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Opinion/Editorial Climate Change Energy Environment
December 11, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Joseph Bast
Democrats might be zealous about the climate debate, but they have no weight behind their punch.
December 9, 2017
By Paul Driessen
Radical environmentalists prefer dangerous, inhumane, ecologically destructive alternatives.
December 8, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #270
December 7, 2017
By Isaac Orr
States should avoid imposing dubious “social cost of carbon” rules.
December 6, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Carbon dioxide isn’t pollution—it’s plant food.
December 1, 2017
By Joseph Bast
The last time global warming came up in Congress, in 2010, most of the members who voted for it lost their next elections.
December 1, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #269
December 1, 2017
By David Wojick
Earlier we looked at how the lefty New York Times, a green press role model, misdescribed what the Bonn climate summit was going to be about.
December 1, 2017
By David Wojick
Hurricane Harvey is long gone but he has become a favorite of the climate alarmists.
November 30, 2017
By Tom Harris, Timothy Ball
UN climate forecasts are consistently high … consistently wrong … and used to drive policy
November 29, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Over the objections of some of its members, Utah’s State Board of Education (SBE) has decided to review its science standards for the state’s schools.
November 29, 2017
By Isaac Orr
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives recently took a step toward ensuring Americans have access to affordable electricity at the flip of a switch.
November 28, 2017
By Edmund Contoski
Wind turbines are — and always will be — unable to achieve high efficiency even under the most favorable conditions.
November 28, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
This cave-in is entirely man-made.
November 27, 2017
By David Wojick
Obama is gone. The “green queen” Angela Merkel is struggling over coal. Britain is brexiting the green EU. Japan is silent, while China and India burn coal like crazy. Russia never did care. And so it goes.
November 25, 2017
By Paul Driessen
This Thanksgiving we should give thanks for fossil fuels – and promote them for rest of world.
November 22, 2017
By David Wojick
Major changes in UN structure take a long time but they have to start somewhere
November 20, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Isaac Orr, H. Sterling Burnett, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, Patrick Moore, Paul Crovo, James H. Rust, Christopher Essex, Alan Carlin
" Thanks to President Donald Trump and Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt, no longer do fake environmental concerns hold up projects such as these." - Tim Huelskamp
November 18, 2017
By Paul Driessen
Leaving aside the unconstitutional character of states signing onto an international agreement that has been repudiated by President Trump, there are major practical problems with all of this.
November 17, 2017
By Norman Rogers
If you want to tell a big lie, a good vehicle is “science.”
November 17, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change #268
November 15, 2017
By Tom Harris, Timothy Ball
Throughout the United Nations Climate Change Conference wrapping up in Bonn, Germany this week, the world has been inundated with the usual avalanche of manmade global warming alarmism.
November 15, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Poverty remains, by far, the biggest killer of humans, and government-imposed regulations have been proven to create economic costs that make poverty more likely.
November 14, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Fossil fuels are powering disaster relief. Anyone who denies these basic facts is ignorant, lying to themselves, or evil.
November 13, 2017
By Steve Goreham
Regulations to reduce fuel consumption and to increase vehicle mileage were born during the oil shock of the 1970s. But within the last decade, the fracking revolution reestablished the United States as the world’s energy superpower.
November 13, 2017
By Bernard (Bud) Weinstein
The oil and gas industry has more than demonstrated its ability to operate safely in environmentally sensitive locations.
November 10, 2017
By Donn Dears
The preferential dispatch system used by many RTO/ISO grid operators favors wind and solar to the exclusion of critical baseload power from fossil fuel and nuclear power plants.
November 9, 2017
By Seton Motley
There are lots and LOTS of reasons government shouldn’t choose which energy sources We the People use.
November 8, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt recently announced a withdrawal of the Clean Power Plan regulations intended to reduce electric utilities’ greenhouse gas emissions.
November 3, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #267
November 3, 2017
By Seton Motley
When Leftists REALLY want to “make a difference” – but they’re confused as to where they wish to do so.
November 3, 2017
By Joseph S. D'Aleo
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season got an early start with Arlene in April, but the most powerful storms didn’t start to hit until the last week of August, when Hurricane Harvey flooded Texas and Louisiana.
November 2, 2017
By James E. Smith and Alex Hatch
Ingenuity and efficiency are reducing links between economic growth and energy consumption
November 2, 2017
By Viv Forbes
Let’s test the convictions of Canberrans.
October 31, 2017
By Seton Motley
Because the federal government has so grossly exceeded its Constitution-delimited authorities, we pay way more attention to national politics than the Founding Fathers intended or wanted.
October 30, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed a notice in the Federal Register that it is rescinding former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP).
October 30, 2017
By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley
If it’s totalitarian and unresearched, it’s not a consensus.
October 29, 2017
By Donn Dears
Secretary Perry recently proposed a FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) rule that would help ensure grid reliability.
October 27, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #266
October 26, 2017
By Viv Forbes
It was ice, not global warming, that killed and entombed millions of mammoths and woolly rhinos in Siberia and Alaska.
 

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