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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...

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...

Blatant Blue State hypocrisy

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~From energy and spending, to climate and debate – silencing all dissenting voices is essential~ You’ve got to admire the full frontal audacity...

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...

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...

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...

Keystone is anti-hydrocarbon zealotry in microcosm

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Radical environmentalists prefer dangerous, inhumane, ecologically destructive alternatives~ The Nebraska Public Service Commission (NPSC) recently voted to approve the state’s segment of the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EPA endangerment finding endangers USA

~President Trump must reverse EPA’s climate change “Endangerment Finding”~ By Dennis T. Avery Nine years ago, the Obama Environmental Protection Agency issued an “Endangerment Finding.” It...

What natural disasters should teach us

​Hurricanes, landslides and other disasters show Africans why we need fossil fuels BY STEVEN LYAZI I express my deepest sympathies to the people in the Caribbean...

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...

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...