Ivanpah — Not so Squeaky Green

Promoted as the future of renewable clean solar energy, the Ivanpah electric generating plant has less to boast about than first thought. With three massive towers rising 495 feet high and 352,000 mirrors focusing sunlight toward the tops of the … Continue reading

Another Earth Day has Come and Gone

With the founding of Earth Day on April 22, 1970 by the late Senator Gaylord Nelson, environmentalists created a rallying point. No one can dispute that there were and are real environmental issues to address. What has become alarming is … Continue reading

Cap-and-Trade Boom Goes Bust

As the global warming scare cools off, the European Union finds itself on the wrong side of a carbon credit boom that has gone bust. Back when global warming had some standing, Europe committed itself to lead the world in … Continue reading

Global Warming Heats Up In The Classroom

The debate over global warming is now entering the classroom and its proponents are alarmed. It seems the “dogma” of the existence of global warming is running into problems as boards of education in several states have established a standard … Continue reading