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Opinion

Opinion: Lessons of ’70s Energy Crisis Have Meaning in Today’s Climate Crisis

I’ve been here before. I’ve heard this din at another time. I’m writing about the cacophony of opinions about global warming and climate change. In the winter of 1973, the Arab oil embargo unleashed a global energy crisis. Times were grim. The predictions were grimmer: We’d never again lead the lives we had led —

Patrick J. Buchanan

Is Failure Baked in the Cake at Glasgow?

“Colossal Stakes as Leaders Meet to Talk Climate,” ran the headline. “The Last Best Hope,” ran the subhead, which turned out to be a quote from President Joe Biden’s climate czar John Kerry. But these alarmist headings were not atop an editorial. They topped the lead news story in Sunday’s New York Times, the opening

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Biden pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

President Joe Biden tried to advance his domestic spending plans on Colorado on Tuesday by warning about climate change’s dangers while highlighting how his clean-energy proposals would also create good-paying jobs. The trip to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Flatirons Campus outside Denver capped the president’s two-day swing to the West, and offered Biden the

Arizona Corporation Commission

Here is What it Will Cost You to Achieve 100% Clean Energy

From the Office of Chairwoman Lea Márquez Peterson Several clean energy proposals are currently pending before the Arizona Corporation Commission. After several months, the Commission has received an independent analysis of at least two of these proposals: 100 percent zero-emission energy by 2050 and 80 percent clean energy by 2050. According to an independent analysis

National

Senate Dems unveil $3.5T budget for social, climate efforts

Photo: Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.,joined at left by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, charges Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., chair of the Senate Budget Committee, with contributing to inflation, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Democrats unwrapped a budget resolution Monday envisioning a massive $3.5

Energy

Arizona utility regulators reject 100% clean energy rules

Arizona’s utility regulators have rejected new rules that would have required most of the state’s electricity providers to get 100% of their power from clean energy sources by 2050 to limit carbon emissions and address climate change. The 3-2 vote by the Arizona Corporation Commission was a surprise because the plan was backed by the

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