C’mon, Obama, Join the Energy Boom

An energy project that would be good for the U.S economy, can be built without taxpayer help, and would have little to no environmental impact? That’s the Keystone pipeline President Obama keeps blocking. A new environmental impact statement released Friday said again that the Keystone XL pipeline is safe. “It finds that the pipeline, a […]

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Keystone XL Pipeline: Still Environmentally Safe

Jim West/ZUMA Press/Newscom President Obama has punted on Keystone XL so many times, it seems like he could have covered the 1,700-mile route of the oil pipeline. With this afternoon’s release of  a positive “final environmental impact statement” by the State Department, though, he should do what he should have done a long time ago: […]

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Scrutinizing the Social Cost of Carbon: Comment to the Energy Department

On September 16, Heritage analysts David Kreutzer and Kevin Dayaratna sent a request to the Department of Energy requesting that a recent rule incorporating an updated Social Cost of Carbon be opened for additional comments. The Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) is a monetary value measuring the purported damages from each ton of emitted carbon […]

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Nuclear Energy Will Remain An Essential Energy Source, Says Obama

Washington (CNSNews.com) – Despite the nuclear crisis in Japan, nuclear energy will remain a safe and important source of electricity in the U.S., President Obama said on Wednesday. “America gets one-fifth of our electricity from nuclear energy,” the president said in a speech at Georgetown University. “It has important potential for increasing our electricity without […]

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Gore: Organized Campaign Behind Climate Skeptics

Former Vice President Al Gore says critics of his global warming warnings are part of a “massive, organized campaign.” Appearing on the Norwegian talk show “Skavlan” to promote his newest book “Our Choice,” Gore said: “There has been a very large, organized campaign to try to convince people that it [global warming] is not real, […]

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