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The social cost of carbon regulations

Anti-fossil fuel SCC relies on garbage models, ignores carbon benefits and hurts the poor Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek “If you could pick just one thing to reduce poverty, by far you would pick energy,” Bill Gates has said. “Access to energy is absolutely fundamental in the struggle against poverty,” World Bank VP Rachel Kyte [...]

March 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Diogenes searching for honest policies

Renewable energy is defective solution in search of a problem, money and power Paul Driessen The Greek philosopher Diogenes reportedly carried an oil lamp during the daytime, the better to help him find an honest man. People everywhere should join Congress and the Trump Administration in search of honest energy and climate policies – as too [...]

March 5, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Safe and healthy (not pristine) air

 Federal air quality rules must be based on science – not used to stifle energy and industry Paul Driessen It’s called the Clean Air Act, but it was never intended to ensure pure, pristine air. Congress wanted America to have safe, healthy air, and regulations based on solid scientific and medical studies. The law says costs cannot [...]

January 16, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Conservatives must strongly support Trump on climate change

And on his EPA, Interior and other environmental nominations – and their policy decisions Tom Harris President-elect Donald Trump’s opposition to the global warming alarm is a refreshing change from the Obama administration’s naïve and hugely expensive crusade to lead the world to ‘save the climate.” Not only has Trump been right on the money [...]

December 11, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Olympic-sized climate propaganda

It was wrong to interrupt Rio’s delightful opening ceremonies with deceitful agitprop Paul Driessen XXXI Olympiad competitors are joyfully showcasing their skills and sportsmanship, while delighted fans revel in their amazing efforts. But opening ceremonies featuring colorful history, dance, song and athletes were rudely interrupted by an unprecedented propaganda film. As audiences around the world [...]

August 15, 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 ››

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 ››

RICO for government climate deniers?

How corrupt and fraudulent is the government “science” that denies natural climate change? Paul Driessen and Ron Arnold A self-appointed coalition of Democrat state attorneys general is pursuing civil or criminal racketeering actions against ExxonMobil, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and other organizations. The AGs claim the groups are committing fraud, by “denying” climate change. The charge is bogus. What we contest are [...]

April 21, 2016  /  No Comments ››