Liberal hypocrisy: the left warn us about air conditioning spreading worldwide from their already air conditioned offices

From The Washington Post, via William Teach of The Pirate’s Cove: The world is about to install 700 million air conditioners. Here’s what that means for the climate By Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis | May 31, 2016 As summer temperatures finally settle in, many in the United States take it for granted that they …

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Not in my back yard! Everybody wants green energy, as long as it isn't produced in their neighborhoods!

From the Times-News: Penn Forest residents protesting turbine plan Zoning hearing May 12 for 40-unit farm near Towamensing Township line By Judy Dolgos-Kramer jkramer@tnonline.com | Monday, May 2, 2016 Penn Forest Township residents are banding together to fight a proposal for a 40-unit wind turbine farm that would be built along the border with Towamensing …

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Economics 101: Whenever you are told that a proposed tax will barely be noticeable, don’t believe it!

From The Wall Street Journal: Long-Term Costs of Cutting Emissions Grow Hazy Economic costs of hitting near-term targets appear modest, but modeling grows less reliable further out By Amy Harder and Greg Ip | Updated April 24, 2016 12:42 p.m. ET The world’s top officials just signed an agreement to slow the buildup of planet-warming …

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The human cost of environmentalist policies

Flash Player 9 or higher is required to view the chartClick here to download Flash Player nowView the full chart at WikinvestI spent some time making fun of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, when she was running against Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014. But while Mrs Grimes promised that she would protect the …

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End welfare for the well-to-do! Solar power subsidies are just taking money from the workers to give to their bosses!

From The Wall Street Journal: Solar-Panel Installers Face Clouded Future Solar-power incentives for homeowners shrink as local utilities pressure state regulators By Cassandra Sweet | March 25, 2016 1:21 p.m. ET Many U.S. states are considering dialing back solar-power incentives amid growing pressure from local electric utilities, potentially dealing a blow to the companies that …

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Remember ‘Peak Oil?’

Remember these stories from yesteryear, from our friends on the left? Peak Oil is on schedule. Monday, December 10th, 2007 @ 2:31 am | Energy, Peak Oil |By Jeromy Brown As entirely expected here at Iowa Liberal, documented further by the New York Times: The economies of many big oil-exporting countries are growing so fast …

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God bless fracking! I have benefited personally

The environmentalists and the left and the Democrats1 would have us believe that fracking is evil, evil, evil! but I, as a working man, sure have seen the benefits. The chart shows what I had to pay for heating oil last winter, in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, compared with what I paid for a delivery on …

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The Keystone XL Pipeline, now running through Pennsylvania!

Well, not exactly the Keystone XL pipeline, but it’s what happens when the environmentalists and President Barack Hussein Obama blocked the real thing. We have noted previously that the oil companies weren’t waiting for the pipeline to be approved, but were going ahead to supply the oil that a modern industrialized society needs, moving oil …

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The most Pyrrhic of victories (Part 2)

As we noted in The most Pyrrhic of victories, the Senate Democrats defeated a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline last November, when some of them hoped that hey could save the seat of then-Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) in her run-off election. Whether authorization would have enabled her to save her seat is doubtful, …

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