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December 2009

Pat Anderson on the Next Generation Energy Act

By Pat Anderson Minnesota’s own job-killing energy legislation imposes higher energy prices on Minnesotans In 2007 with the blessing of Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty and Democratic leadership and some bi-partisan support in the House and Senate, the Legislature passed the “Next Generation Energy Act” with fanfare about it being a …

187 Ton Windmill Collapsed In New York

By John Mariani, The Post-Standard Two men look at the damage done to a windmill on Buyea Road in Fenner today, after it had toppled in the middle of the night. No one was injured, and nothing other than the windmill itself was damaged. Fenner, NY — Marvin DeKing already …

Get the U.N. Out of the Climate Business

By Kenneth P. Green, Wall Street Journal In the aftermath of the Copenhagen Climate conference, it is clear that the United Nations-driven process is a bust, and that any similar process requiring economic suicide and massive wealth transfers will go nowhere. It is long since time to drop this charade, …

How to Manufacture a Climate Consensus

By Patrick J. Michaels, Wall Street Journal The East Anglia emails are just the tip of the iceberg. I should know. Few people understand the real significance of Climategate, the now-famous hacking of emails from the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (CRU). Most see the contents as demonstrating …

God Is My Protester

By Elmer Beauregard Braving freezing cold out, several thousand protesters were marching towards the climate conference venue, Bella Centre, in Copenhagen on the eve of the final session of the summit, reports Pinaki Roy from Copenhagen. I saw this story of how all the protesters are freezing to death in …