A so-called agreement to limit oil production to help boost prices faded almost immediately, along with stock and oil prices, when it was realized there was no agreement after all.
While a Pakistani city was busy banning Valentine’s Day, Mother Nature put her own chill on the holiday closer to home: Low-temperature records were shattered in parts of the Northeast, with one area in New York registering a wind chill of minus 114 degrees Fahrenheit.
Much to the dismay of the global-warming lobby, a recent survey of 1,500 public middle-school and high-school science teachers from all 50 states revealed that only 30 percent of middle school and 45 percent of high school teachers think that global warming is caused mostly by human activities.
The United Nations “climate” regime negotiated in Paris last year could be dead in the water before the pseudo-treaty underpinning it is even formally signed in April at UN headquarters. That is because the U.S. Supreme Court this week, in a potentially devastating setback to the UN and Obama, temporarily blocked the centerpiece of the White House's global-warming agenda, the so-called Clean Power Plan.
The Pentagon has handed top military personnel sweeping new directives aimed at combating and dealing with climate change. The new commands dictate that climate change be incorporated into literally every aspect of military training and preparedness — from training troops to joint ventures with allies.
The collapsing oil and natural gas prices plus the “straight line” thinking that drove Chesapeake Energy to its present precarious position is putting it at serious risk of bankruptcy.
If support for ethanol subsidies is waning in Iowa, of all places, does that spell the end of them altogether?
The new Paris climate regime being put in place by the Obama administration will add roughly half a trillion a year to the national debt over the next 25 years. And that's the conservative estimate.