Lights Out on Footy Night

Lights Out on Footy Night

IF NOT WIND AND SOLAR, THEN WHAT? by Viv Forbes, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club, ©2019 (Apr. 30, 2019) — It is 8pm on a big footy night. It is frosty with no wind. All the heaters, air-cons and TV’s are drawing power. Suddenly it is half time. All the jugs are then switched on […]

A Brutal Example of Why 100% Renewables Can’t Work

A Brutal Example of Why 100% Renewables Can’t Work

“MONSTER SOLUTIONS” by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2019, CFACT (Feb. 5, 2019) — The brutal cold wave that just struck America provides a stark example of why 100% renewables cannot possibly work. Once the massive high pressure system was in place there was almost no wind, so no significant wind power. And the coldest temperatures by […]

Giant Colorado Energy Company Xcel Goes Crazy Green

Giant Colorado Energy Company Xcel Goes Crazy Green

REALISTIC OR NOT? by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT (Dec. 10, 2018) — Awhile back I did an article about how the radical Colorado Energy Plan, which substitutes wind for coal, was really part of a corporate strategy by the giant utility Xcel. That is, the Plan is designed to serve Xcel, not Colorado, by […]

Does Starbucks Think Virtue Signaling Can “Save the Planet”?

Does Starbucks Think Virtue Signaling Can “Save the Planet”?

WILL CORPORATE AND GOVERNMENT GREEN-WASHING SAVE EARTH FROM INFLATED OR PHONY ECO SCARES? by Paul Driessen, ©2018           (Dec. 3, 2018) — I’d just passed the local Starbucks in Chicago, when my cell phone buzzed to say the Washington, DC City Council had unanimously agreed “in a preliminary vote” to require that 100% of the District’s […]

Bloom Energy’s “Tangled Web”

Bloom Energy’s “Tangled Web”

WHAT A TANGLED WEB BLOOM WEAVES, SINCE FIRST IT PRACTICED TO DECEIVE by Paul Driessen and Clint Laird, ©2018 (Sep. 23, 2018) — Bloom Energy executives, investment bankers, venture capitalists, politicians, regulators and others involved in advancing Bloom’s business, reputation and financial dealings are living the complicated life that flows from lying. Lies typically start small. […]

All on the Road to China

All on the Road to China

WHAT ARE THE RESULTS OF PRODUCTION? by Viv Forbes, ©2018, carbon-sense.com (Jul. 30, 2018) — The Green-ants said “You can’t burn coal” – so we sent our coal to China. Then our factories and our smelters closed and followed the coal to China. The Green-ants said “You can’t eat beef” – so we sent our […]

Rejecting Carbon Colonialism

Rejecting Carbon Colonialism

AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK BREAKS WITH ANTI-FOSSIL FUEL BANKS TO FUND COAL POWER, PROSPERITY by Paul Driessen and David Wojick, ©2018 (Jul. 15, 2018) — We recently explained how Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) use manmade climate change alarmism to justify lending policies that reject funding for fossil fuel electricity generation, promote expensive and unreliable renewable sources, […]

Earth Day Should Celebrate “Engines and Electricity”

Earth Day Should Celebrate “Engines and Electricity”

HOW FAR HAVE WE COME SINCE THE STONE AGE? by Viv Forbes, ©2018, carbon-sense.com (Apr. 22, 2018) — Most chapters of human history are defined by the tools and machines that were used. In the Stone Age, the first tools were “green tools” – digging sticks, spears, boomerangs, bows and arrows made of wood; and […]

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 […]

March Storm Slams East Coast

March Storm Slams East Coast

WINTER STORM QUINN BRINGS THUNDER, LIGHTNING, HEAVY SNOW by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 7, 2018) — It took a long time to arrive, but the storm which has been moving from the West into Pennsylvania, Western Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York is now in this writer’s neighborhood. On Wednesday evening under the hashtag “#ctweather,” local […]

Planned Power Chaos

Planned Power Chaos

“NO MORE FIVE-YEAR POWER PLANS” by Viv Forbes, carbon-sense.com, ©2018 (Feb. 21, 2018) — Seven Australian governments have made a mis-planned mess of Australia’s electricity industry. The federal government now plans to add more toxins to the mess – “five-year targets to cut emissions.” There was one big lesson from the 20th Century – coercive […]

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 […]

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 […]

Back to Bolted-Down Industries

Back to Bolted-Down Industries

“NEWTON’S LAW OF BUREAUCRACY” by Viv Forbes, ©2017, carbon-sense.com (Nov. 17, 2017) — Once upon a time Australia was attractive to processing, refining and manufacturing industries using our abundant mineral and food resources, our reliable low-cost coal-fired electricity and a workforce trained in technical skills. No longer. Australia used to have 11 oil refineries, spread […]

Revisiting Wind Turbine Impacts

Revisiting Wind Turbine Impacts

ERRONEOUS RECENT CALCULATION HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO ASSESS RENEWABLE ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY CLAIMS by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Sep. 3, 2017) — It’s amazing, though hardly surprising, how quickly some used Hurricane Harvey’s devastation to claim that fossil fuel emissions are driving catastrophic climate change and weather. Their proffered solution, of course, is to replace those fuels with […]

Blackouts Stalk Green Energy Utopia

Blackouts Stalk Green Energy Utopia

“RUNNING OUT OF JUICE” by Viv Forbes, carbon-sense.com, ©2017 (Aug. 7, 2017) — It is 7pm on a cold, still night in the city which boasts “100% Green Energy.” Thousands of electric cars are plugged into chargers; electric lights, heaters and TVs are running; electric stoves are cooking dinner, electric trains and lifts are moving […]

Government Has Americans Conned Six Ways From Sunday

Government Has Americans Conned Six Ways From Sunday

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2017 (Aug. 6, 2017) — The environmental obsession to wean the planet off of fossil fuels has blown up into an insanity all its own.  Next to man-caused global warming (climate change) the deadly game that governments have played to convince people to disconnect […]

We Should Be Glad the US is Out

We Should Be Glad the US is Out

STATES THAT CLAIM THEY’RE COMMITTED TO PARIS DO NOTHING FOR THE CLIMATE AND ILL SERVE THEIR CITIZENS by Paul Driessen and David R. Legates, ©2017 (Jun. 25, 2017) — Ten states, some 150 cities, and 1,100 businesses, universities and organizations insist “We are still in” – committed to the Paris climate agreement and determined to […]

Exiting the Mad Hatter’s Climate Tea Party

Exiting the Mad Hatter’s Climate Tea Party

TRUMP WAS 100% RIGHT (NOT JUST 97%) TO SHOW REAL LEADERSHIP AND WALK AWAY FROM PARIS by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Jun. 2, 2017) — I can guess why a raven is like a writing-desk, Alice said. “Do you mean you think you can find out the answer?” said the March Hare. “Exactly so,” said Alice. […]

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