Browsing All posts tagged under »Rabid Environmentalism«

Michael Crichton: Is Environmentalism A Religion?

April 14, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ As more and more in society have drifted away from a belief in God the void needs to be filled for most human beings. The environment, Crichton said, has filled the void for many. Conventional Judeo-Christian religion began with a perfect world called Eden. Today’s environmentalist sees sustainability as the […]

Suspect Science Threatens US Farming – Again

February 21, 2021 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Modern American agriculture has wrought miracles over the past 70 years. Conventional farm production per acre and overall nearly tripled, corn (maize) production increased 500% from 20% less land – and farmers used less water, less fuel, less fertilizer, and fewer pesticides and other chemicals for every bushel of food they […]

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 […]

Showering With Soap … Made From Straw?

October 5, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ Every time you lather up and take a shower, the soap or shampoo you use is filled with a variety of chemicals. Of course, the levels at which they exist in your bubbles are not toxic to your health, nevertheless, scientists are always looking for better ways to reduce […]

Green Land Grabs On Steroids

March 4, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Special interest environmental groups got stung recently by an 8-0 U.S. Supreme Court opinion that held private landowners cannot be compelled to forego future economic uses of their property and at their own expense convert their land into suitable habitat for an endangered frog. Now radical greens are eyeing even bigger […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – February 25th 2019 (Green New Deal Edition)

February 26, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. This version of the AWED Newsletter is dedicated to a single topic: the proposed US Green New Deal (GND). The next issue will revert to our normal format about general Energy and Global Warming reports. One reason the GND was chosen to be focused on […]

Green New Deal Reveals Green Left’s True Colors

February 23, 2019 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Over the next 10 years, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., supported by at least eight prospective 2020 presidential Democratic-Socialist candidates and 40 acolyte lawmakers, plans to eliminate fossil fuels; make air travel obsolete using bullet trains; upgrade or replace every building in America to ensure energy efficiency; and ensure “economic security for […]

AOC Wants America To Lead The World – Backward

February 20, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ 29-year old ex-bartender and freshman U.S. Representative (D-NY) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received thunderous environmentalist and media acclaim when she introduced her Green New Deal resolution in the House and Ed Markey (D-MA) submitted it in the Senate. It was quickly endorsed or cosponsored by scores of House and Senate Dems, including many […]

Nature Conservancy Deal Shows Threat Of Conservation Fund

January 2, 2019 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ By flipping 300 acres of private land in Montana to the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Nature Conservancy (TNC) has solidified its reputation as “the feds’ real estate agent.” In this case, Arlington, Va.-based TNC teamed up with the head of a high-flying California tech company to […]

Anti Fracking Climate Madness In Colorado

November 2, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Al Gore’s endorsement of the anti-fracking ballot initiative in Colorado makes it clear that this is a “leave it in the ground” measure. It is not really about health and safety, homes and hospitals, despite being pitched that way. This is climate activism at work. Proposition 112 is aimed at […]

A Looming Technology – Security Minerals Crisis?

October 31, 2018 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ In 1973 OPEC countries imposed an oil embargo to retaliate for US support of Israel during the Yom Kippur War. Drivers endured soaring gasoline prices, blocks-long lines, hours wasted waiting to refuel vehicles, and restrictions on which days they could buy fuel. America was vulnerable to those blackmail sanctions because we […]

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 […]

“Agro-Ecology” Campaign Enshrines Primitive Agriculture And Malnutrition As Human Rights

July 23, 2018 by

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Luddite eco-imperialists claim to be virtuous By Paul Driessen and David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Not every poor person in impoverished places around the world aspires to the modern living standards they see and hear about: indoor plumbing, electricity for lights, a refrigerator and stove, a paucity of disease-carrying insects, top-notch schools and hospitals, their children […]

Working With Green Groups, Local Governments Use This Kind Of Lawsuit To Get Cash From Oil Giants

July 7, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Cities and counties across the country are teaming up with environmental groups to drill for revenue by using public-nuisance lawsuits against some of the world’s largest energy companies. These local governments claim oil giants, such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, and others, have caused global warming that they say is damaging their […]

Farmer Settles $2 Million Lawsuit Against High-Flying Green Realtors

June 1, 2018 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ After a decade of litigation involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in attorneys’ fees, Virginia farmer Martha Boneta has reached a settlement in her $2 million lawsuit against a husband-and-wife team of realtors whom she accused of colluding with an environmental group to drive her off her land. While the […]

“Evil” GE Foods And “Eco-Friendly” Organics

May 20, 2018 by

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Misrepresentations by radical greens promote myths of GE dangers and organic benefits By Paul Driessen ~ Across the globe, genetically engineered (GE) crops face opposition from environmental and organic food activists, who claim the crops harm the environment and endanger human health. How factual are their claims? The evidence strongly supports GE over organic crops. […]

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 […]

Keystone Is Anti-Hydrocarbon Zealotry In Microcosm

December 11, 2017 by

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Radical environmentalists prefer dangerous, inhumane, ecologically destructive alternatives By Paul Driessen ~ The Nebraska Public Service Commission (NPSC) recently voted to approve the state’s segment of the 1,200-mile Keystone XL Pipeline. While that would appear to allow construction to move forward, more obstacles loom before KXL can finally bring North Dakota and Canadian crude oil to Texas refineries. […]

End The ‘War On Coal’

December 9, 2017 by

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Far from being a threat, coal continues to bring health, welfare, and prosperity to billions From the team at CFACT ~     Written by Bryan Leyland and Tom Harris ~ At the recent Environmental Protection Agency public hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, on withdrawing the “Clean Power Plan,” anti-coal activists were out in force: the Climate […]

Finally, Some Common-Sense Western Fire Policies

September 18, 2017 by

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New DOI and DOA policy to cut overgrown, diseased, dead, and burned trees is long overdue By Paul Driessen ~ President Trump promised to bring fresh ideas and policies to Washington. Now Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are doing exactly that in a critically important area: forest management and conflagration prevention. […]

This ‘Endangered Species’ Story Was Government-Sponsored Fake News

August 29, 2017 by

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By Rob Gordon ~ Leave it to the federal government to make a costly mistake, obscure it for decades at taxpayer expense, and then try to claim it was a success. In 2016, Johnston’s frankenia—a wiry, blue-green, roughly 1 to 2-foot-tall shrub with tiny oblong leaves—was taken off the endangered species list. The Fish and […]

Callous CALAS Activists Against The Poor

August 28, 2017 by

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Anti-mining groups “protect” local tribe against phony risks by trampling on Guatemalan workers By Paul Driessen ~ Not long ago, supposed “environmental justice” concerns at least involved risks to mine workers and their families. The risks may have been inflated, or ignored for decades, but they were a major focus. In one case, a state-run mine […]

Fair Trade For Thee, But Not For Me

August 25, 2017 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ “Nobody wants to buy something that was made by exploiting someone else,” Ben & Jerry’s and Fair Trade co-founder Jerry Greenfield likes to tell us. Let’s hope he doesn’t drive an electric vehicle, doesn’t use a laptop or cell phone, and doesn’t rely on wind or solar power. We’re constantly confronted […]

Energy Company Sues Eco-Groups For Dakota Pipeline Crimes, Defamation

August 25, 2017 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The name Greenpeace is a misnomer, if allegations in a new racketeering lawsuit prove true. Energy Transfer Partners, the company which owned and built the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline, announced Aug. 22, it is suing Greenpeace International, Greenpeace Inc., and Greenpeace Fund, BankTrack, Earth First! and other groups and individuals for […]