‘No extinctions’: Polar bears survived periods when the Arctic had no ice

Former Vice President Al Gore shocked Americans in “An Inconvenient Truth” when he said polar bears were drowning because global warming was melting Arctic sea ice, but now a new study shows that polar bears did just fine even when there was no ice covering the Arctic.

By |2016-01-12T00:21:51-04:00January 11th, 2016|Guest Insights|Comments Off on ‘No extinctions’: Polar bears survived periods when the Arctic had no ice

Property owners stand up to National Park Service bullying

Tom and Kathy Stocklen fought the National Park Service for over 40 years and retired with their property intact, despite repeated efforts, even threats, by NPS bureaucrats to take their land in Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes Natioanl Lakeshore. Curiously, the NPS has recently ended four decades of dredging the Platte River, where the Stocklens placed their canoes, for safe navigation. Clearly, Washington thinks that landowners are public nuisances.

By |2015-08-20T08:07:17-04:00August 19th, 2015|Guest Insights|Comments Off on Property owners stand up to National Park Service bullying

America’s big ‘green’ wrecking machines

CFACT contributor Mary Kay Barton shows how wind farms re in reality tax farms that squeeze local residents out of tax dollars as they dramatically reduce the value of the farms in communities that were doing quite well before some of their elected officials sold out to gain fame and fortune from wind developers. Worse, wind projects are designed to lose money over their lifetimes, even without factoring in that actual lifetimes are about half of promised lifetimes.

By |2019-06-10T20:06:39-04:00August 19th, 2015|Guest Insights|23 Comments

Will President Obama’s new drilling policy give the Arctic over to Russian domination?

Is it merely a coincidence that millions of dollars of Russian money have been laundered and forwarded to anti-fossil fuel radical environmentalists to fight exploration and development by the United States of Alaska's vast oil and gas and minerals reserves? While Russia plans to seize the entire Arctic for its own use, the United States shuts down all future development over nearly 20 million acres of land and sea -- for absolutely zero environmental benefit, especially since Russia will likely be able to exploit much of that same territory anyway. Just as bac, Obama did this despite universal opposition from Alaska's elected officials -- robbing the state of much-needed jobs and revenues. Hopefully, this theft and giveaway to Russia can be reversed.

By |2015-02-14T15:59:28-04:00February 14th, 2015|CFACT Insights, Guest Insights|3 Comments

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 |2015-01-10T15:49:19-04:00January 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 |2014-12-23T13:36:33-04:00December 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 |2014-12-16T08:44:00-04:00December 15th, 2014|Guest Insights|5 Comments