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One Size Never Fits All

– July 10, 2020

“One-size-fits-all solutions in our political discourse are often made to work for every topic globally. Reality is not like that, as both economic and ecologic matters frequently assert.” ~ Joakim Book

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The Environmentalist’s Dream Came True

– June 9, 2020

“The environmentalists had a field day during the corona pandemic. The anti-human policies they have called for, protested for, disrupted societies and other people’s lives for, were suddenly implemented en masse, albeit on a temporary basis. Think of it as a trial for green policies.” ~ Joakim Book

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You Can Stop Rio Tinto Mining…By Paying For It!

– May 30, 2020

“To prevent a mining company from using land sacred to someone else, there exists a payment of money such that the conflict can be resolved. You just have to find it, negotiate it, raise the money – and pay. In the age of vast crowdsourcing and rapid information, that shouldn’t be much of a problem.” ~ Joakim Book

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The Unacknowledged Logic of Radical Environmentalism

– May 20, 2020

A common fantasy is that the internet would survive and keep us all together but is exactly that – a total fantasy. Already the internet produces as much carbon emissions as the airline industry.

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Michael Moore Acknowledges: There Are No Alternatives to Energy Reality

– May 7, 2020

While Planet of the Humans doesn’t say anything that long-time critics of alternative energy haven’t discussed in more detail, it lifts the green curtain and provides much new and very effective footage of the waste, lies and destruction that prop up the sets on the stage. Among the waste are the bankrupt and collapsed infrastructure of many wind and solar power projects.

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Good Riddance to Recycling Trucks

– April 20, 2020

I was pleasantly surprised that curbside recycling has been suspended–for explicitly environmental and epidemiological reasons. Maybe curbside recycling is gone for good, which would free up resources that would then be available to expand the kinds of operations that actually help the environment.

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The Implausible Claims of Green High Finance

– February 21, 2020

It is highly doubtful that having a central bank selectively buy outstanding debt with green labels would in any meaningful way contribute to a greening of the economy.

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Climate Activism: An Ideology in Search of a Justification

– April 19, 2019

Environmental activists cling to the same stale policy prescriptions, no matter the situation. Only their rationale changes.

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The First New Deal Ruined Energy Innovation

– February 15, 2019

We will never know for sure how much more quickly green-energy technologies might have developed if the New Deal had not squelched the sector by subsidizing its dirty alternative.

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In Praise of Carbon Fuels

– January 17, 2019

Carbon-based fuels have powered modern economic growth – growth which is, by far, history’s greatest benefactor of humanity.

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The Inconvenient Truth About the Green New Deal

– December 4, 2018

Nowhere has our public discourse failed us more egregiously than on the environment and climate change.

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Are Turkey and Iran Showing the Way…

– November 26, 2012

Loophole in Western Sanctions Allows Iran to Buy Gold in Turkey With Turkish Payments for Gas Imported From Iran

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