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Ontario’s new premier must save the province

~Neither Ontario nor any country should follow its example on energy and environmental policies~ Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris On March 8, 2018, former US...

Hate speech, bias and intolerance at UDel

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~University of Delaware student newspaper attacks climatology professor for his religious beliefs~ University of Delaware students, faculty, administrators and trustees must truthfully answer...

The ethanol gravy train rolls on

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Opponents make compelling case but can’t derail or even slow this well-protected industry~ Like most people I’ve spoken with, I have no innate,...

Now they’re waging war on plastics!

~Earth Day Network’s misguided anti-plastic campaign is a sign of more nonsense to come~ By Tom Harris Earth Day Network (EDN) chose “End Plastic Pollution” as...

Is climate alarmist consensus about to shatter?

~ Is this the Beginning of the End – or at least the End of the Beginning? ~ By Calvin Beisner On November 10, 1942, after...

Ending secret science at EPA

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Administrator Pruitt initiates overdue changes to bring transparency, integrity to rulemaking~ Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed to end the longstanding...

Climate adaptation, reparation and restoration

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Boulder, CO wants oil companies to restore snowy winters of an idyllic past – and pay it billions~ This Earth Day (April 22)...

The double standards industry

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Concerns over impacts from energy projects disappear where “green” energy is involved~ It’s a good thing environmentalists have double standards – or they...

Climate chaos claims continue causing consternation

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~From the Oakland v. oil company lawsuit to ridiculous “research,” the onslaught never ends~ Anyone who thought “manmade climate cataclysm” rhetoric couldn’t possibly...

A billion-dollar plan no one should follow

~Ontario’s plans to reduce plant food would kill jobs and do nothing to control Earth’s climate~ By Tom Harris In its March 19 Speech from the...

Those fraudulent climate litigation shakedowns

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Which aspects are most fraudulent? The cities’ lawsuits, junk science or bond offerings?~ The ultra liberal enclaves of New York City and San...

Will Congress finally get tough on junk science?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~House hearing investigates a UN cancer agency accused of misusing US taxpayer funds~ A growing problem for modern industrialized Western societies is the...

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....

Overheated claims on temperature records

~It’s time for sober second thoughts on climate alarms~ Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Now that the excitement has died down over the news that...

It’s weather, not climate change, Governor Brown

~Weather, not human-caused CO2-fueled global warming, is responsible for California wildfires~ By Robert W. Endlich 2017 featured incredibly intense, damaging wildfires in California: first the Wine...

Dear Lord, what were you thinking?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~A subtle suggestion during a jazz concert got me thinking about history, politics and energy~ What a marvelous evening it was. World-class drummer...

Frigid cold is why we need dependable energy

~Cheap, abundant coal is key to national security, warm homes and wintertime survival~ (Image courtesy of National Geographic Society) By Tom Harris Recent record-setting low temperatures have...

Time to get them off our gravy train

~Sue and settle schemes reward pressure groups, and hurt the rest of America~ By Greg Walcher EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently issued a directive to end...

Global warming: Fake news from the start

~Senator Tim Wirth, scientist James Hansen and others manufactured the climate “crisis”~ By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris President Donald Trump announced that the United...

End the ‘war on coal’

~Far from being a threat, coal continues to bring health, welfare and prosperity to billions~ By Bryan Leyland and Tom Harris At the recent Environmental Protection Agency...

Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast?

~UN climate forecasts are consistently high … consistently wrong … and used to drive policy~ By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Dr. Thomas Sowell, Senior Fellow at...

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...

Virginia goes Don Quixote

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~State will defy Trump, double down on renewables and CO2 reductions – and hurt poor families~ Democrat Ralph Northam had barely won the...

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...

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...

Will questioning climate change become illegal in Canada?

~Ecojustice wants government “cops” to investigate, punish and silence dissent~ By Tom Harris "BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU." This slogan appeared on posters of the Party leader in the...

The Obama EPA’s crooked prosecutors

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~The agency’s carbon dioxide climate “endangerment finding” was a kangaroo court process~ Suppose a crooked prosecutor framed someone and was determined to get...

Politicized sustainability threatens planet and people

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~It drives anti-fossil fuel agendas and threatens wildlife, jobs, and human health and welfare~ Sustainability (sustainable development) is one of the hottest trends...