Back to the Medieval?

Back to the Medieval?

BACK TO THE MEDIEVAL GREEN WORLD by Viv Forbes, ©2019, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club (May 10, 2019) — Greens dream of a zero-emissions world without coal, oil and natural gas. They need to think what they wish for. First there would be no mass production of steel without coke from coking coal to remove […]

DC Swamp Denizens Strike Back

DC Swamp Denizens Strike Back

SENATORS AND CRONY CORPORATISTS DEEP-SIX PROPOSED EPA REDUCTIONS IN BIODIESEL MANDATES by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Oct. 21, 2017) — Despite what I thought were persuasive articles over the years (here, here and here, for example), corn ethanol and other biofuel mandates remain embedded in US law. As we have learned, once a government program is […]

Fracturing Common Sense

Fracturing Common Sense

COLORADO EXTREMISTS WANT TO BAN FRACKING, OIL, GAS, JOBS, REVENUES, PROPERTY RIGHTS by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Aug. 21, 2016) — Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has given the USA and world centuries of new petroleum supplies, lowered energy prices for manufacturers, motorists and consumers, and altered geopolitics for the Middle East, Russia and Venezuela. New […]

Last-Ditch Assaults on Affordable Energy

Last-Ditch Assaults on Affordable Energy

OBAMA AND ALLIES DOUBLE DOWN ON BIOFUELS AND CLIMATE, AND AGAINST CARBON-BASED FUELS by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Mar. 6, 2016) — Separating reality from ideology and political agendas is difficult, but essential, if we are to revitalize our economy and help the world’s poorest families take their rightful places among Earth’s prosperous people. Energy reality is […]

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 […]

EPA’s Tier 3 Tyranny

EPA’s Tier 3 Tyranny

HIGH COST, NO BENEFIT DOES NOTHING TO FORESTALL AGENCY’S QUEST FOR ECOLOGICAL UTOPIA by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Apr. 16, 2013) — Mr. Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency has already promulgated a tsunami of 1,920 regulations, many of which will bring few health or environmental benefits, but will impose high economic and unemployment costs, often to advance […]

Back from the Brink of Extinction

Back from the Brink of Extinction

WOODS BISON, MUSKEG SWAMPS AND CANADIAN OIL SANDS PROVE ENERGY AND WILDLIFE COEXIST by Dennis T. Avery, ©2012 (Dec. 19, 2012) — The last woods bison in the United States was apparently shot by a hunter in West Virginia around 1835. For many decades, the woods bison was presumed extinct – until an airplane spotted an […]

Energy and Environment Issues for 2012

Energy and Environment Issues for 2012

WHAT POLICIES WILL BEST STRENGTHEN AMERICA’S ENERGY AND ECONOMIC FUTURE? by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Nov. 7, 2012) — America needs to pursue all its energy options. Oil, gas, coal, nuclear, hydroelectric, geothermal, wind, solar and biofuels should all be pursued – under free market conditions, without crony capitalist subsidies. We should open onshore and offshore […]

Hunting for Scapegoats Won’t Lower Pump Prices

EXPORTING GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL CREATES JOBS AND PROSPERITY by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Mar. 19, 2012) — When Obama took office, regular gasoline cost $1.85 a gallon. Now it has hit $4.00 per gallon in many cities, and some analysts predict it could reach $5.00 or more this summer. Filling your tank could soon slam you […]