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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 ››

A serious climate opportunity

Why does government refuse to do the one thing that would help our forests and climate? Greg Walcher For years, politicians have waged war on coal, stifled oil and gas production, and advocated carbon taxes and other extreme measures to reduce carbon dioxide, while ignoring one of the most important things they could do to [...]

March 20, 2017  /  No Comments ››

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 ››

Science deniers in the wind industry

The human health consequences of manipulated measurements Helen Schwiesow Parker, PhD, LCP Like the tobacco industry before it, the wind industry has spent decades Helen Parkervehemently denying known harmful consequences associated with its product, while promoting its fraudulent feel-good image. Dismissing or denying the serious health impacts of industrial-scale wind turbines is wishful thinking, akin [...]

March 5, 2017  /  No Comments ››

It’s like formulating public safety policies using models based on dinosaur DNA from amber

Things are never quiet on the climate front. Paul Driessen After calling dangerous manmade climate change a hoax and vowing to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement, President Trump has apparently removed language criticizing the Paris deal from a pending executive order initiating a rollback of anti-fossil-fuel regulations, to help jumpstart job creation. Meanwhile, [...]

February 27, 2017  /  No Comments ››

The hidden agendas of sustainability illusions

Absurd, impractical sustainability precepts are actually a prescription for government control Paul Driessen As President Trump downgrades the relevance of Obama era climate change and anti-fossil fuel policies, many environmentalists are directing attention to “sustainable development.” Like “dangerous manmade climate change,” sustainability reflects poor understanding of basic energy, economic, resource extraction and manufacturing principles – and [...]

February 4, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Conservation – not more control

Collusive lawsuits helped control more US lands. Congress must repeal and replace the ESA. Paul Driessen President Obama’s parting edicts betrayed Israel and commuted prison sentences for terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera and traitor Bradley/Chelsea Manning. Another abused the Antiquities Act yet again, by banning economic use on an additional 1.7 million acres in Utah, where [...]

January 23, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Environmentalist insurance policies

Intellectual ammo for holiday party responses to claims that you need meteorite insurance Paul Driessen Many liberals went into denial, outrage and riot mode after November 8. Now they’re having meltdown over President-Elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees with climate and environmental responsibilities: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry at Energy, Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt for EPA, Alabama Senator [...]

December 20, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Rolling back environmental progress?

Having achieved major goals, US should refocus EPA and other environmental agencies Paul Driessen Donald Trump plans to “roll back progress” on climate change, energy and the environment, activists, regulators and their media allies assert. The claim depends on one’s definition of “progress.” These interest groups define “progress” as ever-expanding laws, regulations, bureaucracies, and power [...]

December 4, 2016  /  No Comments ››