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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 ››

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 ››

Dear Mr. President: Please Exit Paris

Dear Mr. President: Please Exit Paris Are you are still wondering whether to Exit Paris? Overseas and US officials, environmentalists and bureaucrats urge you to Remain. But you promised voters you would Exit. Please keep your promises. Exit Paris isn’t about the environment. It’s about letting us utilize our fossil fuel energy to create jobs, rebuild [...]

June 1, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Nipping a legal problem in the bud

Consult with all affected parties, to ensure informed endangered species and pesticide policies Paul Driessen One of my recent articles predicted that the Fish & Wildlife Service’s endangered species designation for the rusty patched bumblebee would lead to its being used to delay or block construction projects and pesticide use on hundreds of millions of acres of US farmland. The [...]

June 1, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Land, energy and mineral lockdowns

Too many oil, gas, coal, rare earth and other vital resources are still off limits Paul Driessen President Trump has directed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review recent land withdrawals under the 1906 Antiquities Act, to determine whether some should be reversed or reduced in size. The review is long overdue. The act was [...]

May 14, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Refocusing a Chicago water summit

Proposed EPA budget cuts have activists in dither over wrong issues and imaginary problems Paul Driessen President Trump’s proposal to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1-billion budget by $1.6 billion was cut to an $80-million trim in the omnibus spending bill. However, the EPA funding and staff controversy will undoubtedly resume during the next budgetary [...]

May 7, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Ignorance, intolerance, violence

Using junk science marches, ignorant professors, resistance and violence to drive public policy Paul Driessen Recent science and climate marches demonstrated how misinformed, indoctrinated, politicized and anti-Trump these activists are – and how indifferent about condemning millions in industrialized nations and billions in developing countries to green energy poverty. Amid it all, University of Michigan history [...]

May 1, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Green Energy Poverty Week

A week dedicated to topics that underscore impacts environmentalists don’t want to discuss Paul Driessen April 22 was Earth Day, the March for Science and Lenin’s birthday (which many say is appropriate, since environmentalism is now green on the outside and red, anti-free enterprise on the inside). April 29 will feature the People’s Climate March and the usual [...]

April 29, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Real science must guide policy

Climate alarmists use faulty science and bald assertions to demand end to fossil fuels Paul Driessen All too many alarmist climate scientists have received millions in taxpayer grants over the years, relied on computer models that do not reflect real-world observations, attacked and refused to debate scientists who disagree with manmade climate cataclysm claims, refused to [...]

April 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Off to a bumbling start at Interior

If this is the kind of housecleaning and swamp draining we’re going to get, we’re in real trouble Paul Driessen Was it because there were too few senior Trump Administration officials in place to catch and stop it? Or because Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was new on the job, and had so [...]

April 9, 2017  /  No Comments ››