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Green New Deal Disruption and Destruction

Green New Deal Disruption and Destruction

    By David Wojick and Paul Driessen Not just energy, but every aspect of our lives, living standards, history, culture and freedoms Kamala Harris co-sponsored the Senate resolution to support the Green New Deal. Now Joe Biden has endorsed the plan. Naturally, people want to know what the GND will cost – usually meaning […]

Why Don’t These Black Lives Matter?

Why Don’t These Black Lives Matter?

By Paul Driessen Child labor, human rights abuses and deaths are routinely ignored by Greens and Democrats Marathon Petroleum recently announced it will “indefinitely idle” its Martinez Refinery. The decision will remove hundreds of jobs, billions of dollars, and nearly 7 million gallons of gasoline, diesel and other petroleum liquids per day from the energy-hungry […]

Ban Neonics – Hurt Farmers and Bees

Ban Neonics – Hurt Farmers and Bees

    By Paul Driessen Organic pesticides, and other organic chemicals, are more dangerous to bees … and people The honeybees, bumblebees and other little pollinators swarming over my flowers remind me what important roles they play – and how some misguided folks could inadvertently hurt them. Montgomery County, Maryland now prohibits “weed-and-feed” lawn fertilizer […]

Food Security in a Post-Covid World

Food Security in a Post-Covid World

    By Paul Driessen European Conservatives and Reformists Party hosts another ‘Europe Debates’ webinar   US-EU trade talks are already stalled over agriculture issues. And yet the European Union’s new “Farm to Fork” strategy doesn’t just double down on the EU’s contentious agricultural regulations. It promises to use access to European markets to compel […]

Hold China Accountable – Or Give It Even More Control?

Hold China Accountable – Or Give It Even More Control?

    By Paul Driessen and Ned Mamula Democrats’ Green New Deal would make US reliance on China much worse China unleashed Covid-19 on an unsuspecting world. It knew by early January 2020 (if not by December 2019 or earlier) that it was dealing with a vicious, fast-spreading disease in Wuhan, a city with more […]

Report Renewable Energy Risks, Too

Report Renewable Energy Risks, Too

    By Paul Driessen If fossil fuel companies should disclose climate-related financial risks, so should renewables 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, and thus our […]

Another Giant of Science Has Passed

Another Giant of Science Has Passed

    By Paul Driessen Another giant of science, history and scholarship has left our world. Dennis T. Avery died June 21 at age 83. With the passing of this “gifted scholar and communicator, the world became a less interesting place,” former Heartland Institute president and CEO Joe Bast commented.   Avery’s career was indeed […]

Greens promote child slave labor and ecological destruction

Greens promote child slave labor and ecological destruction

    By Paul Driessen The US Supreme Court recently ruled 7-2 to reverse a lower court ruling that had invalidated a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which will bring West Virginia natural gas to Virginia and North Carolina, for home heating, factory power, electricity generation and manufacturing petrochemical feedstocks. Environmentalists had claimed the […]

Could Entomophagy End U.S. and African Protein Shortages?

Could Entomophagy End U.S. and African Protein Shortages?

    By Paul Driessen Nearly two centuries ago, amid a fungal infestation that destroyed Irish potato crops and brought famine, starvation, death, and the emigration of countless men, women and children, Gulliver’s Travels author Dr. Jonathon Swift offered “A Modest Proposal for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland from being a burden […]

The Green New Deal Dress Rehearsal

The Green New Deal Dress Rehearsal

    By Paul Driessen 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 debt. Ongoing rioting, vandalism, arson and looting are compounding problems for many cities and minority communities. But where […]

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