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Keeping USA Wasteful, Again

“A policy to spend billions of dollars keeping uneconomic power plants afloat, while trying to put clean and affordable solar on the sidelines, is not a recipe for economic success. Energy experts across a range of industries, within the federal … Continue reading

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Times Are Changing, Even In Saudi Arabia

“The cover of Vogue Arabia’s June issue, featuring a Saudi princess lounging in the driver’s seat of a red convertible, has drawn widespread criticism following a string of arrests of women’s rights activists. The June issue, which claims to be … Continue reading

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Tariffs On Canadian Base Metals, Again…

“President Trump is imposing steep tariffs on steel and aluminum from three of America’s biggest trading partners — Canada, Mexico and the European Union.” See Trump hits Canada, Mexico, EU with steel and aluminum tariffsSigh. Insanity is hitting your head against … Continue reading

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Trump, Explained

“Zolpidem, sold under the brand name Ambien, among others, is a sedative primarily used for the treatment of trouble sleeping. It is typically only recommended if sleep hygiene is not effective. It decreases the time to sleep onset by about … Continue reading

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Canadian Government Too “Liberal” With Big Oil

“Morneau said the project is in the national interest, and proceeding will preserve jobs, reassure investors and get resources to world markets. He could not say what additional costs will be incurred to build the expansion, but suggested a toll … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies And Trump Job Approval

“Gallup 40% Rasmussen Reports 51% News/Wash Post 42% News/Wall St. Jrnl 40% PPP 43% Economist/YouGov 44% Quinnipiac 40% Reuters/Ipsos 43% Marist 39% CBS News 43% Pew Research 42%” See President Trump Job ApprovalIn science, if you do a bunch of experiments … Continue reading

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Illegitimate Trump

Trump must really get a chuckle out of how he’s cowed the news media and the Democratic Party. They both are not talking about impeachment nearly enough and the I-word is on the back-burner. Look at the facts: Trump surrounded … Continue reading

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Hitting Reset For The Russians

“FBI agents armed with a court order have seized control of a key server in the Kremlin’s global botnet of 500,000 hacked routers, The Daily Beast has learned. The move positions the bureau to build a comprehensive list of victims … Continue reading

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Take A Rude Gesture, Trump…

“U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday railed against Mexico and Canada’s efforts in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying both neighbours have been “very difficult.” “NAFTA is very difficult. Mexico has been very difficult to deal with. Canada … Continue reading

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Plant More Trees

“American cities and their surrounding areas have been losing as many as 36 million trees a year. That might not sound like a lot when you think about the number of trees in our nation’s forests, but those trees have … Continue reading

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POOF! There Goes Coal

“the Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate, Eric Wiebes, announced last week that his country was moving to ban coal in all electricity generation from 2030 onwards. More specifically, all coal-fired power plants will be closed by 2030 at … Continue reading

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Getting With The Plan

“Plans for mitigating the effects of climate change are generally straightforward: they look at ways to increase efficiency, transition to clean energy and improve heating, insulation and transport. In doing so, they are likely to result in financial savings or … Continue reading

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