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 ››

Green Tech – the climate crisis syndicate

Manufactured climate crisis fears and renewable energy schemes create gold mine for the rich Paul Driessen Renewable Portfolio Standard advocates recently held their 2015 National Summit. The draft RPS agenda suggests it was quite an event – populated by bureaucrats, scientists and consultants who have jumped on the climate and “green energy” bandwagon, to follow the money. Indeed, they […]

November 18, 2015  /  No Comments ››

The science fiction of IPCC climate models

“There is no support from scientific forecasting for an upward trend in temperatures, or a downward trend. Without support from scientific forecasts, the global warming alarm is baseless and should be ignored.”

October 14, 2013  /  No Comments ››

Fallacious claims prop up ethanol

These and other renewable energy programs may have originated for the best of intentions. However, the assumptions underlying those intentions are questionable, at best, and many are rooted in anti-hydrocarbon worldviews and Club of Rome strategies that raised the specter of “looming disasters” like resource depletion and catastrophic manmade global warming, in which the “real enemy” is “humanity itself.”

October 10, 2013  /  No Comments ››

The latest Italian job

“Sadly for the people of Italy, the embrace of anti-technological agrarian ideology provides few if any benefits to farmers or consumers. Meanwhile bureaucrats thrive – this huge army of aparatchiks, most of whom have never worked a day on a farm, but earn a sumptuous living off the backs of those who do.”

October 1, 2013  /  No Comments ››

Organic crops are tested for pathogens, right? Nope

“Organic royalties generate millions of dollars for certifiers – simply for rubber-stamping large transactions, like a quarter-million 3-pound bags, for example. And these agencies are not about to stand idly by and let another department second-guess the rather lucrative decisions they make on the USDA’s behalf.”

July 18, 2013  /  No Comments ››

A nasty organic hepatitis outbreak

“Organic field testing must be implemented immediately, on all organic farms, every day, wherever the USDA’s good name is applied to organic food. This would likely cost about one-tenth what the current paper-based system costs.”

July 9, 2013  /  No Comments ››

Eco-Centered Policies Kill!

Myths and lies about pesticides and GM food kill millions by Paul K. Driessen October 2004 MISGUIDED POLICIES KILL! Malaria infects 300 million people a year and kills 2 million. DDT and other pesticides are essential if we are to end the needless deaths and bring health and prosperity to developing nations. Eco myths revealed. Most […]

October 14, 2004  /  No Comments ››

Preserving techno progress and human life

Henry I. Miller and Gregory Conko have written a brilliant account of how self-interest, bad science, and excessive government regulation have profoundly compromised the potential of the new biotechnology. This book is a call to action to resist a pernicious political process that is currently denying enormous potential benefits to consumers throughout the world. All […]

September 14, 2004  /  No Comments ››

The wondrous promise of biotechnology

If we can protect if from the intellectual and moral bankruptcy of radical activists by Paul K. Driessen Environment & Climate News August 2004 Two June 2004 reports document the exciting potential for genetic engineering in industrial processes to reduce air and water pollution, expand the production of new fuels, reduce the amounts of energy […]

August 14, 2004  /  No Comments ››