Despite the increased use of fossil fuels, toxic pollution has already decreased significantly, and the availability of clean water has increased—thanks to human ingenuity and innovation.
Obama and environmentalists have it in for fossil fuels because they are, overwhelmingly, the form of energy that lifts millions out of poverty and sustains lives longer and healthier than any before.
Most people in industrialized countries take the availability of such energy for granted: we turn on a switch, and the power is there, for heating, cooling, lighting, manufacturing, transportation, and for any other human purpose.
Ethanol is an expensive boondoggle that wouldn’t survive in a competitive market.
The feather in Mr. DiCaprio’s dunce cap is his hypocrisy over fossil fuels — without the energy provided by the fossil fuel companies, the Hollywood film industry could not exist, and DiCaprio could not have had the career and earned wealth he has.
Free-market competition among the commercializing businesses makes genetic editing affordable and available to all.
By creating the imaginary threat of man-made climate change, climate alarmists have given governments everywhere a justification to increase state control in our lives.
If “climate change” and “global warming” are, in fact, problems facing people on Planet Earth, it is due to an atmospheric tragedy of the commons.
To not recycle would mean challenging the value of saving the planet. If you don’t recycle, then you don’t care about the earth. It’s not a matter of science, logic or facts; it’s a matter of faith.
Propaganda is what the NRDC produces. It shouldn’t be the basis for EPA policy. These days, too often, it is — because activists and regulators collude.
What does it tell you about environmentalism that it needs the Pope to prop up its campaign against capitalism and human achievement on earth?
Humans thrive by improving technology, not abandoning it.
It’s hard to think rationally when animals tug at our heartstrings.
The Exxon CEO is a rare exception, with the courage to defend his company’s moral right to pursue its own interest: profitable production of fossil fuels.