Keeping the poor impoverished

Callous eco-imperialists use lies, scare stories to deny poor countries better living standards Paul Driessen We are just now entering the age of industrialization, newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte said recently, explaining why the Philippines will not ratify the Paris climate accords. “Now that we’re developing, you will impose a limit? That’s absurd. It’s being [...]

July 24, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Real climate denial

Potential Democratic VP nominee misrepresents Cornwall Alliance on Senate floor Megan Toombs Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) is a potential running-mate choice for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Yet he recently joined other Democratic Senators on the Senate floor to attack the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation and other Virginia-based organizations, in an [...]

July 22, 2016  /  No Comments ››

The Hillary treatment for climate fraudsters?

State AG actions reveal double standard for scientists who promote alarmist climate claims Paul Driessen This past March, seventeen attorneys general launched a coordinated effort to investigate, pursue and prosecute companies, think tanks and other organizations who say there is little credible evidence that human “greenhouse gas” emissions are causing “dangerous” or “catastrophic” manmade climate change. The AGs said [...]

July 17, 2016  /  No Comments ››

When will Africa get healthy and prosperous?

When will its leaders focus on vital issues affecting its people, instead of lining their pockets? Steven Lyazi Africa is still battling “transitional periods,” from slavery and colonialism, to neocolonialism and eco-imperialism. Its wars, diseases and suffering will never end until we stop having greedy leaders who only care about their families, cronies and tribal [...]

July 16, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Fuel me or fool me

America has centuries of fossil fuels, but hydrocarbon deniers want to strangle our future Paul Driessen Fool me once, the adage says, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. The reality-based fossil fuel version states: Fuel me for 150 years, fuel me forever – or at least until creative, entrepreneurial spirits can devise reliable, [...]

July 10, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Brexit for America

Should we give Washington still more power over our lives – or “Take back control” Paul Driessen Independence Day weekend is a perfect time to reflect on personal freedoms and responsibilities. The Magna Carta and Declaration of Independence were about overbearing, despotic kings. Brexit, Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, was much about overbearing [...]

July 6, 2016  /  No Comments ››

More job-killing rules from EPA

Social cost of methane regulations will further constrain energy production, for no benefit  Paul Driessen Having already done yeoman’s work stifling economic growth and job creation, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is doubling down again. The United States created a paltry 38,000 new jobs in May: one for every 8,000 Americans. Its labor force participation rate [...]

June 13, 2016  /  No Comments ››

How the West got healthy and prosperous

Vital ingredients included the scientific method and fossil fuels – truths we forget at our peril Paul Driessen Several years ago, physician, statistician, sword swallower and vibrant lecturer Hans Rosling produced a fascinating 4-minute video that presented 120,000 data points and showcased how mostly western nations became healthy and prosperous in just 200 years – after countless millennia [...]

June 8, 2016  /  No Comments ››

SEC issues climate chaos “guidance”

What about risks from anti-energy policies imposed in the name of stopping climate change? Paul Driessen President Obama continues to use “dangerous manmade climate change” to justify a massive regulatory onslaught that will “fundamentally transform” America’s energy, economic, business, industrial, social, legal and constitutional systems before he leaves office. The more science batters alarmist claims, the more [...]

May 30, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Bill Nye the Scientism Guy

Facts don’t support his hypothesis, so he shouts louder, changes subjects and attacks his critics Willie Soon and István Markó  True science requires that data, observations and other evidence support a hypothesis – and that it can withstand withering analysis and criticism – or the hypothesis is wrong. That’s why Albert Einstein once joked, “If [...]

May 30, 2016  /  No Comments ››