Biden Administration and Democrats Push Electric Vehicles Despite Concerns

President Joe Biden and Democrats are pushing regulations and legislation to transform how Americans drive and how the vehicles used on the nation’s roads are powered.

Judge Blocks Citizens’ Initiative to Halt Spokane from Adopting a Gas Ban

Spokane Superior Court Judge Charnelle Bjelkengren ordered the city auditor not to place a citizens’ initiative, the Spokane Cleaner Energy Protection Act, on the November ballot.

Democrats’ ‘Climate Change’ Is Fake – But Their Taxes Are Real

Democrats, pollsters, and the media are colluding to cover up fifty years of failed climate predictions in and effort to get costly liberal tax and spend proposals enacted.

President Joe Biden Signs Executive Order Establishing Zero-Emissions Vehicle Targets

President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing agencies with regulatory authority over passenger vehicles to set standards which will result in half of all cars sold in the United States by 2030 being zero-emissions vehicles.

Federal Government Starts Permitting Process for North Carolina Offshore Wind Project

The Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has started the permitting process for the first stage of the proposed Kitty Hawk wind project off the coast of North Carolina.

President Joe Biden’s Climate Change Policy Is a ‘House of Cards’

President Biden’s war on American-produced energy is galling and—dare I say—un-American. This is because of two recent administration actions that contradict his purported climate policy and confirm the blizzard of lies about the implications of climate change.

New Study Details How Vital Domestic Oil and Gas Production is to the Economy

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers reports the oil and natural gas industries directly or indirectly supported over 11 million jobs across the country in 2019.

Harsanyi: Climate Change Is Not a Crisis

President Joe Biden contends that the recent hurricanes that hit the United States prove we're in a "climate crisis." It's a "code red" for...

Oil and Gas Moratorium Fails in Louisiana Parish

The Caddo Parish Commission rejected a proposed moratorium offered by one of its commissioners to temporarily suspend ongoing and proposed oil and gas drilling activities in the Louisiana Parish, which contains Shreveport.

Appeals Court Upholds Broad Federal Wetlands Jurisdiction

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to the application of wetlands permitting requirements imposed under the 1972 Clean Water Act on property near Priest Lake, Idaho, owned by Mike and Chantell Sackett.

The Case for Electric Vehicles Is Losing Its Charge

I’m skeptical that electric vehicles, adopted either voluntarily or via government mandates (increasingly the norm), will do much of anything to address the risk of climate change or to significantly reduce any other environmental problem that one might point out.

The Myth of Climate Refugees

Climate change is not the cause of illegal immigration.

Fishing Industry Pressures Maine’s Gov. Mills to Limit Offshore Wind

Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed legislation permanently banning offshore wind turbines within Maine’s 3-mile-limit for the offshore waters under the state’s legal jurisdiction.

Federal Court Rules Environmental Protection Agency Violated the Law by Allowing Year-Round E15 Sales

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia overturned a 2019 rule instituted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency allowing E15 gasoline, a 15 percent ethanol blend, to be sold year-round.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.