Plastic Straw Myths

ReasonTV points out the claim that Americans use 500 million plastic straws daily is based on a nine-year-old’s school project, that only 1 percent of plastic pollution comes from the US and an even tinier amount of that pollution are plastic straws. The effort afoot to ban plastic straws is a campaign by moral busy-bodies…

Ireland’s Fossil Fuel Divestment is Meaningless

Irish lawmakers have positioned Ireland to be the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels. According to the The New York Times, legislation was passed Wednesday in the country’s lower house of parliament, the Dail, requiring Ireland’s sovereign wealth fund to sell off its holdings in fossil fuel companies as soon as…

It’s Stuck! Iceberg #a68 is Trapped In Dense Ice

Almost one year ago, a major media story was reported that a trillion ton iceberg broke off from Antarctica. The iceberg reportedly weighs over a trillion tons, is the size of Delaware, and was dubbed A-68 by NASA. Almost immediately, many mainstream media outlets, like CNN, attempted to tie the event to climate change with…

Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire at the EPA

Environmentalists and mainstream media finally got their wish. The New York Times reports EPA head Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday citing unrelenting attacks on me personally as the primary reason for his stepping down. Despite the many scandals that clouded his leadership, the victory lap the political Left and media are performing for taking Scott Pruitt…