Refocusing a Chicago water summit

Proposed EPA budget cuts have activists in dither over wrong issues and imaginary problems Paul Driessen President Trump’s proposal to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1-billion budget by $1.6 billion was cut to an $80-million trim in the omnibus spending bill. However, the EPA funding and staff controversy will undoubtedly resume during the next budgetary [...]

May 7, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Ignorance, intolerance, violence

Using junk science marches, ignorant professors, resistance and violence to drive public policy Paul Driessen Recent science and climate marches demonstrated how misinformed, indoctrinated, politicized and anti-Trump these activists are – and how indifferent about condemning millions in industrialized nations and billions in developing countries to green energy poverty. Amid it all, University of Michigan history [...]

May 1, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Financial security versus independence

The changing face of the United States should be viewed as an opportunity James E. Smith and Alex Hatch In 2015, the Bureau of Labor (BLS) Statistics released the results of a study dubbed the “National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979.”  This survey observed the employment habits of nearly ten thousand men and women of [...]

April 29, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Green Energy Poverty Week

A week dedicated to topics that underscore impacts environmentalists don’t want to discuss Paul Driessen April 22 was Earth Day, the March for Science and Lenin’s birthday (which many say is appropriate, since environmentalism is now green on the outside and red, anti-free enterprise on the inside). April 29 will feature the People’s Climate March and the usual [...]

April 29, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Solar ovens and sustained poverty for Africa

African families and hospitals cannot rely on limited solar power, instead of electricity Steven Lyazi Solar technology in Africa, including my country of Uganda, would bring good news to millions of people who today must use firewood, charcoal and dung for cooking. Millions of Africans die from lung infections caused by breathing fumes from these [...]

April 29, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Trumping healthcare’s bad hand

Some history lessons and suggestions to improve US healthcare without breaking the bank Scot Faulkner As the White House and Republican leaders continue debates and negotiations on a new bill, the blamestorming continues over the failure to repeal and replace Obamacare. Congressional Republicans have only themselves to blame. Since returning to majority in the House [...]

April 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Real science must guide policy

Climate alarmists use faulty science and bald assertions to demand end to fossil fuels Paul Driessen All too many alarmist climate scientists have received millions in taxpayer grants over the years, relied on computer models that do not reflect real-world observations, attacked and refused to debate scientists who disagree with manmade climate cataclysm claims, refused to [...]

April 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Off to a bumbling start at Interior

If this is the kind of housecleaning and swamp draining we’re going to get, we’re in real trouble Paul Driessen Was it because there were too few senior Trump Administration officials in place to catch and stop it? Or because Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was new on the job, and had so [...]

April 9, 2017  /  No Comments ››

A serious climate opportunity

Why does government refuse to do the one thing that would help our forests and climate? Greg Walcher For years, politicians have waged war on coal, stifled oil and gas production, and advocated carbon taxes and other extreme measures to reduce carbon dioxide, while ignoring one of the most important things they could do to [...]

March 20, 2017  /  No Comments ››

The social cost of carbon regulations

Anti-fossil fuel SCC relies on garbage models, ignores carbon benefits and hurts the poor Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek “If you could pick just one thing to reduce poverty, by far you would pick energy,” Bill Gates has said. “Access to energy is absolutely fundamental in the struggle against poverty,” World Bank VP Rachel Kyte [...]

March 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››