ABC Australia Deleted Posts Promoting Environmentalists Opposing Controlled Burns

The staff of a conservative Australian online news and opinion website named Cauldron Pool discovered the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) deleted posts from their Facebook page. The network posted news stories promoting environmentalists who sought to halt or disrupt controlled burns being conducted as part of Australia’s brush fire safety program. The regions mentioned in… Read More ABC Australia Deleted Posts Promoting Environmentalists Opposing Controlled Burns

Australian Firefighter Blames Environmentalists For Wildfires

A heart-felt outcry from an Australian volunteer firefighter who says: Enough is enough! Rural firefighter’s heartbreaking plea A rural firefighter has issued a heartbreaking plea on social media, taking on environmental policies and saying “enough is enough”. news.com.au, November 12, 2019 As catastrophic fires burn across Queensland and New South Wales — with experts warning… Read More Australian Firefighter Blames Environmentalists For Wildfires

The Lights Are Out in California, And That Was the Plan All Along

Before planned blackouts are through in two or three days, as many as 3 million Californians may go without power. By Chuck DeVore, October 9, 2019, The Federalist The power is out in Northern California. More than 1 million Californians are now without electricity, one of modern life’s essentials that is frequently taken for granted.… Read More The Lights Are Out in California, And That Was the Plan All Along

Rural California Counties Hit Hard by Power Outages

The state of California penalizes the state’s utility companies, like Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), by holding them strictly liable resulting from any mishap with the company’s service area. For example, any outbreaks of wildfires resulting from sparks from company power lines hitting each other due to high winds or a tree limb blown into… Read More Rural California Counties Hit Hard by Power Outages

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