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Clean Energy Costs on the Decline

Over the years, many climate change skeptics and economists have pointed to the high cost of clean energy. (such as solar panels, wind turbines, and batteries used for clean electric transport) They conclude these energy sources as too¬†prohibitively¬†expensive to be … Continue reading

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Keystone XL essential for tar sands development

Earlier this year, the Obama administration, via its Department of State, concluded an environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline–the notorious transnational pipeline linking the world to the spigot of its second largest oil reserve in Alberta, Canada. Despite tar … Continue reading

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EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Corruption, Speculation & Fraud

As countries around the world begin to implement policies in an effort to reduce fossil fuel emissions based on the concept of a “cap-and-trade” system, it is prescient to examine the outcome of the world’s largest existing carbon trading system–the … Continue reading

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