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2012 Election: Newt Gingrich Talks Energy in New Hampshire

Cross posted from New Hampshire Primary 2012: Green Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was back in New Hampshire on Monday, where he shared his views on cellulosic biofuels and oil drilling in North Dakota with local talk show host Al Kulas: Al: “You mentioned in your talk that in Iowa unemployment was 2% because everybody was drilling oil…” Newt: “No, no, no… in North Korea… North Dakota…” Al: “Did some of the farmers realize that rather than wasting the value of their land growing corn for ethanol, they should take the corn out of it and drill for oil?” Newt: …

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Koch-funded group mounts cut-and-paste attack on regional climate initiatives

Fresh off last year's successful defeat of federal climate legislation in the U.S. Senate, the oil baron Koch brothers and their dirty-energy buddies are now bent on dismantling one of the nation's last hopes for doing anything about climate change in the near term: regional climate accords. Today, a total of 32 states are active participants or observing members in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in the Northeast, the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord, or the Western Climate Initiative. That number will get a lot smaller if the American Legislative Exchange Council -- a D.C.-based conservative advocacy organization funded by …