What really drives anti-fracking zealots?

By Paul Driessen Sept. 21, 2014 They want to end fossil fuels and capitalism, control our lives and impose eco-utopia Recent news stories underscore the tremendous benefits brought by America’s fracking revolution. * The shale oil production boom could boost US crude production to 9.5 million barrels of oil per day (bopd) next year, reducing … Read more

EPA’s phony “environmental justice” caper

By Paul Driessen Sep. 8, 2014 The agency’s real agenda: empire, control, and inverted justice for poor and minority families When it comes to energy, climate change, justice and transparency, the Obama Administration and its Environmental Protection Agency want it every possible way. Their only consistency is their double standards and their determination to slash … Read more

What I did on my summer vacation – another climatologist’s perspective

By David Legates Sept. 5, 2014 We should celebrate fossil fuels, not condemn them I recently read an article in which “hockey stick” creator and climatologist Michael Mann discussed his summer vacation. Reporting on his travels to Montana, Dr. Mann lamented the fact that glaciers in Glacier National Park are receding. He blamed this on … Read more

Obama AWOL again – on energy terrorism

By Paul Driessen Sep. 2, 2014 The president fails to prepare for anything, except vacation, golf and climate change  Four news stories in four days sum up the Obama presidency and help explain why the world and U.S. economy are in such a mess. President Obama just returned from his two-week beach and golf vacation … Read more

Trampling on Coal Country families

By Paul Driessen Aug. 18, 2014 Obama and EPA are determined to destroy US coal, people’s lives and welfare be damned Between 1989 and 2010, Congress rejected nearly 700 cap-tax-and-trade and similar bills that their proponents claimed would control Earth’s perpetually fickle climate and weather. So even as real world crises erupt, President Obama is … Read more

“Climate-smart” policies for Africa are stupid and immoral

By Paul Driessen Aug. 10, 2014 Obama-Kerry policies would perpetuate energy poverty, malnutrition, disease and death The 2014 US-Africa Leaders Summit hosted by President Obama this past week brought together the largest-ever gathering of African government officials in Washington, DC. They discussed ways to bolster trade and investment by American companies on a continent where … Read more

Who’s really waging the ‘war on science’?

By Paul Driessen July 28, 2014 When it comes to attacking climate scientists, the alarmist Left has the market cornered Left-leaning environmentalists, media and academics have long railed against the alleged conservative “war on science.” They augment this vitriol with substantial money, books, documentaries and conference sessions devoted to “protecting” global warming alarmists from supposed … Read more

Greenpeace showcases its anti-human side

By Paul Driessen July 15, 2014 Greenpeace activist confirms every negative story you’ve ever read about this activist group It was a surreal experience. As the Heartland Institute’s hugely successful Ninth International Conference on Climate Change ended, I agreed to let Greenpeace activist Connor Gibson interview me. I’d just given a presentation on Big Green’s … Read more

Big Green’s lethal agenda

By Paul Driessen July 11, 2014 Sustainability and climate claims limit energy access and living standards for the world’s poor The outstanding presentations at this Ninth International Conference on Climate Change clearly demonstrate that activist climate science is increasingly devoid of evidence … increasingly removed from the scientific method – and yet is increasingly being … Read more