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November 15, 2016
By Marita Noon
For the past decade, I have been dedicated to fighting bad energy policies.
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Energy
Environment
November 7, 2016
By Marita Noon
During the 2016 election, both candidates promised to bring manufacturing back - Donald Trump made the recovery of jobs lost to China and Mexico a cornerstone of his campaign.
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Energy
October 31, 2016
By Marita Noon
Until Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti nearly a month ago, on October 4, the impoverished island country was out of the headlines. But new emails which were obtained from Hillary Clinton make Haiti part of the U.S. news once again.
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Energy
October 24, 2016
By Marita Noon
Expect drastic changes if Hillary Clinton gets into office for wind energy.
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Energy
October 17, 2016
By Marita Noon
One of the recent WikiLeaks email dumps revealed some interesting things about hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking.
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Energy
October 11, 2016
By Marita Noon
At the end of September, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) surprised the markets by agreeing to a production cut.
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Energy
October 3, 2016
By Marita Noon
President Obama’s flagship policy on climate change had its day in court on Tuesday, September 27. The international community is closely watching; most Americans, however, are unaware of the historic case known as the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
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Environment
Energy
September 26, 2016
By Marita Noon
When New York’s Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo gushed over SolarCity’s new solar panel factory in Buffalo, New York, the audience, likely, didn’t grasp the recently-revealed meaning of his words: “It is such a metaphor—a symbol of everything we’re doing.”
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Energy
September 13, 2016
By Marita Noon
When you hear supposedly solid sources blaming hydraulic fracturing for earthquakes, remember the facts don’t support the accusations. Fracking isn’t causing Oklahoma’s increased earthquakes.
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Energy
September 6, 2016
By Marita Noon
Despite being a politically favored source of energy, Ethanol is not the right solution to our problems.
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Energy
August 30, 2016
By Marita Noon
Talk is cheap, but renewable energy isn’t.
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Energy
August 23, 2016
By Marita Noon
What is the “biggest unfinished business for the Obama administration?”
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Energy
Environment
August 15, 2016
By Marita Noon
If you get your news from the mainstream media, you likely think the views expressed by the environmental activists represent the majority of Americans.
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Energy
August 9, 2016
By Marita Noon
Final federal approval for what is being called the “new Keystone” came from the Army Corps of Engineers on July 26—allowing the pipeline to move forward. The 1,168-mile long Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), also called the Bakken Pipeline...
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Energy
August 2, 2016
By Marita Noon
Researcher Christine Lakatos and I, together, have produced the single largest body of work on green-energy crony-corruption. Our years of collaboration have revealed that those with special access and influence have cashed in on the various green-energy
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Energy
July 11, 2016
By Marita Noon
Death Valley, California, is known as “the hottest place on earth.
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Energy
July 6, 2016
By Marita Noon
Throughout the past four years, climate change activists have been secretly coordinating with one another regarding ways to prosecute individuals, organizations, and companies that are their ideological foes.
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Environment
June 27, 2016
By Marita Noon
“California’s largest utility and environmental groups announced a deal Tuesday [June 21] to shutter the last nuclear power plant in the state.
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Energy
June 24, 2016
By Marita Noon
Proponents of green energy like to point out how the costs have come down—and they have.
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Energy
June 13, 2016
By Marita Noon
Last month’s wind-turbine fire near Palm Springs, CA, that dropped burning debris on the barren ground below, serves as a reminder of just one of the many reasons why people don’t want to live near the towering steel structures.
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Environment
June 7, 2016
By Marita Noon
When the name Resolute was chosen in 2011, after the merger of Bowater and Abitibi-Consolidated, the Canadian company, a global leader in the forest products industry and the largest producer of newsprint in the world, likely didn’t know what a harbinger
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Environment
May 31, 2016
By Marita Noon
Whenever there is a new record set, whether rain, hurricane, drought, etc.
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Environment
May 23, 2016
By Marita Noon
The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)—also known as the ethanol mandate—was passed by Congress in 2005 and expanded in 2007.
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Energy
May 17, 2016
By Marita Noon
Any comprehensive review of green energy and its politics and policies has to include the name of wealthy liberal Tom Steyer—who has been called the environmental movement’s new “Daddy Warbucks.
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Environment
May 10, 2016
By Marita Noon
On Monday, May 2 the Colorado Supreme Court ruled on what the New York Times (NYT) called: “a lengthy battle for energy production.
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Energy
May 2, 2016
By Marita Noon
All of us loved paying less than $2 a gallon at the pump. AAA reports: “Americans paid cheapest quarterly gas prices in 12 years”—which resulted in savings of nearly $10 billion compared to the same period last year.
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Energy
April 26, 2016
By Marita Noon
Perhaps you watched the Earth Day news coverage of the “historic” ceremonial signing of the Paris Climate Agreement during which representatives from 175 countries walked up to the stage in the General Assembly hall at the United Nations headquarters in
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Energy
April 19, 2016
By Marita Noon
Friday, April 22, will mark the 47th Earth Day. You may think it is all about planting trees and cleaning up neighborhoods. But this year’s anniversary will be closer to its radical roots than, perhaps, any other since its founding in 1970.
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Environment
April 12, 2016
By Marita Noon
In this election cycle, we hear a lot about the “establishment.” Most people are not really sure who they are, but they are sure that they do not like them.
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Energy
March 30, 2016
By Marita Noon
Hillary Clinton’s “trustworthiness” problem is fed by a long history of “varying credibility,” as a recent Politico story delineated, including cattle-futures trading, law firm billing records, muddled sniper fire recollections and e-mail use.
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Energy
March 21, 2016
By Marita Noon
By now, most people probably know about one of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s biggest campaign gaffes to date: “we’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business.
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Energy
March 15, 2016
By Marita Noon
Researchers have found that some buyers are willing to pay for environmentally friendly products because those products are “status symbols.
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Energy
March 9, 2016
By Marita Noon
There is no shortage of news stories touting the splits within each party. The Democrat divide is, as NBC News sees it, between dreamers and doers—with the International Business Times (IBT) calling it: “a civil war over the party’s ideological future.
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Energy
February 26, 2016
By Marita Noon
“We can’t just drill our way to lower gas prices,” President Obama told an audience four years ago at the University of Miami. Like this year, it was an election year and Obama was running for re-election.
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Energy
February 16, 2016
By Marita Noon
Frustrated that nobody seems to care about climate change, “the country’s biggest individual political donor during the 2014 election cycle,” has pledged even more in 2016. Tom Steyer spent nearly $75 million in the 2014 midterms, reports Politico.
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Energy
February 10, 2016
By Isaac Orr, Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Marita Noon, Bette Grande
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court halted implementation of President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) regulations.
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Environment
Energy
Constitutional Reform
February 9, 2016
By Jesse Hathaway, Bette Grande, Marita Noon, Michael Hamilton, Lennie Jarratt
President Barack Obama yesterday submitted his proposed Fiscal Year 2017 federal budget, the last of his presidency. The $4 trillion plan includes a $10-per-barrel tax on oil; $1.
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Education
Taxes
Government Spending
Environment
Energy
Health Care
February 8, 2016
By Marita Noon
Going forward, we know what the new year of environmental activism looks like. They have told us. They have made it perfectly clear. They call it: “Keep it in the ground.”The campaign is about all fossil fuels: oil, gas, and coal.
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Energy
February 5, 2016
By Jay Lehr, Tim Benson, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Marita Noon, James H. Rust, Paul Crovo
President Barack Obama has proposed a tax of $10 on every barrel of oil as part of his 2017 budget. The proceeds, says the White House, will go toward transportation projects and to fund the president’s climate change programs.
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Energy
February 1, 2016
By Marita Noon
While campaigning in 2008, President Obama called for 1 million plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles (EV) on the road by 2015.Once in office, he backed that up with a March 2009, executive order that offered “$2.
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Energy
 

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