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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Electric Vehicle Subsidies Are Unfair Burdens for Working Americans

Electric Vehicle Subsidies Are Unfair Burdens for Working Americans

Working-class Americans are seeing their state and federal tax dollars subsidize the purchase of electric vehicles by their wealthier neighbors; their gas tax dollars covering EV drivers’ highway and HOV lane usage; and now are facing higher utility bills to help make charging more convenient for EV drivers.

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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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Lessons from Germany About the Paris Climate Accord

Lessons from Germany About the Paris Climate Accord

The United States took a lot of heat from Germany and other nations for withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord, so we should be forgiven for feeling a sense of schadenfreude last week when Germany’s Federal Administrative Court ruled that cities could legally ban diesel cars and trucks in an effort to meet air pollution limits.

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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 Anti-Pipeline Movement’s Children’s Crusade

The Anti-Pipeline Movement’s Children’s Crusade

But what is being sold as a story about a bunch of idealistic whiz kids joining forces to protect Minnesota from the nefarious pipeline company is really just the latest scheme launched by 350.org and other keep-it-in-the-ground activist groups to shut down much-needed pipeline construction across North America.

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