Biden's new reconciliation framework is not "moderate." It includes a *10-year extension* of today's most destructive electricity policy: the PTC/ITC wind/solar subsidies that defund and shut down reliable power plants, including nuclear plants. Vote no!…
Warren Buffet on the wind Production Tax Credit. This cannot continue for 10 years without leading to a third-world grid.
Biden's reconciliation framework extends for 10 years wind/solar subsidies that are the #1 cause of the senseless shutdown of non-CO2-emitting nuclear power plants. This is "climate policy"??
Record shutdowns of non-carbon nuclear power plants...brought to you by the PTC/ITC subsidies that Biden's reconciliation bill wants to extend for 10 years.

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28 Oct
Today the House is holding a hearing to threaten “Big Oil” for its “climate disinformation”—i.e., for expressing the opinion that CO2 emissions wouldn't be catastrophic, an opinion that turned out to be right. This hearing is therefore an attack on free speech and on reality.🧵
Our Constitution says that “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech.” This applies to all of us, including oil company execs. And yet Congress today is holding a hearing aimed at punishing “Big Oil” for expressing opinions that politicians disagree with.
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing “Exposing Big Oil’s Disinformation Campaign” legitimizes itself by saying that "Big Oil" funded groups skeptical of climate catastrophe. But oil company owners and operators had every right to do that.…
Read 12 tweets
27 Oct
Hi @thenorthface, this is my favorite story about your jackets: how an articulate oil and gas CEO called you out for your anti-oil-and-gas hypocrisy, and how you went from a company that couldn't shut up about climate to a company that had nothing to say.…
Here's Innovex CEO Adam Anderson's original letter to @thenorthface, using arguments from The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. The North Face could and did say nothing to refute him.…
Here's Liberty Oilfield Services CEO Chris Wright challenging The North Face with humanistic arguments. Again, The North Face could and did say nothing to refute him.
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21 Oct
How passing the reconciliation bill will destroy American energy, part 1

The reconciliation bill’s goal of 80% "clean electricity" by 2030, which has still not been abandoned, would mean going from 10% unreliable solar+wind to a catastrophic 50% solar+wind in 8 years.

Now that the disastrous Clean Electricity Performance Program is gone from the reconciliation bill, many think our grid is safe. Not true. Dem leaders are still committed to the CEPP's goal of "80% clean" through other means, saying "there's more than one way to skin a cat."
The reconciliation bill still contains many provisions to pursue the goal of "80% clean electricity" by 2030--including a 10-year increase of the solar and wind subsidies that have already made American electricity far less reliable and affordable.…
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19 Oct
As the Clean Electricity Performance Program dies, many are pushing a carbon tax to replace it. Bad idea. A carbon tax would raise energy prices and make every US industry less competitive. The only rational approach to lowering emissions is liberating nuclear and natural gas.🧵
Any policy toward CO2 must recognize that CO2 emissions are a global issue--and that global emissions are rising because of the developing world's increasing use of fossil fuels. The US causes less than 1/6 of global emissions—and falling.…
The developing world overwhelmingly uses fossil fuels because that is by far the lowest-cost way for them to get reliable energy. Unreliable solar and wind can’t come close. That’s why China and India have hundreds of new coal plants in the pipeline.…
Read 18 tweets
18 Oct
COP 26, the largest "climate conference"--aka fossil fuel elimination conference--since the Paris Climate Accords, is starting to fall apart as countries seek *more* fossil fuel.

Let's make sure this genocidal conference totally falls apart. Here's the necessary ammunition.🧵
The alleged basis of UN Climate Conferences and their fossil fuel elimination commitments is the idea of "climate crisis." But this is a pseudoscientific idea based on a denial of our fossil fueled mastery of climate. Here's a full explanation:
The alleged scientific credibility of the genocidal UN Climate Conference comes from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Here's how the IPCC is fundamentally distorted by anti-human religion.
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15 Oct
Great news: Joe Manchin is standing up to the Administration's insane insistence—during an energy crisis involving shortages of fossil fuels—on cutting emissions 40-50% by 2030. That means minimum 50% unreliable solar+wind. Manchin could literally save our country from ruin.
Here's why the centerpiece of this Administration's efforts to radically cut CO2 emissions, an 80% "Clean Energy Standard," is a disaster.
Here's the definitive refutation of the idea that the US can rapidly get to "80% clean electricity" because other countries have.
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