CalTech Seismologist: Fracking Did Not Cause Earthquake

by Jennifer Van Laar, July 7, 2019, Red State Seismologists with the US Geological Survey and CalTech have been an invaluable resource for both the press and the public in the wake of two major earthquakes near Ridgecrest, California this weekend. They’ve given hours-long press conferences and answered detailed questions about the earthquakes that have…

The Tyranny of “Local Control”

The purpose of written constitutions (such as the United State Constitution and the constitutions of America’s respective states) is the protection of individual rights. One argument the Right uses on occasion to make their case for certain policies is the concept of local control. It is grounded in the basis that local municipalities and communities…

Frivolous Environmental Lawsuits Delay Nearly Every Federal Oil and Gas Lease

‘Frivolous protests on anti-fossil fuel sentiments or general opinions are not helpful to the BLM in addressing legitimate protest concerns…’ (Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) After public protests failed to stop President Donald Trump from authorizing the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL pipelines, environmentalists have turned to lawsuits. Environmental groups are challenging nearly every oil…

Is fracking compatible with a fossil-free future?

Fracking is unpopular in England. During October of last year, three anti-fracking terrorists were released from prison to cheering crowds despite the fact that they clearly trespassed and disrupted an industrial operation. Former UK fracking czar Natascha Engle joined IEA’s Digital Manager Darren Grimes to discuss the outright lies the environmentalist movement is using to…