Virginia’s “Clean Economy Act” Will Have Dirty Results

Virginia’s “Clean Economy Act” Will Have Dirty Results

850-FOOT-TALL TURBINES, 3.5 TIMES DC COVERED WITH SOLAR PANELS, MINING, CHILD LABOR, PRICEY POWER by Paul Driessen, ©2020 (Mar. 4, 2020) — Largely with party-line, urban-vs-rural votes, Virginia’s legislature is poised to enact a Clean Economy Act that would eliminate coal-based electricity generation, prevent construction of new gas-fired power plants – and replace reliable, affordable […]

Climate Alarmist Banks Go Carbon-Colonialist

Climate Alarmist Banks Go Carbon-Colonialist

AFRICA MUST MOVE FORWARD WITHOUT THEM, USING FOSSIL AND NUCLEAR ENERGY TO BUILD PROSPERITY by Paul Driessen and David Wojick, ©2019 (Dec. 28, 2019) — Africa has the world’s lowest electrification rate. Its power consumption per capita is just 613 kilowatt-hours per year, compared to 6,500 kWh in Europe and 13,000 in the United States, […]

Time for Climate Sense

Time for Climate Sense

“THE GREAT GRAVY TRAIN” by Viv Forbes, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club, ©2019 (Dec. 23, 2019) — Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927) was a Swedish scientist who first claimed that the burning of hydro-carbons like coal, oil, gas, peat and wood may cause global warming. In 1895 he calculated (incorrectly) that a doubling of the atmospheric CO2 […]

Feeding the Fat Green Pigs

Feeding the Fat Green Pigs

“A FAKE EMERGENCY” by Viv Forbes, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club, ©2019 (Oct. 31, 2019) — In the era before coal, oil and electricity, the environment suffered greatly. Whales were slaughtered for lamp oil; forests were cleared for firewood, mine props, building materials, roofing shingles and sailing masts; London (“The Big Smoke”) and Pittsburgh (“The […]

Google Discriminates against Conservatives and Climate Skeptics

Google Discriminates against Conservatives and Climate Skeptics

WE MUST UNDERSTAND HOW GOOGLE DOES IT, WHY IT IS WRONG AND HOW IT HURTS AMERICA by David Wojick, ©2019 (Aug. 31, 2019) — Several months ago, Google quietly released a 32-page white paper, “How Google Fights Disinformation.” That sound good. The problem is that Google not only controls a whopping 92.2% of all online […]

Educating Kids to Debate Alarming Climate Claims

Educating Kids to Debate Alarming Climate Claims

IMPORTANT NEW PROJECT PROVIDES VIDEOS AND SHORT NON-TECHNICAL ISSUE BRIEFS FOR STUDENTS by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Jul. 7, 2019) — It’s time to challenge the steady diet of bias, false information and alarmism on climate change that students are fed in and outside of their classrooms. Science and public policy analyst Dr. David Wojick has […]

Republicans Must Lead on Climate Change

Republicans Must Lead on Climate Change

“CALLING A SPADE A SPADE” by Tom Harris and Dr. Jay Lehr, ©2019 (May 31, 2019) — There have always been prominent Republicans prepared to support, or acquiesce to, the climate scare. It is a huge problem for President Donald Trump who understands, correctly, that concerns about dangerous man-made climate change are not based on […]

Big Oil Goes Big Green

Big Oil Goes Big Green

“A LOT OF MONEY” by David Wojick, Ph.D., CFACT, ©2019 (May 2, 2019) — Climate alarmists often accuse skeptics, like myself and independent groups like CFACT, of being in the pay of Big Oil. This is completely false — we do not receive even a dime from them. It is part of the green fairy […]

Happer vs. AOC: A Telling Contrast

Happer vs. AOC: A Telling Contrast

“RADICAL VERSUS REASON” by David Wojick, Ph.D., CFACT, ©2019 (Apr. 26, 2019) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is by far the best known climate change alarmist today, having way surpassed Al Gore for that title. Gore is now something of a has-been in the fame department. On the other side, Will Happer is far and away […]

Feds Push Climate Alarmism to our Children

Feds Push Climate Alarmism to our Children

NUMEROUS GOVERNMENT WEBSITES PRESENT “CLIMATE CHANGE” AS FACT by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2019, CFACT (Mar. 22, 2019) — As our children skip school to chant climate alarmist slogans, you may wonder “Where do they get this stuff?” Of course they get some of it from their teachers, but these teachers get a lot of it […]

America Needs President Trump’s Climate Science Committee

America Needs President Trump’s Climate Science Committee

INDEPENDENT SCIENTISTS MUST REVIEW ALARMIST “SCIENCE” THAT IS DRIVING ANTI-FOSSIL FUEL POLICIES by John Droz, ©2019 (Mar. 8, 2019) — America is in the midst of a cataclysmic battle – and yet you’ve likely heard very little about it. Right now, the 30-year US global warming fight is coming to a pivotal juncture – within […]

Science Magazine Goes Nuts over Happer Committee

Science Magazine Goes Nuts over Happer Committee

WHAT CONSTITUTES “MAINSTREAM” SCIENCE? by David Wojick, Ph.D., CFACT, ©2019 (Mar. 6, 2019) — In case you missed it, the US National Security Council has floated a proposal to form a Presidential Committee that will take a hard look at some of the climate change alarmist reports coming out of the federal agencies. I reported […]

Cold Outbreaks are not Caused by Global Warming

Cold Outbreaks are not Caused by Global Warming

GLOBAL COOLING – AND GLOBAL TOTALITARIAN SOCIALISM – ARE THE CATASTROPHES WE SHOULD FEAR MOST by Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris, ©2019 (Feb. 18, 2019) — What do heat waves, floods, droughts, rising sea levels, forest fires, hurricanes, African wars, mass extinctions, disease outbreaks, and human and animal migrations from South America and the […]

“Psychology Today” Goes Climate Crazy

“Psychology Today” Goes Climate Crazy

“A SALES PITCH” by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2019, CFACT (Jan. 17, 2019) — The nontechnical magazine Psychology Today features a wacky article claiming that climate change skeptics are mentally ill. It is easy to ignore nonsense like this, but given the magazine’s popularity it is worth looking at how this pseudoscientific game is played. In […]

USAID Still Pushing Obama-era Climate Alarm

USAID Still Pushing Obama-era Climate Alarm

“GOOD” ENERGY IS NOT “CLEAN” ENERGY by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT (Dec. 20, 2018) — Last August, Paul Driessen and I posted a series of three articles about USAID’s rampant climate alarmism in administering over half of all U.S. Foreign aid. The US Agency for International Development (USAID) doles out over $20 billion a […]

Climate Alarmism Paradigm Protection at NSF

Climate Alarmism Paradigm Protection at NSF

WHAT IS “THE NEW ARCTIC”? by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT (Nov. 7, 2018) — In his landmark book “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions,” Thomas Kuhn discusses at great length how a scientific field can be captured by a system of false ideas, to the point where these beliefs determine what the legitimate scientific questions […]

Coal Hits the Political Fan in Germany

Coal Hits the Political Fan in Germany

IS THERE AN “ALTERNATIVE” TO ALTERNATIVE ENERGY? by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT (Aug. 30, 2018) — Germany’s “climate chancellor” Angela Merkel has shocked the climate alarmist world by declining to support tighter Paris Agreement emission targets for the European Union. Her place as the leading EU alarmist was already threatened when Germany admitted that […]

Skepticizing Wikipedia’s “Global Warming” Page

Skepticizing Wikipedia’s “Global Warming” Page

“A REAL CONCERN” by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT.ORG (Aug. 18, 2018) — Until now I did not care much that Wikipedia’s page on global warming was deeply alarmist. This was well known and the alarmism was said to be well guarded. But given that YouTube has foolishly decided to link every skeptical climate change […]

Time to Drain the Energy Swamp

Time to Drain the Energy Swamp

“GREEN OOZE” by Viv Forbes, ©2018, carbon-sense.com (Jul. 20, 2018) — The Australian electricity market has become a stinking swamp covered with a tangled net of treaties, laws, rules, obligations, prohibitions, targets, taxes and subsidies. The swamp conceals the rubble of demolished coal generators; another plant destined for destruction (Liddell) is gradually sinking in the […]

Multilateral Anti-Development Banks

Multilateral Anti-Development Banks

USA FINANCES PROLONGED POVERTY, DISEASE, AND DEATH THROUGH INTERNATIONAL BANKS by Paul Driessen and David Wojick, ©2018 (Jul. 8, 2018) — “Foreign Operations” appropriation bills now working their way through Congress supposedly provide funding to “advance U.S. diplomatic priorities overseas,” “increase global security,” and continue “life-saving global health and humanitarian assistance programs for the world’s […]

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