Browsing All posts tagged under »Fossil Fuels«

Climate Alarmists Follow Acid Rain Scare Playbook

April 12, 2019 by

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By Larry Bell ~ There is nothing coincidental about common déjà vu features of a CO2 climate crisis-premised war on fossil fuels and a hysterically-hyped sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission acid rain environmental calamity a half-century ago. Both scams have claimed to be based upon dire computer model-based predictions calling for costly interventions. Both also involved […]

Give Thanks That We No Longer Live On The Precipice

November 27, 2018 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Thanksgiving is a good time to express our sincere gratitude that we no longer “enjoy” the “simpler life of yesteryear.” As my grandmother said, “The only good thing about the good old days is that they’re gone.” For countless millennia, mankind lived on a precipice, in hunter-gatherer, subsistence farmer and primitive […]

Three “Green” Ballot Initiatives To Shut Down Fossil Fuels This November

October 5, 2018 by

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By Adam Houser ~ Three initiatives are on the ballot this November in Colorado, Arizona, and Washington State, all aimed at severely restricting fossil fuel use and development within these states’ borders. With the Trump administration putting a stop to aggressive action on climate change at the federal level, environmentalist groups across the nation are […]

Speculative Climate Chaos Versus Indisputable Fossil Fuel Benefits

June 4, 2018 by

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Federal judge tells climate litigants to tally the numerous blessings from fossil fuels since 1859 By Paul Driessen ~ 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 programming languages for a […]

The Empire State And The Big Apple Set To Pull The Plug On Pensions

January 18, 2018 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ As New Yorkers continue to shiver their way into the New Year, they can take cold comfort (pun intended) from the knowledge that their betters presiding in Albany and the five boroughs are preparing to strike a blow against the forces said to be responsible for…global warming. After bundling up […]

As Trump Ends The “War On Fossil Fuels,” We All Win

November 16, 2017 by

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Unlocking America’s energy wealth is the path to long-term American prosperity By Paul Driessen ~ For eight long years, President Obama waged a relentless war on the fossil fuels that provide us with the abundant, affordable, and efficient energy that makes modern American life possible. One of President Trump’s greatest accomplishments has been to end […]

Energy Poverty Future

August 20, 2017 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Green campaigners like to talk about a future with zero fossil fuels. They also like to, as John Lennon might say, “imagine” a world without nuclear power either. We had best be careful, however, about rushing into the hell they’d prepare for us. Senior policy advisor Paul Driessen reminds us at […]

What If The Government Actually Banned Coal, Oil, And Natural Gas?

August 1, 2016 by

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By Elayne Allen and Katie Tubb ~ Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is not your typical teenager. The 16-year-old hip-hop artist and global warming activist with the nonprofit Earth Guardians has been dubbed the “anti-Bieber.” He “rallies supporters of every age and creed through school presentations, his unique brand of eco hip-hop, and heartfelt speeches,” according to the Natural […]

Fuel Me Or Fool Me

July 11, 2016 by

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America has centuries of fossil fuels, but hydrocarbon deniers want to strangle our future By Paul Driessen ~ Fool me once, the adage says, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. The reality-based fossil fuel version states: Fuel me for 150 years, fuel me forever – or at least until creative, entrepreneurial spirits […]

How The West Got Healthy And Prosperous

June 5, 2016 by

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Vital ingredients included the scientific method and fossil fuels – truths we forget at our peril By Paul Driessen ~ Several years ago, physician, statistician, sword swallower and vibrant lecturer Hans Rosling produced a fascinating 4-minute video that presented 120,000 data points and showcased how mostly western nations became healthy and prosperous in just 200 […]

Why The Left Is Wrong To Demonize Affordable Energy

May 11, 2016 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Innovation is a wonderful thing but can also serve as a reminder of just how good we have it. Take the journey of the solar-powered plane, for example. The Solar Impulse 2 is an airplane powered by solar panels and uses batteries at night. In promotion of weening the world off […]

Obama Targets Electric Grid For Power Grab

April 26, 2016 by

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The war on coal miners and their families is being extended to families and clients of oil and gas and nuclear energy operations as well By Larry Bell ~ The carbon-caused climate crisis cabal must be absolutely giddy that President Obama has made good on his pledge that “if somebody wants to build a coal-powered […]

Fossil Fuel Power Generation – The Moral Case – Video From Senate Hearings

April 18, 2016 by

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I saw this video the other day and decided to Post it here at our site. It’s worth watching for a number of reasons. Alex Epstein is the main speaker here, and he makes the moral case for our reliance on fossil fuel electrical power generation. Note here how every time he mentions it, Alex […]

With The Paris Climate Conference Complete, What Comes Next, What Will It Cost You, And What Can You Do About It?

December 15, 2015 by

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By Marita Noon ~ The UN Climate Conference in Paris ended, as predicted, late and with lots of fanfare over the “agreement” that contains little enforceable language—other than reporting emissions. CO2 reduction goals are, according to the New York Times: “essentially voluntary.” Despite the disappointing results for the anti-fossil fuel crowd, the Sierra Club gleefully […]

No But Yes. Australian Green Groups Really Do Want Deindustrialisation

August 21, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, the Fairfax Media columnists really need to workshop a collective position. Waleed Aly denies green groups want to deindustrialise and be more communistic and authoritarian: The “new religion” of the “extreme left” is how former Coalition senator Nick Minchin put it: the cloak that masks its real agenda […]

Divesting People Of Better Living Standards

February 8, 2015 by

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The self-righteous angst against fossil fuels for the poor is arrogant, immoral, lethal, and racist By Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek ~ “Social responsibility” activists want universities and pension funds to eliminate fossil fuel companies from their investment portfolios. They plan to spotlight their demands on “Global Divestment Day,” February 13-14. Their agenda is misguided, […]

The Moral Case Against Fossil Fuels Matters. And It’s Absurd.

November 15, 2014 by

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By Alex Epstein ~ Imagine you are talking to a tobacco advocate who claims that he has a new strategy for winning the hearts and minds of the public: “We will explain to the public that we contribute to economic growth.” “We will explain to the public that we create a lot of jobs.” “We […]

Obama Gives China A Great Climate Deal: A Weaker U.S. At No Cost To Beijing

November 14, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The global warming deal is a con. Bjorn Lomborg says Barack Obama has promised to hurt America in exchange for China promising to do nothing extra at all: The US-China statement hedges itself, making no new obligations: “The United States intends to achieve an economy-wide target of reducing its emissions by […]

Being Anti-Energy Is Being Anti-Humanity

November 13, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Everything you need to know about how perverse and dangerous the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is summed up in its latest report. Released on November 2, it issued the same tired, old and untrue claims of “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems” The IPCC wants […]

The Poor Are Collateral Damage In The Green War On Coal

October 21, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former Labor Minister Gary Johns on the mad campaign against coal: Convicted killer, now Anglican priest, Evan Pederick is the perfect poster boy for the fossil fuel divestment campaign. The convicted and self-confessed terrorist has been taken into the bosom of the Anglican Church and joined forces with other churches to […]

And Whale Meat Is A Renewable Resource, Too

May 25, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt Matt Ridley asks – how renewable is renewable? Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a thousand-page report on the future of renewable energy, which it defined as solar, hydro, wind, tidal, wave, geothermal and biomass. These energy sources, said the IPCC, generate about 13.8% of our energy and, if […]