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Wish List Politics: Green No Deal

Wish List Politics: Green No Deal

  by Thomas L. Knapp The word of the month for the Democratic Party’s would-be 2020 presidential nominees is “aspirational.” “The Green New Deal? I see it as aspirational,” US Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) told Fox News on February 12. She would vote for the resolution introduced by US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and US […]

Should Young People Still Have Kids?

Should Young People Still Have Kids?

Jessica Kramer | Contributor College students at American University in Washington, D.C., gave mixed answers when asked if people should stop having kids due to global warming. Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in February that because “the lives of children are going to be very difficult” due to climate change in the future, […]

Ocasio-Cortez Invited To Debate Climate Catastrophe Skeptics. They Even Saved Her A Seat

Ocasio-Cortez Invited To Debate Climate Catastrophe Skeptics. They Even Saved Her A Seat

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . The CO2 Coalition offered Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez an open invitation to come and debate them. Dr. Caleb Rossiter, the coalition’s director, made the offer at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference. Rossiter challenged the global warming “catastrophe” endorsed by Ocasio-Cortez and others. Skeptics of global warming “catastrophe” have an […]

Ocasio-Cortez Tries To Shame New York Post — Gets Fact-Checked By The Same Article

Ocasio-Cortez Tries To Shame New York Post — Gets Fact-Checked By The Same Article

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked the New York Post Sunday over a cover story labeling her a hypocrite with regard to green energy. “ECO-TRIP,” the headline blared in all capital letters, and the sub-headline was equally damning. “Gas-guzzling car rides expose AOC’s green hypocrisy,” it read. (RELATED: Ocasio-Cortez Tries […]

OPINION: California’s High-Speed Rail Foreshadows Disaster For The Green New Deal

OPINION: California’s High-Speed Rail Foreshadows Disaster For The Green New Deal

Robert Wines | Americans for Tax Reform   The Green New Deal being pushed by congressional Democrats suggests building a complex cross-country high-speed rail system. The deal’s FAQ sheet said the taxpayer-funded rail system would be so extensive as to create conditions where “air travel stops becoming necessary.” Radically transforming the American transportation system is ambitious to say […]

Cities And States Are Scaling Back Their ‘Green’ Ambitions As Costs Skyrocket, Opposition Grows

Cities And States Are Scaling Back Their ‘Green’ Ambitions As Costs Skyrocket, Opposition Grows

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . Cities and states are having a hard time trying to implement climate policies laid out in the Green New Deal. Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the Green New Deal to transform the U.S. economy. One Texas city’s switch to solar and wind has cost millions and […]

Green New Deal FAQ

Green New Deal FAQ

  Editor’s note: Our readers have questions about Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s highly controversial “Green New Deal” which was pulled from her web site the same day it was posted, after highly intense criticism. Spokespersons cited various, even contradictory reasons. We succeeded in locating an archived copy and make it available now to the public. From the Office […]

‘Green New Deal’ Looks To Tackle The Scourge Of ‘Farting Cows’

‘Green New Deal’ Looks To Tackle The Scourge Of ‘Farting Cows’

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s newly-released “Green New Deal” resolution has gotten a lot of attention for its 100 percent renewable energy goal, but the bill also vaguely references another source of emissions. The resolution calls for a World War II-style mobilization effort to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural operations. […]

Does Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Outlaw Every Building In The Country?

Does Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Outlaw Every Building In The Country?

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal could outlaw every building in the country, according to a document Democrats posted online Thursday explaining the nuts and bolts of the deal. Ocasio-Cortez’s resolution calls for “10-year national mobilizations” toward a series of goals aimed at fighting global warming, NPR reported. […]

Ocasio-Cortez Sells ‘Green New Deal’ To Democrats As WWII-Scale Effort. Here Are The Details

Ocasio-Cortez Sells ‘Green New Deal’ To Democrats As WWII-Scale Effort. Here Are The Details

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor Details have emerged about Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” legislation slated for release as early as next week, according to reports. “In it, we call for a national, social, industrial and economic mobilization at a scale not seen since World War II,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote in […]

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