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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said that gas-powered vehicles must be eliminated as much as possible in order for everyone to survive. “Would you like to see gasoline-powered vehicles gone within 12 years?” an interviewer asked her. “Well as much as it is technologically possible I think we need to draw down our fossil fuels as
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The chief of staff for firebrand freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) admitted what the true goal of the Green New Deal is, and it’s not to defeat global warming. Saikat Chakrabarti made the startling admission in a conversation reported in the Washington Post. “The interesting thing about the Green New Deal,” Chakrabarti said, “is it
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Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s  “Green New Deal” is more about drastically overhauling the American economy than it is about combatting climate change, her top aide admitted. Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, made the revealing admission in a meeting with Democratic Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s climate director in May. A Washington Post reporter
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Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York issued a four-part plan to address the immigration crisis Wednesday, days after her visits to Texas immigrant detention facilities stirred up more controversy about the conditions. Ocasio-Cortez, before detailing her plan, accused the Republican Party of using cruelty as a deterrent to future immigrants attempting to come to
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While progressive continue to perpetuate the claim that climate change poses an existential threat to humanity, alarming visitor center signs at one of America’s most iconic national parks warning of climate change’s consequences have been quietly removed. What happened? Officials at Glacier National Park in northern Montana have quietly removed visitor center signs claiming the
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Former-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had pledged to donate $500 billion to get the United States to stop using coal and natural gas. Here’s what we know According to Beyond Carbon’s website, the campaign “will work with state and local organizations working to pass climate and clean energy policies, including 100% clean energy laws,
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The battle in the Democratic Party about how far left to go in efforts to counteract climate change escalated Monday when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejected compromise in an apparent reference to former Vice President Joe Biden’s proposed middle-of-the-road approach. The comments came at a Green New Deal town hall event Monday night in Washington, D.C.
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For freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), it has become increasingly clear that fighting climate change is the legacy she wants to cement for herself. During a town hall with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Friday, which centered around Ocasio-Cortez’s controversial “Green New Deal,” the New York Democrat centered her climate change narrative around fear, warning of what
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More than 140 groups and individuals signed onto a Monday letter supporting President Donald Trump’s proposed climate panel to review recent studies on climate change. The letter’s signatories are composed of conservative think tanks, science groups, scientists such as Ivar Giaever, who won the Nobel Prize for physics in 1973, and others. Recent climate science
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) angrily denounced Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and the rest of the Republicans for forcing Democrats to vote on the “Green New Deal” proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). Schumer called the plan to force Democrats to vote on the climate change resolution a “sham” and a “diversion.” “I
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During a campaign event in Mason City, Iowa, on Friday, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) compared the “Green New Deal” to fighting Nazis and landing on the moon. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced the non-binding Green New Deal resolution on Thursday. Booker and several other lawmakers co-sponsored the resolution, which is
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Germany plans on closing all its coal-fired power plants over the next two decades to fight global warming. However, it’s doubtful Germany’s anti-coal effort will have any measurable impact on global warming. Germans already pay about three times more for electricity than Americans thanks to taxes and green subsidies. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has
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Another major headline-grabbing climate study suggesting oceans have warmed faster than previously thought is full of “factual errors and misleading statements,” according to independent scientist Nic Lewis. Lewis challenged the climate paper’s central arguments that more recent estimates of ocean heat content (OHC) are higher than those cited in the United Nations’ 2014 climate report
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As massive wildfires ravaged dense areas of California last autumn, progressives and liberals alike placed blame for the tragedy on climate change. National Geographic said: “Climate change is making California’s fires bigger.” The Los Angeles Times declared: “Bigger wildfires. Worsening droughts. More disease. How Climate change is battering California.” The Washington Post dedicated an entire
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New York Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” won’t impact global warming, according to a climate model. It would only avert 0.14 degrees Celsius of projected warming by 2100 — that’s not even measurable. “The year-to-year variation is very close to the total amount of warming that would be ‘saved’ by 2100,” one scientist said. Democrats are
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Posted by: A.F. Branco in Political Cartoons December 18, 2018 Much of the recent climate-change research and models don’t quite line up with actual science according to some scientist who doesn’t drink the Mass hysteria Kool-aid. Political cartoon by A.F. Branco Cartoon ©2017. See more Branco toons HERE Get his latest book, “Make America
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California Gov. Jerry Brown excoriated the Trump administration’s “behavior” at the United Nations climate summit in Poland, arguing it did “not represent the people of the United States.” “The United States, I’m sorry to say, does not represent the people of the United States,” Brown said in a video address to U.N. delegates gathered in Katowice
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A new report finds that climate change-related regulation in Democratic-controlled states is negatively impacting minority communities, while not effectively lowering greenhouse gas emissions. The Pacific Research Institute (PRI) — a free-market think tank based in California — released a study that found California and New York’s approach to global warming is not working, and
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  by Michael Bastasch Should Democrats win control of the House this election, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will ask her caucus to create a select committee on climate change similar to the now-defunct panel behind the failed effort to pass cap-and-trade legislation. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Pelosi said the committee would “‘prepare the way
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