A Climate Scientist Is Smeared for Blowing the Whistle on ‘Corrected’ Data
Less than 72 hours after a federal whistleblower exposed shocking misconduct at a key U.S. climate agency, the CEO of the nation’s top scientific group was already dismissing the matter as no biggie. On February 7, Rush Holt, head of …
Congress Plans to Make the EPA Great Again
One of the biggest post-election winners on Capitol Hill is Representative Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. This soft-spoken Texas Republican has become an unlikely warrior against dubious science used to justify costly federal regulations …
In a ‘Post-Truth’ Era, Greenpeace Lies to Raise Money
Free speech is one thing. It’s another to lie about a company just because you don’t like it. And environmental organizations like Greenpeace go even further — they try to raise money through pitches based on lies.
No, Scott Pruitt at the EPA Will Not Be a Threat to the Planet
On Wednesday, Donald Trump announced that he will nominate Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt is a Republican from an energy-rich state, so his opinions on the EPA are about what one might expect …
Standing Rock Protesters Learn that Violence Yields Results
Over the weekend, the Obama administration denied a key permit necessary to complete the controversial Dakota Access pipeline.
This overtly political decision not only ignores the facts about the Dakota Access pipeline; more dangerous, the Obama administration has rewarded the …
The EPA Shows Again That It’s an Affront to Common Sense
For decades, in administrations Democratic and Republican alike, the Environmental Protection Agency has been a paragon of waste, fraud, and abuse, a corrupt taxpayer-funded Evil Empire. “Science” there is just a tool to be manipulated in order to advance radical …
Deepwater Horizon and Everyday Heroes
The climactic images of an American flag rippling against darkness and fire in the brilliant new film Deepwater Horizon recall many a war film, or indeed the writing of The Star Spangled Banner itself, near Fort McHenry as the War …
New Leftist Meme: Blame Urban Riots on ‘Environmental Racism’
If Hillary Clinton is elected president, you can bet that in the wake of the Charlotte riots, her Justice Department will ratchet up the micromanaging of local police departments. But the Black Lives Matter movement that Clinton embraces doesn’t …
NPR’s Climate Propaganda: Arrogance Masquerading as Self-Sacrifice
David Harsanyi has already written a fine critique about the recent NPR story “Should We Be Having Kids in the Age of Climate Change?”, but the entire NPR article is such a bit of weapons-grade stupidity that as someone who …
Congress Making Mess of Landfill Cleanup?
Ever since the 1970s, when the federal government more or less monopolized the cleanup of toxic landfills through the Superfund program, cities all over the country have been frustrated with the often slow pace of cleanup.
Take the West Lake …
The Baker-Shultz Carbon-Tax Plan Is a Bad Deal for Americans
Madness is rare in individuals — but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule — Friedrich Nietzsche
‘Cap and trade was just one way of skinning the cat; it was not the only way,” Barack Obama declared after Democrats’ …
In his recently released and timely book, Scare Pollution: Why and How to Fix the EPA, author Steve Milloy says this about the Environmental Protection Agency:
The EPA has over the course of the last 20 years marshaled its vast and …
Setting the Record Straight on Scott Pruitt
The ink had not dried on Scott Pruitt’s nomination to head the EPA before many in the media labeled him a “climate denier.” Like most cases of slander, this one rested on the flimsiest of reeds — lines from an …
The Surge of Migrants at the Border Never Stopped
The Surge of Migrants at the Border Never Stopped
Remember the surge of often-unaccompanied children that came across America’s southern border in the summer of 2014?
More than 52,000 unaccompanied children were caught trying to cross the southern U.S. border …
To Kill a Pipeline — Again
One of the Obama administration’s core competencies is suspending pipeline projects with no cause.
It will leave office with another notch in its belt, now that the Army Corps of Engineers has acted to block a final piece of …
Fake Trials, Brought to You by the Anti-GMO Movement
This week, a group of environmental activists will host a faux tribunal in The Hague to pretend to prosecute Monsanto for crimes against humanity. The Missouri-based company sells both genetically engineered seeds and pesticides, which makes them Enemy No. 1 of …
Left-Wing AGs Are Playing Politics with the Law
In at least a handful of blue states, a disturbing trend is emerging: Left-wing state attorneys general are acting less like legal representatives of their constituents and more like partisan political activists. Why is this disturbing? Because, unlike your run-of-the-mill …
The human race has a funny way of evading Armageddon. All the best people keep promising us a world-ending catastrophe, and all we get in the news is more Anthony Weiner pics. Admittedly, some would prefer a mass-extinction event to …
Leo DiCaprio’s Dirty Dollars
Actor-playboy Leonardo DiCaprio walked away from a fender bender in the Hamptons this weekend without a scratch.
But the outspoken liberal should not escape unscathed from his train wreck of high-dollar financial dealings with donors and businessmen in one of …
One Tiny Victory over the Regulatory State: Prairie Chicken Edition
In times like these I wonder how anyone can continue to trust government officials and most politicians. Only in the last few days we have had: the White House’s deception on the Iran nuclear deal, new evidence that Hillary Clinton …