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Who Knew CO2 Was Vital To Human Health? Scientists – Part One

June 21, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ In 1904 Christian Bohr, a Danish biochemist discovered that carbon dioxide facilitates the release of oxygen (O2) to our cells. Oxygen is carried through our body by the hemoglobin in our red blood cells. Bohr discovered carbon dioxide acts as a a catalyst for hemoglobin to release its oxygen for […]

The Impact Of CO2 Is Overstated So Why Dismantle Society? Part 1

April 26, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ That is a great question, and yes, there is a chance that it could happen. But it would not be meaningfully caused by humans burning fossil fuels and producing more CO2. Additional CO2 in our atmosphere stopped having a meaningful role in the earth’s temperature when it reached […]

The Army’s Climate Obsession Is A Disgrace

March 22, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ The United States Army has just published its climate strategy. In the foreword, Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth, holder of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Williams College and a former civilian employee of the Department of Defense, proudly stated that: “The army must […]

Don’t Despair: The Great Reset Will Lose (Part Two Of A Periodic Series On Optimism)

February 8, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Ernst Wolf, a German economist in his speech in August of 2021 said “the current situation we find ourselves in is unique in human history. Never has the entire world been thrown under the rule of such a coercive regime. Never have so many measures been taken which at first […]

Coal, Here Today And Tomorrow (Part 2)

February 1, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ Much of the public, but we are guessing fewer of our readers, think that coal use around the world is declining as a result of public policies to make it so. It is in fact going in the opposite direction. Coal use in power plants around the world […]

Coal, Here Today, Here Tomorrow (Part 1)

January 18, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ As we will most certainly convince the reader in this series of essays, we need not ever worry that coal will be eliminated as a major energy source in the US and the world. We simultaneously want to convince you that we are not talking about your grandfather’s […]

Great Cause For Optimism: Part One Of An Uplifting Series.

January 15, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ The following excerpt of a satiric imitation of a flight attendant’s commentary to the passengers on an airline flight readying for take-off came to me anonymously. I am quoting it as in my opinion it is a perfect place to begin my series of articles on OPTIMISM for Cfact.org. Good […]

COP 26: Shakespeare Said It – “Sound And Fury Signifying Nothing” (Part 2)

January 4, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ To fully appreciate what the COP26 conference achieved, let us start by listing the notable accomplishments described in the Pact and in the press releases. This is intended as comic relief from your average work day. COP26 agreed to accelerate unabated efforts towards reducing coal power. At India’s […]

Gift Your Friends These Facts On Climate And Energy

December 31, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ If you are reading this essay at cfact.org you likely recognize the Alice in Wonderland upside down world in which we live. But are you doing your part as a soldier on the front line of our battle to reclaim the high ground. Too many of us stand on the […]

Twenty Six UN Climate Conferences – Theater Of The Absurd Part One

December 29, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ Over the next three weeks we will convince you of the absurdity of the meetings to discuss destroying the world’s economy to address allegedly human-caused climate change fraud. To begin, it remains important for our readers to understand the reality behind the pronouncements from the media for the […]

The Renewable Fuel Standard Is A Policy Only A Grain Farmer Could Love

December 14, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Most who wished to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide believed mixing some ethanol from corn with our gasoline would do that and reduce our dependance on foreign oil as well. Not too many years after the law went into effect in 2005 scientists learned that when all aspects of corn […]

Wind Makes No Meaningful Contribution To The Grid: The Ciccone/Lehr Rule Of Thumb

December 8, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ This is part three of a tutorial on why wind power is tantamount to a fraud perpetrated daily.  According to the American Wind Association, as we near the end of 2021 there are about 60,000 wind turbines operating in 41 states and two territories. It is not hard to convince […]

Wind Does Not Meaningfully Add Power, But Imposes Huge Costs On Ratepayers And The Environment

November 30, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ You will never see the destruction of animals and the bio-systems going on in faraway places all around the world controlled by China. You will not likely see the hundreds of birds and bats at existing sites in the US and even Bald Eagles killed by the massive turning blades […]

The Simple Arithmetic Of Wind Power

November 23, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Nations have spent hundreds of billions of dollars hoping to replace coal and natural gas to no avail. Australians and Germans have suffered from the government’s decisions the most. They now have sky-high energy costs and frequent blackouts. Both are returning to coal with as little fanfare as possible. Why […]

Biodiversity Does NOT Shrink With Climate Change Or CO2

November 8, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ How will the ongoing rise in the air’s CO2 content affect the biodiversity of Earth’s many ecosystems? The answer after evaluating dozens of studies cited in Climate Change Revisited II: Fossil Fuels, edited by Joe and Diane Bast, is a resounding “Not At All”. The research clearly stated in the […]

UN COP 26: More Outstanding Theater In Glasgow

November 2, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ Everyone loves a show, especially when there is high drama, heroes and villains and lots of hype to precede the event. By those standards, the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31 […]

UN COP 26: The 750 Billion Dollar Invoice

October 31, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ As thousands of well paid bureaucrats begin to convene in Glasgow, Scotland for their 26th meeting to discuss how to take money out of the richer countries and place it in the coffers of the less developed countries as penance for having an advanced society based on fuels […]

Science Is A Leaky Vessel In The Age Of Climate

October 25, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ A lot of people just look at data and say, “Well, this is the data” and that is what they believe. But data in the modern age is a leaky vessel. There is such competition to produce innovative, provocative research that scientists are manipulating their data so they can get […]

UN COP26 Climate Conference: Be Prepared For A Good Laugh

October 19, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ In the 1996 movie Jerry McGuire, football player Rod Tidwell has a single demand regarding what his agent must do to keep him as a client. He shouts, “Show me the money,” repeatedly in a line that made movie history. In the lead-up to the 26th Conference of the Parties […]

Malaria: Burying Another Global Warming Scare

October 12, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Malaria is one of the most devastating parasite diseases in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It affects more than 100 countries. The World Health Organization estimated that in 2016, 216 million cases occurred worldwide which was down from 237 million cases in 2010. The African continent accounted or […]

Hydraulic Fracturing Strengthened America. Banning It Would Weaken Us

October 6, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Will the new Governor of New York uphold former Governor Cuomo’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing? There are all kinds of motivations regarding these kinds of moratoriums, and they are all illegal because they violate private property rights. How can you take the property right of the minerals in the ground […]

Wind And Solar Folly In Detail

September 30, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ The Lower 48 states of the US cover four time zones. The sun sets in California about 3 hours after the sun sets in New York. One must wonder if the folks running the government in Washington DC are aware of this. President Joe Biden’s plan for a climate-friendly electric […]

Nuclear Power Update

September 22, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ When we talk nuclear physics to most people their eyes will glaze over with either lack of understanding or fear of the unknown. In fact it is quite simple. Uranium, its most common fuel, is radioactive, which means it naturally decays or fissions. This is the process of splitting atoms […]

The Drake Well: Not To Be Forgotten

September 14, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ American oil history began for certain in a valley along a creek in a remote area of northwestern Pennsylvania on August 27, 1859. There a well drilled, with the intention of profiting from the extraction of oil, by Edwin Drake reached 69.5 feet into the ground and filled with oil […]