CO2 Coalition: Clean Coal Technology Can Fight Energy Poverty in Africa

Guest “coal saves lives” by David Middleton Energy poverty is an actual existential threat to over 1 billion people. Our friends at the CO2 Coalition have a solution to a big part of the problem: 12 NOV, 2020 New-tech American Coal-fired Electricity for Africa: Clean Air, Indoors and Out African Lives Matter Too New study…

African Polio Outbreak Linked to Vaccine

There is no doubt Polio vaccines have been an overwhelming benefit for humanity. Extensive use of Polio vaccines has led to the near eradication of this dreadful disease. But Polio is a live vaccine, a weakened version of the real virus. Sometimes live vaccines go horribly wrong.

Could entomophagy end U.S. and African protein shortages?

Would we even want it to do so? A modest proposal, inspired by Jonathon Swift.  Paul Driessen         Nearly two centuries ago, amid a fungal infestation that destroyed Irish potato crops and brought famine, starvation, death, and the emigration of countless men, women and children, Gulliver’s Travels author Dr. Jonathon Swift offered “A Modest Proposal…

The real reasons Africa has another locust plague

The UN, environmentalist pressure groups and their financial backers have a lot to answer for Paul Driessen The ChiCom coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreaks, deaths and responses continue to dominate US, European and Asian news. Meanwhile, a very different infestation is devastating East African crops and leaving tens of millions at risk of starvation and death.…

Keeping Africa on the brink of starvation

UN and EU government agencies – and tax-exempt NGOs – have brought a plague of locusts Paul Driessen Billions of desert locusts have descended again on East Africa. Crawling first, then sprouting wings and flying in hungry hordes [fixed~cr] of 40-150 million or more, they are devastating crops and threatening tens of millions of people…