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 […]

Does Starbucks Think Virtue Signaling Can “Save the Planet”?

Does Starbucks Think Virtue Signaling Can “Save the Planet”?

WILL CORPORATE AND GOVERNMENT GREEN-WASHING SAVE EARTH FROM INFLATED OR PHONY ECO SCARES? by Paul Driessen, ©2018           (Dec. 3, 2018) — I’d just passed the local Starbucks in Chicago, when my cell phone buzzed to say the Washington, DC City Council had unanimously agreed “in a preliminary vote” to require that 100% of the District’s […]

What Next for U.S. Climate and Energy Policies?

What Next for U.S. Climate and Energy Policies?

2018 ELECTIONS BRING MIXED MESSAGES AND REQUIRE CLIMATE AND RENEWABLE ENERGY REALITY CHECK by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Nov. 12, 2018) — The “Blue Wave” never really reached shore, the U.S. Senate is still in Republican hands, the House of Representatives flipped to Democratic control, Trump-era deregulation and fossil fuel production efforts continue, several governorships and […]

UN Greens Endorse Gigantic Global Use of Chemical Energy

UN Greens Endorse Gigantic Global Use of Chemical Energy

“ALL ABOUT BATTERIES” by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT (Oct. 12, 2018) — In what may be the grandest case of unintended consequences in history, the chemical hating UN greens have endorsed the creation and use of toxic chemicals and hazardous materials on a truly gigantic scale. It is all about batteries. The green-driven UN […]

Keep Carbon Taxes in the Ground

Keep Carbon Taxes in the Ground

PERMANENTLY BURY THESE JOB-KILLING PROPOSALS, AFTER POUNDING WOODEN STAKES THROUGH THEIR HEARTS by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Sep. 16, 2018) — The House of Representatives recently passed a sense of Congress resolution that a carbon tax would kill jobs, damage the revitalized U.S. economy, and disproportionately impact poor, minority and working class families. The vote also […]

The “Carbon Hoax”

The “Carbon Hoax”

DISHONEST LANGUAGE SULLIES THE CLIMATE DEBATE by Jay Lehr and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Aug. 31, 2018) — In their August 23 press release, “4 Major California cities commit to carbon-free buildings by 2050,” the Sierra Club proclaimed, “The cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose and Santa Monica just announced their intent to join […]

Our Next Energy and Security Crisis?

Our Next Energy and Security Crisis?

IMPORTING 65% OF US OIL IN 2005 VS 100% OF MANY KEY MINERALS NOW (FROM CHINA AND RUSSIA) by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Feb. 26, 2018) — Oil and natural gas aren’t just fuels. They supply building blocks for pharmaceuticals; plastics in vehicle bodies, athletic helmets, and numerous other products; and complex composites in solar panels […]

Sharing Our Blessings

Sharing Our Blessings

THIS THANKSGIVING WE SHOULD GIVE THANKS FOR FOSSIL FUELS – AND PROMOTE THEM FOR THE REST OF WORLD by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Nov. 25, 2017) — This Thanksgiving weekend is a good time to express our gratitude for the jobs, living standards and life spans we enjoy today – largely because of abundant, reliable, affordable […]

Revisiting Wind Turbine Impacts

Revisiting Wind Turbine Impacts

ERRONEOUS RECENT CALCULATION HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO ASSESS RENEWABLE ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY CLAIMS by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Sep. 3, 2017) — It’s amazing, though hardly surprising, how quickly some used Hurricane Harvey’s devastation to claim that fossil fuel emissions are driving catastrophic climate change and weather. Their proffered solution, of course, is to replace those fuels with […]

Yet Another Renewable Energy Boondoggle

Yet Another Renewable Energy Boondoggle

CROPLANDS, HABITATS, TAXES, FAMILY BUDGETS, SAFETY SACRIFICED TO ENRICH POLITICALLY CONNECTED FEW? by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Aug. 31, 2017) — Wilkinson Solar has filed papers requesting permits for a 74-megawatt solar electricity facility about 35 miles east of Greenville, NC. If approved, 288,120 solar panels would blanket 600 acres (0.94 square miles) of now scenic, […]

Life in Fossil-Fuel-Free Utopia

Life in Fossil-Fuel-Free Utopia

LIFE WITHOUT OIL, NATURAL GAS AND COAL WOULD MOST LIKELY BE NASTY, BRUTISH AND SHORT by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Aug. 13, 2017) — Al Gore’s new movie, a New York Times article on the final Obama Era “manmade climate disaster” report, and a piece saying wrathful people twelve years from now will hang hundreds of […]

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