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Frigid cold is why we need dependable energy

Cheap, abundant coal is key to national security, warm homes and wintertime survival By Tom Harris Recent record-setting low temperatures have underscored the creature comfort and often life-saving importance of abundant, reliable, affordable energy. They also reminded us how appropriate it was that America’s 2017 National Security Strategy (NSS) emphasizes energy security – and was released on [...]

January 17, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Time to get them off our gravy train

Sue and settle schemes reward pressure groups, and hurt the rest of America Greg Walcher EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently issued a directive to end a 20-year string of “sue and settle” cases that have funneled untold millions of tax dollars to environmental organizations. Predictably, those groups and their allies have been apoplectic about it. [...]

December 22, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Global warming: Fake news from the start

Senator Tim Wirth, scientist James Hansen and others manufactured the climate “crisis” Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change because it is a bad deal for America. He could have made the decision simply because the science is false. [...]

December 20, 2017  /  No Comments ››

End the ‘war on coal’

Far from being a threat, coal continues to bring health, welfare and prosperity to billions Bryan Leyland and Tom Harris At the recent Environmental Protection Agency public hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, on withdrawing the “Clean Power Plan,” anti-coal activists were out in force: theClimate Justice Alliance, Sierra Club, Citizens Climate Lobby, Natural Resource Defense Council and many others. The New [...]

December 9, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast?

UN climate forecasts are consistently high … consistently wrong … and used to drive policy Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Dr. Thomas Sowell, Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, summarized the problem the world faces with climate change policy:   “Would you bet your paycheck on the weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet [...]

December 6, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Trump’s failing revolution

The President must appoint more good, loyal people – or swamp creatures will triumph Scot Faulkner President Trump made draining Washington’s Swamp the centerpiece of his Presidency. The swamp is winning.  Its RINOgators are on the verge of destroying the Trump Presidency. Trump’s Executive Branch is now running on empty. His appointment process is the [...]

November 16, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Avalanches of global warming alarmism

UN climate cataclysm predictions have no basis in fact and should not be taken seriously Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Throughout the United Nations Climate Change Conference wrapping up in Bonn, Germany this week, the world has been inundated with the usual avalanche of manmade global warming alarmism. The UN expects us to believe [...]

November 15, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Find the cure – ignore the symptoms

Historical breakthrough changes occur when innovators seek cures for societal problems James E. Smith and Michelle Jamshidi We have become a society steeped in the habit of identifying the symptoms of a problem and then committing our personal and fiscal resources to managing those symptoms. Only rarely do we take the time to recognize and [...]

November 11, 2017  /  No Comments ››

The changing world energy economy

Ingenuity and efficiency are reducing links between economic growth and energy consumption James E. Smith and Alex Hatch In recent years, particularly in the United States, we have seen substantial a change in public opinion regarding the production and distribution of energy, as well as its associated costs in the marketplace. A good deal of [...]

November 2, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Trying to perpetuate alarmist climate “science”

The Obama era “Climate Science Special Report” demands a “red team” analysis David Wojick, PhD Several months ago a brief furor erupted when the New York Times leaked the final draft of the upcoming Climate Science Special Report (CSSR), an extremely alarmist rendition of what is supposedly happening with Earth’s climate. Dangerous climate change and weather events, [...]

October 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››