How Opposition To Fossil Fuels Hurts The Poor Most Of All

One of the most evil things you can do to a poor person is take away his freedom to improve his fate. The United Nations and governments around the world are doing just this by pushing for massive restrictions on the energy of opportunity: fossil fuel energy. The common narrative about fossil fuels is that by using so many of …

‘97% Of Climate Scientists Agree’ Is 100% Wrong

If you’ve ever expressed the least bit of skepticism about environmentalist calls for making the vast majority of fossil fuel use illegal, you’ve probably heard the smug response: “97% of climate scientists agree with climate change” — which always carries the implication: Who are you to challenge them? The answer is: you are a thinking, independent individual–and you don’t go …

9 Graphs That Prove Using Fossil Fuels Hasn’t Harmed The Planet

Conventional wisdom is that the more fossil fuels we use, the less livable we make our planet. And we have been using a lot more fossil fuels over the last 30 years — an 80 percent increase since 1980. Fossil fuel use has increased so dramatically that our environment “should be” much worse. But is it? Source: BP, Statistical Review of World …

Jimmy Fallon Makes the World’s Best Argument Against Solar and Wind Energy

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, a member of “Artists Against Fracking,” is, like many celebrities, in favor of banning most fossil fuel use and using wind and solar instead. But a few years ago, when he was host of Weekend Update, Fallon made one of the best arguments ever why solar, wind, and other forms of renewable energy work very, very badly. Photo credit: Jimmy Fallon (left) with …

Apple Commits Energy Accounting Fraud

Imagine this scenario: Apple CEO Tim Cook wants to take an ocean liner across the Atlantic. He has a problem. Ocean liners run on oil but Cook wants to be “green.” What can he do? Well, he could try his luck with a sailboat. But the wind is volatile and unreliable — not to mention that a wind-swept voyage across the ocean …