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    Two More Inconvenient Voices at the EPA

    In the alleged new era of transparency, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making quite a name for itself as being the agency of opacity. The latest is the EPA’s suppression of a video entitled, “The Huge Mistake” by Laurie Williams and Allan Zabel, two lawyers currently working at the … More

    If Cap and Trade Doesn’t Work, Obama will Make it Work

    All the talk in Washington is surrounding a government health insurance plan, but there’s a little discussed insurance plan in the Boxer-Kerry cap and trade bill that’s worth some attention. The Senate version of the cap and trade bill includes a section that grants the President the authority to “direct … More

    Video: The Cap and Trade YouTube the Obama Admin. Does Not Want You To See

    The New York Times reports: The Environmental Protection Agency has directed two of its lawyers to makes changes to a YouTube video they posted that is critical of the Obama administration’s climate change policy. The EPA lawyers did take their video down. But not before others reposted it. Watch:[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSNQzSjb38g[/youtube]

    Green Jobs? What Green Jobs?

    Proponents of the $787 billion economic stimulus package said it would be quick and effective. It’s turning out to be neither. And the transformation to a new green revolution is off to a shaky start. One of the largest chunks of money from the federal spending is the $25 billion … More

    Capping Carbon Will Threaten National Security More Than Bolster It

    Proponents of global warming legislation or an international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions argue that climate change could affect the safety, not only in the United States, but in other countries as more natural disasters will lead to increased global conflict. But the claim that warming causes increased tension … More

    Our Choice or Al Gore’s Choice?

    Al Gore has had a busy week. First, the former vice president’s renewable energy investments received some serious backing from the taxpayer as $3.4 billion stimulus package would be allocated for smart grid investment. $560 million went to Silver Spring Networks, a company Gore’s venture capitalist firm invested in, that … More

    T-43 Days? Is the UN Secretary General Hitting the Reset button?

    Likes sands in an hour glass, these are the [remaining] days of our lives…43. At least that’s all that’s left according to remarks of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. On August 11th of this year the Secretary-General told a gathering of the Global Environment Forum: “We must seal the deal in … More

    Boxer’s Procedural Gambit Pushed Bill Out of Committee

    According to the Politico, “Barbara Boxer plans to bypass Republicans on climate vote.” Committee Republicans have refused to a markup of the Kerry-Boxer (S.1733) global warming bill because EPA has not conducted a full analysis of the legislation. Committee rules prevent Boxer (D-CA), who chairs the committee, from moving forward … More

    Morning Bell: Cap And Trade's Mandates And Subsidies No Way To Go Nuclear

    Following major defeats at the ballot box on Tuesday, the left’s legislative agenda suffered another huge setback yesterday when once wavering Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Judd Gregg (R-NH), Olympia Snowe (R-ME), and Susan Collins (R-ME) all signed a letter supporting Sen. George Voinovich’s (R-OH) demand that the Environmental Protection Agency … More

    EPA Lawyers Speak Out Against Cap and Trade

    Laurie Williams and Allan Zabel, two lawyers currently working at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), spoke out against cap and trade in their Washington Post column. Zabel has first hand experience with cap and trade, overseeing California’s cap and trade and offsets programs. The article is full of good reasons … More