The science is settled. Nuclear technology provides the cleanest, most reliable, and potentially least expensive form of energy on the planet.
They cost a fortune to build, more to maintain, and still more to decommission, while their production falls short.
Why not efficient, affordable electricity instead?
Dams provide recreation, electric power, flood control, and more.
The life cycle of a wind turbine is 20 to 25 years or less and they are not recyclable.
Solar panel subsidy programs ignore the costs of disposal of solar panel waste.
54 nations in the African Union (all but Eritrea) have signed onto the new African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA). The newly created Continental Free Trade Area incorporates over 1.2 billion people and a projected annual GDP of over $2.5 trillion.
A review of the new book "Ground Breaking: America’s New Quest for Mineral Independence," by Ned Mamula and Ann Bridges.
Humanity can profitably reclaim desert areas by focusing on return on investment – not just throwing money at a problem.
Poor forest management leads to forests and lives destroyed. “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem." -- Ronald Reagan
His crime? Building a firebreak ditch and some ponds on his Montana property.
History was made in March when federal officials gave the green light for construction and operation of copper mines in Arizona and Minnesota. Credit a pair of presidential orders designed to guarantee America's supply of vital resources.
CFACT Advisor H. Sterling Burnett says that President Trump would do well to ensure that the EPA's ruling that carbon dioxide is a "pollutant" be reversed following a true scientific review. He should also withdraw the U.S. from international climate agreements that drive and justify many domestic climate actions – and stop diverting billions of dollars of taxpayer money from important domestic and defense concerns to UN climate programs.
CFACT advisor H. Sterling Burnett writes the weekly climate column for The Heartland Institute -- a CFACT partner in addressing environmental education issues (such as our joint battle in West Virginia). Noting the call in the Huffington Post for even more propaganda, he warns Americans that the battle for the minds of our future generations is more intense than ever.
There has been no clearer comparison between capitalism and socialism than the two Germanys that were created at the end of World War II -- socialist/communist East Germany, under Soviet hegemony, and capitalist West Germany, with strong ties to Western Europe and the United States. Clearly, West Germany's capitalist system produced better results for its people -- and only recently have East Germans begun to prosper after many years of freedom.