On Saturday, Switch off Earth Hour

On Saturday, Switch off Earth Hour

FOCUS ON “REAL PROBLEMS” by Tom Harris, ©2020 (Mar. 27, 2020) — Rather than switch off lights to show their support for Earth Hour on Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 pm local time, the public should switch off Earth Hour. While the event has expanded from its original focus on the impossible goal of ‘stopping […]

The Real Reasons Africa has Another Locust Plague

The Real Reasons Africa has Another Locust Plague

THE UN, ENVIRONMENTALIST PRESSURE GROUPS AND THEIR FINANCIAL BACKERS HAVE A LOT TO ANSWER FOR by Paul Driessen, ©2020 (Mar. 22, 2020) — The ChiCom coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreaks, deaths and responses continue to dominate US, European and Asian news. Meanwhile, a very different infestation is devastating East African crops and leaving tens of millions […]

Environmentalists Should Hope for Quick Economic Rebound

Environmentalists Should Hope for Quick Economic Rebound

SOCIALISM DOES NOT PROMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION by Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris, ©2020 (Mar. 20, 2020) — We are starting to see significant pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions as a result of the economic slowdown caused by the world’s response to the COVID-19 virus. For example, Carbon Brief reported that GHG emissions […]

Time to End the UN Climate Fiasco

Time to End the UN Climate Fiasco

DOES MAN REALLY INFLUENCE CLIMATE? by Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris (Mar. 12, 2020) — For years now, the United Nations has been using the climate change crusade as a vehicle to increase its power across the world. Starting in 1995, they began holding massive annual conferences focused on stopping the ‘planet’s temperature’ from […]

Earth Hour Still Based Mostly on Propaganda

Earth Hour Still Based Mostly on Propaganda

“AN INTENTIONAL DISTORTION” by Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris, ©2020 (Mar. 6, 2020) — The Earth Hour Web site tells us to “Switch off your lights for an hour on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:30 pm your local time.” If this were just about saving energy to show our support of the 860 […]

The Green Oscars: A High-Fashion Nightmare!

The Green Oscars: A High-Fashion Nightmare!

LIVING HIGH-FLYING LIVES OF HYPOCRISY, WHILE TELLING THE REST OF US HOW WE SHOULD LIVE by Duggan Flanakin, ©2020 (Feb. 8, 2020) — The Green Oscars are coming! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards show – the Academy Awards – has become a platform for virtue signaling on “climate change.”  Big Hollywood […]

USMCA – Americans Sold Down The River ….. Again!

USMCA – Americans Sold Down The River ….. Again!

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2020 (Feb. 1, 2020) — “I guess what bothers me so much about what I see going on in Washington, DC is an effort to keep people from finding out about the mistakes of lawmakers, and then when they’re uncovered, an effort to fool […]

Environmentalists Responsible for Much of Australia’s Bushfire Problem

Environmentalists Responsible for Much of Australia’s Bushfire Problem

“A TINDER BOX” by Tom Harris, Executive Director, ICSC, ©2020 (Jan. 31, 2020) — Recent climate change has not caused Australian bushfires. Besides the fact that many of the fires are set by people, either intentionally or by accident, a major cause of Australia’s fire problem has been the high ‘fuel loads,’ underbrush that, left to accumulate […]

Prescribed Burning Myths

Prescribed Burning Myths

ACADEMICS VS BUSHIES by Viv Forbes, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club, ©2020 (Jan. 28, 2020) — Considerable publicity is being given to an article by Byron Lamont and Tianhua He titled “Why prescribed burns don’t stop wildfires” (published in New Matilda, and also WAToday 22 January 2020). https://newmatilda.com/2020/01/17/hazard-reduction-burns-dont-stop-wildfires-says-one-of-the-nations-most-eminent-ecologists/ Lamont and He are academics from Curtin […]

Fight Fires with Facts – not Fake Science

Fight Fires with Facts – not Fake Science

ELIMINATE FUEL, PREVENT IGNITION, STOP ARSON, END IRRESPONSIBLE LAND MANAGEMENT POLICIES by Paul Driessen & Duggan Flanakin, ©2020 (Jan. 19, 2020) — “We are all born ignorant,” Benjamin Franklin once said, “but one must work very hard to remain stupid.” Greens are incensed over suggestions that anything but fossil fuels and climate change might be […]

Green Activists the Real Goliaths in the Climate Change Debate

Green Activists the Real Goliaths in the Climate Change Debate

“ECO-IDEOLOGY” by Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris, ©2020 (Jan. 10, 2020) — A common misconception among many in the public is that climate change activists are the ‘Davids’ in the war with the Goliath industrial complex. Authors Ron Arnold and Paul Driessen (Cracking Big Green: To Save the World from the Save-The-Earth Money Machine (2018)) […]

Crowe and Blanchett…”Glitterati Gladiators”!

Crowe and Blanchett…”Glitterati Gladiators”!

AMID “SMOKING RUINS” January 6, 2020 Dear Editor, Our CFA volunteer eldest granddaughter will soon be joining her CFA volunteer bushfire fighting man (who has already done one “Tour of Duty” fighting fires in NSW) at the fire front! So I’m cheesed off with the likes of movie-mega-millionaires “Carbon” Cate Blanchett (who bought a low-lying […]

Reform USAID Energy Aid Policies Now!

Reform USAID Energy Aid Policies Now!

PRESIDENT TRUMP SHOULD DIRECT USAID TO SUPPORT COAL AND GAS, NOT JUST WIND AND SOLAR by Paul Driessen and David Wojick, ©2020 (Jan. 5, 2020)— Apparently unable to grasp the cruel irony, USAID Commissioner Mark Green boasts that “electricity enables access to refrigeration to store fish, milk and vaccines. Electricity brightens the night and helps […]

Relax, Greta, by Getting a Greenland Suntan just as your Viking Forebears Did!

Relax, Greta, by Getting a Greenland Suntan just as your Viking Forebears Did!

AND THEN RUG UP FOR THE NEXT ICE AGE? January 1, 2020 Dear Editor, So, bushfires in Australia are earning the ire of Sweden’s 16-year-old MmGW (Man-made Global Warming) guru Greta against Australian politicians’ judgement? Those having a whack at Australia’s climate change policies appear to be suffering from “MmGW Mania” just as (if not […]

Climate Alarmists Winning the War of Words, Despite Real World Evidence that Nothing Unusual is Happening

Climate Alarmists Winning the War of Words, Despite Real World Evidence that Nothing Unusual is Happening

“AN ‘EXISTENTIAL’ THREAT?” by Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris, ©2019 (Dec. 29, 2019) — Thanks largely to Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders and 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, “existential’ was selected as the word of the year by Dictionary.com. The on-line dictionary describes the phenomenon as follows: Searches for existential spiked throughout 2019, especially after politicians […]

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 […]

No End in Sight for the Biofuel Wars

No End in Sight for the Biofuel Wars

BIOFUELS ARE UNSUSTAINABLE IN EVERY WAY, BUT STILL DEMAND – AND GET – PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Dec. 15, 2019) — The Big Oil-Big Biofuel wars rage on. From my perch, ethanol, biodiesel and “advanced biofuels” make about zero energy, economic or environmental sense. They make little political sense, either, until you recognize […]

Time for Another Liberal to be Named Person of the Year

Time for Another Liberal to be Named Person of the Year

“AN ELITIST AGENDA” by Jeff Crouere, ©2019 (Dec. 14, 2019) — Once again, TIME has chosen a reliably liberal recipient to be “Person of the Year.” The winner is 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has spent the past year appearing at rallies and giving speeches railing about the dangers of fossil fuels. At a […]

Capitalism Not the Cause of Environmental Destruction

Capitalism Not the Cause of Environmental Destruction

PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT “CLOSELY CORRELATED WITH PROSPERITY” by Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris, ©2019 (Nov. 29, 2019) — Speaking on November 25 in the European Parliament (EP), left wing politician Mick Wallace voiced a hopelessly misguided theme we will likely hear more of during the big UN climate conference being held in Madrid […]

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