Biofuel justifications are illusory

It’s time to really cut, cut, cut ethanol and other renewable fuel mandates – maybe to zero Paul Driessen The closest thing to earthly eternal life, President Ronald Reagan used to say, is a government program. Those who benefit from a program actively and vocally defend it, often giving millions in campaign cash to politicians who [...]

July 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Enemies of humanity

Mosquitoes and uncaring environmental activists perpetuate poverty, disease and death Steven Lyazi                                         After being infected again with malaria last July, I spent almost a month in a Kampala hospital. Paying for my treatment was extremely difficult, as it is for most Ugandan and African families. I was lucky I could scrape the money together. Many [...]

July 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

The crisis of integrity-deficient science

Falsifying or ignoring data that don’t support conclusions or agendas is worse than junk science Paul Driessen The epidemic of agenda-driven science by press release and falsification has reached crisis proportions. In just the past week: Duke University admitted that its researchers had falsified or fabricated data that were used to get $113 million in EPA grants – [...]

July 10, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Nearly doomed by too little CO2

During the last ice age, too little atmospheric carbon dioxide almost eradicated mankind Dennis T. Avery Aside from protests by Al Gore, Leonardo Di Caprio and friends, the public didn’t seem to raise its CO2 anguish much above the Russians-election frenzy when Trump exited the Paris Climate Accords. Statistician Bjorn Lomborg had already pointed out that the [...]

June 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

US funding dubious science and unfounded fear

Eco-militants that defiled scientific integrity in government agencies defy corrections Ron Arnold Donald Trump’s EPA is facing a tsunami of vitriol for trying to drain the DC swamp of rogue regulators that rule with made-to-order scientific lies and invented threats, such as its ruling that the carbon dioxide which makes life on Earth possible is [...]

June 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

We should be glad the US is out

States that claim they’re committed to Paris do nothing for the climate and ill serve their citizens Paul Driessen and David R. Legates Ten states, some 150 cities, and 1,100 businesses, universities and organizations insist “We are still in” – committed to the Paris climate agreement and determined to continue reducing carbon dioxide emissions and preventing climate [...]

June 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

EPA’s suspect science

Its practices have defiled scientific integrity, but proposed corrections bring shock and defiance John Rafuse President Trump’s budget guidance sought to cut $1.6 billion from the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1 billion expectation. Shrieks of looming Armageddon prompted Congress to fund EPA in full until September 2017, when the battle will be joined again. Then EPA [...]

June 21, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Advancing scientific integrity on bees

Putting a beehive at the VP’s residence could spur people’s understanding of bee problems Paul Driessen Second Lady Karen Pence and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently teamed up to install a honeybee hive on the grounds of the Vice President’s residence at the Naval Observatory in Washington, DC. This will serve as a “great example” of what [...]

June 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Science, engineering and leadership

Creating balance and stability in a chaotic political and economic environment James E. Smith and Alex Hatch Many successful domestic and global companies and enterprises were started and driven by the visionary, problem-solving and leadership capabilities of technically trained founders and/or principals. Historically, those skills and entrepreneurial instincts came from advanced training and education, apprenticeship [...]

June 12, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Exiting the Mad Hatter’s climate tea party

Trump was 100% right (not just 97%) to show real leadership and walk away from Paris Paul Driessen I can guess why a raven is like a writing-desk, Alice said. “Do you mean you think you can find out the answer?” said the March Hare. “Exactly so,” said Alice. “Then you should say what you mean,” the [...]

June 5, 2017  /  No Comments ››