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Biden’s Climate Policies Playing Into Hands of China’s Energy Schemes, Experts Say 

China is operating in a “predatory” manner to make America more reliant on complex supply chains arising from climate change initiatives that play into the hands of hostile foreign actors, according to energy, environmental, and foreign policy analysts at a panel discussion Monday. The event at The Heritage Foundation marked the launch of a new […]

 

Researchers Fault EPA for Resisting Efforts to Verify Accuracy of Computer Models on Methane

The Environmental Protection Agency should withdraw and reissue a proposed rule regulating methane emissions because it hasn’t provided enough information to verify the computer modeling behind it, Heritage Foundation researchers say.  By violating the modeling requirements in the Clean Air Act, the federal law designed to reduce air pollution, EPA is operating under a double […]

 

Natural Influences Driving Sea Level Rise Overlooked in Media’s Climate Coverage, Heritage Report Says

Sea level rise on planet Earth could be attributed in part to astronomical influences that involve the sun, moon, and other planets, according to a new research paper from The Heritage Foundation taking aim at media reports on climate change that fixate on carbon dioxide emissions while ignoring other factors. The gravitational interactions of heavenly […]

 

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Ted Cruz Pushes Attorney General to Probe Green Activists’ Ties to China, Other Nations

FIRST ON THE DAILY SIGNAL—What began as a congressional probe into the role of environmental advocacy groups, left-leaning foundations, and “dark money” entities in pushing to ban gas stoves has opened new avenues of inquiry into the influence of alleged foreign agents for China and other nations. Since March, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, the ranking […]

 

Biden’s ‘War on Fossil Fuels’ Out of Step With Geopolitical Realities, Energy Policy Analysts Say

With the Russia-Ukraine war and the Hamas terrorist attack on Israel underscoring the urgent need for renewed U.S. oil and gas development, now would be a good time for President Joe Biden to rethink his opposition to fossil fuels, an energy and environmental policy analyst says.  “These events give President Biden the perfect opportunity to […]

 

Will Teachers Unions’ Political Contributions Prevent School Choice in Pennsylvania?

A well-funded network of government unions stands in opposition to parents, students, and lawmakers eyeballing education reform in Pennsylvania.  Until recently, they have cowed and cajoled elected officials into stalling some of the more audacious legislative initiatives. But in the aftermath of the COVID-19 shutdowns and a critical court ruling, the atmosphere may be ripe […]

 

Gov. Glenn Youngkin Aims to Save Virginia From California-Style Energy Policies

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, is drawing a sharp contrast between his energy initiatives and those of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, saying he remains committed to withdrawing Virginia from a multistate climate pact and pulling away from California’s vehicle emission goals.  Youngkin’s executive order calling on Virginia to “reevaluate” its participation in […]

 

Bloomberg Could Benefit From Climate Rules He Helped Craft 

Billionaire businessman Mike Bloomberg, the former New York mayor and presidential candidate, is poised to benefit financially from proposed rules requiring climate disclosures for businesses that he had a hand in crafting, policy analysts say.  President Joe Biden’s Securities and Exchange Commission proposes that publicly traded companies disclose to investors what the commission describes as […]

 

Liberal Groups Aligned With Arabella Advisors Spend Over $1M to Support School Choice Attacks in Pennsylvania

Liberal groups aligned with the Washington consulting firm Arabella Advisors have spent over $1 million to support attacks on school choice in Pennsylvania, joining public employee unions that have pumped tens of thousands of dollars into targeting charter schools.  An organization called Education Voters of Pennsylvania has published a series of articles and reports critical […]

 

How Texas Is Fighting Chinese Infiltration

A Texas law blocking construction of a Chinese-owned wind farm close to an Air Force base could ripple across state lines to inspire new laws deterring China from burrowing into American infrastructure.  The Lone Star Infrastructure Protection Act—which became law in June 2021—prohibits companies and other entities from entering into agreements in Texas involving critical […]