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…

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…

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…

Communist China caught funding US environmental groups to undermine military

Communist China-funded US enviro groups working to stop US military base on Okinawa China is funding us green groups to harm our national security. Environmental Group Condemns GOP Panel’s Foreign…

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…

Despite Climate Claims, These Birds Are Not Declining

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   There have been many claims from environmentalist and nature groups that modern civilization, climate change, pollution, wind farms and pesticide use have been driving…

Illegal Immigration? Coyotes Move North, East, and South

Study review by Kip Hansen   This essay is about coyotes! One of the odd things about this blog — WUWT — is the broad range of interests of the…

Claim: Majorities see government efforts to protect the environment as insufficient

From the PEW RESEARCH CENTER and the “government can’t do anything right” department. There is strong bipartisan agreement over expanding renewable energy sources, but deep political divides remain over fossil fuels…

Darwin — We’ve Got a Problem

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Biology has a ‘new’ problem: Speciation Reversal.  One recent paper on the topic declares: “We argue that extinction by speciation reversal may be more…

Birds in Crisis?

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen I get emails — lots of emails in lots of different email accounts.  Many of these emails are fundraising emails — requests for financial support,…

Encouraging: An environmentalist's slow-motion moment of clarity

From the “there’s hope yet”department comes this remarkable personal story of how one environmentalist in Colorado came to embrace the very thing she had been programmed to hate: oil and…

The Guardian: Environmental Protections in Decline

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian discusses declining environmental protections in Australia, for hydro ready alpine valleys and old growth stands of leafy biofuel, yet somehow ignores the fact…

British MPs Demand a “Latte Levy” on Disposable Coffee Cups

Guest essay by Eric Worrall British MPs waging a war on plastic are demanding a “latte levy”, to try to contain the growing environmental catastrophe caused by millions of latte…

EPA: “Roundup Not Carcinogenic” — MSM Silent

Brief Note from Kip Hansen On December 18, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a paper titled “Revised Glyphosate Issue Paper: Evaluation of Carcinogenic Potential” as part…

Arctic Restoration — Go Beavers!

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Oh those busy,  busy beavers — aren’t they great?  There’s the little guy in the corner of the photo, he and his pals built…

Right kind of collaboration is key to solving environmental problems

Public Release: 18-Aug-2017 From Eurekalert It must have not been “the right kind of” collaboration in the past.  Rotten collaboration? ~ctm Stockholm University   The coming decade may determine whether…

Plastics Yet Again

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   The New York Times has treated us to another episode of the Great Plastics-Last-Forever  Urban Legend in their recent article “The Immense, Eternal Footprint…

Surprise: humans had positive effect on rainforest environment

From the UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO: People enhanced the environment, not degraded it, over past 13,000 years Human occupation is usually associated with deteriorated landscapes, but new research shows that 13,000 years…

Modern Scientific Controversies Part 2: The Great Barrier Reef Wars

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Prologue:  This is the second in a series of several essays that will discuss ongoing scientific controversies, a specific type of which are often…

Five trillion is a red line. Cross it and the environment crashes!

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: Here are three stories about environmental destruction, all featuring “five trillion” as the horrific number. Scary stories. Are they accurate? To…

Claim: GMO Crops are good for Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new schism appears to be opening in the green movement, comparable to the divisions over the climate benefits of nuclear power, about whether GM…

The Great Southern Whale Slaughter: The Price of the Green Obsession with CO2?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian reports that Japan this year killed more than 300 whales, for “research” purposes. Australia and New Zealand are criticised for not attempting to…

What did ExxonMobil Know and when did they know it? (Part 3, Exxon: The Fork Not Taken)

Guest post by David Middleton This just keeps getting more hilarious… Exxon Confirmed Global Warming Consensus in 1982 with In-House Climate Models The company chairman would later mock climate models…

What did ExxonMobil Know and when did they know it? (Part 1)

Guest post by David Middleton Maybe ExxonMobil should file a RICO lawsuit against the “Shukla 20”, Inside Climate, the LA Times and this gentleman… Exxon Knew Everything There Was to…