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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 ››

Reality-based climate forecasting

Continuing to focus on carbon dioxide as the driving force will just bring more bogus predictions Paul Driessen These days, even shipwreck museums showcase evidence of climate change. After diving recently among Key West’s fabled ship-destroying barrier reefs, I immersed myself in exhibits from the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, the fabled Spanish galleon that foundered during a [...]

January 11, 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 ››

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 ››

Powering countries, empowering people

Affordable energy brings jobs, improved living standards and pursuit of happiness Paul Driessen For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld.” Lacking even a stream to turn a water wheel and machinery, they depended solely on hand and [...]

September 27, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Don’t bee-lieve the latest bee-pocalypse scare

Now wild bee junk science and scare stories drive demands for anti-pesticide regulations Paul Driessen As stubborn facts ruin their narrative that neonicotinoid pesticides are causing a honeybee-pocalypse, environmental pressure groups are shifting to new scares to justify their demands for “neonic” bans. Honeybee populations and colony numbers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and elsewhere are growing. [...]

September 2, 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 ››

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 ››

Bill Nye the Scientism Guy

Facts don’t support his hypothesis, so he shouts louder, changes subjects and attacks his critics Willie Soon and István Markó  True science requires that data, observations and other evidence support a hypothesis – and that it can withstand withering analysis and criticism – or the hypothesis is wrong. That’s why Albert Einstein once joked, “If [...]

May 30, 2016  /  No Comments ››