Endangerment Finding delenda est

Replacing Clean Power Plan with less harmful ACE rule does not fix fraudulent CO2 science Paul Driessen As the Punic Wars dragged on, Cato the Elder reportedly concluded every speech to the Roman Senate by proclaiming “Carthago delenda est” – “Carthage must be destroyed.” Ample evidence suggests that the Obama era Environmental Protection Agency’s “Endangerment [...]

September 4, 2018  /  No Comments ››

America First Energy Conference – “an amazing day”

New Orleans event reveals much of what has been hidden from the energy debate Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris “It will be an amazing day,” Dr. Tim Huelskamp announced at the start of the America First Energy Conference (AFEC) held August 7 in New Orleans. “You’re going to learn a lot … about so many issues – [...]

August 22, 2018  /  No Comments ››

A double ban gets a double reversal

Interior Department reverses activist-initiated Obama-era ban on farming activities in refuges Paul Driessen I don’t pull my punches over destructive, inhumane or just plain lunatic policies demanded by extreme environmentalists. I criticize them, as well as friends and “good guys,” when I think they got it wrong on energy or environmental issues. I also offer praise [...]

August 20, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: An essential first step

In America’s most powerful, intrusive and costly agency, power resides in one administrator William L. Kovacs Since President Trump’s election, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has turned off its massive regulatory printing press. The nation is still here, there have been no man-made environmental catastrophes, and job creation is quickly growing now that the [...]

August 16, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Obama carbon colonialism and climate corruption continue

USAID still pushes climate alarmism over energy, jobs, health and prosperity for poor countries Paul Driessen and David Wojick Part 1 of a 3-part series   It’s obscene enough when the Multilateral anti-Development Banks do it. But Trump agencies?!? In a prime example of Deep State revanchism, despite the profound change in administrations, the US Agency for International [...]

August 14, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Finally! Some fuel economy common sense

But Greens go apoplectic over rule change that would have no climate or other benefits Paul Driessen Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) standards were devised back in 1975, amid anxiety over the OPEC oil embargo and supposedly imminent depletion of the world’s oil supplies. But recall, barely 15 years after Edwin Drake drilled the first successful [...]

August 7, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Global warming is not people’s most pressing concern

Most people don’t really care, don’t think it affects them much, and don’t believe the hype   Tom Harris In a recent interview with the Vatican News service, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore again claimed “the climate crisis is now the biggest existential challenge humanity has ever faced.” Gore boasted, “I have been fortunate [...]

July 31, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind!

Solid evidence shows there is no “bee-pocalypse,” but alarmists allege new pesticide threats Paul Driessen “Baby boomers” will remember Gilder Radner’s Saturday Night Live character from the ‘70s – Emily Litella, who would launch into hilarious rants against perceived problems, only to discover that she had completely misconstrued what she was fuming about. “What’s all [...]

July 28, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Luddite eco-imperialists claim to be virtuous

Uber-organic campaign enshrines primitive agriculture and malnutrition as human rights Paul Driessen and David Wojick Not every poor person in impoverished places around the world aspires to the modern living standards they see and hear about: indoor plumbing, electricity for lights, a refrigerator and stove, a paucity of disease-carrying insects, top-notch schools and hospitals, their children living [...]

July 21, 2018  /  No Comments ››

We must stop suffering fools

Modern society cannot afford the costs of giving them the power and prestige they demand James E. Smith, Ph.D.                                                                       An old adage says we should “gladly suffer fools.” The opposing view is that we should “stop doing stupid.” Either way, the key concern is the direct impact that not confronting stupid or shortsighted actions has [...]

July 17, 2018  /  No Comments ››