Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

Michael Bastasch

The Daily Caller

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Past articles by Michael:

BASTASCH: China Is Laughing At Us

My only question: will China pay? No, but they’re definitely having a good laugh at our expense. → Read More

BASTASCH: Not Even Diablo Canyon Can Save California From Its Green Energy Nightmare

The fact is, California needs more Diablo Canyons. But for that to happen, its leaders will need to end their war on sanity. → Read More

BASTASCH: Europe’s Industrial Might Is Collapsing While Its Elites Deny Reality

But across the continent, poor and middle class families will likely face an even grimmer decision — do we heat or eat? → Read More

2020 Democrats Eschew Climate Change For ‘Crisis,’ ‘Chaos’ In Debate

Democratic presidential candidates eschewed using the term climate change for more alarming phrases, like "climate chaos," during Thursday night's primary debate. → Read More

Hickenlooper: ‘Socialism Is Not The Solution’ To Climate Change

Former Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said "socialism is not the solution" to global warming during Thursday night's Democratic primary debate. → Read More

Jay Inslee Says McDonald’s Employees Are ‘Slinging Hash’ In Democratic Debate

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said McDonald's CEO is making too much money compared to low-level employees "slinging hash." → Read More

2020 Hopeful Claims Global Warming Made Parts Of Central America ‘Uninhabitable’

Washington Gov. Jay Inlsee told MSNBC that man-made global warming made Central America "uninhabitable." → Read More

House Democrats Spread ‘Lies’ About Climate Change And Hurricanes, Scientist Says

House Democrats' climate change hearing is based on "inaccurate" information that's "not in accord with current science or consensus," a scientist says. → Read More

Conservatives Challenge Trump’s EPA, Say Coal Plant Rule Is Illegal

EPA's finalized plan to repeal and replace the Clean Power Plan was challenged by a conservative group that says the replacement rule is still illegal. → Read More

Amy Klobuchar’s First Act As President Would Be On Climate Change

Amy Klobuchar's first priority if elected president would be to rejoin the Paris climate accord from which President Donald Trump pledged to withdraw. → Read More

America’s Iconic National Parks Need Billions In Repairs: ‘Roads Are Crumbling, Bridges Aren’t In Great Shape’

The most iconic U.S. national parks need billions of dollars in maintenance, according to experts and federal government figures. → Read More

Population Bomb? China Expected To Have 400 Million Fewer People By 2100

China is expected to lose nearly 400 million people by the end of the century, according to a Pew Research Center report based on United Nations projections. → Read More

Pope Francis, Big Oil Back Climate Change Policy Critics Call ‘A Large Tax Increase’

The Vatican joined oil companies, investors and environmentalists in signing a statement endorsing "carbon pricing." → Read More

US Reliance On OPEC Oil Hits 30-Year Low

U.S. crude oil imports from the Saudi Arabian-led OPEC fell to a 30-year low, according to federal figures. → Read More

West Coast Heat Wave: Experts Say It’s Weather, Not Global Warming

An intense heat wave moved up the West Coast. Some in the media pinned scorching temperatures on global warming, but is it really to blame? → Read More

Trump Proposes Actions To Help Prevent Catastrophic Forest Fires

The Trump administration proposed changes to a landmark environmental law that officials say would help prevent wildfires. → Read More

Another Major News Outlet Ditches ‘Climate Change’ For More Alarming Language

Telemundo, the second-largest Spanish language U.S. television network, will now use "climate emergency" to describe global warming. → Read More

Green Revolution? Solar And Wind Produced Just 3% Of Global Energy

Wind and solar energy generation is growing, but it's still an incredibly small part of the global energy mix, according to statistics compiled by BP. → Read More

Democrats Spend Climate Change Hearing Avoiding Talking About The Green New Deal

Democrats spent time during a House Committee on the Budget hearing distancing themselves from, and avoiding discussions about, the Green New Deal. → Read More

Mike Bloomberg Reignited The War On Coal. West Virginia Isn’t Going Down Without A Fight

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg pledged $500 million to kill the coal industry, and West Virginia isn't staying silent. → Read More