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Reform USAID Energy Aid Policies Now!

Reform USAID Energy Aid Policies Now!

  Paul Driessen and David Wojick Apparently unable to grasp the cruel irony, USAID Commissioner Mark Green boasts that “electricity enables access to refrigeration to store fish, milk and vaccines. Electricity brightens the night and helps school children study. Electricity allows businesses to stay open later and makes communities safer.” Abundant, reliable, affordable electricity absolutely […]

No End in Sight for the Biofuel Wars

No End in Sight for the Biofuel Wars

  Paul Driessen The Big Oil-Big Biofuel wars rage on. From my perch, ethanol, biodiesel and “advanced biofuels” make about zero energy, economic or environmental sense. They make little political sense either, until you recognize that politics is largely driven by crony-capitalism, campaign contributions and vote hustling. Even now, once again, as you read this, […]

Activist Junk Science Breeds Bad Policy

Activist Junk Science Breeds Bad Policy

  By Paul Driessen The House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources recently approved HR 2854, the 2019 Protect Our Refuges Act, prohibiting the use of neonicotinoid insecticides in any of the nation’s 560 National Wildlife Refuges, some of which are the size of Delaware and even Indiana. The legislation will now be considered by […]

No Plan B for Planet A

No Plan B for Planet A

  Paul Driessen Environmentalists and Green New Deal proponents like to say we must take care of the Earth, because “There is no Planet B.” Above all, they insist, we must eliminate fossil fuels, which they say are causing climate change worse than the all-natural ice ages, Medieval Warm Period or anything else in history. […]

The Giga and Terra Scam of Offshore Wind Energy

The Giga and Terra Scam of Offshore Wind Energy

  By Paul Driessen Can anti-fossil fuel policies based on climate crisis alarmism possibly get any more insane than this? In what might be described as a pre-Halloween trick of ginormous proportions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) now asserts that “renewable, sustainable” energy output will explode over the next two decades. Certainly for onshore wind […]

Is it Climate Socialism – or Eco-Fascism?

Is it Climate Socialism – or Eco-Fascism?

  By Paul Driessen Green New Dealers have convinced themselves that our planet faces an imminent, existential, manmade climate cataclysm – that can be prevented solely and simply by government edicts replacing fossil fuels with biofuel, wind, solar and battery energy. They achieve this state of absolute certainty largely by propagating constant scare stories, while […]

More Buckets of Icy Cold Energy Reality

More Buckets of Icy Cold Energy Reality

  By Paul Driessen 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 taxpayer-funded pseudo-scientific reports on yet another natural event or supposed calamity that alarmists insist is due to fossil […]

Buckets of Icy Cold Reality

Buckets of Icy Cold Reality

  By Paul Driessen CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate bore-athon. That climate cataclysms are real and already devastating our planet was not open to discussion. So host Wolf Blitzer and ten Democrat presidential contenders vied to make the most extravagant claims about how bad things are, and who would spend the most taxpayer money […]

More Fake Five-Alarm Crises From the IPCC

More Fake Five-Alarm Crises From the IPCC

  By Paul Driessen Efforts to stampede the USA and world into forsaking fossil fuels and modern farming continue apace. UN and other scientists recently sent out news releases claiming July 2019 was the “hottest month ever recorded on Earth” – nearly about 1.2 degrees C (2.2 degrees F) “above pre-industrial levels.” That era happens […]

FDA: Enforce Rules Against False and Misleading Claims

FDA: Enforce Rules Against False and Misleading Claims

  By Paul Driessen A couple years ago, the US Food and Drug Administration sent a “Warning Letter” to Nashoba Brook Bakery, advising its owners that listing “love” as an ingredient in their granola violated the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The product was “misbranded,” because “love” is “not a common or usual name of […]

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