Browsing All posts tagged under »Environmental Extremism«

Breaching Snake River Dams Riles Pacific Northwest

March 3, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ An Idaho congressman’s push to win congressional and Biden White House approval for removing four dams in the Lower Snake River in order to save dwindling stocks of salmon has ignited a firestorm in the Pacific Northwest. Idaho Republican Congressman Mike Simpson’s dam-removal proposal is part of a $33.5 billion […]

Environmental Extremism Is Creeping Into Every Domain Of Public Policy

January 14, 2021 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ Many on the left continue to place their ideology of environmental extremism above all other considerations, including economic growth, individual freedom, and the welfare of low-income Americans. This worldview ignores critical trade-offs and places environmental interests above even basic principles that have long served as a foundation of this nation. Further, […]

Green Politics

August 24, 2020 by

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By Mark Hendrickson, Ph.D. ~ You can debate the details, but for my generation (the baby boomers who went to college in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s) the modern environmental is a half-century old. The movement was a twinkle in Rachel Carson’s eye when she published in Silent Spring 1962. Its embryonic stage included […]

New York Eco-Extremists Versus The Middle Class

February 3, 2019 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ It’s getting harder to be an environmental extremist these days. Just ask New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The governor of the nation’s fourth most populace state is under intense pressure from Green activists in recent months. They are impatient about what they consider his lackluster timetable in forcing the Empire state […]

Perverse, Conflicted Ethical Systems

May 10, 2018 by

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Radical environmentalists put people last, and destroy habitats and wildlife to end fossil fuels By Paul Driessen ~ Third Reich Forest Minister Hermann Goering was an avid hiker and ecologist who once sent a man to a concentration camp for cutting up a frog for fish bait. In 1933 he and other Nazi Party leaders […]

Green “ANTIFA” Threatens “Sabotage” Of U.S. Energy Infrastructure

December 16, 2017 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Portending a potentially dangerous escalation of opposition by environmental extremists to fossil-fuel energy development, a radical group is boasting on the Internet that it will go beyond “legal means” to halt construction of two natural-gas pipelines. A group calling itself “Its Going Down” (IGD) (it should be “It’s Going Down,” […]

Climate Change Australia – Drug The Sceptics! Make Children Shorter!

July 31, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Meet the global warming extremist from New York University  invited to Australia to explain his new plan to stop the planet heating: drug the footdraggers until they give up, and dose children with chemicals to keep them short and more planet friendly. Caution: this is not a hoax. Tony Thomas: People […]

Enviro Gadflies Demand Right To Trespass On Your Land

March 9, 2016 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Two recently adopted Wyoming statutes, designed to protect farmers and ranchers from “environmental monitoring” of their property by green activists, are now being challenged in court by the very group whose actions on private land inspired passage of the laws. In 2014, over a dozen ranchers sued the Western Watershed […]

Still More Politicized Pseudo-Science?

December 15, 2014 by

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The neonics and honeybees saga takes interesting, potentially fraudulent turn By Paul Driessen ~ Widening efforts to blame neonicotinoid pesticides for honeybee “colony collapse disorder” and other “beepocalypse” problems have taken a fascinating turn. Insisting that scientific evidence shows a clear link between neonics and honeybee population declines, EU anti-insecticide campaigners persuaded the European Union […]

Billionaires’ Club Using Greens To Undermine U.S. Energy Security

October 29, 2014 by

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Shouldn’t be we fighting a war on terrorism not on fossil fuels? By Marita Noon ~ “You are responsible for President Obama’s re-election,” I told 150 folks from the oil and gas industry —most of whom were conservative Republicans. I spoke to them on October 15 in San Angelo, Texas. A reporter covering the event […]