Since Gov. Paul LePage vetoed a bill that would have reinstated funding for the state’s solar power rebate program, many critics have claimed Maine is at risk of “falling behind”[...]
Author: Taylor Smith
The United Nations estimates it would cost $30 billion a year to end world hunger. That sounds like a lot, but the world spent more than ten times that amount in 2012 on global warming mitigation, according to a recent Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) study. And the U.N. says the world needs to spend even more on global warming mitigation—much more, in fact.
The Heartland Institute has recently signed a coalition letter led by the Frontiers of Freedom urging Congress to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard when they consider reforming the law this Fall. The U.S. Environmental[...]
The Heartland Institute has recently signed a coalition letter led by the American Energy Alliance to “strongly urge a floor vote on the concurrent resolution, H. Con. Res. 24, expressing the sense[...]
The Illinois Legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill placing strict regulations on hydraulic fracturing last week, and now heads to Gov. Quinn’s desk where he has promised to sign it. SB[...]
According to IWF, the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families organization is “capitalizing on the natural anxieties of parents” to pressure the nation’s top 10 retailers into removing certain products that contain so-called “hazardous” chemicals.
The North Carolina House Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Energy and Emerging Markets narrowly passed a bill Wednesday that would slowly reduce and ultimately end the state’s renewable portfolio[...]
American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle spoke today at a press conference in Washington, D.C. declaring his opposition to a national carbon tax. Pyle was backed by a coalition of[...]
One of the world’s leading experts on energy, Daniel Yergin, has put together a timeline chronicling world energy history based on his Pulitzer prizing-winning book, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the[...]
A 40-page draft bill unveiled in the Vermont Legislature last week would place a three-year moratorium on wind projects with a production capacity of more than 500 kilowatts. The bill[...]
Reuters released an article today that assessed the economic damage the Midwest drought is having on the Mississippi River, and thus affecting the flow of valuable materials such as chemical, petroleum, and[...]