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Musings on “Energy Independence” …

May 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on Musings on “Energy Independence” …

The mistaken priority of “Energy Independence” is in vogue in no small part because of the recklessly dangerous and backwards-thinking Trump┬áPresidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth. The EO does not directly define the term “energy independence” (the word “independence”, for example, is only in the title) but the implication is clear. […]

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In promoting #KeystoneXL, Trump using #AlternativeFacts re job creation

January 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on In promoting #KeystoneXL, Trump using #AlternativeFacts re job creation

The Keystone XL pipeline debate has been a preeminent space for that old analytical adage of “Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics”. ┬áTruly, the debate adds a fourth category: “Statistical Claims about KXL Job Creation“. While Republican politicians made claims sometimes over 1 million jobs and industry advocates regularly pontificated about 100,000, TransCanada came down to […]

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Tags: #AlternativeFacts · KeystoneXL · Trump · Trump Administration