In Ehrlich’s worldview, humanity only transgresses and can only cause harm. In Simon’s view, humanity takes primacy and the sources of its enrichment also repair many harms done to the environment, and eventually allows improvements.
California officials are needlessly inflicting huge risks, costs, and intrusions on Californians, rather than relying on proven adaptation at a much lower cost and disruption.
Elon Musk’s mistakes should be viewed in the context of his achievements. Musk has contributed to human flourishing not only by developing Tesla and SpaceX and co-founding Open AI. By taking over Twitter and shaking it up, he has exposed the government’s violations of free speech.
Specific resources are limited. There’s only so much oil, land and water. But resources, in general, are unlimited — or rather, limited only by human ingenuity.
To Anti-Capitalists, Climate Change Activism is Just a Pretext for an Authoritarian “Planned” Economy
Compelling evidence of a better way to manage climate change.
While the climate is a complex system and much of the scientific analysis is technical, acquiring first-hand knowledge of climate change and forming an independent view of it is essential.
Increasing taxes on oil company profits will just discourage investment in new production and raise prices higher, hurting American consumers even more.
We are incessantly told about disasters, whether the latest heat wave, flood, wildfire or storm. Yet, the data overwhelmingly show that over the last century, people have become much safer from all these weather events.
America’s reckless green energy policies evaluated.
The oil shortage was “manufactured” by the government, through price controls, not by the oil companies and their perfectly natural and praiseworthy desire to earn profits.
Biden is continuing with his anti-oil and gas policies that he began on his first day in office.
Gasoline prices in California are at record highs and more than $2.50 a gallon higher than the national average.
The Biden administration is worried that OPEC+’s action will be a detriment to Democrats during the mid-term election and is likely to counter with more SPR releases, putting the United States in severe jeopardy of a national emergency with the Strategic Petroleum Reserve so decimated.
The best long-term data on hurricanes hitting the United States shows a decline, even for strong hurricanes.
California Does Not Have Enough Power to Deal with Its Heat Wave, How Will It Meet Its New Rules for Electric Vehicles?
California is having trouble keeping the lights on during the upcoming heat wave. So, it is unclear how the state intends to find reliable electricity to fuel the massive numbers of electric vehicles being forced on California’s new vehicle sales.
Synthetic nitrogen fertilizers, mostly made with natural gas, are a modern miracle, crucial for feeding the world.
The fact that Western Europe decided to rely on solar and wind power and Russia to supply natural gas, rather than producing their own is causing severe economic pain that is expected to last several winters.
Climate-related disasters killed 99 percent fewer people than 100 years earlier.
For much of human history, the ability to do work was limited by human and animal muscle.
The ominous parallels between the mainstream narrative on the climate and the mainstream narrative on covid.
The Inflation Reduction Act is now the climate and tax bill because politicians no longer can claim that it reduces inflation.
Global climate damage in percent of GDP keeps declining and climate disaster deaths have dropped 99 percent in a century.
While the wealthy G7 countries admonish the world’s poor to use only renewables because of climate concerns, Europe and the United States are begging Arab nations to expand oil production.