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Cautionary Tale: Candidates Should Heed Lessons From Germany When Proposing Renewable Energy Plans

“Reaching 100 percent renewable energy for electricity and transportation by no later than 2030 and complete decarbonization by 2050 at latest” – Bernie Sanders

“I’m embracing that goal by committing to adopt and build on Governor Inslee’s ten-year action plan to achieve 100% clean energy for America by decarbonizing our electricity, our vehicles, and our buildings.” – Elizabeth Warren

“2025 – Establish net-zero standards for new buildings; 2030 – Zero-emission standard for all new cars; 2035 – 100% emissions free electric grid; 2040 – Net-zero for all transportation sectors; 2045 – 85% methane recapture; 2049 – Achieve net-zero emissions” –

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HYPOCRISY WATCH: Misguided Tactics by #ShutDownDC Protesters

Environmental activists are staging a series of highly publicized protests in Washington, D.C. – including one Monday that shut down major intersections in the city, leading to 32 arrests.

With more protests scheduled for the coming days, it’s worth considering the following:

 

Pipelines: Near Union Station, protestors blocked an intersection with a fake pipeline with “STOP PIPELINES” written on it. As we have noted previously, pipelines are the safest, most efficient and most environmentally conscious method of delivering energy that American consumers rely on.

Opposing pipelines will do nothing to limit the demand for or our

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