A 2019 resolution: Honesty in energy policy

Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek Dec. 22, 2018 Virginia wind project highlights the need in climate, sustainability and renewable energy arenas   In this season of New Year resolutions, we should insist that governors, legislators, regulators, activists and their corporate allies resolve to be more honest, especially on climate and renewable energy issues. Here in … Read more

“We are still in” totalitarians flunk basic reality

By Paul Driessen Dec. 16, 2018 They raged against energy and climate realists in Katowice, but should serve time for fraud The 30,000 alarmists gathered in Katowice, Poland expected to slam-dunk their report proclaiming a planet-threatening climate crisis, finalize rules for implementing the Paris accords, redistribute infinite billions of dollars from industrialized nations to “climate … Read more

What next for U.S. climate and energy policies?

By Paul Driessen November 12 , 2018 2018 elections bring mixed messages and require climate and renewable energy reality check The “Blue Wave” never really reached shore, the U.S. Senate is still in Republican hands, the House of Representatives flipped to Democratic control, Trump era deregulation and fossil fuel production efforts continue, several governorships and … Read more

The IPCC’s latest climate hysteria

By Paul Driessen October 14, 2018 Realist experts show why $60-80 trillion over next 17 years would be wasted on imaginary crisis Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report 15 claims the latest disaster “tipping point” is just 12 years away. If governments around the world fail to make “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in … Read more

Speculative climate chaos v. indisputable fossil fuel benefits

Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek June 2, 2018 Federal judge tells climate litigants to tally the numerous blessings from fossil fuels since 1859 Judge William Alsup has a BS in engineering, has written computer programs for his ham radio hobby, delves deeply into the technical aspects of numerous cases before him, and even studied other … Read more

Real Russian collusion the Dems and MSM ignore

By Paul Driessen May 19, 2018 Putin pals fund radical groups that interfere with US elections, energy, agriculture and economy Robert Mueller’s politicized investigation into allegations that President Trump or the Trump campaign or some Trump associate somehow colluded with Russians continues unproven but unabated. Many think partisan politics ensure it will not be concluded … Read more

Climate adaptation, reparation and restoration

By Paul Driessen April 21, 2018 Boulder, CO wants oil companies to restore snowy winters of an idyllic past – and pay it billions This Earth Day (April 22) we need to ask whether environmentalism has gone completely bonkers. Back in the 1970s, I skied Colorado’s cross-country and downhill slopes pretty regularly. Some years were … Read more

Climate chaos claims continue causing consternation

By Paul Driessen April 3, 2018 From the Oakland v. oil company lawsuit to ridiculous “research,” the onslaught never ends Anyone who thought “manmade climate cataclysm” rhetoric couldn’t possibly exceed Obama era levels should read the complaint filed in the “public nuisance” lawsuit that’s being argued before Federal District Court Judge William Alsup in a … Read more

Those fraudulent climate litigation shakedowns

By Paul Driessen March 8, 2018 Which aspects are most fraudulent? The cities’ lawsuits, junk science or bond offerings? The ultra liberal enclaves of New York City and San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Marin, and Imperial Beach, California all claim to be deeply worried about manmade climate cataclysms. They detest petroleum, oppose pipelines, … Read more

Our next energy and security crisis?

By Paul Driessen Feb. 27, 2018 Importing 65% of US oil in 2005 vs 100% of many key minerals now (from China and Russia) Oil and natural gas aren’t just fuels. They supply building blocks for pharmaceuticals; plastics in vehicle bodies, athletic helmets, and numerous other products; and complex composites in solar panels and wind … Read more