The Hidden Costs of Energy Mandates

Sign here to tell Congress to kill the "Green New Deal"! ---- There is nothing environmentally conscientious about prematurely shutting down sound infrastructure that provides clean, low-cost, reliable electricity. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what state renewable energy mandates, federal energy subsidies, and policies like the Green New Deal would do to accommodate politically preferred renewable energy … Continue reading The Hidden Costs of Energy Mandates

Why Even Liberals Should Be “Climate Change Skeptics”

When you’re several decades older than Greta Thunberg, her impassioned warning of impending doom hits you differently than it may college students or early twentysomethings. In a word, it sounded “familiar.” I’m not just talking about the climate change movement, nor exclusively about the left side of the political spectrum. I’ve been hearing about impending … Continue reading Why Even Liberals Should Be “Climate Change Skeptics”

The Myth That Our Planet Faces an Overpopulation Crisis

Shortly after my wife graduated from college, she joined Zero Population Growth. Looking back, she tells me it was an emotional reaction fueled by reading Paul Ehrlich’s apocalyptic claims. In his book, The Population Bomb, Ehrlich wrote: “The battle to feed all of humanity is over. In the 1970s hundreds of millions of people will … Continue reading The Myth That Our Planet Faces an Overpopulation Crisis

AOC’s Green New Deal Is a U.S. Version of Mao’s Disastrous Great Leap Forward

Go here to tell Congress to kill the Green New Deal! In what its supporters have claimed is “visionary,” congressional media darling Alexandria Occasio-Cortez (AOC) has released her short-awaited Green New Deal, and she has called for nothing short of the destruction of life as we have known it: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she has … Continue reading AOC’s Green New Deal Is a U.S. Version of Mao’s Disastrous Great Leap Forward

A Glimpse of What the Green New Deal Would Cost Taxpayers

Click here to tell Congress to kill the Green New Deal! Implementing the Green New Deal resolution would place significant though hard-to-quantify costs on Americans, according to a preliminary analysis by The Heritage Foundation that hints at the total burden. Granted, generating a cost estimate for a plan that is nebulously defined and lacks specificity … Continue reading A Glimpse of What the Green New Deal Would Cost Taxpayers

Economist: The Green New Deal Is Built on Fear, Not Facts

Congress is imposing the Green New Deal, piece by piece.  Sign here to tell Congress to stop the Green New Deal! Last week, environmental activist and leader of the anti-carbon campaign group 350.org, Bill McKibben, sent a valentine to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey arguing that the Green New Deal, far from resulting … Continue reading Economist: The Green New Deal Is Built on Fear, Not Facts