NOW BLOOMBERG WANTS A REFUND. THE GREEN DEAL IS IN THE RED. ELECTRIC BILLS HAVE SOARED AND GEORGETOWN’S MUNICIPAL UTILITY IS FACING A $7 MILLION SHORTFALL, AND ON AUGUST 13th, […]

The Green New Deal’s Bad Science

This to me is an existential crisis. The green generation has risen up. You are talking about zero carbon emissions, no use of fossil fuels? That is the goal. That’s a goal, you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how the energy economy works or how energy is produced in this country. […]