Electricity in the Realm of the Lion King

Electricity in the Realm of the Lion King

SMALL MODULAR REACTORS, ESPECIALLY PEBBLE BED MODULAR REACTORS, ARE AFRICA’S BEST FUTURE by Dr. Kelvin Kemm, ©2019 (Sep. 21, 2019) — Hydro power is a good way to generate electricity. In most political circles, it is considered environment-friendly because it does not produce carbon dioxide, and it is not complicated. Norway has extensive hydro and […]

Burning Food for Fuel

Burning Food for Fuel

HYDRO-CARBONS BEAT BIOFUELS ON ALL COUNTS by Viv Forbes, ©2019, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club (May 8, 2019) — Coal and oil are made from plants and animals that died millions of years ago when the atmosphere contained abundant carbon dioxide plant food. They are now very concentrated forms of energy which can be extracted […]

Celebrate the Warmth

Celebrate the Warmth

WARMING CAME BEFORE COAL by Viv Forbes, ©2019, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club (May 6, 2019) — If human use of coal and oil is causing the Modern Warming, what caused the Minoan Warming, the Roman Warming and the Medieval Warming, all of which were warmer than today? Every warm era was followed by a […]

Time to End the War on Coal

Time to End the War on Coal

“CLEAN AND SAFE” by Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris, ©2019 (May 3, 2019) — Several energy producers across America are taking advantage of the climate scare to try to force their customers to pay for unnecessary conversions away from dependable, inexpensive coal-fired electricity generation to unreliable and costly wind and solar power. The Wisconsin-based […]

Yet Another Bogus Renewables Versus Coal Cost Study

Yet Another Bogus Renewables Versus Coal Cost Study

“ECONOMICALLY IMPOSSIBLE” by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2019, CFACT (Mar. 29, 2019) — These days there is a recurring refrain from the greens to the effect that renewable power is cheaper than coal power. This is a half truth at best and the false half is the worst part. There may well be circumstances where the […]

Burnmorecoal.com Hits Green Power Utilities in Stockholder Meetings

Burnmorecoal.com Hits Green Power Utilities in Stockholder Meetings

TO COMBAT “GREEN MANIA” by David Wojick, Ph.D., CFACT, ©2018 (Dec. 18, 2018) — Two heavyweight skeptics are taking on the “we’re-so-green” electric power utilities where it counts, by becoming stockholders with a voice. Fred Palmer and Steve Milloy have launched Burnmorecoal.com and they are collecting proxies, filing stockholder motions and sending letters to senior […]

King Coal Will Rule Again

King Coal Will Rule Again

THE FORECASTS WILL FAIL, THE COLD WILL PREVAIL, KING COAL WILL BE CROWNED AGAIN. by Viv Forbes, carbon-sense.com, ©2018 (Apr. 15, 2018) — “Unless we stop using coal And force green energy goals, The ice sheets will melt Big droughts will be felt And islands will sink in a hole.” But the sun refused to […]

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 […]

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, Executive Director, ICSC, ©2017 (Dec. 22, 2017) — It is very appropriate that President Donald Trump virtually ignored climate change in his National Security Strategy (NSS). Recent climate change has been unremarkable and clearly does not constitute a national security threat in […]

End the “War on Coal”

End the “War on Coal”

FAR FROM BEING A THREAT, COAL CONTINUES TO BRING HEALTH, WELFARE AND PROSPERITY TO BILLIONS by Bryan Leyland and Tom Harris, ©2017 (Dec. 8, 2017) — At the recent Environmental Protection Agency public hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, on withdrawing the “Clean Power Plan,” anti-coal activists were out in force: the Climate Justice Alliance, Sierra Club, Citizens Climate Lobby, Natural […]

Activists Distorted View of Coal at EPA Hearing

Activists Distorted View of Coal at EPA Hearing

WE MUST END THE “WAR ON COAL” by Bryan Leyland and Tom Harris, ©2017 (Nov. 30, 2017) — At this week’s Environmental Protection Agency public hearing on the withdrawal of the ‘Clean Power Plan’ in Charleston, West Virginia, anti-coal activists were out in force. The meeting was swamped with activists—Climate Justice Alliance, Sierra Club, Citizens Climate Lobby, Mid‐Ohio Valley Climate Action, Moms Clean Air Force, […]

Battery Baloney

Battery Baloney

“CAUSED BY POLITICAL INTERFERENCE” by Viv Forbes, ©2017, carbon-sense.com (Mar. 30, 2017) — Every day some green energy promoter or a battery salesman tells us how green energy with battery backup will supply Australia’s future electricity needs. A battery stores energy. Energy can be stored using lead-acid, nickel/cadmium, lithium, molten salt, pumped hydro, hydrogen, flywheels, […]

Why Big Mining Loves Big Green

Why Big Mining Loves Big Green

FLOGGING THE DYING GREEN HORSE by Viv Forbes, ©2016, carbon-sense.com (Dec. 7, 2016) — The Labor/Green coalition in Australia has declared war on coal, oil and gas. So why is Big Mining not fighting back? BHP Billiton is a big producer of coal, oil, gas, iron ore, copper, nickel and uranium. Rio Tinto is a big […]

Trump Should Withdraw from Complete UN Climate Convention

Trump Should Withdraw from Complete UN Climate Convention

TIME TO END AMERICA’S PARTICIPATION IN GLOBAL WARMING SCARE by Tom Harris, Executive Director, ICSC, ©2016  (Nov. 23, 2016) — At first glance, it seems that President-elect Donald Trump will have to wait until 2020 to pull the United States out of the United Nations Paris Agreement on climate change. According to the treaty’s withdrawal clause, any […]

More Job-Killing Rules From EPA

More Job-Killing Rules From EPA

SOCIAL COST OF METHANE REGULATIONS WILL FURTHER CONSTRAIN ENERGY PRODUCTION, FOR NO BENEFIT by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Jun. 12, 2016) — Having already done yeoman’s work stifling economic growth and job creation, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is doubling down again. The United States created a paltry 38,000 new jobs in May: one for every 8,000 […]

Climate Change – Assessing the Risks

Climate Change – Assessing the Risks

LIKELIHOOD OF DANGEROUS HUMAN-CAUSED CLIMATE CHANGE MINISCULE by Tom Harris, ©2016, Executive Director, ICSC (Mar. 11, 2016) — Listening to government officials speak about climate change, one could easily assume that their plans were based on settled science. We know, with a high degree of certainty, they expect us to believe, that climate catastrophe lies just […]

The Climate Scare’s ‘Useful Idiots’

The Climate Scare’s ‘Useful Idiots’

INDUSTRY LEADERS MUST STOP FEEDING THE FIRES THAT ARE BURNING DOWN THEIR HOMES by Tom Harris, ©2015 (Sep. 17, 2015) — A useful idiot is someone who supports one side of a philosophical debate while unaware of the overarching agenda driving the ideology they promote. The term was used during the Cold War to describe communist […]

Coal Industry Leaders Betraying Workers

Coal Industry Leaders Betraying Workers

CONFLICT WITH CLIMATE ACTIVISTS INEVITABLE IF WAR ON COAL IS TO BE WON by Tom Harris and Tim Ball, ©2015 (Aug. 30, 2015) — Imagine you have been wrongfully arrested, charged with murdering a child. Although the evidence against you is vague, authorities are anxious to appease those demanding justice so your case is rushed […]

Climate Crisis, Inc. pb

Climate Crisis, Inc. pb

$1.5 TRILLION AND LARRY BELL BOOK EXPLAIN HOW PROFITEERS OF CLIMATE DOOM KEEP THE MONEY FLOWING by Paul Driessen, ©2015     (Aug. 22, 2015) — No warming in 18 years, no category 3-5 hurricane hitting the USA in ten years, seas rising at barely six inches a century: computer models and hysteria are consistently contradicted by […]

Harper’s Climate Pledge is Hot Air

Harper’s Climate Pledge is Hot Air

CANADA HAS NO WAY TO ENSURE THAT DEVELOPING NATIONS KEEP THEIR COMMITMENTS by Tom Harris, ©2015 (May 28, 2015) — In announcing the Stephen Harper government’s new greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets earlier this month, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq said Canada will “work with our international partners to establish an international agreement in Paris that includes […]