Why the Carbon Tax Would Backfire on America

Go here to tell Congress to kill the "Green New Deal!" ----- Several members of Congress have floated different carbon tax bills in recent days, some of which have both Democratic and Republican sponsorship. But marginal bipartisan support for enacting a new tax on American families and businesses doesn’t make it good policy.   Different models … Continue reading Why the Carbon Tax Would Backfire on America

Solar Panels Produce Tons of Toxic Waste—Literally

Go here to tell Congress to kill the "Green New Deal!' ------ A Popular Choice Solar panels have been heralded as the alternative to fossil fuels for decades. Most readers have likely seen exciting headlines claiming we could power the world's energy demands multiple times were we simply to cover the Sahara Desert with a … Continue reading Solar Panels Produce Tons of Toxic Waste—Literally

4 Catastrophic Climate Predictions That Never Came True

Go here to tell Congress to kill the "Green New Deal!" --- If you’re under 50, there’s a good chance you’re expecting to see climate change create chaos and death in your lifetime. Scientists and pundits seem so certain we’re headed for global collapse and their predictions can be terrifying—especially if you’re young enough not … Continue reading 4 Catastrophic Climate Predictions That Never Came True

Here Are 4 Outrageously Insane Climate Proposals

Go here to tell Congress to kill the "Green New Deal"! ---- Judging from the much-hyped and widely mocked speech by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg at the United Nations earlier this week, it’s clear that some young people are convinced that the world will soon end unless we do something drastic. “You have stolen … Continue reading Here Are 4 Outrageously Insane Climate Proposals

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