Tag Archives: poor

Short video — Dinesh D’Souza explains how climate change policies hurt the poor

Click here to go to YouTube video  

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Germany’s Green Power Program Brutally Crushes the Poor (Ontario Follows Suit)

Wind and solar power just don’t do the job Robert Zurin — National Review — May 13, 2015 On May 7, Tom Friedman published an op-ed in the New York Times filled with praise for Germany’s green-power program. “What the Germans have done in converting almost 30 percent of their electric grid to solar and […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

UK: Seniors and Many Families with Children are Too Poor to Heat Their Homes Thanks to Skyrocketing Energy Bills

(The same situation is happening more often here in Ontario, as various charities report that they are already out of funds for the season to help those who can’t afford their electricity bills and the Auditor General has advised that Ontarians pay billions extra, unnecessarily, for hydro.  And still, the ridiculous green agenda steamrolls on. […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Yet another example of the “green energy” scam

Socialistic money laundering to transfer wealth to a select few Beaufort Observer — August 10, 2014 Global warming, a.k.a. climate change, is the vehicle for the transfer of wealth. The fundamental characteristic of the global warming progeny is that green energy, green vehicles, green this and green that is that none of these “developments” is […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

How Wind and Solar Energy Places Extreme Hardship on the World’s Poorest

Tip o’ the hat to M. K. Barton The Poverty of Renewables Bjørn Lomborg — Project Syndicate — March 17, 2014 According to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, “Climate change harms the poor first and worst.” This is true, because the poor are the most vulnerable and have the least resources with which to adapt. But we often […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Green Energy hurts the poor

E. Calvin Beisner — World Mag.com — July 3, 2013 Four reasons why President Barack Obama’s policy on reducing carbon dioxide emissions is wrong: Applying global warming assumptions: If we eliminate all U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, we’ll only reduce global temperature in the year 2100 by 1/3 of a degree F. A forced transition to “green” […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

From WUWT — Blaming Nature for poor climate model performance

Anthony Watts — WUWT — March 7, 2013 There’s not much I can say about this quote from the Washington Post’s Joel Achenbach as it stands on its own quite well. The context of this quote is article on the bust of a forecast that was to be “snowquester”. You can cut the disappointment in […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Germany’s Wind Performance was just as bad as Great Britain’s

From NoTricksZone– P. Gosselin — March 4, 2013 A couple of days ago we saw how wind power in Britain at one point had fallen to just a fraction of one percent in supplying national demand. The situation was hardly better in Germany. The following chart provided by Wilfried Heck here shows Germany’s electric power consumption and […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Scotland: Windfarms, the biggest transfer of money from the poor to the rich that we’ve ever seen in our history

Simon Johnson — The Telegraph — February 22, 2013 Landowners ‘£1 billion wind farm boom’ Scotland’s wealthiest private landowners are on course to earn around £1 billion in rental fees from wind farm companies, according to a book published yesterday by a senior Tory politician. Struan Stevenson, a Conservative MEP, estimated the sum will be […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Dalton McGuinty’s legacy of poor fiscal management

Charles Lammam and Milagros Palacios — Fraser Institute — January 24, 2013 McGuinty’s poor performance is rooted in his inability to restrain the growth in government spending. At a recent political event, outgoing Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty touted his legacy as leader of Ontario. “Our government hasn’t been perfect,” he said, “but when it comes […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Follow the money in the green business and you’ll see it makes the rich richer and the poor poorer

Contributed by Eric Jelinski Follow the money in the green business and you’ll see it makes the rich richer and everybody else poorer.  The proof is here in this recent article in the Washington Post and follow-up analysis by various brokers. (see below). http://www.theblaze.com/stories/despite-industry-wide-woes-al-gore-has-made-a-killing-in-green-energy/ http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/decision2012/al-gore-has-thrived-as-green-tech-investor/2012/10/10/1dfaa5b0-0b11-11e2-bd1a-b868e65d57eb_story.html Who do the Liberals and the NDP of Ontario stand […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Pennsylvania — Green energy mandates will hit poor the hardest

Eric Boehm — Watchdog.org — December 18, 2012 HARRISBURG – A state mandate that requires electric providers to use more renewable and alternative sources in coming years will drive up the cost of electricity for all Pennsylvanians by $16 billion over the next eight years, according to a new study. Worse, the costs will fall […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →