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Keep it in the Ground … By Blocking Pipelines

Keep it in the Ground … By Blocking Pipelines

  By Paul Driessen If they can’t stop energy development, they block pipeline transport (and get unexpected help) You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen significantly. Big Green just […]

Keystone is anti-hydrocarbon zealotry in microcosm

Keystone is anti-hydrocarbon zealotry in microcosm

. 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. Commissioners who voted against approval […]

Sharing our blessings: This Thanksgiving we should have given thanks for fossil fuels – and promote them for rest of world

Sharing our blessings: This Thanksgiving we should have given thanks for fossil fuels – and promote them for rest of world

. By Paul Driessen This Thanksgiving weekend is a good time to express our gratitude for the jobs, living standards and life spans we enjoy today – largely because of abundant, reliable, affordable energy, 83% of it still because of fossil fuels. As my CFACT colleague Craig Rucker suggests, we should also be grateful that […]

What Natural Disasters SHOULD Teach Us

What Natural Disasters SHOULD Teach Us

     by Steven Lyazi     I express my deepest sympathies to the people in the Caribbean and United States who have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The loss of life was tragic but has thankfully been much lower than in many previous storms. Buildings are stronger, people get warned in […]

Monumental, unsustainable environmental impacts

Monumental, unsustainable environmental impacts

. By Paul Driessen Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy would inflict major land, wildlife, resource damage Demands that the world replace fossil fuels with wind, solar and biofuel energy – to prevent supposed catastrophes caused by manmade global warming and climate change – ignore three fundamental flaws. 1) In the Real World outside the realm […]

Commentary: Real science must guide policy

Commentary: Real science must guide policy

. By Paul Driessen Climate alarmists use faulty science and bald assertions to demand end to fossil fuels All too many alarmist climate scientists have received millions in taxpayer grants over the years, relied on computer models that do not reflect real-world observations, attacked and refused to debate scientists who disagree with manmade climate cataclysm claims, […]

Destructive forest fires are due to – WHAT?

Destructive forest fires are due to – WHAT?

Fuel me or fool me

Fuel me or fool me

How the West got healthy and prosperous

How the West got healthy and prosperous

Vital ingredients included the scientific method and fossil fuels – truths we forget at our peril 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 years – after countless […]

Smelling blood in the political water

Smelling blood in the political water
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