Paul Driessen

Trampling on Coal Country families

By Paul Driessen Aug. 18, 2014 Obama and EPA are determined to destroy US coal, people’s lives and welfare be damned Between 1989 and 2010, Congress rejected nearly 700 cap-tax-and-trade and similar bills that their proponents claimed would control Earth’s perpetually fickle climate and weather. So even as real world crises erupt, President Obama is using executive fiats and regulations ... Read More »

“Climate-smart” policies for Africa are stupid and immoral

By Paul Driessen Aug. 10, 2014 Obama-Kerry policies would perpetuate energy poverty, malnutrition, disease and death The 2014 US-Africa Leaders Summit hosted by President Obama this past week brought together the largest-ever gathering of African government officials in Washington, DC. They discussed ways to bolster trade and investment by American companies on a continent where a billion people – including ... Read More »

Who’s really waging the ‘war on science’?

By Paul Driessen July 28, 2014 When it comes to attacking climate scientists, the alarmist Left has the market cornered Left-leaning environmentalists, media and academics have long railed against the alleged conservative “war on science.” They augment this vitriol with substantial money, books, documentaries and conference sessions devoted to “protecting” global warming alarmists from supposed “harassment” by climate chaos skeptics, ... Read More »

Greenpeace showcases its anti-human side

By Paul Driessen July 15, 2014 Greenpeace activist confirms every negative story you’ve ever read about this activist group It was a surreal experience. As the Heartland Institute’s hugely successful Ninth International Conference on Climate Change ended, I agreed to let Greenpeace activist Connor Gibson interview me. I’d just given a presentation on Big Green’s lethal agenda, describing how “dangerous ... Read More »

Big Green’s lethal agenda

By Paul Driessen July 11, 2014 Sustainability and climate claims limit energy access and living standards for the world’s poor The outstanding presentations at this Ninth International Conference on Climate Change clearly demonstrate that activist climate science is increasingly devoid of evidence … increasingly removed from the scientific method – and yet is increasingly being used to devise, justify and ... Read More »