The Double Standards Industry

The Double Standards Industry

CONCERNS OVER IMPACTS FROM ENERGY PROJECTS DISAPPEAR WHERE “GREEN” ENERGY IS INVOLVED by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Apr. 16, 2018) — It’s a good thing environmentalists have double standards – or they wouldn’t have any standards at all. Empire State legislators worry that anything above the current 0.0001% methane in Earth’s atmosphere will cause catastrophic climate […]

Politicians Must Consider Unintended Consequences

Politicians Must Consider Unintended Consequences

MILEAGE STANDARDS AND TARIFFS HELP SOME – WHILE PENALIZING COUNTLESS OTHERS, OFTEN SEVERELY by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Apr. 8, 2018) — It’s become a recurring, frustrating pattern, as legislators and regulators ignore the immutable laws of unintended consequences, to drive political agendas or aid favored constituencies, while harming others. A good example is corporate average […]

Climate Chaos Claims Continue Causing Consternation

Climate Chaos Claims Continue Causing Consternation

FROM THE OAKLAND V. OIL COMPANY LAWSUIT TO RIDICULOUS “RESEARCH,” THE ONSLAUGHT NEVER ENDS by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Mar. 31, 2018) — Anyone who thought “manmade climate cataclysm” rhetoric couldn’t possibly exceed Obama-era levels should read the complaint filed in the “public nuisance” lawsuit that’s being argued before Federal District Court Judge William Alsup in […]

A Billion-Dollar Plan No One Should Follow

A Billion-Dollar Plan No One Should Follow

ONTARIO’S PLANS TO REDUCE PLANT FOOD WOULD KILL JOBS AND DO NOTHING TO CONTROL EARTH’S CLIMATE by Tom Harris, ©2018 (Mar. 23, 2018) — In its March 19 Speech from the Throne, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government asserted, “you cannot be serious about lowering emissions and fighting climate change without a price on carbon pollution.” Nowhere […]

Deceptive Language Ruins Earth Hour

Deceptive Language Ruins Earth Hour

WHAT WE REALLY NEED IS “ENERGY HOUR” by Tom Harris, ©2018 (Mar. 22, 2018) — With Earth Hour being held around the world between 8:30 and 9:30 pm local time on Saturday, we are going to hear a lot about reducing ‘carbon pollution,’ ‘carbon emissions,’ and our supposed ‘carbon footprint.’ But this makes no sense. […]

Preventing Government Data Failures

Preventing Government Data Failures

GOVERNMENTS TOO OFTEN IGNORE DATA, AND FAIL BADLY. CITIZENS MUST TAKE MORE RESPONSIBILITY. by Justhy Deva Prasad, ©2018 (Feb. 20, 2018) — A primary reason governments exist is to protect their citizens from dangerous threats – foreign, domestic and natural. People can play important roles in this arena, but most lack the resources, funds, legal […]

Overheated Claims on Temperature Records

Overheated Claims on Temperature Records

IT’S TIME FOR SOBER SECOND THOUGHTS ON CLIMATE ALARMS by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Feb. 16, 2018) — Now that the excitement has died down over the news that Earth’s surface temperature made 2017 one of the hottest years on record, it is time for sober second thoughts. Did the January 18 […]

Dear Lord, What Were You Thinking?

Dear Lord, What Were You Thinking?

A SUBTLE SUGGESTION DURING A JAZZ CONCERT GOT ME THINKING ABOUT HISTORY, POLITICS AND ENERGY by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Feb. 13, 2018) — What a marvelous evening it was. World-class drummer Tommy Igoe and his Birdland All-Stars treated the George Mason University Center for the Arts audience to a joyous evening of jazz, funk, Brazilian […]

Junk all Junkets

Junk all Junkets

“SCARE-STORIES” by Viv Forbes, carbon-sense.com, ©2018 (Feb. 13, 2018) — The climate catastrophists in the UN and Australia’s Climate Council claim that man-made global warming will hurt tourism. However, tourists in planes, ships, buses, trains and cars all contribute mightily to man-made CO2. If the catastrophists believed their own scare-stories they would advocate bans on […]

Green is the New Red

Green is the New Red

INFORMED PEOPLE CAN NO LONGER FAIL TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE UNDENIABLE LINK BETWEEN PROGRESSIVE ENVIRONMENTALISM AND THE HAMMER AND SICKLE by John Eidson, ©2018 (Feb. 6, 2018) — Progressive environmentalists once tried to conceal the tight link between climate change hysteria and communism. Certain that the election of Barack Obama would lead to enactment of massive […]

Overheated Claims on Temperature Records

Overheated Claims on Temperature Records

TIME FOR SOBER SECOND THOUGHT ON CLIMATE ALARMS by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Jan. 26, 2018) — Now that the excitement over the news that 2017 was one of the hottest years on record has died down, it is time for a sober second thought.  Did the January 18 announcements by the […]

Frigid Cold is Why We Need Dependable Energy

Frigid Cold is Why We Need Dependable Energy

CHEAP, ABUNDANT COAL IS KEY TO NATIONAL SECURITY, WARM HOMES AND WINTERTIME SURVIVAL by Tom Harris, ©2018, Executive Director, ICSC (Jan. 16, 2018) — Recent record-setting low temperatures have underscored the creature comfort and often life-saving importance of abundant, reliable, affordable energy. They also reminded us how appropriate it was that America’s 2017 National Security […]

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists at Listening Sessions

EPA Should Ignore Anti-Coal Activists at Listening Sessions

DEBATE TO ENSUE OVER OBAMA’S “CLEAN POWER PLAN” by Dr. Howard Hayden and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Jan. 15, 2018) — On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is holding three public listening sessions on the proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). The sessions will be held on February […]

Blatant Blue State Hypocrisy

Blatant Blue State Hypocrisy

FROM ENERGY AND SPENDING, TO CLIMATE AND DEBATE – SILENCING ALL DISSENTING VOICES IS ESSENTIAL by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Jan. 14, 2018) — You’ve got to admire the full frontal audacity of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, and their union and pressure group comrades in arms. Their hypocrisy, […]

Be Careful What you Wish For

Be Careful What you Wish For

A “COSTLY WAR ON WARMTH” by Viv Forbes, ©2018, carbon-sense.com (Jan. 9, 2018) — In today’s crazy world, Western politicians are wasting billions of taxpayer dollars force-feeding costly unreliable green energy in the bizarre belief that this will somehow change Earth’s climate. Even more incredible, they fear global warmth and seem hell-bent on creating global […]

The Biofuel Crony Capitalist Revolving Door

The Biofuel Crony Capitalist Revolving Door

EX-GRASSLEY AIDE WILL NOW HELP BIG CORN AND BIG BIODIESEL RETAIN THEIR MANDATES AND SUBSIDIES by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Jan. 7, 2018) — Yet another congressional aide is about to pass through Washington’s infamous revolving door to a lucrative private sector position. Kurt Kovarik, legislative director for Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), will become vice president […]

Coal Key to National Security Strategy

Coal Key to National Security Strategy

CLIMATE SCARE MUST BE DEBUNKED IF COAL IS TO RECOVER by Tom Harris, ©2017 (Dec. 31, 2017) — It was a stroke of public relations genius for President Donald Trump to release his National Security Strategy (NSS), a document that emphasizes energy security and energy dominance, on December 18, three days before the start of […]

How Many Times Did You Beat Your Wife?

How Many Times Did You Beat Your Wife?

“LEGALIZED CENSORSHIP” by Linda Goudsmit, ©2017, blogging at Pundicity (Dec. 21, 2017) — The essential element in the question, “How many times did you beat your wife?” is its presupposition that the husband beat his wife. Perhaps the best way to understand the ongoing debate surrounding Net Neutrality is to consider Noam Chomsky’s incisive observations on […]

Would You Bet Your Paycheck on a Weather Forecast?

Would You Bet Your Paycheck on a Weather Forecast?

UN CLIMATE FORECASTS CONSISTENTLY WRONG by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris, ©2017 (Nov. 28, 2017) — Dr. Thomas Sowell, Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, summarized the problem the world faces with climate change policy: “Would you bet your paycheck on the weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global […]

Sharing Our Blessings

Sharing Our Blessings

THIS THANKSGIVING WE SHOULD GIVE THANKS FOR FOSSIL FUELS – AND PROMOTE THEM FOR THE REST OF WORLD by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Nov. 25, 2017) — This Thanksgiving weekend is a good time to express our gratitude for the jobs, living standards and life spans we enjoy today – largely because of abundant, reliable, affordable […]

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