RI Senator: Use RICO Laws to Prosecute Global Warming Skeptics

Mark Hemingway The Weekly Standard 6/2/2015

Writing in the Washington Post, Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democratic Senator from Rhode Island, offered a curious suggestion for dealing with global warming skeptics…

…Top men like Sheldon Whitehouse can make sure we don’t hear anything that we don’t need to hear about scientific research and legally punish anyone who publicly […]

New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'

As the price of a barrel falls below $60, the long-term impact on wind, solar and hydro-power could be catastrophic for the planet

Tom Bawden The Independent [UK] 12 December 2014

The collapsing oil price that is reshaping the global economy could derail the green energy revolution by making renewable power sources prohibitively bad value, […]

Solar Plant Wants to Pay Off Massive Government Loan with Massive Government Grant

Scott Schackford Reason.com 11/11/2014

American taxpayers are on the hook for the Ivanpah solar project out in the California Mojave Desert close to the border of Arizona Nevada. The massive plant received $1.6 billion in loan guarantees from the Department of Energy to build it, out of a total cost of about $2.2 billion.

The plant went […]

Senators to Host Climate Change Slumber Party

Matt Vespa CNSNews 2/16/2014

A group of U.S. Senators is planning a slumber party to discuss climate change. So, bring your sleeping bags, pillows, and blankets because Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D- Rhode Island) told activists at Organizing for Action that these plans are a go! …

…Whitehouse said on the call that the event would […]

'Not even a smidgen of corruption'

Michael Ramirez Investors.com 2/10/2014

 

 

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President Obama, in an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, tried to put behind him the scandals that have hung over his second term, suggesting his administration […]

Stimulus-Backed Green Energy Company ECOtality May Declare Bankruptcy

DOE suspends stimulus payments after company’s SEC filings

Lachlan Markay The Washington Free Beacon 8/12/2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has suspended stimulus payments to a major green energy company after the company said it is having trouble finding financing and may have to declare bankruptcy.

ECOtality admitted that possibility in a filing with […]