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  • Extreme leftist protest against energy industries
    More proof the left will impose the Soylent Green agenda
    In this column I once illustrated how the fictional movie “Soylent Green” really does present the vision of the future we will see if the far left continues to accomplish its political goals, and also how this is in fact the vision of...
  • Big changes coming following UN Climate Summit
    Big changes coming following UN Climate Summit
    Earlier this week, the United Nations held a climate summit in New York and, as a result, some major initiatives were announced.Perhaps the most significant announcement came from Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission: &ldquo...
  • Big oil launches Twitter attack on ARB regarding Cap and Trade program
    Big oil launches Twitter attack on ARB regarding Cap and Trade program
    Big oil has taken to social media to challenge California authorities to explain recent statements related to climate change regulations. In a series of several "tweets" on social media site Twitter yesterday and today, the Western...
  • Jay Inslee
    Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee unilaterally implements cap-and-trade
    Declaring that human activity is the cause of climate change, Washington Democratic Governor Jay Inslee signed an executive order implementing a cap-and-trade system, the Daily Caller reported Tuesday. The order also eliminates coal power and...
  • Pollution in China
    In pursuit of economic sustainability: carbon capture technology
    The Obama administration put its energy strategy eggs into something called “cap and trade.”“Cap and trade is an environmental policy tool that delivers results with a mandatory cap on emissions while providing sources...
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    California and Quebec sign new cap and trade agreement
    The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the Government of Quebec yesterday announced a new agreement that will serve as the blueprint for integrating their cap and trade programs. The agreement is another step to link each program that was...
  • Steve Scalise
    House blocks cap and Trade
    The House voted 237-176, to amend the Reins Act, that prevents the EPA from imposing a Cap and Trade tax, without congressional approval. Every Republican and 12 Democrats voted in favor of the amendment, which comes just one day after the House...
  • Noble Profit moment with Anne Smart, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, talks about cap and trade
    Noble Profit moment with Anne Smart of Silicon Valley Leadership Group
    Watch Anne Smart from Silicon Valley Leadership Group speak about Cap and Trade.A historic milestone was reached November 14, 2012 when Governor Schwartznegger's California Global Warming Solutions Act came into law, commonly known as Cap and...
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    The sin of California carbon trading
    California's firstcarbon auction raised $245 million for the state. The Golden State government created an easy money scheme based on an inert molecule labeled as a pollutant and charged businesses for the privilege to emit it. Ultimately, the...
  • What green business owners can expect in a second Obama term
    What green business owners can expect in Obama’s second term
    The voters have spoken, re-electing Barack Obama to a second term as President of the United States.Here are some of the sustainability and energy policies that may affect green business owners over the next four years:· The Obama...
  • Obama energy policy
    Energy loan policy and program scrutinized
    What is America’s energy strategy?Barack Obama embarked upon energy policy reform:Reduce CO2 emissionsCap and trade to encourage clean renewable and sustainable energy development and supplyThat is incomplete. Romney has a more complete...
  • SilviaTerra is now offering Timber Scout, new remote sensing for forest resource inventories
    June in review: Additional renewable energy stories in the U.S.
    A lot of interest in biomass-for-power last month. American Wind Power Association's WINDPOWER 2012 conference, Karl Rove on board with PTC wind extension. USDOE SunShot Initiative recipients and First Solar milestone and Australia...
  • Chip Cravaack meets the people in Bigfork, MN
    Chip Cravaack stays in touch with his constituents
    The early part of each summer in Minnesota is known for backyard BBQ's, spotty weather, the start of construction season. And its parades.Yesterday, Chip Cravaack attended the big parade in Bigfork, MN. Chip's trip to Bigfork, a town only...
  • Senator Simitian at Senate Meeting earlier in 2012
    Let's make a deal: Why legislators may vote yes for the high-speed rail project
    Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation for the Federal Rail Administration (FRA) is pushing for the vote to commit state bond funds immediately for the much debated high-speed rail project. It seems the California state leadership both Senate pro...
  • World Social Forum claims to be 1 percent battling other 1 percent, plan riots
    World Social Forum claims to be 1 percent battling other 1 percent, plan riots
    The World Social Forum is the umbrella name for a collection of social groups that want to see social change. In fact, at a meeting in Brazil on Sunday they called for global riots in June in an effort to get their demands met. Sunday completed...