The Ozone Hole over Antarctica is the largest since 2006, despite the fact that Ozone Depleting Substances were all but eliminated a decade ago.
The revolution in the production of oil and natural gas from shale has altered the course of global energy, affecting most of the world’s people.
Business has been captured by Climatism, the belief that humans are causing dangerous global warming.
EPA claims that small particle air pollution is killing Americans are shaky.
Electricity prices in Europe and high and rising due to green energy policies.
Sustainable solutions from the green movement are typically inferior solutions from past centuries.
The EPA's Clean Power Plan, if implemented, will raise electricity prices and degrade grid reliability, while providing negligible environmental benefits.
Petroleum is a much maligned material that is the foundation of modern prosperity.
2014 was a year of climate activism. But the gap between climate warnings and actual events provided an endless stream of climate irony.
CHICAGO, October 2, 2014 — In 1997 during the Kyoto Protocol Treaty negotiations in Japan, Dr. Robert Watson, then Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was asked about scientists who challenge United Nations conclusions that global warming was man-made. He answered, “The science is settled…we’re not going to reopen it here.” Thus began one ...
The global average tide range is about one meter, some 300 times the three-millimeter change that scientists claim to be able to measure over an entire year.
The IPCC and today’s climate modelers propose that the “flea” wags “the dog.” The flea, of course, is carbon dioxide, and the dog, is the water cycle. And they are wrong.
CHICAGO, September 18, 2014– On September 23, representatives from 190 nations will gather at the Climate Summit 2014 at United Nations headquarters in New York City, including 125 heads of state. President Obama and other world leaders will attend to discuss the urgent problem of climate change, seeking common ground in preparation for a “meaningful ...
CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 — Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a technique to remove natural gas and oil from shale formations, has been under withering assault from environmental groups for much of the last decade. Fracking has been blamed for contamination of drinking water, air pollution, earthquakes, water shortages, global warming, radiation discharge, and even cancer. ...
CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 — Americans take electricity for granted. Electricity powers our lights, our computers, our offices, and our industries. But misguided environmental policies are eroding the reliability of our power system. This past winter, bitterly cold weather placed massive stress on the US electrical system―and the system almost broke. On January 7 in the midst ...
But an unexpected transformation of energy markets and politics may instead make 2014 the year of peak renewables.
CHICAGO, February 28, 2013— In December, Representatives Jared Polis (D Colorado), Ben Ray Luján (D New Mexico), and Ann Kuster (D New Hampshire) introduced the National Renewable Electricity Act of 2013 (RES Act) into the US House of Representatives. The act mandates that all US retail electrical suppliers buy an increasing amount of electricity from renewable energy sources, ...
Chicago blasted by cold and snow, a natural retort to the city's policies to fight global warming.
On Sunday and into Monday, Chicago was mostly shut down. More than 1,000 flights were cancelled at O’Hare Airport. Chicago public schools and most suburban schools were closed.
Is a National Renewable Electricity Standard law good public policy?