Biden Resumes Obama’s “War on Coal” As Americans Face Record Energy Prices

A federal judge reinstated a moratorium on coal leasing from federal lands that had been implemented during the Obama administration and was lifted under President Donald Trump. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Brian Morris requires government officials to conduct a new environmental review prior to resuming coal sales from federal lands. According to the judge, the government’s […]

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Manchin Bill Attacks American Coal Miners While Doing Nothing About Inflation

According to the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton school, “The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022” championed by Senator Manchin and Senator Schumer likely would not reduce inflation at all. The study, from the Penn Wharton Budget Model, estimates the proposed bill would cause inflation to ‘very slightly’ rise until 2024 then possibly decline after that. Overall, the researchers indicate […]

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Biden’s War On Coal Sends American Energy To China

Together, China and India are planning to increase their domestic coal production by a total of 700 million tons per year. That increase is about 100 million tons more than the total coal production expected in the United States this year of 600 million tons. U.S. coal production today is about half of its high in 2008 of 1.17 billion tons. […]

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China Not Following Biden’s Plan For Energy Suicide

China’s low-carbon goals should not come at the expense of energy and food security or the “normal life” of ordinary people, according to its president, Xi Jinping, signaling a cautious approach to the Paris agreement and COP26 pledges to reduce emissions. China is the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. It sees pledges to reduce carbon […]

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Coal Is Still King

For all the talk about the demise of coal, it’s important to note that coal generated 35% of the world’s electricity in 2020, more than any other fuel. Even in the U.S., coal was expected to generate 23% of the nation’s electricity in 2021—up from 19% in 2020. In addition to electricity generation, coal is […]

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Biden Renews Obama’s War On Coal

The draft agreement from COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland calls on parties to accelerate phasing out “unabated” coal consumption and John Kerry, COP26 participant and U.S. climate envoy, claims the United States won’t have coal by 2030. In an interview, Kerry stated, “We will not have coal plants.”  Yet, coal generation in the United States is expected to increase […]

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The Unregulated Podcast #46 Part 2: Tom and Mike Discuss Election Issues and The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast, Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna continue their discussions on election issues and the bipartisan bill on “infrastructure” issues. Links: Biden: Our multi trillion dollar spending bills “will reduce inflation, reduce inflation, reduce inflation” As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges Democrats lose ground on school […]

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Joe Biden Would Cripple Energy Producing Swing States

Presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden’s oil and gas policies will kill jobs in energy-producing states and voters need to be aware—especially those reliant on those jobs and revenues. Biden has been outspoken in his opposition to the country’s role as the world’s top producer of oil and gas, endorsing a ban on new hydraulic […]

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