A growing economy is good news for the environment.
Aren't we entitled to a reality check before we turn over control of our economy to the Left to redistribute our wealth?
Environmental agenda clashing with real energy needs for businesses and residential living.
Whether we call it carbon pricing, or more accurately carbon taxation, the correct adjective is dangerous.
It quickly becomes obvious that this "Green New Deal" is nothing more than a ruse designed to give the radical Left the redistribution and control it has always craved.
As 2018 wound down, CFACT students gathered in Florida for an "eco-summit."
Uh-oh, Greenpeace! Santa checked his list, he checked it twice, and you're on the naughty list...not nice!
The United States played a leading role in "writing the rule book" for the Paris climate agreement, but also made clear its intention to exit the agreement as soon as possible.
In the audience at CFACT's Poland forum were veterans of the Solidarity movement who freed Poland from Socialism thirty years ago. They do not want to go back. They turned this scholarly forum into a lively discussion of energy, global warming and Polish independence. We were honored.
CFACT put up a hard-hitting billboard near the entrance to COP 24, the UN conference on climate change. It says, “Congratulations Poland, 100 years! Exit the UN Paris Accord. Energy Independence for Poland!” We met with coal miners and average Poles. They are fed up.
The United Nations gave explicit permission to left-wing youth groups to disrupt a presentation by the American delegation on energy issues at COP 24, the UN conference on climate change in Katowice, Poland.
The gilets jaunes (yellow vests) represent a broad cross section of the French working and middle classes. They are butchers, bakers and automobile makers. They are the folks who drive the trucks, farm the food, build the buildings and fix what breaks. They are France. They have had enough.
Faced with widespread carbon / fuel tax rioting, French President Emmanuel Macron surrendered. The French government suspended the wildly unpopular fuel tax, for six months at least. "The people are revolting!" Mel Brooks as Louis XIV: "You said it, they stink on ice."
COP 24, the United Nations climate conference is underway.
Historians have found no conclusive evidence that the Emperor Nero was playing his lyre during Rome's great fire. He wasn't even in the city. Future historians will have no problem documenting that Governor Brown and the Greens chose ideology over effective forest management, fire fighting and prevention.