There is no Denying Global Warming

As a teenager, I remember the Hudson River freezing from Manhattan to New Jersey, a width of about one mile, with blocks of ice jumbled among the less thick ice, or few open areas. Cars raced on the frozen surface Continue reading There is no Denying Global Warming

Carbon Tax Folly

In his New York Times op-ed, Friedman calls for the imposition of a carbon tax1. Not only is this a terrible idea, but it’s totally unnecessary. At $25 per ton, it could, according to Friedman, raise around $1 trillion over Continue reading Carbon Tax Folly

Climate Change Madness

The President, in his State of the Union Address, said, the country must fight climate change, by passing “a market based [i.e., cap and trade] climate change plan … or I will unleash my administration.” This political rhetoric, if implemented, Continue reading Climate Change Madness

Great Lake Water Levels

Water levels in the Great Lakes have been the subject of scare stories about global warming for years. Not too long ago, the National Geographic Magazine used Great Lake water levels to highlight global warming. Fortunately, the National Oceanic and Continue reading Great Lake Water Levels

EPA’s War Against CO2

Many have speculated that recent EPA rulings and regulations targeting coal were really aimed at cutting CO2 emissions. Now the EPA proves that the speculation was right. Congress refused to enact Cap & Trade legislation that would target CO2 emissions Continue reading EPA’s War Against CO2

Is it Time to Abandon CCS?

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) is consuming tax payer dollars in an effort to develop the technologies needed to capture and sequester huge quantities of CO2 – and to prove it is even possible to store vast amounts of CO2 Continue reading Is it Time to Abandon CCS?