THE AMAZON IS NOT BURNING!

What is really going on in the Amazon? Are the "lungs of the world" being destroyed by Bolsinaro's new government? As it turns out the issues are both much more complex - and much more simple - than reported in the mainstream media. Ricardo Salles, Brazil's Minister of the Environment is interviewed by Stefan Molyneux … Continue reading THE AMAZON IS NOT BURNING!

Data on Amazon Rainforest Fires Tell a Much Different Story Than Social Media

Outrage has replaced reason in the debate surrounding biodiversity and poisoned the way we talk about workable solutions. By Bill Wirtz, Thursday, September 5, 2019, Foundation for Economic Education "Our House Is on Fire" It is hard to miss the news reports on the fire in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. Millions of people are … Continue reading Data on Amazon Rainforest Fires Tell a Much Different Story Than Social Media

‘Green left propagandists treat the public like fools’

Sky News host Chris Kenny says the green left propagandists of the political-media class treat the public like fools. Mr Kenny reveals the hyperventilation surrounding the fires in the Amazon and said the climate alarmism about the entire incident was out of control. PHOTO CREDIT: By Ibama from Brasil - Terra Indígena Porquinhos, Maranhão, CC … Continue reading ‘Green left propagandists treat the public like fools’

Environmentalists and Native Indian Allies Block Economic Development in Ecuador

The environmentalist group Amazon Frontlines and their allies from the Waorani indian tribe successfully sued to stop parts of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador to be sold off for oil exploration. According to SBS News, the two groups consider it a huge win but, in reality, it is the Ecuadorian people whose lives will be … Continue reading Environmentalists and Native Indian Allies Block Economic Development in Ecuador

Enjoy the Deforestation, Brazil!

A curious but very interesting article in today's Financial Times reporting what seems to be the potential demise of Brazil’s Amazon rain forest at the hands of the country's new President Jair Bolsonaro. According to the FT citing research by Brazil's space agency, the National Institute for Space Research (INPE): Some 3,170 square kilometres of … Continue reading Enjoy the Deforestation, Brazil!

Chevron Shakedown Lawyer Now Held In Contempt Of Court

Published at: Hot Air by Jazz Shaw It’s been a while since we checked in on Steven Donziger, the New York City attorney who was the architect of the failed Chevron Shakedown. How are things going for him these days? Well, the first item to note is that I should issue a correction to that … Continue reading Chevron Shakedown Lawyer Now Held In Contempt Of Court

Environmentalists Lose on Two Legal Fronts

Despite the wave of lawsuits from environmentalist organizations in reaction to the Trump Administration's environmental policies, fortunately, there are (albeit limited) instances where greens have lost. At times governments push back against environmentalists because their policies are will destroy jobs or economic growth. For example, in Massachusetts a federal agency disputed claims made by the … Continue reading Environmentalists Lose on Two Legal Fronts