Report Renewable Energy Risks, Too

Report Renewable Energy Risks, Too

IF FOSSIL FUEL COMPANIES SHOULD DISCLOSE CLIMATE-RELATED FINANCIAL RISKS, SO SHOULD RENEWABLES by Paul Driessen, ©2020 (Jul. 8, 2020) — Joe Biden has drifted far to the left and made it clear that, if elected president, he would restrict or ban fracking, pipelines, federal onshore and offshore drilling, and use of oil, coal, natural gas, […]

Assistance to Energy Companies Should be Temporary

Assistance to Energy Companies Should be Temporary

“A LEADING CANDIDATE FOR CANCELLATION” by Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris, ©2020 (Jun. 26, 2020) — Friends of the Earth (FOE) and other environmental groups have ramped up their opposition to subsidies for the fossil fuel industry during our recovery from COVID-19. In their June 24 news release, FOE attacked the SAVE Jobs Act […]

End Subsidies to ALL Energy Sources

End Subsidies to ALL Energy Sources

“A COLOSSAL WASTE OF TAXPAYER MONIES” by Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris, ©2020 (Jun. 12, 2020) — As governments struggle to recover from reduced revenue and increased costs caused by the coronavirus pandemic, they will be looking to eliminate non-essential expenditures. Energy subsidies that suck billions of dollars each year from the public purse […]

The Green New Deal Dress Rehearsal

The Green New Deal Dress Rehearsal

THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN AS A BLUEPRINT FOR A PERMANENT ECONOMIC SHUTDOWN TO ‘SAVE THE EARTH’ by Paul Driessen, ©2020 (Jun. 7, 2020) — More than 1.4 million cases of Wuhan Coronavirus and 106,000 deaths in the United States alone have accompanied stay-home lockdowns, businesses’ bankruptcies, over 40 million unemployed workers, plummeting tax revenues and unprecedented […]

Destroying the Environment to Save It

Destroying the Environment to Save It

PSEUDO-GREEN ENERGY WILL WREAK DEVASTATION, PRETENDING TO PREVENT EXAGGERATED CLIMATE HARM by Paul Driessen, ©2020 (May 31, 2020) — “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” The infamous Vietnam era quotation may or may not have been uttered by an anonymous US Army major. It may have been misquoted, revised, apocryphal […]

A Miraculous Turn of Events

A Miraculous Turn of Events

MICHAEL MOORE AND DRIESSEN AGREE! WIND, SOLAR AND BIOFUEL ENERGY ARE DEVASTATING PLANET EARTH by Paul Driessen, ©2020 (May 7, 2020) — Never in my wildest dreams did I envision a day when I’d agree with anything filmmaker Michael Moore said – much less that he would agree with me. But mirabile dictu, his new […]

Meeting the Terawatt Challenge

Meeting the Terawatt Challenge

ROBERT BRYCE’S LATEST BOOK LAYS OUT A POWERFUL CASE FOR TREATING ELECTRICITY AS A HUMAN RIGHT by Duggan Flanakin, ©2020 (Apr. 29, 2020) — In his latest seminal book, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations, Austin, Texas-based energy analyst and futurist Robert Bryce declares that “electricity has become a human right.” […]

The Unholy Crusade against Gas Appliances

The Unholy Crusade against Gas Appliances

ECO DARLING NATURAL GAS GIVES WAY TO WIND, SOLAR AND BATTERY ELECTRICITY – AND SLAVE LABOR by Duggan Flanakin, ©2020 (Mar. 7, 2020) — When Berkeley, California last year became the first U.S. city to ban the installation of natural gas lines to new homes, Mayor Jesse Arreguín proudly stated, “We are committed to the Paris […]

Do ‘Green’ Buses Pass the Performance Test?

Do ‘Green’ Buses Pass the Performance Test?

DO THEY EVEN PASS BASIC ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC AND HUMAN RIGHTS TESTS? by Duggan Flanakin, ©2020 (Feb. 15, 2020) — Should Americans follow China in a massive commitment to supposedly eco-friendly battery-electric buses (BEBs)?  California has mandated a “carbon-free” bus system by 2040 and will buy only battery or fuel cell-powered buses after 2029.  Other […]

Climate Alarmist Banks Go Carbon-Colonialist

Climate Alarmist Banks Go Carbon-Colonialist

AFRICA MUST MOVE FORWARD WITHOUT THEM, USING FOSSIL AND NUCLEAR ENERGY TO BUILD PROSPERITY by Paul Driessen and David Wojick, ©2019 (Dec. 28, 2019) — Africa has the world’s lowest electrification rate. Its power consumption per capita is just 613 kilowatt-hours per year, compared to 6,500 kWh in Europe and 13,000 in the United States, […]

The Dangerous Winds of Trying to Prevent Climate Change

The Dangerous Winds of Trying to Prevent Climate Change

INCONVENIENT FACTS SHOW WHY WIND ENERGY IS NOT RENEWABLE, SUSTAINABLE OR CLIMATE-FRIENDLY by Duggan Flanakin, ©2019 (Dec. 13, 2019) — Wind turbines continue to be the most controversial of so-called “renewable” energy sources worldwide.  But, you say, wind is surely renewable. It blows intermittently, but it’s natural, free, renewable and climate-friendly. That’s certainly what we […]

More Buckets of Icy Cold Energy Reality

More Buckets of Icy Cold Energy Reality

DEMOCRATS, GREEN NEW DEALERS AND UN GABFEST ATTENDEES NEED TO GET “WOKE” ON ECO-ENERGY by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Sep. 23, 2019) — The full-court press is on for climate chaos disaster and renewable energy salvation. CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate event for Democrat presidential aspirants. Every day brings more gloom-and-doom stories about absurd, often […]

Batteries Cannot Make Renewables Reliable

Batteries Cannot Make Renewables Reliable

“WILDLY PROHIBITIVE” by David Wojick, Ph.D., CFACT, ©2019 (Apr. 27, 2019) — Utilities are starting to experiment with adding batteries to wind and solar projects. These storage projects are feeding the mistaken belief that batteries can cure the intermittency that makes wind and solar unworkable as a reliable source of power. The reality is that […]

Here’s the Dam Deal: Build More Hydropower Dams

Here’s the Dam Deal: Build More Hydropower Dams

“HYDRO IS THE WAY TO GO” by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2019, CFACT (Apr. 20, 2019) — This article is the third in my series about America’s need for dams. The first was about adding hydropower to existing unpowered dams. The second explained the need to finish the U.S. flood (and drought) control program. The present […]

We Must Hope Dr. Soon is Right…

We Must Hope Dr. Soon is Right…

AND THE GLOBAL WARMING APOCALYPSE IS NOT NIGH.  REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE CERTAINLY SUPPORTS HIM. by Jeffrey Foss, PhD, ©2019 (Feb. 2, 2019) — Everyone has heard the bad news. Imminent Climate Apocalypse (aka “global warming” and “climate change”) threatens humanity and planet with devastation, unless we abandon the use of fossil fuels. Far fewer people have […]

Green Wave Rising in Colorado

Green Wave Rising in Colorado

“NOT A CHECK OR BALANCE IN SIGHT” by David Wojick, Ph.D., CFACT, ©2019 (Jan. 28, 2019) — Colorado is now controlled by Democrats who, led by their new Governor, intend to foolishly push toward 100% renewable energy. They now control both the House and the Senate, as well as the Governor, Jared Polis, who ran […]

Climate Hysterics Skyrocket

Climate Hysterics Skyrocket

INCREASINGLY ABSURD DISASTER RHETORIC IS CONSISTENTLY CONTRADICTED BY CLIMATE AND WEATHER REALITY by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Jan. 20, 2019) — Call it climate one-upmanship. It seems everyone has to outdo previous climate chaos rhetoric. The “climate crisis” is the “existential threat of our time,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi told her House colleagues. We must “end the […]

A 2019 Resolution: Honesty in Energy Policy

A 2019 Resolution: Honesty in Energy Policy

VIRGINIA WIND PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED IN CLIMATE, SUSTAINABILITY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY ARENAS by Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek, ©2018 (Dec. 23, 2018) — In this season of New Year resolutions, we should insist that governors, legislators, regulators, activists and their corporate allies resolve to be more honest, especially on climate and renewable energy issues. […]

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 […]

The Snow Job in Poland

The Snow Job in Poland

IPCC CLIMATE CONFAB SEEKS TO STAMPEDE THE WORLD INTO ADOPTING DESTRUCTIVE ENERGY POLICIES by Craig Rucker, ©2018, President, CFACT (Dec. 8, 2018) — Any blizzards that blanket Poland this winter can’t compare to the massive snow job climate campaigners are trying to pull off. Some 30,000 politicians, activists, computer modelers, bureaucrats, lawyers, journalists, renewable energy sellers […]

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