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Rejecting Carbon Colonialism

African Development Bank breaks with anti-fossil fuel banks to fund coal power, prosperity PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK We recently explained how Multilateral Development Banks...

Multilateral anti-Development Banks

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK ~USA finances prolonged poverty, misery, disease, and death through international banks~ “Foreign Operations” appropriation bills now working their way through...

Keep it in the ground … by blocking pipelines

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~If they can’t stop energy development, they block pipeline transport (and get unexpected help)~ Image:Pipe stacked for Mountain Valley Pipeline courtesy of MVP,...

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...

500 days of unleashing our economic engine

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Amazing growth – while protecting environment, health and welfare from actual threats~ The “mainstream media” remains riveted on alleged Trump-Russian collusion and how...

Reduce, freeze or eliminate CAFÉ fuel

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Too many small, lightweight cars cause too many deaths and injuries to justify tighter mpg rule~ Saying the air traffic controller work force...

Speculative climate chaos v. indisputable fossil fuel benefits

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and ROGER BEZDEK ~Federal judge tells climate litigants to tally the numerous blessings from fossil fuels since 1859~ Judge William Alsup has a...

All public forums should be open and uncensored

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Trump should embrace (and expand) court ruling that his Twitter account is free speech forum~ President Trump may not block even rude or...

Real Russian collusion the Dems and MSM ignore

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Putin pals fund radical groups that interfere with US elections, energy, agriculture and economy~ Robert Mueller’s politicized investigation into allegations that President Trump...

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,...

Perverse, conflicted ethical systems

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Radical environmentalists put people last, and destroy habitats and wildlife to end fossil fuels~ Third Reich Forest Minister Hermann Goering was an avid...

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...

Politicians must consider unintended consequences

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Mileage standards and tariffs help some – while penalizing countless others, often severely~ (Oil field drilling pipe made in China - image courtesy...

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...

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...

Our next energy and security crisis?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Importing 65% of US oil in 2005 vs 100% of many key minerals now (from China and Russia)~ Oil and natural gas aren’t...

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....

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...

Lease the OCS – to benefit all Americans

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~An informed decision-making process will safely produce energy that belongs to all Americans~ Under the current offshore energy program developed during the Obama...

The fake ‘Trump is racist’ issue

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Trump’s words are far less despicable than what Green-Democrat policies do to people~ By now, nearly the entire world has heard reports that...

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...

The biofuel crony capitalist revolving door

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Ex-Grassley aide will now help Big Corn and Big Biodiesel retain their mandates and subsidies~ Yet another congressional aide is about to pass...

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...

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...