The Nightmare of Taxing Carbon Dioxide

The Nightmare of Taxing Carbon Dioxide

“AN INCREDIBLY COMPLEX MESS” by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT (Aug. 25, 2018) — A lot has been written about the proposed carbon dioxide tax bill introduced in the US House by republican Representative Carlos Curbelo. Many writers have pointed out that it is expensive, pointless and has no chance of passage in the present […]

Kill the Paris Treaty and Rip out its Roots

Kill the Paris Treaty and Rip out its Roots

“THERE IS NO FREE ENERGY IN THE REAL WORLD” by Viv Forbes, ©2017, Secretary of the Clexit Coalition (May 17, 2017) — The Clexit Coalition today called on President Trump to keep his election promise to withdraw from the Paris Climate Treaty and stop US payments to all UN global warming programs. The Clexit (ClimateExit) […]

Fuel Me or Fool Me

Fuel Me or Fool Me

AMERICA HAS CENTURIES OF FOSSIL FUELS, BUT HYDROCARBON DENIERS WANT TO STRANGLE OUR FUTURE by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Jul. 9, 2016) — Fool me once, the adage says, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. The reality-based fossil fuel version states: Fuel me for 150 years, fuel me forever – or at least until […]

Methane Mendacity – and Madness

Methane Mendacity – and Madness

RADICAL GREEN AND GOVERNMENT AGITATORS SLAM METHANE IN LATEST BID TO TERMINATE FOSSIL FUEL USE by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Apr. 10, 2016) — Quick: What is 17 cents out of $100,000? If you said 0.00017 percent, you win the jackpot. That number, by sheer coincidence, is also the percentage of methane in Earth’s atmosphere. That’s a […]

Putin and Buffett’s War on U.S. Pipelines

Putin and Buffett’s War on U.S. Pipelines

BILLIONAIRES USE SECRETIVE FOUNDATIONS TO FINANCE ANTI-PIPELINE PROTESTS – AND GET EVEN RICHER by Paul Driessen, 2015 (Jun. 6, 2015) — Abundant, reliable, affordable oil and natural gas empower people. They support job creation, mobility, modern agriculture, homes and hospitals, computers and communications, lights and refrigerators, life and study after sundown, indoor plumbing, safe drinking […]

The Tip of the Climate Spending Iceberg

The Tip of the Climate Spending Iceberg

HOW YOUR TAX AND CONSUMER DOLLARS FINANCE CLIMATE CRISIS, INC. AND HOBBLE AMERICA by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (Mar. 28, 2015) — Lockheed Martin, a recent Washington Post article notes, is getting into renewable energy, nuclear fusion, “sustainability” and even fish farming projects, to augment its reduced defense profits. The company plans to forge new ties with […]

Divesting People of Better Living Standards

Divesting People of Better Living Standards

“DISINVESTMENT” OF FOSSIL FUEL HOLDINGS IS MISGUIDED, IRRESPONSIBLE, LETHAL – AND RACIST by Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek, ©2015 (Feb. 7, 2015) — “Social responsibility” activists want universities and pension funds to eliminate fossil fuel companies from their investment portfolios. They plan to spotlight their demands on “Global Divestment Day,” February 13-14. Their agenda is misguided, […]

EPA’s Phony “Environmental Justice” Caper

EPA’s Phony “Environmental Justice” Caper

THE AGENCY’S REAL AGENDA:  EMPIRE, CONTROL, AND INVERTED JUSTICE FOR POOR AND MINORITY FAMILIES by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Sep. 8, 2014) — When it comes to energy, climate change, justice and transparency, the Obama Administration and its Environmental Protection Agency want it every possible way. Their only consistency is their double standards and their determination to […]

What I Did on my Summer Vacation – Another Climatologist’s Perspective

What I Did on my Summer Vacation – Another Climatologist’s Perspective

WE SHOULD CELEBRATE FOSSIL FUELS, NOT CONDEMN THEM by David R. Legates, ©2014 (Sep. 5, 2014) — I recently read an article in which “hockey stick” creator and climatologist Michael Mann discussed his summer vacation. Reporting on his travels to Montana, Dr. Mann lamented the fact that glaciers in Glacier National Park are receding. He blamed […]

The Loony Anti-Keystone Campaign

The Loony Anti-Keystone Campaign

IT IS THE SYMBOL OF BIG GREEN’S DIEHARD OPPOSITION TO HYDROCARBONS AND MODERN LIVING STANDARDS by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (May 19, 2014) — What is this incessant nonsense over Keystone XL? It’s a pipeline, for crying out loud. The United States already has 185,000 miles of liquid petroleum pipelines, 320,000 miles of natural gas transmission pipelines, […]

The Ignorance and Hypocrisy Behind Oil Export Bans

The Ignorance and Hypocrisy Behind Oil Export Bans

HELP CONSUMERS, SECURITY, ENVIRONMENT BY ELIMINATING PROHIBITION ON EXPORTING U.S. OIL AND GAS by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Feb. 9, 2014) — US oil and gas production was already declining, when the 1973 Arab oil embargo sent oil and gasoline prices skyrocketing and created block-long lines at gas stations. Increased domestic production could have eased the supply […]

Fracking – Clean and Green

Fracking – Clean and Green

HATRED OF HYDROCARBONS DOES NOT EXCUSE FRACKOPHOBES FROM LEARNING FACTS OR SPEAKING FACTUALLY by Deroy Murdock, ©2014 (Feb. 5, 2014) — Williamsport, PA. The only thing deeper than a natural-gas well is the ignorance of the anti-fracking crowd. Fracking – formally called hydraulic fracturing – involves briefly pumping water, sand and chemicals into shale formations far […]

Crooked Labs, Agencies and Prosecutors

Crooked Labs, Agencies and Prosecutors

EPA NIFONGS AND BEALES PROSECUTE US HYDROCARBONS, JOBS, LIVING STANDARDS AND HEALTH by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Dec. 28, 2013) — Former Durham, NC district attorney Mike Nifong was disbarred for withholding evidence from the defense and lying to the court in the trumped-up Duke lacrosse team rape case. Ex-Boston crime lab technician Annie Dookhan was […]

Stop Denying Climate Science and ACT! (Before People Realize It’s a Scam)

Stop Denying Climate Science and ACT! (Before People Realize It’s a Scam)

COLLAPSING SCIENCE, ECONOMIES AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION REQUIRE THAT WE REFUSE TO ACT by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Sep. 2, 2013) — The full-court press is on. Alarmist scientists, politicians, pressure groups, newspapers, ministers, rabbis and bureaucrats want Americans to “stop stalling” on climate change. They demand that we embrace “revenue-neutral” carbon taxes and carbon dioxide regulations, […]

Support Drilling, Fracking, Keystone … and Exports

Support Drilling, Fracking, Keystone … and Exports

WE DON’T NEED TO RESTRICT OIL OR GAS EXPORTS.  WE NEED TO OPEN MORE LANDS TO LEASING AND DRILLING. by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Apr. 29, 2013) — The interminable war on drilling, fracking and the Keystone XL pipeline has taken some bizarre turns. Now it’s getting worse, as opponents grow more desperate, and the moon again […]

Important Questions for Obama Nominees

Important Questions for Obama Nominees

INTERIOR, ENERGY AND EPA NOMINEES RAISE SERIOUS QUESTIONS THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED by Craig Rucker, ©2013 (Apr. 1, 2013) — In his second inaugural address, Obama pledged to address “the threat of climate change” because no one can avoid “the devastating impact of raging fires, crippling droughts and more powerful storms.”  Obama had said nothing […]

Our Real Manmade Climate Crisis

Our Real Manmade Climate Crisis

THE CRISIS IS DUE NOT TO CLIMATE CHANGE, BUT TO ACTIONS TAKEN IN THE NAME OF PREVENTING CHANGE by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Mar. 6, 2013) — In his first address as Secretary of State, John Kerry said we must safeguard “the most sacred trust” we owe to our children and grandchildren: “an environment not ravaged […]

Desperately Trying to Derail Canadian Oil Sands

Desperately Trying to Derail Canadian Oil Sands

RADICAL ACTIVISTS LAUNCH MORE ATTACKS ON OIL SANDS, KEYSTONE PIPELINE, JOBS AND REVENUES by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Jan. 27, 2013) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has approved his state’s portion of the Keystone XL pipeline, explaining that its revised route avoids areas that critics had earlier claimed were environmentally sensitive. The Alberta-to-Texas pipeline would create […]

Saving the Planet – or Protecting Power Grabs and Cash Cows?

Saving the Planet – or Protecting Power Grabs and Cash Cows?

DOHA SETS STAGE FOR ANOTHER ENVIRONMENTAL POWER GRAB TO “PREVENT DANGEROUS GLOBAL WARMING” by David Rothbard and Craig Rucker, ©2012 (Dec. 6, 2012) — Waning interest and credibility forced organizers to replace climate change with sustainable development as “the world’s most urgent problem” during the UN’s June 2012 Rio+20 Conference. However, climate alarmism is again […]

Christiana’s Nightmare – for the Rest of Us

Christiana’s Nightmare – for the Rest of Us

UNFCCC BOSS CHRISTIANA FIGUERES’ DREAMS SPELL A NIGHTMARISH FUTURE FOR EARTH’S CITIZENS by Craig Rucker, ©2012 (Dec. 5, 2012) — Talk about alignment of the stars!  Barack Obama based his 2008 presidential campaign on the principle of “sharing the wealth.” He won, got reelected and now has, at least in his own mind, a flat-out mandate […]