Category: Global Warming

An Example of Pointless Greenieness

-By Warner Todd Huston NBC has created an entire phalanx of videos centered on environmental issues to show its fealty to the religion of greenism. There are celebrities, trite slogans, and all sorts of absurd promises on what going green can do for us all. But are these “solutions” really any good? Let’s look at... Read more »

If I Wanted America to Fail, I'd Do What the EPA And Environuts Want

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ANWR: It's Been '10 Years,' We Could Have Been Reaping Rewards Now

-By Warner Todd Huston Ten years ago this month the Democrats defeated the bill that would have allowed us to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Preserve (ANWR). So it’s happy anniversary to the loss of our energy independence once again. It turns out that the tenth anniversary is known as the “tin”... Read more »

Heartland Institute: The 'Gate' Scandal That Never Was

-By Warner Todd Huston Global warmists finally have an email “gate” of their own that they can turn against “deniers” and they are taking full advantage of it. The Warmists are excited that the Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based state policy group, has been “outed” for attempting to undermine the religiously held tenets of global warming.... Read more »

Hultgren: European Court’s Decision On Carbon Tax Is Heavy-Handed, Harmful To U.S. Airlines

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Geneva, IL – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today released the following statement after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in favor of the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and its application to all airlines flying to and from the EU. Airlines... Read more »

Remy: Missing You - The Incandescent Light Bulb Song

-By Warner Todd Huston Ode to the light bulb. You know. The one in its arrogance and un-Constitutional overreach that the creeps in Washington decided we are no longer “allowed” to have? Yeah that one. There is no better example of why we need to be tearing down the power of government than this light... Read more »

The Chevy Volt: Detroit's Hottest Car (Cuz They Catch on Fire and Stuff)

-By Warner Todd Huston Government Motors has finally found its hottest car and the Chevy Volt is it. Unfortunately for Chevy, it isn’t because it is popular. It’s because the car seems to catch on fire a lot. Industry watchers are preparing for the Volt to undergo a recall to fix whatever problem the car’s... Read more »

The House Kills the Senate's $322 Million Climate Service

-By Warner Todd Huston Last week the House killed a new Senate approved, bureaucratic boondoggle that according to the House Appropriations Committee would have cost taxpayers a minimum of $322 million buckaroos, and good on them for it. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wanted to create a new division to be called the National... Read more »

Kinzinger Questions Loss of Half a Billion Dollars in Solyndra Loans

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… Kinzinger Questions Energy Secretary Chu Over Potential Loss of Taxpayers’ Half a Billion Dollars in Solyndra Loan Guarantee WASHINGTON, D.C. – During questioning by U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, over the Solyndra loan guarantee, Energy... Read more »

Ill. Policy Institute CEO Tillman Is Just Plain Wrong About 'Occupy'

-By Warner Todd Huston John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute, penned an op ed in the Chicago Tribune touting what he claims is the common ground between conservatives and the Occupy Wall Street leftists who have trickled into the streets across the country. I hate to say it, but his op ed was... Read more »