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Why Germany Leads in Renewables: It Has Its Own Green Bank (Our To Be Green Deal)

Why Germany Leads in Renewables: It Has Its Own Green Bank (Our To Be Green Deal)

By Ellen Brown, http://EllenBrown.com The Green New Deal endorsed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and more than 40 other US Representatives has been criticized as imposing a too-heavy burden on the rich and upper-middle-class taxpayers who will have to pay for it, but taxing the rich is not what the Green New Deal resolution proposes. It says funding will come […]

Bankrupt California Utility Shedding More Than $40 Billion Worth of Green Energy Contracts

Bankrupt California Utility Shedding More Than $40 Billion Worth of Green Energy Contracts

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter   Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) may shed more than $40 billion worth of power purchase agreements after the California utility was driven into bankruptcy by liabilities for sparking deadly wildfires, The Wall Street Journal reports. PG&E wants the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in San Francisco to rule whether the company must honor […]

Funding the Climate-Industrial Complex

Funding the Climate-Industrial Complex

  By Tom D. Tamarkin Supposedly “green” or “renewable” energy has become a trillion-dollar-plus annual industry that has spawned tens of thousands of new businesses worldwide. The total Climate-Industrial Complex is a $2-trillion-per-year business. Major fossil fuel companies like Shell Energy now have green energy divisions. These companies are virtually 100% dependent on the politically […]

Colorado energy company Xcel goes crazy green

Colorado energy company Xcel goes crazy green

  David Wojick, PhD Awhile back, I wrote an article about how the radical Colorado Energy Plan is actually designed to serve the gigantic Colorado utility company Xcel – not Colorado families and businesses – by beefing up Xcel’s asset base … and bottom line … with $2.5 billion worth of new generating capacity. The kicker is […]

Virginia goes Don Quixote

Virginia goes Don Quixote

. By Paul Driessen Democrat Ralph Northam had barely won the Virginia governor’s race when his party announced it would impose a price on greenhouse gases emissions, require a 3% per year reduction in GHG emissions, and develop a cap-and-trade scheme requiring polluters to buy credits for emitting carbon dioxide. Meanwhile, liberal governors from California, […]

Methane mendacity – and madness

Methane mendacity – and madness

Quick: What is 17 cents out of $100,000? If you said 0.00017 percent, you win the jackpot. That number, by sheer coincidence, is also the percentage of methane in Earth’s atmosphere. That’s a trivial amount, you say: 1.7 parts per million. There’s three times more helium and 230 times more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. […]