Visitor faux American Indian bashing by David Middleton
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Fauxcahontas is actually a “silly and futile gesture”…
A local weather denier-in-chief sits within the White Home as we speak. However not for lengthy
The subsequent president should rejoin the Paris settlement and present the world that the US is able to lead on the worldwide stage once more
President Trump has now fulfilled his disastrous promise to tug the US out of the Paris Local weather Settlement. The settlement represents many years of labor by each Democratic and Republican administrations to realize a standard purpose: bringing each nation of the world collectively to deal with the local weather disaster, the existential menace of our time.
President Trump stunned nobody along with his choice to withdraw from the settlement. It’s one more reckless selection in keeping with his steps to rollback our bedrock environmental legal guidelines, which have cleaned up our water and our air for many years. However that doesn’t decrease the gravity of his newest transfer. Trump isn’t solely ceding American management at a important juncture within the combat in opposition to local weather change, he’s additionally making a gift of American jobs within the clear vitality financial system of the longer term – strolling away from the best financial alternative of our time.
However as a substitute of appearing to guard American lives and creating good paying jobs, we now have let Large Oil set our local weather coverage in Washington. These corporations spent three many years deceiving the general public in regards to the local weather disaster, spreading lies and misinformation via their lobbyists. With Donald Trump within the White Home, they now have a local weather denier in chief.
My Inexperienced Manufacturing Plan will jumpstart clear vitality growth proper right here in the US by investing $2tn to develop clear vitality at house and overseas, whereas creating tens of millions of latest, good paying, union jobs. And my Inexperienced Marshall Plan would instantly help nations overseas to purchase American-made clear vitality merchandise, additional increasing markets for inexperienced manufacturing.
The world is going through one of many greatest threats we now have ever encountered. However People don’t stroll away from a combat. We lead. In November 2020, it gained’t simply be Donald Trump on the poll but additionally the prospect to resume America’s local weather management for a safer, cleaner, safer and extra affluent future.
Notes to Liawatha
There are only a few electoral votes within the UK
Writing an OpEd within the Grauniad is as dumb as Puto (Beto) campaigning in Mexico.
The Paris Settlement can have no have an effect on on the climate
Determine 1. “Paris local weather guarantees will scale back temperatures by simply zero.05°C in 2100.” (Bjorn Lomborg)
The vitality trade isn’t a jobs program
Why do journalists, environmentalists and liberals (redundant, I do know) confuse vitality manufacturing with jobs packages? The one method an financial system can efficiently develop in a wholesome, strong method is thru rising productiveness.
Productiveness is an financial measure of output per unit of enter. Inputs embody labor and capital, whereas output is often measured in revenues and different gross home product (GDP) elements similar to enterprise inventories. Productiveness measures could also be examined collectively (throughout the entire financial system) or considered trade by trade to look at tendencies in labor progress, wage ranges and technological enchancment.
BREAKING DOWN ‘Productiveness’
Productiveness positive aspects are important to the financial system, as they imply that extra is being completed with much less. Capital and labor are each scarce assets, so maximizing their impression is a core concern of recent enterprise. Productiveness enhancements come from know-how advances, similar to computer systems and the web, provide chain and logistics enhancements, and elevated ability ranges throughout the workforce.
That stated, the oil & fuel trade employs much more People than wind & solar energy do:
The pure fuel trade employs 625,369 People.
• Utilities employed 176,167.
• Mining and extraction employed 162,928.
• Development employed 113,339.
The coal trade employs 197,418 People.
• Mining and extraction employed 55,905.
• Utilities employed 45,795.
• Wholesale commerce employed 43,327.
The petroleum trade employs 799,531 People.
• Mining and extraction employs 308,681.
• Wholesale commerce and distribution employs 170,945.
• Manufacturing employs 155,267.
The nuclear trade employs 72,146 People.
• Utilities make use of 46,809.
• Skilled providers make use of 14,374.
• Manufacturing make use of four,913.
2019 U.S. Power and Employment Report
• Photo voltaic vitality corporations employed 242,000 staff who spent the vast majority of their time on photo voltaic. A further 93,000 staff spent lower than half their time on solar-related work. The variety of staff who spend the vast majority of their time on photo voltaic declined by three.2 p.c or greater than eight,000 jobs in 2018.
• There have been an extra 111,000 staff employed at wind vitality corporations throughout the nation in 2018, a rise of three.5 p.c or three,700 jobs.
2019 U.S. Power and Employment Report
The Power and Employment Report lists “mining and extraction” for oil and fuel as two separate teams. This doesn’t make sense as a result of oil & fuel are explored for, drilled and produced by the identical individuals. The “mining and extraction” staff are most likely redundant.
Concerning productiveness, there isn’t any comparability between “renewables” and actual vitality:
Determine 2. Power trade productiveness expressed as tons of oil equal (TOE) per job.
Power manufacturing is from the 2019 BP Statistical Evaluation of World Power. I didn’t embody the pure fuel “mining and extraction” staff as a result of I believe they’re additionally counted amongst petroleum staff. If I rely them, oil & fuel productiveness drops to 1,583 TOE/job.
“In November 2020, it gained’t simply be Donald Trump on the poll but additionally the prospect to resume America’s local weather management for a safer, cleaner, safer and extra affluent future.”
Anybody with no less than two functioning mind cells is aware of vote in your treasonous vitality schemes could be a vote in opposition to “a safer, cleaner, safer and extra affluent future.”