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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Review and Summary of “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels” By Andy May The best-selling book The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels was first published November 27, 2014 by Penguin. The author, Alex Epstein, took a BA in Philosophy from Duke University in 2002. He is the President of the Center for Industrial Progress, a…

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PolitiFact or Politi-fiction?

Guest essay by Andy May This is a critique of the coverage of the man-made climate change debate by Politifact.com. It’s an update of a post I wrote last year. Journalism has not improved in the last 19 months and may actually be worse. Because Politifact is often characterized as an unbiased and credible source…

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Climate Change Agenda and the Role of Bureaucratic Scientists

Guest opinion; Dr. Tim Ball I began this article before the resignation of NCEI director Tom Karl was announced. His replacement will, like James Hansen’s replacement at NASA GISS, Gavin Schmidt, continue the climate adjustment program. They perpetuate themselves and their agenda; it is the nature of bureaucracies. Laurence J. Peter, author, and creator of…

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“Cooking” up Denialism in some universities?

Guest essay by  Bob Fernley-Jones (Mechanical engineer retired) Australia is blessed with a university-partnered blog The Conversation which is of mostly alarmist bent in the category of Energy + Environment. Only scholars are permitted to author stories but comments are open to the public which includes a hard core of regulars most of whom are…