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Print Column: The Left’s New Anti-Fossil Fuel McCarthyism

Print Column: The Left’s New Anti-Fossil Fuel McCarthyism

MINOT, N.D. — “Why did Wells Fargo fiance this pipeline when it was widely seen to be environmentally unstable?” That was a question Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, left wing media darling and ideological martinet, asked Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan during a recent hearing. The pipeline she’s referring to is the Dakota Access Pipeline. You’ll remember

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem asks for the NDGOP endorsement for governor during the during the NDGOP convention Saturday, April 2, 2016 in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Stenehjem Joins North Dakota to Group of 13 States Threatening to Sue California Over Coal Divestment Initiative

UPDATE: ND Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread has signed on to a similar effort opposing California’s push. You can read his press release here, and the letter here. In California, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has begun what he’s calling the Climate Risk Carbon Initiative. Arguing that because of climate change investments in fossil fuel energy production are

Judge To Minnesota: Yes You Are Trying To Regulate Interstate Commerce

In 2007 the State of Minnesota passed a law restricting imports of fossil-fuel electricity into their state. Ostensibly the law was motivated by environmentalism, though it does nothing to address things like coal-fired power plants based in Minnesota. Anyway, the State of North Dakota sued Minnesota over the law because it is blatantly unconstitutional. Article 1,

Teddy Roosevelt's Descendent Says Slow Down North Dakota's Oil Boom

Winthrop Roosevelt, the great-great-grandson of former President Theodore Roosevelt, has partnered with Bismarck Tribune columnist/environmental activist Clay Jenkinson as well as the George Soros-funded Center for American Progress to produce a video trashing North Dakota’s oil boom (see below). To go along with it, Roosevelt has also published a column in The Daily Beast in

Burning Fossil Fuels Is Greening The Earth

Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.), gives this fascinating lecture on Reason.tv about how fossil fuels is actually resulting in greening the planet. Which is pretty much the opposite of what we’re told by the environmentalists: “The fact that we’re putting more carbon dioxide into the air means there’s more

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