The oil price is not the price of oil

Accordinng to petroleum engineer Sel Graham, the real oil price is NOT the price of oil as prophesied by Wall Street speculators. The U.S. oil price has been consistently lower than the price for foreign oil. Thus, Graham says, the best policy for the U.S. is to continue to increase domestic production until we are no longer dependent on more expensive foreign oil.

By |2015-01-10T15:49:19+00:00January 10th, 2015|Guest Insights|Comments Off on The oil price is not the price of oil

What if Obama’s climate change policies are based on pHraud?

The demand for scary scenarios to prop up failing global warming arguments has apparently led two scientists at the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL), which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to ignore 80 years of 20th Century ocean pH data as measured with glass electrode pH (GEPH) meters that include over 2 million records of ocean pH levels. These data do not line up with the PMEL team's computer modeling, a strong indicator that the model, for which its creator Dr. Richard Feely, has won a $100,000 Heinz Family Foundation award, is likely worthless scientifically (though clearly of great value politically). Just as with the Michael Mann hockey stick scam, this Feely scam needs to be exposed and discredited as junk science and its arrogant perpetrators forced to accept true peer review.

By |2014-12-23T13:36:33+00:00December 22nd, 2014|CFACT Insights, Guest Insights|113 Comments

A global carbon tax?

President Obama may be planning to sock his fellow citizens with a global tax on carbon dioxide imposed via a United Nations agreement known as a "soft law," one that technically does not require or even solicit Senate approval. The pathway toward this Lilliputian tax -- in which small, poor nations seek to siphon off much of the wealth of the American people -- began when President George H. W. Bush signed off on Agenda 21 at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992. The assault on our liberties continues.

By |2014-12-16T08:44:00+00:00December 15th, 2014|Guest Insights|5 Comments

Being anti-energy is being anti-humanity

So the UN IPCC wants us to stop using fossil fuels entirely by 2100 -- whether or not we will need them. Alan Caruba recommends that everyone read Alex Epstein's great new book, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. Epstein argues that we have used the power of fossil-fueled machines to build a durable civilization that is highly resilient to extreme heat, extreme cold, floods, storms, and so on” -- and that this demonstrates the foolishness of those who oppose their use.

By |2014-11-13T08:56:35+00:00November 12th, 2014|CFACT Insights, Guest Insights|15 Comments

Don’t give up America’s economic and competitive advantage

In the midst of beheadings, Russia's troop buildup inside Ukraine, and Ebola cases skyrocketing, Hillary Clinton made the claim that climate change “is the most consequential, urgent, sweeping collection of challenges we face as a nation and a world.” How bizarre! Even in Germany, where subsidies have built a gigantic solar industry, solar produced only 0.1% of the nation's energy in the month of January. America, notes Marita Noon, has abundant coal, oil and natural gas resources that we ought not squander.

By |2014-09-09T13:25:02+00:00September 9th, 2014|CFACT Insights, Guest Insights|Comments Off on Don’t give up America’s economic and competitive advantage

Workers suffer when militarized police and Big Green get together

Billionaire environmentalists have long been at war against the American people -- and hide behind federal agencies which have joyfully done their bidding. Today, however, people are awakening to this threat, and fighting back against the billionaires. As Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has written, the poor will revolt against this micro-management of the economy and the environment by rich elites.

By |2014-08-25T17:58:16+00:00August 25th, 2014|CFACT Insights, Guest Insights|1 Comment

Colorado Dems frack backtrack is all about November

CFACT Advisor Marita Noon points to a primary election in New Mexico as the impetus for Colorado Democrats to back away from legislation to curtail hydraulic fracturing (fracking), a measure that would hurt Colorado's economy and quite likely the chances for Democrats there to win elections this fall. Cynical? You betcha! If they should win in November, will these measures be back on the table?

By |2014-08-11T18:54:34+00:00August 11th, 2014|CFACT Insights, Guest Insights|Comments Off on Colorado Dems frack backtrack is all about November

EPA goes from Environmental Protection Agency to Extremist Political Agenda

The EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan, which by setting strict limits on the life-giving gas carbon dioxide would effectively shut down coal-fired power generation in the U.S., is an unconstitutional overreach, according to CFACT advisor Marita Noon. Noon quotes Justice Scalia's decision that blocked EPA's "tailoring rule": "The power of executing laws…does not include a power to revise clear statutory terms that turn out not to work in practice.” NOTE: You can still send in written comments to the EPA regarding this job-killing, economy-killing regulation.

By |2014-08-11T09:17:25+00:00August 10th, 2014|CFACT Insights, Guest Insights|Comments Off on EPA goes from Environmental Protection Agency to Extremist Political Agenda

Congressional Budget Office: Doing its job on biofuels

Dave Juday points out that the Congressional Budget Office, created during the Nixon Administration to be a nonpartisan evaluator, is doing its job by reporting that with no changes to the renewable fuel standard, the price of diesel fuel will jump by 30 to 51 cents per gallon, with E10 gasoline prices rising 13 to 26 cents per gallon. The EPA has already admitted it needs to lower the biofuels requirement for 2014, but it is nearly August and no final action has been taken. This, Juday notes, frustrates policymakers, analysts, and most of all gasoline and diesel marketers. comending that the government make changes to the EPA's renewable fuel standard to reflect real-world

By |2014-07-23T16:16:37+00:00July 23rd, 2014|CFACT Insights, Guest Insights|Comments Off on Congressional Budget Office: Doing its job on biofuels
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