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 […]

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 […]

Only Dramatic, Direct Action Will Save the American Beef Industry

Only Dramatic, Direct Action Will Save the American Beef Industry

WHAT IS “SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT,” AND HOW FAR HAS IT GONE? by Tom DeWeese, American Policy Center, ©2020 (Jan. 16, 2020) — For the past year I have been working to sound the alarm that the American beef industry is under massive assault from the radical environmental and animal rights movements that seek its ultimate destruction. […]

The 13 Colonies Started Freedom. Now They’re Destroying It!

The 13 Colonies Started Freedom. Now They’re Destroying It!

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2020 (Jan. 5, 2020) — Long before the “Shot Heard Round the World” at Lexington and Concord in April of 1775, the new world rose from about 2,000 inhabitants in 1620 to 250,000 by 1770 and 2.4 million by 1775.  Most came from the […]

No Plan B for Planet A

REPLACING FOSSIL FUELS WITH “RENEWABLE” ENERGY WOULD DEVASTATE THE ONLY PLANET WE’VE GOT by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Nov. 25, 2019) — Environmentalists and Green New Deal proponents like to say we must take care of the Earth, because “There is no Planet B.” Above all, they insist, we must eliminate fossil fuels, which they say […]

For Bee Alarmists, Groundhog Day Comes in June

For Bee Alarmists, Groundhog Day Comes in June

WILL ACTIVISTS FINALLY ADMIT THEIR SINS AND BREAK OUT OF THEIR PESTICIDE-BLAMING TIME LOOP? by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Jun. 29, 2019) — Did you think Goundhog Day only comes in February? For anti-insecticide zealots and others in the environmentalist movement who’ve been preoccupied for years with bees and “colony collapse disorder,” it actually comes every […]

Canadian Government’s April Fools’ Day Hoax

Canadian Government’s April Fools’ Day Hoax

TRUDEAU’S ‘CARBON TAX’ BASED ON A FALSE PREMISE BASED ON FALSE SCIENCE by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris, ©2019 (Jan. 14, 2019) — The standard method of environmentalists in setting forth a policy position is to begin with a false premise. From this, they then set out a completely unnecessary policy. It appears to […]

Extreme Wildfires Caused by Extreme Stupidity, not Global Warming

Extreme Wildfires Caused by Extreme Stupidity, not Global Warming

“A TINDER BOX” by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Dec. 11, 2018) — In the push for strong action at this year’s United Nations climate change conference in Katowice, Poland, a common refrain is that rising carbon dioxide levels (CO2) will supposedly result in global warming that will increase the incidence of disastrous wildfires. […]

Blaming Climate – Ignoring Incompetence

Blaming Climate – Ignoring Incompetence

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES INCINERATE PEOPLE, WILDLIFE AND HABITATS. POLITICIANS BLAME CLIMATE CHANGE. by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Nov. 18, 2018) — Two more raging infernos in California have burned an area nearly ten times the size of Washington, DC. Wildlife and habitats have been torched. Over 8,000 homes and businesses, and nearly the entire town of Paradise, […]

Keep It in the Ground … by Blocking Pipelines

Keep It in the Ground … by Blocking Pipelines

IF THEY CAN’T STOP ENERGY DEVELOPMENT, THEY BLOCK PIPELINE TRANSPORT (AND GET UNEXPECTED HELP) by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Jul. 1, 2018) — You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen […]

“Evil” GE Foods and “Eco-Friendly” Organics

“Evil” GE Foods and “Eco-Friendly” Organics

MISREPRESENTATIONS BY RADICAL GREENS PROMOTE MYTHS OF GE DANGERS AND ORGANIC BENEFITS by Paul Driessen and Vijay Jayaraj, ©2018 (May 18, 2018) — Across the globe, genetically engineered (GE) crops face opposition from environmental and organic food activists, who claim the crops harm the environment and endanger human health. How factual are their claims? The […]

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 […]

California Has Become a Disgraceful State

California Has Become a Disgraceful State

“ARROGANT FLOUTING OF FEDERAL LAW” by Jeff Crouere, ©2018 (Mar. 9, 2018) — At one time, California was the envy of America, attracting people from around the nation to move to a state offering opportunity and the chance to pursue ambitious dreams. With scenic beauty, the Pacific Ocean coastline, the major cities of San Diego, […]

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, […]

Big City Liberals Are Forcing Rural Counties To Secede

Big City Liberals Are Forcing Rural Counties To Secede

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2017, President, NARLO (Nov. 19, 2017) — History has shown us that people don’t behave well when crammed together in big cities.  Big cities have given us the “Blue” states.  Big cities are hotbeds of socialism and government control.  Big cities, with their voting majorities, control […]

They’re Gaining On Me. I Must Keep Running

They’re Gaining On Me.  I Must Keep Running

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2017 (Aug. 13, 2017) — I keep running, but the dogs are gaining.  I’ve been running for two days now and I’m hungry, tired and exhausted.  I hear the hounds behind me but I must find the strength to stay ahead, always ahead.  If […]

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 […]

Nipping a Legal Problem in the Bud

Nipping a Legal Problem in the Bud

CONSULT WITH ALL AFFECTED PARTIES, TO ENSURE INFORMED ENDANGERED SPECIES AND PESTICIDE POLICIES by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (May 27, 2017) — One of my recent articles predicted that the Fish & Wildlife Service’s endangered species designation for the rusty patched bumblebee would lead to its being used to delay or block construction projects and pesticide […]

Land, Energy and Mineral Lockdowns

Land, Energy and Mineral Lockdowns

TOO MANY OIL, GAS, COAL, RARE EARTH AND OTHER VITAL RESOURCES ARE STILL OFF-LIMITS by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (May 14, 2017) — President Trump has directed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review recent land withdrawals under the 1906 Antiquities Act, to determine whether some should be reversed or reduced in size. The review […]

Green Energy Poverty Week

Green Energy Poverty Week

A WEEK DEDICATED TO TOPICS THAT UNDERSCORE IMPACTS ENVIRONMENTALISTS DON’T WANT TO DISCUSS by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Apr. 23, 2017) — April 22 was Earth Day, the March for Science and Lenin’s birthday (which many say is appropriate, since environmentalism is now green on the outside and red, anti-free enterprise on the inside). April 29 […]

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