Environment

By: Elaine Fields, 2ndVote Contributor Based on our government’s push to transition from fossil fuels to solar and wind, we may assume a rapid transition to these “renewable” energy sources is both feasible and desirable. Proponents claim the technology has advanced rapidly, costs are low, and...

The Department of Justice announced the startup of the Office of Environmental Justice. The new addition is said to be a "comprehensive environmental justice enforcement strategy" and will work alongside other agencies such as the EPA. The DOJ also claims that communities of color, indigenous...

By: Elaine Fields, 2ndVote Contributor The narrative on catastrophic climate change is based on the testimony of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which predicts catastrophic warming caused by CO2 emissions from mankind’s use of fossil fuels. There are, however, problems with the so-called...

By: Elaine Fields, 2ndVote Contributor Purveyors of fear about climate change assert that warming will cause, and has already caused, harmful effects such as extreme weather events, melting ice, rising sea levels, and extinctions. They assert without evidence that the increase in temperature that has occurred...

A slap in the face to the American people and a gross overreach of the federal government. The EPA and Army Corps are attempting to resurrect an Obama era policy that would effectively broaden the federal government's authority on private and state-owned land, citing the...

Oil and gas continue to be unfairly demonized, despite the underperformance of renewable energy options. This is largely due to the latest leftist craze, ESG or Environmental, Social, Governance. The implementation of ESG initiatives is being backed by more than $10 trillion in assets from...

The green push by the liberal left continues to prove problematic: In an interview with former Keystone oil worker, Neal Crabtree, he talks about the frustrating irony of the left's attack on oil. After shutting down major oil operations, the United States now finds itself...

Officials in Washington proposed a new carbon-based import tax for goods coming into the country. The idea being simple, if it passes the carbon test then no tariff but if it fails there’s a fee. 2ndVote supports efforts of environmental stewardship and efficiency. Individuals, corporations, and...