Browsing All posts tagged under »Radical Environmentalism«

Review: Don’t Waste Time Or Money On ‘Silent Earth’

October 4, 2021 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Book reviews usually tell people, buy this new hardback. This article advises, don’t bother reading Silent Earth, much less purchasing a copy; it’s mostly a junk-science, anti-technology screed. Dave Goulson’s book expands on Silent Spring, Rachel Carson’s polemic against pesticides that helped rid Europe and the USA of deadly malaria, and […]

Oregon Ballot Initiative Would End Animal Agriculture, Hunting, Fishing

July 21, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ America’s rural-urban divide is wide and getting wider. Moneyed coastal elites rarely ever miss an opportunity to show their disdain for the rubes in flyover country. Anyone doubting the depth of the discord need look no further than Oregon, where a ballot initiative would all but put an end to […]

REAL Threats To Planet And People

July 7, 2021 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Environmental activism was already nasty and lethal when I wrote Eco-Imperialism: Green Power – Black Death 18 years ago. It’s gotten steadily worse since then, especially with hysteria about the “looming manmade climate apocalypse” driving ever more extreme demands that we rid the world of fossil fuels and prohibit or roll […]

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 […]

Green Propaganda

July 27, 2020 by

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By Mark Hendrickson, Ph.D. ~ Radical environmentalism sees truth as a threat to its objectives. Propaganda (whether outright lies, exaggerations, or distortions) in pursuit of green goals is justified. Perhaps the most famous example of green propaganda has been the persistent claim that 97% of climate scientists agree that man-made climate change endangers the planet. […]

The Puddles In Your Yard Are Yours Again

January 12, 2020 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ In 1972, I was serving as an advisor to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which incidentally I helped to create and convince President Nixon to sign into law in 1971. I played a role in writing a number of important laws to protect our environment. One of them […]

Happer Versus AOC: A Telling Contrast

April 24, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is by far the best known climate change alarmist today, having way surpassed Al Gore for that title. Gore is now something of a has-been in the fame department. On the other side, Will Happer is far and away the best known skeptic (not counting President Trump, […]

On Earth Day, Gloomy Predictions Haven’t Come To Pass

April 23, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ This Earth Day, it almost feels like we should be carving some turkey. Why? Because we have a lot to be thankful for since the first Earth Day event occurred 49 years ago. We should be thankful that the gloom-and-doom predictions made throughout the past several decades haven’t come true. Fearmongering […]

“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 […]

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 […]

New Heritage Foundation Report Highlights Failures Of Endangered Species Act

May 25, 2018 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ “The Endangered Species Act (ESA) has been so ineffective at recovering species that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has fabricated a record of success.” Robert Gordon, The Heritage Foundation Revealing a stunning record of failure and fabrication over nearly half-a-century, a new report by Robert Gordon of the Heritage […]

“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 […]

Donors Decline To Back More Fracking Research After Study Finds No Link To Water Contamination

April 7, 2016 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ The lead researcher in a study that concluded that fracking in Ohio didn’t contaminate groundwater told The Daily Signal that, contrary to her previous remarks, donors to the study did not pull funding because of “specific disappointment” with those results. Amy Townsend-Small, an assistant professor of geology at the University of […]

The Big Green Job Killing Machine

April 2, 2016 by

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Environmentalists wield powerful Endangered Species Act to kill jobs, impoverish families By Ron Arnold ~ The abuse of environmentalist power to hurt people never stops. “Another one gone,” began the Lost Coast Outpost’s report in late January. A.A. “Red” Emmerson, chairman of Sierra Pacific Industries, announced the permanent closure of its sawmill on Samoa Peninsula […]

Review: Radical By Nature

March 26, 2016 by

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By Edward Cline ~ At the outset, I will admit that this review of Thomas McCaffrey’s seminal book on the history of and devastation wrought by environmentalism from its earliest days to the present, Radical by Nature: The Green Assault on Liberty, Property, and Prosperity, cannot begin to do it justice. As I underscored the […]

Leaving The Church Of Environmentalism

May 28, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ In March 2009 while the Environmental Protection Agency was rushing to fulfill a presidential campaign pledge to document that carbon dioxide (CO2) and five other greenhouse gases endangered public health and the environment, a longtime employee, Alan Carlin, put out a 93-page report challenging the science being cited and the drift […]

Russia Busts Greenpeace

October 3, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I must confess I had a moment of schadenfreud—taking pleasure in another’s misfortune—when I read that, in late September, the Russians had seized the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, and towed it to the port of Murmansk after Greenpeace personnel had boarded a Russian oil platform, “Priraslomnaya”, in the Pechora Sea. Russia […]

Environmental ‘Progress’ Means Backtracking To Days Of Sail

July 24, 2013 by

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By Mike Ciandella ~ After this, maybe the Pony Express will be the next thing to come back as part of a green initiative. Environmentalists and Bloomberg Businessweek are advocating that the shipping industry backtrack 100 years and reintroduce the clipper ship. Clipper ships dominated the shipping industry in the mid-1800s, until they were edged […]

Radical Greens Ignore Science In Their Fight To “Save The Bees”

May 25, 2013 by

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Banning neonicotinoids is good news for Varroa mites that kill bees, not good news for bees! By Paul Driessen ~ Chemophobic anti-pesticide groups are at it again. This time they’re attacking a widely used and safe new insecticide, but their assertions and real agendas are nothing new. Radical environmentalism rose to ascendancy on opposition to […]