About Larry Bell

CFACT Advisor Larry Bell heads the graduate program in space architecture at the University of Houston. He founded and directs the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture. He is also the author of "Climate of Corruption: Politics and Power Behind the Global Warming Hoax."

Alternative energy can’t replace hydrocarbons

For the cost of drilling a single shale well which may average 10 barrels of oil per hour or its equivalent in natural gas over decades, one can build two 500-foot-high, 2-megawatt (MW) wind turbines which will produce a combined output averaging the energy equivalent of 0.7 barrels of oil per hour.

By |2020-02-13T21:43:47-05:00February 17th, 2020|Energy|Comments Off on Alternative energy can’t replace hydrocarbons

COP 25: UN’s Madrid climate summit produced net-zero benefits

Attendees at the United Nation's 25th annual climate conference (COP 25) in Madrid earlier this month concluded with little more than net-zero benefit alarmism and virtue-signaling based upon two very shaky scientific and technological foundations.

By |2019-12-29T09:01:09-05:00December 29th, 2019|Climate|Comments Off on COP 25: UN’s Madrid climate summit produced net-zero benefits

Will our AI Future be Einstein’s or Frankenstein’s?

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled algorithms and automated machines are transforming our society, our daily lives, and potentially even our views of what it means to be "human" more rapidly and completely than we can possibly contemplate.

By |2019-11-24T14:19:10-05:00November 25th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Will our AI Future be Einstein’s or Frankenstein’s?

Petitioning against climate alarmism goes global

A petition being submitted by hundreds of independent climate scientists and professionals from numerous countries to heads of the European Council, Commission and Parliament declares "There is No Climate Emergency."

By |2019-08-19T15:10:22-04:00August 20th, 2019|Climate|Comments Off on Petitioning against climate alarmism goes global

EU’s energy policy makes Brexit seem more reasonable

The selection of European Commission’s upcoming new President, Ursula von der Leyen, indicates that it will be one where unelected Brussels bureaucrats expand domination over all aspects of European economic and social life.

By |2019-08-05T15:17:51-04:00August 8th, 2019|Climate|Comments Off on EU’s energy policy makes Brexit seem more reasonable

Socialists’ weapon of choice: Climate alarmism

Speaking in 2010, IPCC official Ottmar Edenhofer offered some clear advice to all of us: "One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy. Instead, climate change policy is about how we redistribute de facto the world’s wealth ."

By |2020-02-12T11:35:36-05:00July 14th, 2019|General Information|Comments Off on Socialists’ weapon of choice: Climate alarmism