Previous Environmental Hysteria Apologies? When Will Fractivists Say “Sorry”?

Previous Environmental Hysteria Apologies? When Will Fractivists Say “Sorry”? The Sierra Club has basically apologized for its environmental hysteria about a starving polar bear. When can we expect fractivists to say they’re sorry? By Stephen Heins, The Word Merchant, LLC There is an original December 2017 National Geographic magazine story about a gut-wrenching video and narrative of a dying [...]

By |2018-07-29T13:19:23+00:00July 29th, 2018|Categories: Environment, Original Heins|Tags: |1 Comment

SHOCKER: National Geographic admits they were wrong about “starving polar bear” video

Thought Piece https://lnkd.in/d3-9c57. The previous link is to the original National Geographical story about the gut-wrenching video and narrative of the most visited piece in NatGeo history. At least, the three perpetrators of climate alarmism and scare tactics have publicly apologized. In all honesty, there have been many examples of this kind of reporting, replete with [...]

By |2018-07-29T13:23:25+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

Fossil Fuel Industries Outspend Clean Energy Advocates On Climate Lobbying By 10 To 1

Thought Piece CASTLE DALE, UT - OCTOBER 9: Emissions rise out of three large smoke stacks at Pacificorp's 1440 megawatt coal fired power plant on October 9, 2017 in Castle Dale, Utah. It was announced today that the Trump administration's EPA will repeal then Clean Power Plan,that was put in place by the Obama administration. [...]

By |2018-07-29T13:36:48+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Lancet Commission on pollution and health

Thought Piece After reading the recently published Lancet Report for the first time, I am struck by a few thoughts: The narrative of the study could have been written by any number of environmental groups; the actual statistics tell a different story; and, finally the real story which may very well be about the effects of [...]

By |2017-10-29T09:24:04+00:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Madam Ex-Secretary McCarthy: A Humble Public Servant is Wise

Madam Ex-Secretary McCarthy: A Humble Public Servant is Wise Madam Ex-Secretary McCarthy: A Humble Public Servant is Wise By Stephen Heins, The Word Merchant, LLC As a more active member of the loyal opposition, I cannot help noticing ex-EPA’s Gina McCarthy's appointment as a fellow at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and John F. [...]

By |2017-10-13T22:55:24+00:00October 9th, 2017|Categories: Environment, Original Heins|Tags: , , |17 Comments

Academic freedom lecturer takes on claims of climate change deniers

Thought Piece Clearly, Penn State University’s Professor Michael Mann has no sense of humor, nor does he have a sense of irony. Speaking at the “Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom,” Mann gave a speech preaching for the end of climate change debate at the University of Michigan, after Michigan’s President Mark Schlissel introduced guest speaker [...]

By |2017-10-13T22:43:17+00:00October 7th, 2017|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

North Dakota Supreme Court Reverses and Remands Wilkinson v. Board of University and School Lands Decision

Thought Piece Here is an interesting case regarding mineral rights and governmental “takings.” It is not clear what legal effect it will have on broader cases of mineral rights and private property, but it will provide employment for attorneys. Steve North Dakota Supreme Court Reverses and Remands Wilkinson v. Board of University and School Lands Decision [...]

By |2017-10-03T22:16:07+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What Natural Disasters Should Teach Us

Thought Piece Here is another thoughtful piece from friend Steven Lyazi from Kampala, Uganda. Steven continues to remind Americans that the real problems of Africa will not be solved by a solar oven or ignoring the 400,000 people killed annually by malaria. When will "environmental thinking" realize that banning the use of DDT in Africa is [...]

By |2017-10-03T22:07:34+00:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Thousands flee ‘imminent’ Bali volcano eruption

Thought Piece I am starting a new service called the Early Bird from the Word Merchant. I want to be a reliable resource of early international wire news for both energy and environmental sectors. Here is early news about upcoming volcano eruption. Thousands flee ‘imminent’ Bali volcano eruption charles the moderator / 4 days ago September 24, 2017 [Update [...]

By |2017-09-28T22:04:23+00:00September 24th, 2017|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments

Now it’s a War on Pipelines

Thought Piece First they waged war on coal, and now they’ve launched a war on pipelines. As one activist put it, the best means of transporting oil is no transportation. But if there is going to be increased production, “I would rather it go by train.” Right. Just replacing the Dakota Access Pipe Line would require [...]

By |2017-09-28T22:01:50+00:00September 24th, 2017|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , , , |0 Comments