Polls show ‘climate change’ issue going down in flames as coronavirus steals spotlight

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/aug/11/polls-voter-concern-climate-change-sinking-covid19/ By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times – Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Even as Democrats place climate change at the forefront of their election strategy, polls show the novel coronavirus pandemic is taking the wind out of the climate issue’s sails. A Harris Poll survey conducted for Fortune found that climate change has dropped since December […]

Oil Drilling Drops to 15-Year Low With Shale in Full Retreat Due to ‘Worldwide Lockdowns’

https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/markets/oil-drilling-drops-to-15-year-low-with-shale-in-full-retreat/ar-BB17Hunz (Bloomberg) — Drillers cut exploration in U.S. oil fields to a 15-year low as billions of barrels from old discoveries became worthless and explorers abandoned growth plans. The number of active oil rigs in the U.S. fell by four to 176, the lowest since 2005, according to Baker Hughes Co. data released Friday. Energy companies […]

New Study: Green New Deals: Bad for Americans & Bad for Europeans: ‘Would drive energy prices higher, disproportionately harming low-income Europeans, while doing little to improve the climate’

https://www.heritage.org/energy-economics/report/green-new-deals-bad-americans-and-bad-europeans Authors: James Roberts, Nicolas Loris and Kevin Dayaratna The American Green New Deal (GND) has far more to do with government control than it does climate control, and the same reasoning can and should be applied to the European GND. Policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic should apply market-based reforms that will drive […]