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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 ››

Solar ovens and sustained poverty for Africa

African families and hospitals cannot rely on limited solar power, instead of electricity Steven Lyazi Solar technology in Africa, including my country of Uganda, would bring good news to millions of people who today must use firewood, charcoal and dung for cooking. Millions of Africans die from lung infections caused by breathing fumes from these [...]

April 29, 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 ››

Trumping the media

The President-Elect upends a news media that’s still in denial about its vanished world Scot Faulkner President-Elect Donald Trump’s first news conference since the November election vividly displayed how he has turned the media world upside down. His unprecedented campaign and transition points to an administration committed to solidifying a media revolution that began decades [...]

January 23, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Drain the FCC swamp

This obsolete vestige of the New Deal should be dissolved Eric Steinmann President-Elect Donald Trump is looking for bold actions to “drain the swamp” in Washington, DC and free America’s economy, so that it can once again become the global leader and innovator. A great place to start would be abolishing the Federal Communications Commission [...]

January 16, 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 ››

Sea level rise – or land subsidence?

Alarmist claims about rising seas inundating coastal areas blame the wrong culprit Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek In his 2006 Inconvenient Truth mockumentary, Al Gore infamously predicted melting ice caps would cause oceans to rise “up to 20 feet” (6.1 meters) “in the near future.” Kevin Costner’s 1995 “action thriller” Water World presumed totally melting planetary ice would almost submerge [...]

December 11, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Five stages of climate grief

President Trump could help – and force climate alarmists to answer questions they’ve ignored Paul Driessen Ever since the elections, our media, schools, workplaces and houses of worship have presented stories showcasing the stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Liberal-progressive snowflakes are wallowing in denial, anger and depression. They cannot work, attend class [...]

November 28, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Pipeline anarchy

Trump win fuels more rampant theft and destruction – and North Dakota citizens pay the price Paul Driessen Is this to be our future? Last week’s elections will soon end autocratic rule via executive fiat, the war on coal and hydrocarbons, IRS agents targeting conservative groups, government SWAT teams invading businesses and homes, and numerous other Abuses and Usurpations. [...]

November 22, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Billionaire crony corporatist schemes

Financing “green” companies and pressure groups, to get richer off taxpayers and consumers Paul Driessen Shady cash from Vladimir Putin’s Russian energy oligarchs and other rich donors is being laundered through Bermuda-based lawyers and middlemen to “green” pressure groups, lobbyists and spinmeisters – to promote “green energy” schemes that bring billions of dollars from government agencies [...]

October 31, 2016  /  No Comments ››