Global Warming Columns on Townhall

  • Rich Galen - Another Failed Flimate Change Conference

    Another Failed Flimate Change Conference

    Rich Galen
    Posted: 12/13/2010 9:24:10 AM EST
    It seems that while President Obama and other western leaders were publicly wagging their collective fingers under China's nose, the U.S. had been trying to make a secret deal with China on climate change.
  • Jonathan DuHamel - Climate Change and Biodiversity

    Climate Change and Biodiversity

    Jonathan DuHamel
    Posted: 12/13/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    In their quest to control carbon dioxide emissions, together with the economic power that entails, climate alarmists are claiming that global warming will cause massive species extinctions.
  • Lurita Doan - Ethanol & Budget Cuts: More Deeds, Less Words

    Ethanol & Budget Cuts: More Deeds, Less Words

    Lurita Doan
    Posted: 12/13/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    Republicans in Congress have taken giant steps forward to restore American economic vitality but, as the current tax legislation, up for a cloture vote in the Senate on Monday proves the GOP has yet to prove that they are serious about cutting spending.
  • Paul Driessen - Do You Believe In Magic Numbers?

    Do You Believe In Magic Numbers?

    Paul Driessen
    Posted: 12/11/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    Should numbers pulled out of a hat be the basis for energy and economic policies?
  • Paul Driessen - The Cancun Wealth Redistribution Conference

    The Cancun Wealth Redistribution Conference

    Paul Driessen
    Posted: 12/6/2010 12:01:00 PM EST
    It’s become a predictable annual rite. Several weeks prior to each global warming gabfest, breathless news stories, editorials, op-eds and pontifications begin hitting the airwaves and print pages, reaching a crescendo as the conference opens. So it was with Copenhagen; so it is with Cancun.
  • Jonah Goldberg - A 'Never Mind' Energy Policy

    A 'Never Mind' Energy Policy

    Jonah Goldberg
    Posted: 12/3/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    Only the most black-hearted cynics among us would even contemplate the notion that Obama had his re-election prospects in, say, Florida in mind when he made his recent decision on offshore drilling.
  • Howard Rich - Cancun 'Can’t'

    Cancun 'Can’t'

    Howard Rich
    Posted: 12/2/2010 4:17:55 PM EST
    “Cancun can.” That’s the catchphrase of this year’s United Nations’ “global warming” conference – a costly taxpayer-funded boondoggle being held at the tropical Yucatan vacation destination.
  • Willie Soon - False prophecies beget faulty policies

    False prophecies beget faulty policies

    Willie Soon
    Posted: 12/2/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    The annual climate summit opened in Cancun, Mexico this week. A few days earlier, while releasing a new report, Indian Minister of Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh emphasized: “It is imperative” that India has “sound, evidence-based assessments on the impacts of climate change.”
  • Robert Knight - No Lid on the Boiling Tea Pot

    No Lid on the Boiling Tea Pot

    Robert Knight
    Posted: 12/2/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    Liberals are breathing a sigh of relief after the Associated Press released a poll last week showing that Tea Party members are out of step with the rest of America. Here’s their problem: The only poll that counts was taken Nov. 2
  • Shawn Ambrosino - Electric Car = Electric Worry?

    Electric Car = Electric Worry?

    Shawn Ambrosino
    Posted: 12/1/2010 4:23:05 PM EST
    Is it just me, or does GM seem to be making a lot noise lately?
  • Debra J. Saunders - You Can Stop Paying for Al Gore's Mistake

    You Can Stop Paying for Al Gore's Mistake

    Debra J. Saunders
    Posted: 11/30/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    In Greece earlier this month, Al Gore made a startling admission: "First-generation ethanol, I think, was a mistake.
  • Paul Driessen - Lomborg's Partly Right Problem and Wrong Solution

    Lomborg's Partly Right Problem and Wrong Solution

    Paul Driessen
    Posted: 11/26/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    The best Plan B is to prepare for and adapt to all future climate changes.
  • Dick Morris and  Eileen McGann - Obama Using Executive Orders to Implement Radical Agenda

    Obama Using Executive Orders to Implement Radical Agenda

    Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
    Posted: 11/24/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    Does President Obama plan to move to the center in response to his overwhelming rejection at the polls on Nov. 2? No way!
  • Bobby Jindal - Jindal: An American Solution for Energy Independence

    Jindal: An American Solution for Energy Independence

    Bobby Jindal
    Posted: 11/23/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    In the wake of Republicans’ takeover of the House, many pundits are convinced that the federal government will be at a stalemate for the next two years, unable to get anything done. I believe we can—and should—do better.
  • Hans Labohm - Climate change no longer scary in Europe

    Climate change no longer scary in Europe

    Hans Labohm
    Posted: 11/19/2010 3:18:05 PM EST
    It’s not the climate, but the tide of opinion that’s changing in Europe and around the globe.
  • Katie Pavlich - The Obama Energy Tax Hike May Not Be Dead

    The Obama Energy Tax Hike May Not Be Dead

    Katie Pavlich
    Posted: 11/19/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    Cap and trade may not be dead. President Obama plans to be hiding an energy price hike in the tax code.
  • Paul Driessen - End the Ethanol Subsidies

    End the Ethanol Subsidies

    Paul Driessen
    Posted: 11/18/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    “We the People” just booted a boatload of spendthrifts out of Congress, after they helped engineer a $1.3 trillion deficit on America’s FY-2010 budget and balloon our cumulative national debt to $13.7 trillion. Unfortunately, renewable fuel lobbyists will try to use the lame duck session to perpetuate the special treatment.
  • John Stossel - Natural Isn't Always Better

    Natural Isn't Always Better

    John Stossel
    Posted: 11/17/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    It's logical to think that grass-fed steers might be better for the environment, but so often what sounds logical is just wrong.
  • Romina Boccia - The High Cost of Renewable Energy Coercion

    The High Cost of Renewable Energy Coercion

    Romina Boccia
    Posted: 11/16/2010 8:51:41 AM EST
    While the dire state of the economy and out-of-control public spending were frontrunners in motivating voters to make their voices heard, the Democrats' push for “cap-and-trade” legislation followed closely behind.
  • Paul Driessen - Real Crimes Against Humanity

    Real Crimes Against Humanity

    Paul Driessen
    Posted: 11/11/2010 4:34:40 PM EST
    Last week’s elections resoundingly affirm that America’s top priorities are economic growth, job creation and less Washington control of our lives.