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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...

A double ban gets a double reversal

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Interior Department reverses activist-initiated Obama-era ban on farming activities in refuges~ I don’t pull my punches over destructive, inhumane or just plain lunatic...

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...

Finally! Some fuel economy common sense

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~But Greens go apoplectic over rule change that would have no climate or other benefits~ Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) standards were devised...

Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind!

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Solid evidence shows there is no “bee-pocalypse,” but alarmists allege new pesticide threats~ “Baby boomers” will remember Gilda Radner’s Saturday Night Live character...

Luddite Eco-Imperialists Claim to Be Virtuous

Uber-organic campaign enshrines primitive agriculture and malnutrition as human rights BY PAUL DRIESSEN AND DAVID WOJICK Not every poor person in impoverished places around the world...

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...