Duggan Flanakin

Rare earths first? Or last?

~Biden’s Green New Deal won’t work without mining, especially for rare earth elements~ Duggan Flanakin As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take the reins of government...

China recolonizes Africa

~Western policies damage Africa and the planet, kill millions, and open doors to China~ Duggan Flanakin Joe Biden has pledged that one of his first acts...

Nuking the anti-nuke crowd

~Experts agree the tide has turned in nuclear power’s favor, but obstacles remain~ Duggan Flanakin How has the Trump Administration fared in meeting the multiple challenges...

Electric vehicle shock treatment

~Britain showcases what US and global future will really look like with “sustainable” EVs~ Duggan Flanakin Joe Biden, his fellow Democrats, and apparently big U.S. automakers,...

The Great American Outdoors Act

~This crown jewel of the Trump Administration’s environmental record will bring many benefits~ Duggan Flanakin To the surprise of most Americans, and the consternation of many...

Government transparency should not be controversial

~Shining light on EPA actions should get 100% support – but is opposed by the usual suspects~ Duggan Flanakin Ballot harvesting, behind-the-curtains ballot counting and other...

Out of Africa, an entrepreneurial society emerges

~Ivor Ichikowitz’s Africa Youth Survey underscores the continent’s innovation and ambition~ Duggan Flanakin “By their very nature, young Africans are some of the most entrepreneurial people...

Will coddling China ever end?

~Now US social media aid and profit from Chinese censorship skills, instead of challenging them~ Duggan Flanakin What is it about Communist China that makes the...

What is the antidote to ‘Wokeness’?

~Evan Sayet’s The Woke Supremacy provides answers we cannot afford to ignore~ Duggan Flanakin Political comedian Evan Sayet says he has long dedicated himself to conserving...

Wind turbines generate mountains of waste

~Blade waste, other factors prove wind is no more green than solar~ Duggan Flanakin Environmentalists and wind energy opportunists (entrepreneurs who take advantage of overly generous...

Solar panels generate mountains of waste

~They also heat the planet, blanket wildlife habitats and cause other ecological damage~ Duggan Flanakin The problem of solar panel waste is now becoming evident. As...

Revisiting EPA’s Gold King Mine blowout – Part 2

~The Navajo Nation and New Mexico vs. incompetence and bad faith in the USEPA~ Duggan Flanakin On August 5, five years to the day after suffering...

Recalling EPA’s Gold King Mine disaster – Part 1

~Five years after the infamous blowout, EPA finally settles with Utah over Gold King pollution~ Duggan Flanakin On the fifth anniversary of the notorious spill of...

The racism of climate change alarmists

~It’s not climate change that’s racist, but those who use it to block energy development~ Duggan Flanakin Climate alarmists now proclaim that climate change is racist,...

Meeting the terawatt challenge

~Robert Bryce’s latest book lays out a powerful case for treating electricity as a human right~ Duggan Flanakin In his latest seminal book, A Question of...

Fear of (everybody else) flying

~Air travel worsens climate crisis – unless passengers are climate activists and wealthy elites~ Duggan Flanakin Just over a year ago, newly elected U.S. Rep. Alexandria...

The unholy crusade against gas appliances

~Eco darling natural gas gives way to wind, solar and battery electricity – and slave labor~ Duggan Flanakin When Berkeley, California last year became the first...

The mad rush to electric vehicles

~Will this be another disaster for consumers?~ Duggan Flanakin Tesla’s stock market value is already bigger than Ford and General Motors combined, says a report in...

Do ‘green’ buses pass the performance test?

~Do they even pass basic energy, environmental, economic and human rights tests?~ Duggan Flanakin Should Americans follow China in a massive commitment to supposedly eco-friendly battery-electric...

The Green Oscars: A high-fashion nightmare!

~Living high-flying lives of hypocrisy, while telling the rest of us how we should live~ Duggan Flanakin The Green Oscars are coming! The Academy of Motion...