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13 12, 2019

Walcher: Clean Energy Has a Dirty Secret

2020-01-06T11:13:30-05:00December 13th, 2019|Bad Science, Billionaire Scammers, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Economic Standard “Governments should temporarily provide funding for new energy technologies so that they can become market competitive with traditional energy resources.” So the Global Energy Network Institute and other renewable energy advocates have been saying for decades. Taxpayers have been assured such [...]

12 12, 2019

Walcher: The Colorado Welcome Mat

2019-12-23T11:04:05-05:00December 12th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Governments, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel Washington insiders’ opposition to moving the BLM to Grand Junction reached a new low last week. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), fired another shot at the Interior Department, still trying to stop the move before it starts. The [...]

29 11, 2019

Walcher: Everybody eats when they come here

2019-12-02T15:15:52-05:00November 29th, 2019|Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel Good Housekeeping magazine has a list of the most famous and popular Thanksgiving songs of all time, and more than half of them are about food. My favorite was recorded by the jazz pioneer Cab Calloway in 1948, called "Everybody Eats [...]

19 11, 2019

Walcher: More Fiddling While Forests Burn

2019-11-20T13:12:13-05:00November 19th, 2019|Forest Management, Forest Service, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing on The Heartland Institute's Blog What if someone said they planned to burn down your house, but it’s for your own good? They need to study how houses burn, so they can build better computer models to predict future home fires. In the future, therefore, [...]

15 11, 2019

Walcher: All Hat and No Cattle

2019-12-02T15:10:40-05:00November 15th, 2019|Forest Service, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Persecution, Scandal, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel The proposed ballot measure forcing introduction of wolves into Western Colorado has touched off another debate pitting ranchers and livestock advocates against proponents (primarily the Sierra Club and a coalition of outside environmental organizations calling themselves the Southern Rockies Wolf Restoration [...]

15 11, 2019

Walcher: Revolving doors save energy

2019-11-20T13:28:47-05:00November 15th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel One of the largest and most powerful environmental industry groups, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRCD), has hired former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy as its new president. Although NRDC put out press releases, the hiring escaped the notice of nearly every reporter [...]

13 11, 2019

Walcher: How About a Dietary Impact Statement?

2019-11-13T14:00:07-05:00November 13th, 2019|Media Coverage, Socialism, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a dairy farm cannot expand its operation, adding additional cows, without an “environmental impact statement” (EIS) analyzing its effect on global climate change. To be fair, there should be a similar legal requirement, [...]

1 11, 2019

Walcher: More fiddling while forests burn

2019-11-05T11:34:49-05:00November 1st, 2019|Forest Management, Forest Service, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel What if someone said they planned to burn down your house, but it's for your own good? They need to study how houses burn, so they can build better computer models to predict future home fires. In the future, therefore, that [...]

5 10, 2019

Walcher: Grinch won’t steal his own Christmas

2019-10-21T11:45:56-04:00October 5th, 2019|ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel In the 1957 Dr. Seuss classic, when the Grinch steals everything needed for the Who-ville Christmas celebration, the final insult is the tree. "And he stuffed all the food up the chimney with glee, and now, grinned the Grinch, I'll stuff [...]

4 10, 2019

Walcher: Not As Depressing As You Might Think

2019-10-21T11:51:16-04:00October 4th, 2019|Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher A Manhattan Institute report has caused a re-examination of the greatest challenge in the move toward renewable energy. Author Mark Mills asks a simple question: what do we do when the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine? Most westerners give it little thought. After all, [...]

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