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Fear, loathing, intolerance – and worse

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~The climate-fearing, capitalism-loathing Left cannot abide questions or differing opinions~ Throughout history despots had effective ways of reducing dissension in the ranks. Inquisitors...

Sanity and humanity return to the World Bank?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Extreme greens grouse, but African and other poor families see hop in David Malpass~ President Obama infamously told Africans they should focus on...

AOC says America should lead the world

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~In committing national economic suicide and sending living standards back to 19th century~ 29-year old ex-bartender and freshman U.S. Representative (D-NY) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...

Saved by pseudo-renewable energy?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Climate alarmists must prove expensive, weather-dependent energy is green and sustainable~ The IPCC says it’s still possible to limit planetary warming to an...

The clever ruse of rising sea levels

~Alarmists try to frighten people, and stampede them into terrible energy decisions~ Jay Lehr and Tom Harris For the past 50 years, scientists have been studying...

What next for U.S. climate and energy policies?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~2018 elections bring mixed messages and require climate and renewable energy reality check~ The “Blue Wave” never really reached shore, the U.S. Senate...

How Al Gore built the global warming fraud

~And changed the alarmism from global cooling to global warming, and now climate change~ Jay Lehr and Tom Harris Although his science is often seriously wrong,...

The IPCC’s latest climate hysteria

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Realist experts show why $60-80 trillion over next 17 years would be wasted on imaginary crisis~ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report...

Rooting out scientific corruption

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Recent actions show reform is in the wind, but much remains to be done, especially on climate~ (Image courtesy of Catholiclane.com) Dr. Brian Wansink...

Keep carbon taxes in the ground

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Permanently bury these job-killing proposals, after pounding wooded stakes through their hearts~ The House of Representatives recently passed a sense of Congress resolution...

Endangerment Finding delenda est

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Replacing Clean Power Plan with less harmful ACE rule does not fix fraudulent CO2 science~ As the Punic Wars dragged on, Cato the...

Obama carbon colonialism and climate corruption continue

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK ~USAID climate and sustainability policies perpetuate disease and malnutrition in poor countries~    Part 3 of a 3-part series explaining how...

Obama carbon colonialism and climate corruption continue

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK ~USAID anti-energy climate policies ignore human and ecological impacts on poor nations~  Part 2 of a 3-part series explaining how...

Obama carbon colonialism and climate corruption continue

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK ~USAID still pushes climate alarmism over energy, jobs, health and prosperity for poor countries~ Part 1 of a 3-part series...

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...

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...

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...

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...