Climate Change

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has been getting better and better. How can this be? The explanation, energy expert Alex… Read more »

Climate, Weather and Ideology

Climate, Weather and Ideology

William McPherson mounts a spirited attack on “denial ideologues” who he accuses of using pseudo-science to sway public opinion. He uses a range of examples of extreme weather events and argues that in the facts about extreme weather we find many links to climate change, although any one storm may be caused by a number… Read more »

Coal Wars The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet

Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet

Richard Martin presents an up-to-date account of the coal industries in the USA and China and paints a picture of the environmental impact of coal and the challenges in reducing dependence on the dirtiest of fossil fuels..