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Eco-imperialism: The West's New Kind of Colonialism

The Environment

Blog08/03/2021

Western intellectuals are trying to tear down symbols of traditional colonialism. Yet the West still continues a form a colonialism in Africa: eco-imperialism. 

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Why a Green New Deal Is More Expensive Than Joe Biden Realizes

The Environment

Blog03/10/2021

Wind and solar power can work well when placed in an ideal location. Much of the time, however, these projects require a lot of fossil fuel to produce, but then never deliver the promised "zero-carbon" energy.

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Wind Power Is a Disaster in Texas, No Matter What Paul Krugman Says

The Environment

Blog03/08/2021

Normally the boosters of renewable energy point with pride to Texas, yet when wind collapsed during the deep freeze, suddenly even its biggest fans admit that nobody ever thought it could do the same job as natural gas.

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What Rights Do Future Generations Have?

The EnvironmentPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/29/2021

Many say economics must focus on preserving resources for distant future generations. They say climate change is why. That's may seem convincing in the abstract, but we soon learn how hard it is to predict future needs, and to ignore present ones. 

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Climate Change: Fred Singer's Classic Critique

Book ReviewsThe Environment

Blog01/23/2021

Singer's Hot Talk, Cold Science is largely a skeptical scientific inquiry about popular global-warming theses. But there is one area of this that he understands is not scientific: the policy question of what, if anything, to do about climate problems.

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Climate Activism, Captured in One Instagram Post

The EnvironmentMedia and Culture

Blog01/07/2021

Climate "science" now often amounts to little more than a smug proclamation from a TV personality and a demand that everyone vote for Joe Biden. 

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The Socialists' Plan for "Ecological Leninism"

Book ReviewsThe EnvironmentSocialism

Blog12/15/2020

"The race to zero [carbon emissions] would have to be coordinated through control measures—rationing, reallocating, requisitioning, sanctioning, ordering" and much more.

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No Privacy, No Property: The World in 2030 According to the WEF

The EnvironmentPoverty

Blog12/08/2020

The World Economic Forum and its related institutions in combination with a handful of governments and a few high-tech companies want to lead the world into a new era without property or privacy.

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Climate Change Policy Isn't Worth Its High Cost

The EnvironmentPlanning

Blog12/05/2020

The doomsday mantra of climate activists is guided by antihumanism and a desire for control. This worldview is a grave danger to human flourishing.

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Why Sound Money Is "Green" and Central Banks Aren't

Central BanksThe Environment

Although many central bankers have claimed the central banks are instrumental in ushering in a more green economy, a closer look suggests the opposite is true.

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