Climate Emergency Declaration Incoming? – In The Tank #411

Published August 17, 2023
The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Chris Talgo, and Linnea Lueken present episode 411 of the In The Tank Podcast. After the supposed hottest days, weeks, and month ever recorded and the unfolding disaster in Hawaii, many climate activists are lining up to pressure the Biden Administration to declare a “climate emergency.” How likely is this declaration? When might it happen? What would it mean for America if such an emergency is declared? Also, the ITT crew takes a look at a new Institute for Energy Research paper that examines the potential of achieving “Net-Zero.”


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Bloomberg – How Did the Maui Fire Start? Why Hawaii’s Power Lines Are Suspect
The Hill – Progressive calls for climate emergency swell after Biden says he ‘practically’ declared one
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IER – The Challenges and Costs of Net-Zero and the Future of Energy
National Review – Biden Says ‘In Practice’ He’s Declared a National Climate Emergency
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