Give thanks that we no longer live on the precipice
Fossil fuels helped humanity improve our health, living standards and longevity in just 200 years Paul Driessen Thanksgiving is a good time to express our sincere gratitude that we no longer “enjoy” the “simpler life of yesteryear.” As my grandmother said, “The only good thing about the good old days is that they’re gone.” For countless […]
What next for U.S. climate and energy policies?
2018 elections bring mixed messages and require climate and renewable energy reality check Paul Driessen The “Blue Wave” never really reached shore, the U.S. Senate is still in Republican hands, the House of Representatives flipped to Democratic control, Trump era deregulation and fossil fuel production efforts continue, several governorships and state houses went from red to […]
A looming technology-security minerals crisis?
New book analyzes near-total foreign dependency for critical minerals – and offers solutions Paul Driessen In 1973 OPEC countries imposed an oil embargo to retaliate for US support of Israel during the Yom Kippur War. Drivers endured soaring gasoline prices, blocks-long lines, hours wasted waiting to refuel vehicles, and restrictions on which days they could buy […]
The party of Antifa fascists?
Do we really want these intolerant, violent mobs and their representatives running America? Paul Driessen Who are the “Antifa” mobs? What are they doing to our country? How long will we tolerate them? The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings were their latest excuse for tantrums and intolerance. Dismissing fairness, propriety and due process, they screamed that mere […]
The IPCC’s latest climate hysteria
Realist experts show why $60-80 trillion over next 17 years would be wasted on imaginary crisis Paul Driessen Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report 15 claims the latest disaster “tipping point” is just 12 years away. If governments around the world fail to make “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society,” human civilization and our planet […]
Rooting out scientific corruption
Recent actions show reform is in the wind, but much remains to be done, especially on climate Paul Driessen Dr. Brian Wansink recently resigned from his position as Columbia University professor, eating behavior researcher and director of the Cornell “food lab.” A faculty investigation found that he had misreported research data, failed to preserve data and results properly, […]
Keep carbon taxes in the ground
Permanently bury these job-killing proposals, after pounding wooded stakes through their hearts Paul Driessen The House of Representatives recently passed a sense of Congress resolution that a carbon tax would kill jobs, damage the revitalized U.S. economy, and disproportionately impact poor, minority and working-class families. The vote also reflects the fact that America is still over 80% dependent […]
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 – […]
Multilateral anti-Development Banks
USA finances prolonged poverty, misery, disease, and death through international banks Paul Driessen and David Wojick “Foreign Operations” appropriation bills now working their way through Congress supposedly provide funding to “advance U.S. diplomatic priorities overseas,” “increase global security,” and continue “life-saving global health and humanitarian assistance programs for the world’s most vulnerable populations.” The bills […]
Perverse, conflicted ethical systems
Radical environmentalists put people last, and destroy habitats and wildlife to end fossil fuels Paul Driessen Third Reich Forest Minister Hermann Goering was an avid hiker and ecologist who once sent a man to a concentration camp for cutting up a frog for fish bait. In 1933 he and other Nazi Party leaders enacted anti-vivisection […]