"The lawsuit aimed to criminalize a wide range of ordinary and innocent acts simply because the person who committed them was unlucky enough to be near a threatened or endangered species.”
By Greg Walcher Greens are angry that Interior modified a last-minute Obama Administration rule on migratory birds they wanted to use to attack energy and ranching. The rule had been in effect for only 27 days.
If you judge a public policy by its results, the ESA of 1973 is a flop. Over 2,000 species have been listed as endangered pursuant to the Act. How many have recovered? Around thirty. The ESA has, however, been incredibly effective at frustrating and delaying economic activity.
Bayou La Baitre’s (the town in Forrest Gump's) victory over the green ordinance was authentic, and the coastal town shows how the little guys and gals can come together and defeat powerful interests.
Officials have unveiled a package of reforms crafted to make the 45-year-old statute better serve both the species it is supposed to recover and landowners caught up in the law’s cumbersome regulations. Read CFACT's official comment.
CFACT unveils a new billboard that lays out more hard facts that expose the foolishness of banning plastic straws.
New CFACT billboard exposes the uselessness of banning straws.
The Interior Department reverses an activist-initiated Obama-era ban on farming activities that used a bumblebee as a pretext.
CFACT President Craig Rucker lays out the staggering numbers on Big Green financing at the America First Energy Conference in Louisiana. WATCH NOW.
CFACT's Bonner Cohen explains Russian covert support for and influence over the environmental movement at Heartland's America First energy conference in New Orleans. WATCH NOW.
There is fossil evidence of CO2 starvation at the end of the last ice age, when CO2 levels dropped to below 200 ppm. Even today's 400 ppm is far too low for optimum plant growth.
The Sierra Club and “invertebrate-protecting” Xerces Society recently had their own Emily Litella moment. Solid evidence shows there is no “bee-pocalypse,” but alarmists allege new pesticide threats , over an issue they both have been hyperventilating about for years: endangered bees. Never mind!
Reforming the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act statute seeks to better serve both the species it is supposed to recover and landowners caught up in the law’s cumbersome regulations.
It essentially asserts that indigenous, traditional farmers must be shielded from market forces and modern technologies, so that they can continue using ancient, primitive, “culturally appropriate” methods.
Leave our air conditioners and refrigerator's alone! It’s time for the Trump White House to send the Kigali Amendment off on the same train out of town it did the Paris Accord.