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Environmentalists Responsible for Much of Australia’s Bush Fire Problem

Environmentalists Responsible for Much of Australia’s Bush Fire Problem

  By Tom Harris  Recent climate change has not caused Australian bushfires. Besides the fact that many of the fires are set by people, either intentionally or by accident, a major cause of Australia’s fire problem has been the high ‘fuel loads,’ underbrush that, left to accumulate over years, acts as a tinder box for bushfires. Craig Kelly, Liberal member […]

“Trump Right to Contest Prophets of Environmental Doom”

“Trump Right to Contest Prophets of Environmental Doom”

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump called for a rejection of “predictions of the apocalypse.” Completely at odds with the warning by 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg at the same meeting that the world “is currently on fire,” Trump told the […]

Green Activists the Real Goliaths in the Climate Change Debate

Green Activists the Real Goliaths in the Climate Change Debate

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris A common misconception among many in the public is that climate change activists are the ‘Davids’ in the war with the Goliath industrial complex. Authors Ron Arnold and Paul Driessen (Cracking Big Green: To Save the World from the Save-The-Earth Money Machine (2018)), show clearly that this is not the […]

Climate Alarmists Winning the War of Words, Despite Real World Evidence that Nothing Unusual is Happening

Climate Alarmists Winning the War of Words, Despite Real World Evidence that Nothing Unusual is Happening

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Thanks largely to Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders and 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, “existential’ was selected as the word of the year by Dictionary.com. The on-line dictionary describes the phenomenon as follows: Searches for existential spiked throughout 2019, especially after politicians used the word to characterize the dangers and disruptions […]

Capitalism Not the Cause of Environmental Destruction

Capitalism Not the Cause of Environmental Destruction

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Speaking on November 25 in the European Parliament (EP), left wing politician Mick Wallace voiced a hopelessly misguided theme we will likely hear more of during the big UN climate conference being held in Madrid from Dec 2 – 13: ‘capitalism did it.’ According to people like Wallace, […]

Cold a Harbinger of Severe Winter to Come

Cold a Harbinger of Severe Winter to Come

  By Dr. Joel Glass and Tom Harris   The past week has certainly been rough on people across eastern North America. The Washington Post reported on Nov. 13 that “The most severe early November cold snap in more than a century has plowed over the East Coast, where record low temperatures were set in the majority of […]

“The Good News About Our Oil Supplies”

“The Good News About Our Oil Supplies”

  By Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris   Within days of the September attack on one of Saudi Arabia’s largest oil fields, fears of rising gasoline prices were relieved when production quickly returned to the new normal. This was largely a result of a 40% increase in U.S. oil supplies in the past three […]

Agriculture Secretary Restricts Alarmist Announcements

Agriculture Secretary Restricts Alarmist Announcements

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Sonny Perdue was well chosen by President Donald Trump to be Agriculture Secretary. As part of Perdue’s efforts to put our agricultural house in order, he has succeeded in filling the upper echelon of the agency with straight shooters. However, below the surface, the agency remains heavily influenced […]

It’s Time to Whack Greenhouse Gas Endangerment Finding

It’s Time to Whack Greenhouse Gas Endangerment Finding

  Tom Harris and Dr. Jay Lehr On August 6, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (Washington) that it be granted intervenor status concerning litigation launched by environmental groups against the Trump administration’s new Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. The case in question, […]

“There is No ‘Climate Emergency!'”

“There is No ‘Climate Emergency!'”

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Speaking at the 13th International Conference on Climate Change held on July 25th in Washington, D.C., Dr. Roy W. Spencer of the University of Alabama in Huntsville said, “There is no climate crisis. There is no climate emergency. Even if all of the warming we’ve seen in any observational data set is due to […]

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