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Pope Francis has brought new spirit into the Church with his
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Obama promotes natural resources and new, greener technologies.The company in
charge of the Keystone project, TransCanada, said the study cited by Boehner was flawed and "no longer relevant. Keystone would bring oil from Canada to the US.
has compiled more than 500 promises that Barack Obama made during the
2008 and 2012 campaigns and is tracking their progress on our Obameter.
The EPA plan to cut carbon emissions gives states and power companies options to continue to utilize coal for
energy, and experts said they expect coal to remain part of the national
portfolio for years to come.
Three objective sources support that cleaner/safer solar jobs drastically outnumber mining jobs. Sources include the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration.
He was citing a study that experts said was "flawed" and the company in
charge of the project, TransCanada, said was "no longer relevant."
Experts say that it is not in China’s interest to spend the next 16 years working toward the goal, but building that infrastructure cannot be done overnight and will take years to carry out.
The truth is that International Atomic Energy Agency
has reported no violations with the Joint Plan of Action. Iran has worked with a new kind of centrifuge. When confronted on the matter, Iran stopped its work.
The latest global oil production statistics back up Klobuchar’s claim.
The United States has been the world’s largest oil producer since late
His amendment says that: (1) climate change is real;
(2) is caused by human activities;
(3) has already caused devastating problems in the US and world;
(4) must be resolved quickly or our entire planet suffer irreparable harm; and
(5) it is imperative that the US make the transition to
sustainable energy as rapidly as possible.
This statement from the State of the Union Address is true. Not only that but Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. noted that, “There are already more American jobs in the solar industry than
in coal mining.”
Cotton essentially puts words in Rice’s mouth when he says she
"conceded" that Iran will keep a "robust" enrichment capability. She
didn’t use those words in the AIPAC speech.
Existing cap-and-trade programs have not proven to be "devastating" in
their economic impact. While estimates for proposed programs vary, most
experts and analysts have found modest potential impact on the economy;
some even show a positive impact.
Santorum, an Attorney not a scientist, does not agree with scientific data on global warming. He has repeatedly told
religious leaders to shy away from matters of science and focus more on
the church’s principles. Pope Francis on the other hand, does have a degree in Chemistry
, giving him a significant scientific background.
America does have a large supply of petroleum, natural gas and coal.
But combining the three fuel sources together is like comparing fossil
fuel-based apples and oranges.
Just comparing straight numbers, Perry was right about coal, but wrong on natural gas and crude oil.
It is true the sun is our primary source of energy and drives the climate. However Zimmerman and global warming deniers discount the fact that the Earth's atmosphere filters the sun. High concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere cause temperatures to rise because the solar energy that the Earth absorbs cannot escape to space as efficiently.
Santorum's claim is wrong on several fronts. (1) Richard Tol, the actual head of the IPCC, is an adviser to the Global Warming Policy Foundation, and
supports the 97% claim. The critic Santorum speaks of is just an economist who has collaborated with global-warming doubters and has since left the IPCC. (2) At least three surveys support the 97% claim.
In the past the best estimate has been about 100 eagles killed each year by wind turbines, but today, fewer turbines, new designs and better siting have reduced fatalities. Even those who are most concerned about the welfare of Eagles agree that Trump is exaggerating.