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Environmental Articles2017-04-05T21:23:50+00:00

Jerry Brown’s plan lowers PG&E’s liability for wildfire damages

July 25th, 2018|Tags: |

Thought Piece While California Governor Jerry Brown declared that the late 2017 fires were caused by climate change, the Wall Street Journal and others have poured some cold water on that argument. In fact, the [...]

Fossil Fuel Industries Outspend Clean Energy Advocates On Climate Lobbying By 10 To 1

July 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , |

Thought Piece CASTLE DALE, UT - OCTOBER 9: Emissions rise out of three large smoke stacks at Pacificorp's 1440 megawatt coal fired power plant on October 9, 2017 in Castle Dale, Utah. It was [...]

LNG Projects Happening Across World Equal Opportunity Here at Home

June 21st, 2018|

Thought Piece This is a thoughtful, informed piece about LNG growth internationally. As usual, writing with clarity and research depth, Tom Shepstone has reported on NG, LNG, economics, economic development and legal issues related to [...]

The Undermining Role and Unfair Influence of Tax-Exempt Foundations

June 14th, 2018|

Thought Piece Thanks to Tom Shepstone for this piece about the large Foundations and their path to political and environmental activism. “Tax-exempt foundations, especially supposed charities, are undermining our energy security and exercising completely unfair [...]

Scientists debate human involvement in climate change during panel

June 13th, 2018|

Thought Piece For Judith Curry, one of the two climate science skeptics on the panel, the idea that an increase in carbon automatically increases the earth’s temperature is too simplistic. She said earth has many [...]

The US EPA’s science advisers push back against Scott Pruitt’s attempts to dilute environmental regulation

June 2nd, 2018|

Thought Piece The Double Standards of Reporting About the McCarthy and Pruitt EPAs The coverage about the last two EPA Directors, Gina McCarthy and Scott Priutt, could not be more different. For the ahistorical, the [...]

Appeals court allows unusual ‘necessity’ defense for Enbridge protesters Pipeline protesters claim threat of climate change compelled them to act.

May 25th, 2018|

Thought Piece I had a nightmare last night about Global Warming (aka Climate Change), where anyone can legally commit perjury if they lied because of their higher moral calling. I woke up and remembered Climate [...]

Climate Litigation: The Latest Green Effort to Overturn Democracy

May 24th, 2018|

Though Piece “Climate Change Warriors Latest Weapon of Choice is Litigation.” I too am worried about the proliferation of environmental lawsuits in the US, at least 5,000. Although, it is a growth market for environmental [...]

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