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COP 24: Africans Promote Oil And Coal At Katowice Climate Summit

December 17, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Hecklers protested the U.S. event on fossil fuels but nobody bothered the Africans when they promoted the role of oil and gas in national development. The event was led by the African Development Bank (AfDB), which earlier this year broke with the ever-green World Bank and announced that it will […]

COP 24: Good News And Bad

December 16, 2018 by

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By Pat Carlson ~ What is it about human nature that makes us more willing to believe the worst news rather than the best news? During the second week of the latest international climate change conference being held in Katowice, Poland COP24, two groups showed up with news – one group predicting a catastrophic disaster […]

COP 24: All Aboard The UN Climate Gravy Train

December 15, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland features a grand sideshow, with all sorts of groups making presentations to whoever shows up. Some countries and groups even have permanent pavilions. A lot of these shows are put on by what might be termed “fellow travelers.” These are groups with no […]

Electric Vehicle Tax Credits Another Form Of Corporate Welfare

December 15, 2018 by

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By Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. Founder of The Heritage Foundation ~ If America’s auto manufacturers wrote letters to Santa, it’s not hard to guess what would be high on their lists: retaining the federal tax credit for electric vehicles. For several years now, Uncle Sam (who often acts like Santa’s U.S.-based cousin) has tried to […]

The Wild And Weird World Of COP24

December 13, 2018 by

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By Adam Houser ~ The United Nations’ annual climate change conference, COP24 (Conference of the Parties), is being held in Katowice, Poland. This long-anticipated event has already seen a mix of bizarre and eyebrow-raising incidents. Time travel typhoon demonstration A group of young demonstrators engaged in an organized bit of silly street theater, where they […]

UN Authorizes Protesters To Silence Americans At COP 24

December 12, 2018 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Does the United Nations serve any purpose at all if it will not guarantee the right of participants to speak undisturbed when taking part in its process? The United Nations gave explicit permission to left-wing youth groups to disrupt a presentation by the American delegation on energy issues at COP 24, […]

COP 24: Climate Lunacy Takes Center Stage In Poland

December 11, 2018 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ The unwritten rule seems to be that each successive climate report and news release must be more scarifying than any predecessors, especially during the run-up to international conferences. Thus Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report 15 claims governments worldwide must make “unprecedented changes in all aspects of society,” spend $40 […]