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CA “community solar” fight looms on subsidy issue

Hawaii’s boom in residential solar power is inspiring advocates of the alternative energy resource to push hard in states across the U.S. for rooftop solar power, both for personal use and as part of the larger electricity grid. One in

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Germans turn on CA-style green energy push

California may think of itself as the epicenter of the green religion, but even more extreme environmentalism has been playing out in Europe. In Germany, the result is increasingly sharp disillusionment. The Washington Times has the details: “[Germany moved] to

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Court denies asylum to German family punished by Nazi law 3

May 15, 2013 By John Seiler In 1938, Hitler imposed an anti-home schooling law on German families. All children were required to attend Third Reich-approved schools, receiving indoctrination in Nazism and anti-Semitism, and to join the Hitlerjugend — the Hitler

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Fracking watch: Britain figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 9, 2013 By Chris Reed The 13th chapter of fracking watch will be the last installment for a while until some more nations around the world take up the issue of whether hydraulic fracturing is a bad or good

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Fracking watch: Indonesia figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 8, 2013 By Chris Reed Nations that are energy giants without being particularly affluent are the least likely places for environmental alarmism to drive public policy. They’re used to aggressively developing natural resources, and they don’t have the large

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Fracking watch: Algeria figures out what CA hasn’t 0

May 7, 2013 By Chris Reed Hydraulic fracturing — the use of underground water cannons to blast open access to energy reserves — has been around since the 1940s in the United States and Canada and for nearly as long

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Fracking watch: Poland figures out what CA hasn’t 0

May 6, 2013 By Chris Reed Last week, the state Legislature took a first step toward blocking fracking in California. An Assembly committee passed three anti-fracking measuers. The first coverage of the Assembly votes by the Ventura County Star did not note

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Fracking watch: Mexico figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 4, 2013 By Chris Reed In much of Europe and in California, greens wield such power in politics and the media that the debate over whether a nation or state should pursue hydraulic fracturing of energy reserves seems like

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Fracking watch: Argentina figures out what CA hasn’t 2

May 3, 2013 By Chris Reed The “brown energy” revolution is under way and nothing is going to prevent it from transforming world energy markets — especially not childish denial and petulance by California greens. Fossil fuels will be the

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Fracking watch: Canada figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 2, 2013 By Chris Reed Hydraulic fracturing has been around for decades in our northern neighbor, just as it has been in the U.S. And what do you know? Canadian enviros only began complaining about fracking in recent years

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