Calvin Beisner

Posted September 18, 2015

Abundant, affordable, reliable energy, combined with economic freedom and limited, responsive government according to the rule of law, are indispensable to overcoming poverty. No society has risen out of poverty or can long stay out of it without both.

Posted March 14, 2015

Did manmade global warming cause the Syrian civil war and the rise of ISIS?

Posted December 22, 2014

After sniping at religion (as if only fundamentalists are climate skeptics), bemoaning the decline in public fears of global warming but lacking the curiosity to ask whether there might be good reasons, and repeating the myth that polar bears are endangered, Thorson progressed to errors of fact and, well, more fallacious reasoning.

Posted December 06, 2014

With Obamacare obviously failing to provide promised affordable health care and falling apart in the face of legal challenges and states refusal to participate, its becoming increasingly clear that President Obama has decided to make ending climate change his legacy.

Posted August 09, 2014

Mystified by all the news lately that “conservative, evangelical Christians” have suddenly become very worried about climate change when none of your conservative, evangelical Christian friends have done so?

Posted July 23, 2014

The problem is in thinking that science is “the basis for knowledge.” It isn’t. It never has been. It never can be.