Heartland: Special Edition Devoted to the Green New Deal

Reposted from The Heartland Institute February 1, 2019 By H. Sterling Burnett Climate Change Weekly #313 The much-hyped Green New Deal (GND) is being pushed by a rump group of progressive-socialists in the Democratic Party, including prominent members of the Senate with stated presidential aspirations. If enacted, GND would constitute a complete socialist makeover/takeover of…

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Compostables Were Meant To Save Us From Plastics. They’re Overflowing Landfills

From The Daily Caller Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator Originally intended to help alleviate plastic waste, compostable products are instead filling up landfills and wreaking havoc on recycling plants. Compostable bags, cups and cutlery are designed to be even more environmentally friendly than their standard biodegradable counterparts. Like biodegradables, they are capable of breaking down…

When environmentalism becomes corruption – Part 2

We need rational rules to protect environmental values – and meet essential societal needs Craig Liukko What does this country do for essential everyday minerals, when ideological bureaucrats have closed most mines and declared them “Permanently Closed”? In Colorado, it appears the “solution” is to have thousands of people sitting around idle, smoking pot, because…

When environmentalism becomes corruption – Part 1

Environmental principles are too often used to stop lawful, responsible, vital land uses Craig Liukko All across the United States, private property rights are under assault – assault by state and federal legislators and regulators, environmentalist groups, wealthy liberal foundations, corporations and other special interests, often acting in coordination or collusion with one another. They…

Humans Are the Superior Species with Every Right to Be on Earth. We are Not ‘Unnatural’ as Environmentalists Claim and the IPCC Assumes.

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Environmentalists are destroying environmentalism. As a subset of that destruction, creators of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) falsified science to claim that humans are causing global warming (AGW). That false science wasted trillions of dollars and disrupted millions of lives. That is enough money to provide clean drinking…

Luddite eco-imperialists claim to be virtuous

Foreword by Paul Dreissen Poor families in impoverished countries face formidable foes: an absence of electricity, roads and other infrastructure; corrupt, kleptocratic governments;  nonexistent property rights to secure loans; well-financed eco-imperialists whose policies perpetuate poverty, malnutrition and disease. Now they face even harder struggles, as a coalition of well-financed malcontents, agitators and pressure groups has…