Walking the Walk but Still Flying the Flights: The Fatal Flaw of the Keep It in the Ground Movement

Walking the Walk but Still Flying the Flights: The Fatal Flaw of the Keep It in the Ground Movement

Therein lies the fatal flaw of the Keep It in the Ground movement: the goal of keeping all oil and natural gas “in the ground” is pure fantasy because we simply cannot live in modern society without the tremendous benefits they provide.

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The Climate Change Lie that Wouldn’t Die Just Did

The Climate Change Lie that Wouldn’t Die Just Did

Proponents of the #ExxonKnew conspiracy theory—the driving force behind nine (and counting) multi-billion-dollar lawsuits filed by U.S. cities against the world’s leading oil companies—have had an awful month.

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No Tanks! The Problem with Arnold’s Impractical Campaign Against Oil Producers

No Tanks! The Problem with Arnold’s Impractical Campaign Against Oil Producers

And by ignoring the billions of us carbon “emitters” who benefit greatly from oil and natural gas products, anti-industry activists like Arnold—who literally commuted from L.A. to Sacramento on his private Gulfstream jet every day for years—can accuse the industry of “first degree murder” without a hint of irony.

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After Juliana—The Next Wave of Environmental Activist Lawsuits

After Juliana—The Next Wave of Environmental Activist Lawsuits

While the Trump administration awaits a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on its petition to dismiss Juliana v. United States, they would be wise to investigate the much more aggressive—and potentially much more significant—wave of lawsuits that will immediately follow it.

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The Onion Nails It: Anti-industry research is still laughable

The Onion Nails It: Anti-industry research is still laughable

The problem with every iteration of this study is that it seeks to blame oil, gas and coal companies for providing the energy that makes our modern life possible, without any consideration given to the people—every single one of us—who benefit from this affordable and abundant energy supply.

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Are those 100 companies also responsible for 71% of our modern life?

Are those 100 companies also responsible for 71% of our modern life?

While CDP said the report is “aimed at investors wishing to better understand the amount of carbon associated with their fossil fuel holdings,” it’s important to understand that the activists have also threatened to use this database in future lawsuits against individual oil and natural gas companies.

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The La Jolla Papers: Lowering the Scientific Standard of Proof

Apparently, there was some dissension in the ranks about “the appropriate standard of evidence required when attributing specific environmental phenomena to global warming and establishing the culpability of carbon emitters and producers.”

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