Michael Shellenberger, whose views have changed somewhat since he was an “Environmental Hero” in Time magazine, appeared before the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on July 28. But (rather like the congressional treatment of Attorney General Bill Barr) the committee didn’t listen.
Not everyone loves wind or solar energy. Rural communities, which bear the brunt of gigantic “renewable energy” projects, are becoming unhappy about putting up with them for the sake of virtue-signaling cities. Vince Bielski of RealClearInvestigations explains: “A typical wind farm with 50 turbines might occupy 15,000 acres, or 23 square miles, which is many…
News about the Environment: James Taylor calls out Forbes writer for claiming that rice production is suffering from “climate change-driven variations in rainfall and temperature.” But rice output is growing! He discusses the errors at Climate Realism.
The Labor Department has launched a debate over ESG (environmental, sustainable, governmental) investing. In June, the Labor Department, which regulates many pensions, public and private, issued a regulation that may limit the currently fashionable trend to incorporate ESG factors into investment decisions.
News: More myths about wildfires in the U. S., exposed at Climate Realism. The polar bears are all right, says polar expert Susan Crockford on the Global Warming Policy Forum. Can BlackRock can meet political demands for ESG (environmental, social, and governmental) investment without giving up fiduciary responsibility? National Review comments.