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Climate alarmism is still bizarre, dogmatic, intolerant

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Claims defy parody, as alarmists become more tyrannical and their policies wreak havoc~ Climate alarmism dominated the Obama era and run-up to Paris....

A little slice of Alaskan tundra is finally open for drilling

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Tax bill provision opens ANWR, to bring more oil online and keep Alaska pipeline operating~ Way back in 1980, Congress passed the Alaska...

Reducing Antiquities Act land grabs

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Special interests blatantly misrepresent President Trump and Interior Secretary’s actions~ Acting on recommendations by Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, on December...

Sharing our blessings

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~This Thanksgiving we should give thanks for fossil fuels – and promote them for rest of world~ This Thanksgiving weekend is a good...

Avalanches of global warming alarmism

~UN climate cataclysm predictions have no basis in fact and should not be taken seriously~ By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Throughout the United Nations...

Renewable energy – by royal decree!

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Or at least by paper certificate, as St. Louis city council raises electricity costs for poor families~ In 2016, Missouri generated 96.5% of...

Agitators, regulators and predators on the prowl

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~They’re going for a knockout and jackpot on a farm chemical, a corporation – and science~ Legal and scientific ethics seem to have...

DC Swamp denizens strike back

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Senators and crony corporatists deep-six proposed EPA reductions in biodiesel mandates~ (Image courtesy of Wikipedia/Nate Beeler - Politicalcartoons.com) Despite what I thought were persuasive...

Trying to perpetuate alarmist climate “science”

~The Obama era “Climate Science Special Report” demands a “red team” analysis~ By David Wojick, PhD Several months ago a brief furor erupted when the New...

Now it’s a war on pipelines

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Efforts to block and sabotage pipelines hurt jobs, economic growth, middle class, human safety~ The radical environmentalist war on fossil fuels has opened...

Irma illusions – and realities

BY PAUL DRIESSEN If human emissions made Irma worse, did they also bring the 12-year lull in Cat 4-5 hurricanes? Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought out...

The Hurricane Harvey Hustle

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Facts about Harvey trump attempts to use it to advance manmade climate cataclysm agendas~ “When a man knows he is to be hanged...

Revisiting wind turbine impacts

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Erroneous recent calculation highlights need to assess renewable energy sustainability claims~ It’s amazing, though hardly surprising, how quickly some used Hurricane Harvey’s devastation...

Callous CALAS activists against the poor

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Anti-mining groups “protect” local tribe against phony risks by trampling on Guatemalan worker~ Not long ago, supposed “environmental justice” concerns at least involved...

Fair trade for thee, but not for me

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Imagine what a Tesla or wind turbine would cost if the Left followed its own “principles”~ “Nobody wants to buy something that was...

Life in fossil-fuel-free utopia

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Life without oil, natural gas and coal would most likely be nasty, brutish and short~ Al Gore’s new movie, a New York Times...

Insanity and hypocrisy Down Under

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Al Gore’s bombast and hypocrisy, an energy debacle “no one saw coming,” lessons for USA~ The Wall Street Journal called it the energy...

Monumental, unsustainable environmental impacts

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy would inflict major land, wildlife, resource damage~ Demands that the world replace fossil fuels with wind, solar...

Nearly doomed by too little CO2

~During the last ice age, too little atmospheric carbon dioxide almost eradicated mankind~ By Dennis T. Avery Aside from protests by Al Gore, Leonardo Di Caprio...

EPA’s suspect science

~Its practices have defiled scientific integrity, but proposed corrections bring shock and defiance~ John Rafuse President Trump’s budget guidance sought to cut $1.6 billion from the...

More rational policies in our future?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Trump’s Paris decision challenges bad science, economics and energy politics behind treaty~ In the wake of President Trump’s exit from the Paris climate...

Exiting the Mad Hatter’s climate tea party

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Trump was 100% right (not just 97%) to show real leadership and walk away from Paris~ I can guess why a raven is...

Nipping a legal problem in the bud

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Consult with all affected parties, to ensure informed endangered species and pesticide policies~ One of my recent articles predicted that the Fish &...

The silver-tongued liars’ playbook

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Coal ash scare stories are the latest tactic in their long war on coal-fueled electricity generation~   Coal-fired power plant scrubbers now remove 80-90...

Diogenes searching for honest policies

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Renewable energy is defective solution in search of a problem, money and power~ The Greek philosopher Diogenes reportedly carried an oil lamp during...

It’s climate regulations that threaten us

~Here are some climate actions President Trump could take to Make America Great Again~ By Sterling Burnett In President-Elect Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter,...

Environmentalist insurance policies

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Intellectual ammo for holiday party responses to claims that you need meteorite insurance~ Many liberals went into denial, outrage and riot mode after...

Sea level rise – or land subsidence?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and ROGER BEZDEK ~Alarmist claims about rising seas inundating coastal areas blame the wrong culprit~ In his 2006 Inconvenient Truth mockumentary, Al Gore...

Conservatives must strongly support Trump on climate change

~And on his EPA, Interior and other environmental nominations – and their policy decisions~ By Tom Harris President-elect Donald Trump’s opposition to the global warming alarm...

Rolling back environmental progress?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Having achieved major goals, US should refocus EPA and other environmental agencies~ Donald Trump plans to “roll back progress” on climate change, energy...