To Bee or Not to Bee

To Bee or Not to Bee

REPORTS OF HONEYBEES RAPIDLY DISAPPEARING ARE GREATLY EXAGGERATED by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Sep.9, 2013) — Activist groups continue to promote scary stories that honeybees are rapidly disappearing, dying off at “mysteriously high rates,” potentially affecting one-third of our food crops and causing global food shortages. Time magazine says readers need to contemplate “a world without bees,” […]

Fracking Brings Employment and Economic Revival

Fracking Brings Employment and Economic Revival

BUT ANTI-ENERGY ACTIVISTS PROMOTE FALSEHOODS ABOUT THIS VITAL, SAFE JOB-CREATING TECHNOLOGY They inhabit a callous parallel universe and wage war on cheap energy, jobs and the poor   by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Jul. 28, 2013) — Signs of pride and prosperity were evident all over Williamsport and the gorgeous northern Pennsylvania countryside around it. Friendly, happy […]

Climate Alarmism’s 10,000 Commandments

Climate Alarmism’s 10,000 Commandments

EPA FIATS THREATEN AMERICAN LIVES, LIVELIHOODS, LIVING STANDARDS AND LIFE SPANS by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Jun. 26, 2013) — The United States will “do more,” before it’s “too late” to prevent “dangerous” global warming, Obama told Berliners last week. If Congress won’t act, he will, by regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, increasing subsidies and […]

Precautionary Double Standards

Precautionary Double Standards

WIND TURBINES KILL BIRDS AND HARM PEOPLE.  WHY DOESN’T THE “PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE” APPLY? by Rich Kozlovich, ©2013 (Jun. 22, 2013) — Jessica Marszelek, federal politics reporter for Australia’s News Limited Network, recently posted an article titled, “Australia: Wind power ‘terrorising’ rural communities.” Some 150 people turned up for a three-hour rally at Canberra’s Parliament House, she reported, […]

EPA Climatism: Dictating Our Lives, Living Standards and Life Spans

EPA Climatism: Dictating Our Lives, Living Standards and Life Spans

JUSTIFYING LIFE-ALTERING POLICIES THROUGH “DANGEROUS MANMADE GLOBAL WARMING” CLAIMS by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Jun. 2, 2013) — Numerous articles document how European climate policies have been disastrous for affordable energy, economic growth, entire industries, people’s jobs and welfare, wildlife habitats and human lives. Even the IPCC, BBC and Economist have finally recognized that average global temperatures […]

Mindless “Green” Indoctrination of Children

Mindless “Green” Indoctrination of Children

FRACKING OFFERS CASE STUDY OF PROPAGANDA BY ENVIRONMENTALISTS, TEACHERS AND FELLOW STUDENTS by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (May 28, 2013) — “We’re from the Earth Guardians group, and we’re working on fracking and how it’s going to affect our future and our health. So we wrote this song for all the gas companies that are putting their […]

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 […]

Hiding the Slaughter

Hiding the Slaughter

BIG WIND HIDES EVIDENCE OF TURBINE BIRD KILLS – AND GETS REWARDED.  HERE’S HOW THEY DO IT by Jim Wiegand, ©2013 (Mar. 18, 2013) — In 1984 the California Energy Commission said “many institutional, engineering, environmental and economic issues must be resolved before the industry is secure and its growth can be assured.”  Though it was […]

New York’s “Sustainability” Plan: aka “Agenda 21”

New York’s “Sustainability” Plan: aka “Agenda 21”

AN INSIDIOUS PLAN TO INSTALL THE “NEW WORLD” STATE-SUPPORTED RELIGION – ENVIRONMENTALISM by Mary Kay Barton, ©2013 (Mar. 7, 2013) — “Agenda 21” was first introduced to the world at the 1992 UN-sponsored “Earth Summit” in Rio de Janeiro. It addresses virtually every facet of human life and describes in great detail how the concept of “sustainable […]

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 […]

Carbon Tax Hallucinations

Carbon Tax Hallucinations

CARBON TAXES WILL DO NOTHING FOR REVENUES OR CLIMATE, BUT WILL HURT JOB AND ECONOMIC GROWTH by Paul Driessen, ©2013  (Feb. 18, 2013) — Average planetary temperatures haven’t budged in 16 years. Hurricanes and strong tornadoes are at or near their lowest ebb in decades. Global sea ice is back to normal, Arctic ice is […]

Real Sustainability Versus Activist Sustainability

Real Sustainability Versus Activist Sustainability

ACTIVIST SUSTAINABILITY CONCEPTS DON’T MEET ENVIRONMENTAL, HUMANITARIAN OR SUSTAINABILITY TESTS by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Feb. 7, 2013) — Companies everywhere extol their sustainable development programs and goals. Sustainability drives UN programs like Agenda 21, EU and US green energy initiatives, and myriad manufacturing, agricultural, forestry and other efforts. But what is sustainability? What is – or […]

Superstorm Sandy, Part 1

SPINNING CLIMATE, WEATHER FOR POLITICAL POINTS by Paul Driessen and Patrick Moffitt, ©2013, blogging at MasterResource (Jan. 31, 2013) — An exhaustive new report by Paul Driessen and Patrick Moffitt describes New York’s long history of hurricanes and vicious northeasters, dating back to 1667 – and the intense efforts by New York and other politicians […]

Trampling on People, Environment, Science and Ethics

Trampling on People, Environment, Science and Ethics

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES AND PRACTITIONERS OFTEN HURT PEOPLE AND VALUES THEY SUPPOSEDLY PROTECT by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Jan. 13, 2013) — Policy integrity. Ethical culture. Environmental protection. Environmental defense. Friends of earth. Defenders of wildlife. Ethical investing. Not just their names, but their charter, culture and policies – their very being – represent a commitment to these […]

The Political Superstorm That Devastated New York

The Political Superstorm That Devastated New York

INCOMPETENCE, STUPIDITY, DIVERSION, BLAME SHIFTING, AND FALSE SOLUTIONS TO IMAGINARY PROBLEMS by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Dec. 29, 2012) — “Superstorm” Sandy killed more than 100 people, destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, and left millions without food, water, electricity, sanitation or shelter for days or even weeks. Our thoughts and prayers remain focused on its victims, […]

The New Robber Barons

The New Robber Barons

THE OBAMA GANG IS STEALING OUR TAXES, ENERGY RESOURCES, REVENUES, JOBS AND ECONOMY by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Dec. 22, 2012) — An oil and natural gas boom is under way in the United States, born of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” It has created tens of thousands of well-paying jobs directly, and hundreds of […]

Obama’s Walt Disney Energy Policies

Obama’s Walt Disney Energy Policies

WISHES UPON STARTS WON’T MAKE ENERGY DREAMS COME TRUE – BUT WILL BRING NIGHTMARES by Paul Driessen, ©2012   (Dec. 10, 2012) — In Walt Disney’s 1940 animated film “Pinocchio,” woodcarver Geppetto dreams that his wooden marionette will turn into a real boy. Geppetto’s hopes are immortalized in the song “When You Wish Upon a Star,” […]

Facing a Triple Threat: Doha, EPA and Congress

Facing a Triple Threat:  Doha, EPA and Congress

THEY ARE PUTTING OUR ENERGY, ECONOMY, JOBS, LIVING STANDARDS, HEALTH AND WELFARE AT GRAVE RISK by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Dec. 2, 2012) — Climate alarmists are meeting in Doha, Qatar, to hammer out a new international treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol that expires this year. The US Environmental Protection Agency is poised to unleash its […]

Climate Change Issues for 2012

Climate Change Issues for 2012

DOES “GLOBAL WARMING” EVEN EXIST? by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Nov. 3, 2012) — [Author’s Note:  Over the past several months people have asked CFACT a number of questions about climate change, energy and the environment. We responded to them, and then decided to compile their questions and our answers into two 6-page documents that present […]

Perverse Environmentalist Oil Sands Ethics

OPPOSITION TO THE CANADIAN OIL SANDS AND KEYSTONE PIPELINE REFLECTS DEBASED MORAL CODE by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Oct. 24, 2012) — The duplicity and hypocrisy of environmental pressure groups seem to be matched only by their consummate skill at manipulating public opinion, amassing political power, securing taxpayer-funded government grants, and persuading people to send them money […]