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Citing grave threat, Scientific American replaces ‘climate change’ with ‘climate emergency’ “A hurricane blasts Florida. A California dam bursts because floods have piled water high up behind it. A sudden, record-setting cold snap cuts power to the entire state of Texas,” Fischetti wrote. “These are also emergencies that require immediate action. Multiply these situations worldwide, and you have the biggest environmental emergency to beset the […]

John Stossel: ‘Make America California’ – Biden sees California as the ‘role model for America’ as ‘Californians now rush to move out of California’ By John Stossel I was surprised to read (in the Los Angeles Times) that the Biden administration’s “role model for America” is … California! He wants to “Make America California.” That is a terrible idea. Californians now rush to move out of California. Some hopeful folks still move there, but so many more leave that California […]

Biden admin seeks all electric car future — as copper demand expected to double – ‘Copper prices are already near their 10-year highs’ as Tesla warned of ‘potential global shortage of battery minerals’ Joe wants an all EV future, but no U.S. copper production. Something isn’t clicking here. Seeking Alpha (3/29/21) reports: “Copper demand is expected to increase as more electric vehicle manufacturers ramp up production. Morgan Stanley breaks down the impact of EVs on copper supply. ‘Our commodity team assumes an average of 20kg of copper […]

The Petroleum Industry May Want a Carbon Tax, but Biden & Congressional Republicans are Not Necessarily Fans By Marianne Lavelle, Judy Fahys The largest U.S. oil industry trade group is considering an endorsement of carbon taxes for the first time. But the biggest news may be how little that is likely to matter, as U.S. climate policy moves decisively in an entirely different direction. The American Petroleum Institute confirmed […]

Researchers discover COVID-19, lockdowns bring back unpleasant memories for Holocaust survivors – Published in Journal of Psychiatric Research by Embriette Hyde RAMAT GAN, Israel — Rates of loneliness, depression, and suicidal thoughts have increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the CDC, four in 10 U.S. adults reported struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues last June. However, some people are coping with the crisis just fine. So what makes […]

Millions of Britons may be banned from selling their home if they don’t meet Net Zero rules By Ross Clark, Daily Mail 19 million homeowners will have to cover Net Zero re-modification costs of up to £18,000 — after ministers scrapped green grant schemes. Thirty-one years ago this week, Margaret Thatcher im-posed the poll tax on England, putting huge financial pressure on blameless low-income households. But the fallout from that policy […]

Keeping us masked forever? The Davos set’s dystopian ambitions are very clear By Neil Clark The WEF’s promotion of a Chinese ‘smart face mask’ that tracks every breath its wearer takes is further evidence that the changes to Western society over the last 12 months of Covid are intended to be permanent. “It’s only for when you pop into Tesco’s to do your weekly […]

Oh No! Another ‘last chance’ UN climate summit! – ’US envoy John Kerry: UN Climate change conference is ‘last, best opportunity to get real’ on the climate

    Oh no! Not another "last chance" UN climate summit!? Every climate summit is hailed as the ‘last chance!’ — Marc Morano (@ClimateDepot) April 9, 2021 # By Lisa Holland – Senior news correspondent The COP26 conference hosted by the UK later this year is the world’s “last, best opportunity to get real” […]

‘Climate spending is a story of the century’ – On the ‘scale of the Industrial Revolution…unprecedented transformation of energy systems & related infrastructure’ By Ben Geman, Andrew Freedman A successful global effort to slash carbon emissions demands huge investments to finance the unprecedented transformation of energy systems and related infrastructure — and it’s a capital shift that’s already well underway. Why it matters: Private investment is already ramping up, and President Biden wants to spend hundreds […]