Stormy climate deception

Continued hype and deceit drive climate, energy agenda – clobbering poor families Paul Driessen Despite constant claims to the contrary, the issue is not whether greenhouse gas emissions affect Earth’s climate. The questions are whether those emissions are overwhelming the powerful natural forces that have always driven climate fluctuations, and whether humans are causing dangerous climate change. No Real-World [...]

October 16, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Blood cell phones and Teslas

Too many “green” policies bleed red, hurting the environment and killing people Paul Driessen Leonardo DiCaprio made millions for portraying smuggler Danny Archer in the film “Blood Diamond,” which supported mostly unworkable and now defunct efforts to certify that diamonds did not come from “conflict” areas. He loves modern gadgets and takes great pride in being able [...]

October 10, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Who is guarding the (dictatorial) guards?

Regulators mete out fines and stymie growth, but are rarely punished for their own misconduct Paul Driessen Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that employees had boosted sales, by opening some 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer knowledge or authorization. Over the next few years, the bank fired more than 5,000 employees [...]

September 27, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Powering countries, empowering people

Affordable energy brings jobs, improved living standards and pursuit of happiness Paul Driessen For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld.” Lacking even a stream to turn a water wheel and machinery, they depended solely on hand and [...]

September 27, 2016  /  No Comments ››

The Experiment: Capitalism versus Socialism

What if we could have an experiment to compare the two systems? Wait – we already did. David R. Legates Experimentation is a major tool in the scientist’s arsenal. We can put the same strain of bacteria into two Petri dishes, for example, and compare the relative effects of two different antibiotics. What if we [...]

September 27, 2016  /  No Comments ››

A UN and tribal takeover?

Hidden provisions in congressional energy bills undermine America’s water and property rights Lawrence Kogan A massive 792-page Senate Energy Committee bill threatens to authorize federal bureaucrats to cede extensive control over western state water and property rights, energy development and forest management to Native American tribes, local UN sustainability councils and radical environmentalist groups. Certain [...]

September 17, 2016  /  No Comments ››

“Toxic chromium” fear-mongering

Detecting Cr-6 droplets in Olympic-sized swimming pool doesn’t equal health or cancer risks Paul Driessen Erin Brockovich became rich and famous by promoting the notion that people in Hinkley, CA got cancer because of hexavalent chromium (Chromium-6) in drinking water. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) settled a 1993 lawsuit for $333 million, rather than risk trial by a [...]

September 17, 2016  /  No Comments ››

The science deniers’ greatest hits

Science is a process, not a destination, and must not be immune to falsification by experiment   Bill Frezza “And yet, it moves.” Thus muttered Galileo Galilei under his breath, after being forced by the Inquisition to recant his claim that the Earth moved around the Sun, rather than the other way round. The public [...]

September 17, 2016  /  No Comments ››

EPA’s dangerous regulatory pollution

Agency’s deceptive practices, human experiments and unjustified regulations cost us dearly Paul Driessen If you’re wondering whether to trust the Environmental Protection Agency on mercury, ozone, climate change or other regulatory actions, you need look no further than how it has handled particulates. EPA whitewashed the toxic flashflood it caused in Colorado. But it says particulate matter smaller [...]

September 12, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Confusion, muddle, obfuscation and racism

As Obama, UN and EPA seek to dictate our lives and livelihoods, the real issue is green racism Paul Driessen Winston Churchill called Russia a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. We could say Obama’s energy and climate policy is confusion wrapped in muddled thinking inside obfuscation – and driven by autocratic diktats that [...]

September 12, 2016  /  No Comments ››