XR Flashes Its Anarchist Goals to Reassure Its Militant Flank

XR Flashes Its Anarchist Goals to Reassure Its Militant Flank

The leaders of Extinction Rebellion—that global juggernaut that has become standard-bearer of the “Keep It in the Ground” movement almost overnight—are having an identity crisis.

They desperately want to tell the world that their true mission is “to bring down all the regimes in the world,” but they recognize that “that adopting a strong anti-capitalist stance would be movement suicide.”

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The Five Things Extinction Rebellion Does Not Want You to Know About Extinction Rebellion

The Five Things Extinction Rebellion Does Not Want You to Know About Extinction Rebellion

The surprisingly successful Extinction Rebellion is running a con game on everyone, especially their own followers. Ostensibly the standard bearer of the “Keep It in the Ground” movement, Extinction Rebellion (XR) is actually on a mission to topple governments, destroy the global economy, and “replace representative democracy.” At least according to the architect of the XR movement, Roger Hallam.

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The Line 5 Pipeline: What People Are Saying

The Line 5 Pipeline: What People Are Saying

The “Keep It in the Ground” activists have been making a lot of noise in their effort to shut down Enbridge Line 5, the critical pipeline system that brings in light crude and natural gas liquids (NGL) from Canada to help Michigan and the Great Lakes region meet its energy needs. But recently, other voices have been making themselves heard, including elected officials, business organizations, local and national unions, and even the media.

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Colorado's Proposed ZEV Mandate Ignores Realities of Rural Life

Colorado's Proposed ZEV Mandate Ignores Realities of Rural Life

Colorado Governor Jared Polis’ administration has announced that talks with automakers to create a voluntary electric vehicle (EV) plan have failed to reach an agreement, meaning that the state’s Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) mandate will move forward. Such a ZEV mandate would force automakers to sell a certain percentage of ZEVs a year.

Unfortunately, as happened with the oil and gas overhaul bill, this rule is being pushed through without proper consultation with all of the affected parties. Although such a mandate would impact consumers statewide, there is currently only a single hearing scheduled—which will be held in an affluent Denver suburb.

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KIITG Takes Another Bite Out of the Big Apple

KIITG Takes Another Bite Out of the Big Apple

Following the denial of yet another pipeline permit in New York state, National Grid—the nation’s second largest utility—has stopped processing requests for new natural gas hookups in New York City.

This is the second utility to put a hold on natural gas permits in the greater New York City area in two months. Last March, Con Edison imposed a moratorium on new natural gas hookups in Westchester County, just north of New York City, because it would soon face more demand for gas “than the existing interstate system can bring into our area.”

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State and Federal Lawmakers Are Split: Should EVs Pay Their Fair Share or Continue Their Free Ride?

State and Federal Lawmakers Are Split: Should EVs Pay Their Fair Share or Continue Their Free Ride?

It’s Infrastructure Week, and one of the few things that Americans can agree upon is that the country’s infrastructure needs to be updated and expanded. But the eternal question of “who pays?” has created a divide in state and federal lawmakers between those who want to start charging electric vehicle (EV) owners for their use of the nation’s roads and those who want to continue—or even expand—EV owners’ unfair privileges.

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