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California’s Clean Energy Jobs Act fails to create promised green jobs

Related article: California Law Fails to Create ‘Green Jobs’… Except For Green Consultants Julia Horowitz — Associated Press — August 18, 2015 SACRAMENTO >> Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean-energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools, barely one-tenth of the promised jobs have […]

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Germany: “Not All Things Green Serve the Purpose of Nature Conservation”

Germany’s “energywende” threatens migratory bats Forschungsverbund, Berlin — February 11, 2015 Numerous bats are killed by German wind turbines. The number of such turbines, already very high, is planned to be increased further. More than two-thirds of bats being killed by wind turbines on German ground are migrants on their way between summer and winter […]

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America Should Avoid Germany’s Failed Energy Policy

Jared Meyer — Manhattan Institute — December 1, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposed ozone regulations, released the day before Thanksgiving, will raise the price of American energy by forcing new requirements on utilities, coal, oil, and natural gas. The new regulations, out for proposed comment, would limit ozone pollution to between 65 and […]

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Australia: Green City Residents Use “Nimby” Secure in the Knowledge They Will Never Live Near a Turbine

Letter to the Editor — Goulburn Post (AU) — October 19, 2014 I AM writing regarding Jupiter wind farm, proposed for the area surrounding Tarago. The proposed development would consist of up to 110 wind turbines each 170 meters or 50 stories tall. The developer is EPYC a company which I understand is over 80 […]

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Death Knell for Australia’s Renewable Energy as Green Industry Collapses

Giles Parkinson — Renew Economy — October 6, 2014 The Australian government – and ministers Greg Hunt and Ian Macfarlane in particular, like to tell everyone how much they support renewable energy. But they seem to be doing their level best to trash the industry in Australia. Key data released late last week underlines the […]

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Earth-Friendly Energy is Anything But

Deroy Murdock — National Review — September 26, 2014 Environmentalists worship solar energy and wind power as Earth-friendly answers to their ecological prayers. Tortoises, bats, butterflies, and bald eagles beg to differ. Perhaps because solar panels and industrial wind farms lack emissions, they seem “clean.” Despite their pristine appearance, however, these “green” electricity sources hammer […]

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Environmentalism – Why Green Isn’t Always Good

Thanks to one of our followers, S. Stevenson for this video.

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Ontario, Canada: A Mirror of America’s Economic Future Mortgaged To Falsified Climate Science

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball If Obama’s policies on energy and environment were truly original they would be worth consideration, but they are not. He dismisses claims that “The economy will lose millions of jobs and billions in growth.” He said, “Let’s face it, that’s what [critics]…

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For ‘green’ energy liberals, wind turbines trump endangered species

Tip of the hat to C. Berg for this find. The Washington Times — March 6, 2014 The administration turns an uncaring eye toward the extinction of some species Liberals insist on saving the shiny pigtoe, the Virginia fringed snail and the duskytail darter. No expense should be spared if it means preserving an obscure […]

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Ontario Embraces Green Ruin

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Fox News: Going Green Destroying the Lives of Locals

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From Germany to BC, Green Energy Forcing Ratepayers into the Red

Gary Lamphier — Edmonton Journal — September 13, 2013 Apparently the path to a cleaner, greener planet isn’t quite as painless as many eco-altruists would have you believe. From Germany to Spain and Ontario to British Columbia, taxpayers are waking up to the fact that their power bills are going straight up. A major reason? […]

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Germany is committing economic suicide as green dream spoils

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard — The Telegraph — September 11, 2013 Germany is committing slow economic suicide. It has staked its future on heavy industry and manufacturing, yet has no energy policy to back this up. Instead, the country has a ruinously expensive green dream, priced at €700bn (£590bn) from now until the late 2030s by environment […]

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Wind power benefits just don’t add up

The Irish Examiner — July 29, 2013 In the light of the recent prolonged calm anti-cyclonic conditions prevalent in this country, it will not be reassuring to the hard-pressed Irish taxpayers that the subsidies (from taxpayers’ purses) to the Irish wind energy sector are providing very little payback by way of wind-generated energy. All the […]

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Green Subsidies Don’t Work

Lorne Gunter — QMI Agency — July 21, 2013 This week, Australia and Spain both cancelled most or all of their enormous subsidies for green energy. Germany has done so already. And Britain is expected to follow suit shortly. Why? The subsidies are expensive and utterly useless. No matter how much money governments throw at […]

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