Global warming

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    Democrats target tax code for Green New Deal goals

    Ryan Ellis writes for the Washington Examiner about congressional Democrats’ latest efforts to secure their Green New Deal. Advocates of the “Green New Deal” … want to use the tax code to put in place most of their domestic policy goals for a simple reason — there is…
    Mitch Kokai, July 7, 2020
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    COVID-19 lockdown offers preview of Green New Deal

    Editors at the Washington Examiner suggest that life under the left-wing Green New Deal would resemble the coronavirus economic shutdown. When socialist darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez first floated her “Green New Deal,” it was an intangible vision for society rather than a concrete policy proposal. Even after the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 27, 2020
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    Earth Day? What Earth Day? COVID-19 overshadows environmentalists’ spectacle

    Henry Miller and Andrew Fillat write for Issues and Insights about the COVID-19 epidemic’s impact on an annual event for environmental propaganda. In recent years, however, Earth Day has devolved into an occasion for professional environmental activists and alarmists to warn of apocalypse, dish anti-technology dirt, and proselytize.
    Mitch Kokai, April 23, 2020
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    COVID-19 reaction bodes ill for doom-predicting computer models of all types

    Thomas Lifson of the American Thinker explores one potential consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s bad news for those touting catastrophic computer models. We have learned the hard way that the scientists who produce mathematical models predicting disaster are not to be granted the presumption of infallibility. Nor…
    Mitch Kokai, April 21, 2020
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    Bernie supporters want Biden to steer left on climate

    Josh Siegel reports for the Washington Examiner on a pressure campaign involving presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. On paper, Joe Biden has the most aggressive plan to address climate change ever proposed by a Democratic nominee. But liberal climate activists, many of them young supporters of rival…
    Mitch Kokai, April 21, 2020
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    Fred Singer Has Died

    The great climate iconoclast was 95 when he passed away last week. He will be sorely missed. Here’s an excerpt from Princeton physicist Will Happer’s tribute: Fred Singer has fought the good fight, he has run the race, he has kept the faith. Now history will judge…
    Jon Guze, April 13, 2020
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    Coronavirus: If Matt Ridley’s Worried, We Should All Be Worried

    In a recent opinion piece called “Coronavirus is the wolf on the loose,”English science writer Matt Ridley begins by saying: In Aesop’s fable about the boy who cried “Wolf!”, the point of the tale is that eventually there was a wolf, but the boy was not believed…
    Jon Guze, March 11, 2020
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    “The anti-fracking movement is to geology as the anti-vaxx movement is to medicine.”

    From this tweet: H/T: Matt Ridley…
    Jon Guze, February 13, 2020