Wealth is our protection against the potential effect of climate change.
A must-watch video by Dr. Amesh Adalja.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest assessment report (AR6), it says, “There is low confidence in long-term (multi-decadal to centennial) trends in the frequency of all-category tropical cyclones.”
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The system of public education could be abolished over the course of a generation, in a way that need not impose financial hardship on the parents of any child alive at the time of the abolition’s commencement.
Instead of an infrastructure bill, the product represents the old Washington, D.C., approach of distributing pork sufficient to buy votes of enough Senators to enable its passage.
The era of private space travel is well underway – and the enemies of capitalism do not like it.
Climate change is happening. It’s just not the end of the world. It’s not even our most serious environmental problem.
What is the solution to this problem of scientific groupthink?
I hate waiting at traffic lights. There’s a solution: traffic circles, or roundabouts.
Alex Epstein’s testimony for a hearing by the House Natural Resources Committee on May 19, 2021.
How human progress, and the use of fossil fuels, has made our environment cleaner and healthier.
It’s particularly absurd that Earth Day’s activists rarely mention the form of energy that could most quickly reduce greenhouse gases: nuclear power.
Philosophy, not only economics and political economy, matters in the global warming/climate change debate. Start by checking your premises—and those of your intellectual opponents.
The lights of our cities and monuments are a symbol of human achievement, of what mankind has accomplished in rising from the cave to the skyscraper. Earth Hour presents the disturbing spectacle of people celebrating those lights being extinguished. Earth Hour symbolizes the renunciation of industrial civilization.
Today’s environmental activists are so hostile to capitalism that they end up killing animals they want to protect.
Each person born brings a mouth to feed and hands with which to scratch the ground, but most importantly, each new person brings a mind with which to have new ideas. The key, Simon argues, is freedom. When free minds are blessed with political and economic freedom, they can accomplish anything.
Growth, trade, economic well-being and yes, fossil fuels are the best protection we have from a nature that isn’t nice – so in the name of sustainability, let’s have more of those things.
The rhetoric for a “climate change catastrophe” has been around for decades. When warming didn’t happen, the rhetoric changed to threats of freezing, which morphed back to warming.
Climate change is real. It’s a problem, but I doubt that it’s “an existential threat.” Saying that makes alarmists mad.
Bjorn Lomborg’s “False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet”
Bjorn Lomborg’s “False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet” is a true alarm—a call for a re-thinking of climate policy entirely.
Without competition among experts, we can expect more expert failure in the future.
For years, people like Naomi Klein, the author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, have said that their goal is to destroy capitalism ‒ and climate change just happens to be the best tool and best argument she has found.
Ending the lockdowns is not a wild or radical theory; it is just calling for a return to the way pandemics were managed in the past. To ditch this cruel experiment with society and return to what works.
Early this week, three of the world’s top epidemiologists published the Great Barrington Declaration. that argues that societies across the globe should reopen immediately and completely.