By Ronald Stein
Sir David Attenborough, the 95-year-old legendary wildlife filmmaker told Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes: “A crime has been committed” and that urgent action is needed to save nature to save...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's energy policies are costing the state dollars and jobs, and contributing to environmental harm. They are also contributing to Newsom's unpopularity, which could cost him his job in the forthcoming recall election.
While many still struggle with energy poverty worldwide, American politicians are pursuing the most expensive ways to generate intermittent electricity with offshore wind turbines on the East and West Coasts.
Despite President Joe Biden’s February 24th vocal concerns about America’s growing dependence on unreliable foreign sources for the supply chain of materials and products to support electric cars, pharmaceuticals, hospital supplies to address the COVID-19 pandemic, and military hardware, his actions are directly opposite of his vocal concerns, as they are encouraging national security concerns.
The Not-In-My-Backyard (NIMBYs) movement around the globe from Germany to Australia, California, New York, and Massachusetts are speaking loudly, and acting, to put a halt to the invasion of noisy industrial wind facilities in their backyards.
California's dysfunctional energy policies make it the leader in dependence on outside energy sources within the United States, importing more electricity than any other state – currently at 32 percent from states in the Northwest and Southwest.
Taxing the rich has seemed to be one of the Band-Aid solutions for California’s budget, but that’s dangerous as seventy percent of the General Fund is already provided by personal taxes on just five percent of the population.