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California Should Embrace Nuclear in Race to Meet All Renewables Mandate

DOWNLOAD THE PDF California is the first state to surpass a million plug-in electric vehicle registrations. It’s a proud moment for those who are determined to eliminate fossil fuel vehicles. But it’s not the grand achievement they think it is. At the end of 2021, 663,014 electric cars and 379,125 …

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The Cost Of Going Green Keeps Going Up

About that transition to all-renewables energy sources by 2045: Californians who are already punished by record-high electricity prices should be prepared to pay more than ever over the next two decades. Either that, or leave, a choice that many have already made and many more will. Recently published research by …

Agriculture

Practical Life Skills Answer to Food Waste Woes

Inflation across the United States is still surging (up 7% from a year ago). Rising food costs are of concern as well: a 6.5% increase across the board – with a 16% increase for meat and dairy and a whopping 25% for red meat. Despite rising grocery bills, the U.S. …

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An Environmental Assault By Batteries

Could it be that in their hot green haste to eliminate fossil fuels from California that lawmakers have not given much thought, if any, to an unintended consequence of their actions that will have harmful environmental effects? Sure seems like it. Under orders from Gov. Gavin Newsom, all new automobiles …

Climate Change

The Wrong Solutions: Climate Change Policies Increasingly Embrace Unreality

Advocates and public officials blame a growing number of seemingly unrelated phenomena, from tornadoes to medical problems, on climate change. As the list grows, they call for policies to tackle the putative crisis, while overlooking the flaws in their preferred solutions. Consider, for example, the rush into electrification to leverage renewable energy as …

California

Chris Wright – Energy, Environment and the North Face

Following the opening segment where Tim Anaya and Rowena Itchon discuss their “favorite” new California laws of 2022, listen to PRI’s recent webinar conversation with Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Energy and PRI board member. PRI senior fellow Steven Hayward moderates a conversation with Wright about energy and the environment, …

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Time to Cut Gas Taxes?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced earlier this month that energy prices in the U.S. rose 33 percent for the 12 months ending November.  In many regions of California, prices rose even higher. In the L.A.-Long Beach-Anaheim region, energy prices jumped 35 percent. In the Inland Empire, prices shot up …

Environment

Watch PRI Webinar: Energy, Environment, and The North Face

Watch PRI’s recent webinar conversation with Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Energy and PRI board member. Wright is well-known for his work in the oil and energy sector and for his “viral” video calling out The North Face’s critical policies on oil and gas while neglecting to mention that a …

Agriculture

What Can We Expect in a Frackless California? Economic Devastation, More Energy Imports.

Care to guess the last time the governor’s office issued a new fracking permit? It was February. Now that’s a meaningless fact without context, so let’s put it perspective: Even though “Newsom endorsed an end to fracking” while running for governor in 2018, says California political legend Dan Walters, his …

California

Will Huntington Beach spill trigger the end of oil in California?

A recent San Diego Union-Tribune story asked the question that’s been on a lot of minds recently: After last month’s Huntington Beach spill, is oil in California at its end? Given the state’s focus on the environment, the answer is likely a booming “Yes.” Three years ago, Rep. Ro Khanna …

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California Should Embrace Nuclear in Race to Meet All Renewables Mandate

DOWNLOAD THE PDF California is the first state to surpass a million plug-in electric vehicle registrations. It’s a proud moment for those who are determined to eliminate fossil fuel vehicles. But it’s not the grand achievement they think it is. At the end of 2021, 663,014 electric cars and 379,125 …

Blog

The Cost Of Going Green Keeps Going Up

About that transition to all-renewables energy sources by 2045: Californians who are already punished by record-high electricity prices should be prepared to pay more than ever over the next two decades. Either that, or leave, a choice that many have already made and many more will. Recently published research by …

Agriculture

Practical Life Skills Answer to Food Waste Woes

Inflation across the United States is still surging (up 7% from a year ago). Rising food costs are of concern as well: a 6.5% increase across the board – with a 16% increase for meat and dairy and a whopping 25% for red meat. Despite rising grocery bills, the U.S. …

Blog

An Environmental Assault By Batteries

Could it be that in their hot green haste to eliminate fossil fuels from California that lawmakers have not given much thought, if any, to an unintended consequence of their actions that will have harmful environmental effects? Sure seems like it. Under orders from Gov. Gavin Newsom, all new automobiles …

Climate Change

The Wrong Solutions: Climate Change Policies Increasingly Embrace Unreality

Advocates and public officials blame a growing number of seemingly unrelated phenomena, from tornadoes to medical problems, on climate change. As the list grows, they call for policies to tackle the putative crisis, while overlooking the flaws in their preferred solutions. Consider, for example, the rush into electrification to leverage renewable energy as …

California

Chris Wright – Energy, Environment and the North Face

Following the opening segment where Tim Anaya and Rowena Itchon discuss their “favorite” new California laws of 2022, listen to PRI’s recent webinar conversation with Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Energy and PRI board member. PRI senior fellow Steven Hayward moderates a conversation with Wright about energy and the environment, …

Blog

Time to Cut Gas Taxes?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced earlier this month that energy prices in the U.S. rose 33 percent for the 12 months ending November.  In many regions of California, prices rose even higher. In the L.A.-Long Beach-Anaheim region, energy prices jumped 35 percent. In the Inland Empire, prices shot up …

Environment

Watch PRI Webinar: Energy, Environment, and The North Face

Watch PRI’s recent webinar conversation with Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Energy and PRI board member. Wright is well-known for his work in the oil and energy sector and for his “viral” video calling out The North Face’s critical policies on oil and gas while neglecting to mention that a …

Agriculture

What Can We Expect in a Frackless California? Economic Devastation, More Energy Imports.

Care to guess the last time the governor’s office issued a new fracking permit? It was February. Now that’s a meaningless fact without context, so let’s put it perspective: Even though “Newsom endorsed an end to fracking” while running for governor in 2018, says California political legend Dan Walters, his …

California

Will Huntington Beach spill trigger the end of oil in California?

A recent San Diego Union-Tribune story asked the question that’s been on a lot of minds recently: After last month’s Huntington Beach spill, is oil in California at its end? Given the state’s focus on the environment, the answer is likely a booming “Yes.” Three years ago, Rep. Ro Khanna …

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