Tag: energy production

  • Free markets, not carbon taxes, will improve the environment

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    By Ryan Johnson When the Sons of Liberty rioted in Boston Harbor over a small tax on their beloved tea, they surely had no idea what lay ahead for what would soon become the United States of America. Imagine if Sam Adams and his crew had known that nearly 250 years later, the nation’s duly […]

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  • Can climate change be the enemy that unites us?

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    By Christopher Thompson Bill Nye, The Science Guy, as he’s known from his popular children’s TV show in the 1990s, has gone right over the top in his warnings about climate change over the past month. First it was a little video segment on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, in which Nye explained the […]

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  • Michelin and GM unveil airless tires for a puncture-free ride

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    By Ryan Johnson Michelin has teamed with General Motors to target a 2024 production goal for airless tires. The tires, called Uptis, will have several benefits over radial tubeless tires and will debut for testing on the Chevrolet Bolt electric car. Michelin says that the Unique Puncture-proof Tire System (“Uptis”) prototype represents a major step […]

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  • Human Civilization Likely To End By 2050 Due To Climate Change: Report

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    By Christopher Thompson The consequences of climate change are already well-documented, and yet it appears as if the situation is even bleaker than many people imagine. Perhaps more significantly, these consequences are catching up to humans much more quickly than expected. In fact, there’s a good chance that human society could collapse entirely by 2050 due […]

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  • 8 Ways to Make Money Online Without Quitting your Day Job

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    By Ryan Johnson Getting on the path to financial freedom doesn’t have to involve taking an all-or-nothing risk. Want to make money online? Want to rake in millions almost effortlessly? Sure, most silver-tongued marketers might lead you to believe that the good life is just a few keystrokes away. They tell you that your path […]

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  • Rollback of offshore drilling regulations prompts concerns about safety of workers, environment

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    By Christopher Thompson Port Fourchon, LA — The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s rollback of certain provisions of a rule intended to prevent a repeat of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig disaster will maintain safety and environmental protections, the agency claims, as advocacy groups announce their intention to fight the move. BSEE […]

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  • Volcanic Study Reveals Truth about Environment

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    By Ryan Johnson Hundreds of volcanoes exist in the United States. Most are considered dormant and haven’t erupted for more than 10,000 years. That doesn’t mean that they can’t or won’t. Dr. Gary Michelfelder, assistant professor in the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, says that though you may not know […]

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  • New York’s Natural Gas Pipeline Ban: Unconstitutional, Bad For The Environment, Economy & Consumers

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    By Ryan Johnson Most of our political evils may be traced to our commercial ones.” – James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 1786 When the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention convened in Philadelphia in 1787, foremost among their concerns was addressing the growing tendency among states to tax or inhibit their neighbors’ commercial trade. New […]

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  • UN environment warning: 10 key points and what Australia must do

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    By Christopher Thompson From native species to Indigenous land management and water efficiency: Australia’s role in the extinction crisis A devastating new UN report shows the planet is in serious danger from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems. Here we look at 10 of the key points from the report – and […]

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  • How to make your manufacturing processes more eco-friendly

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    The United Nations Environment Programme has said that drastic changes need to be made over the next 12 years in order to limit the effects of climate change. This means all businesses need to be looking for ways in which they can make their processes greener. Making more sustainable choices isn’t just good for the environment, either: […]

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