Tag Archives: Climate change
After President Donald Trump named Vice President Mike Pence last week to lead nation’s battle against the coronavirus, many in the media decried the choice because supposedly Mike Pence “doesn’t believe in science.” How could he? He’s a Christian. So the logic goes.
They mock along the lines of: Maybe he just wants to pray the virus away.
Posted in Media Watch
Tagged Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Climate change, D. James Kennedy, Daniel Lapin, Donald Trump, HIV/AIDS, Jimmy Kimmel, Mike Pence, Os Guinness, Reed Richardson, Science
Once there was a prominent landowner who had a son. Even though the boy was quite well cared for and had everything he needed, he became restless. One day he approached his dad and said: “Father, I don’t want to wait for my inheritance. Frankly, I am suffocating living under your rules and your expectations. I want my freedom. I want my money. It is time for me to move out of the house, get my own place, and live as I want.”
Last month, 74 US medical and public health groups released a “U.S. Call to Action,” declaring climate change a “true public health emergency” that can be solved by “urgent action.” The statement calls for a transition away from hydrocarbon energy and a move to a low-carbon economy. But actual weather and health trends don’t support either the alarm or the demanded actions.
Posted in Climate Change
Tagged American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, American Medical Association, Climate change, Dr. Judith Curry, Dr. William Keating, hydrocarbon energy, low-carbon economy, Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Palmer Drought Index, public health emergency, U.S. Call to Action
The first weekend in July, the National Education Association (NEA) held its annual Representative Assembly in Houston, an assembly consisting of “nearly 7,000 delegates.” The National Education Association is a “progressive” political activist organization that masquerades—er, I mean, identifies as an educational organization. The NEA’s Code of Ethics says, among other things, this:
Posted in Education
Tagged Black History Month, Black Lives Matter, Climate change, Equality Act, Gender Sexuality Alliances, GLSEN, immigration, John Piper, LGBTQ+ inclusive, National Education Association, Roe v. Wade, Stonewall LGBTQ Scholarship, student loan forgivenes, White Fragility
Global warming alarmists and their media allies launched a new scare last week, claiming that global warming is causing crop failures and food shortages around the globe. In one of their biggest whoppers ever, the media are claiming that global warming has displaced "millions" of farmers in India and is causing – or will soon cause – similar devastation to farmers and crops in Bangladesh, Syria, and Honduras. Objective evidence, however, decimates the assertion and shows that crop yields continue to set annual records as growing seasons lengthen, frost events become less frequent, soil moisture improves, and more atmospheric carbon dioxide fertilizes crops and plant life.
After alerting the world in September 1988 that the Maldive islands of the Indian Ocean would be submerged by rising seas in less than three decades – due to the so-called first effects of man-made global warming – officials of the United Nations and associated climatologists are scratching their heads that the island chain is still there.
Remember when Bernie Sanders passionately attacked budget office nominee Russell Vought because Vought believes salvation comes only by faith in Jesus Christ—something Christianity has taught for two millennia?
It looks like it’s open season for anti-Christian bigots to hunt down and destroy any Christian nominated to public office—especially if that Christian doesn’t toe the line of environmental political correctness. Forget Article 6 of the Constitution ...
Last year I was at lunch with an evangelist. After the meal, he handed our waitress a Gospel tract. I wanted to reinforce his compassion, so I told the young lady that her relationship with God was the most important thing in the world. She responded, “Yeah, that and global warming!” She proceeded to tell us that she wakes up in fear of what may happen to the earth during her lifetime. I was shocked.
Posted in Climate Change, Faith, Sanctity of Life
Tagged Abortion, Calvin Beisner, Climate change, Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, Donald Trump, E. Calvin Beisner, one-child policy, Paris Accord, pornography, prostitution, sex-trafficking
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared on “Fox & Friends” April 13 and said, “Paris is something we really need to look at closely, because it’s something we need to exit, in my opinion.”
Why? “It’s a bad deal for America. China and India had no obligations under the agreement until 2030, we front-loaded all of our costs, at the expense of jobs.”
That’s a good start. It should resonate well with Americans who use electricity at home or work and gas or diesel in their cars — i.e., pretty much all of us.
Illinois Family Institute is pleased to announce renowned Christian scholar, author, and lecturer, E. Calvin Beisner, Ph.D., as our featured speaker for several forums on Climate Change during the last week in April, in Rockford, Arlington Heights, Orland Park and Peoria.
Dr. Beisner is the spokesman for Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation and an author and speaker on the application of the Biblical world view to economics, government, and environmental policy. He has published eleven books and hundreds of articles, contributed to many other books, and has been a guest on numerous television and radio programs.
In the latest bout of political theater, 19 congressional Democrats took the stage of the Senate floor Tuesday to attack free-market organizations for allegedly spinning a “web of denial” on global warming. Casting the right to free speech aside, the senators are spinning a web of climate hysteria and economic illiteracy.
Mainstream Media are master stagers, adept at slick productions edited to create the cultural scene, the public perception of their desiring.
In the world of stratospheric real estate, stagers move in furnishings and artwork, paint, light candles, bake bread or cookies — everything possible to touch the emotions of potential buyers and elicit a sale.
In the world of what poses as journalism, the authors and pundits selectively edit and present the news through the Leftist lens, such that Americans at large consume not facts, but ideologies.
If you had to ask John Doe on the street, “What issues are …
Since human nature hasn’t changed, it should come as no surprise that, even in our supposedly enlightened age, some people still want to use force, masquerading as law, to end debate.
It started with people just voicing their opinions that “climate skeptics,” or “climate deniers” (both deceptive caricatures) should be punished somehow. A few examples? ...
Posted in Federal
Tagged Al Gore, Barack Obama, carbon dioxide, Climate change, climate skeptics, CO2, Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Global Warming, Jagadish Shukla, James Hansen, Joe Romm, John Holdren, John Milton, Loretta Lynch, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Sheldon Whitehouse, The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation
James Taylor (no, not the singer, as this James Taylor isn’t afraid of pointing out) is “the managing editor of Environment & Climate News, a national monthly publication devoted to sound science and free-market environmentalism. He is also senior fellow for The Heartland Institute, focusing on energy and environment issues.” In a short post at Heartlands’ website, he demolishes the whole “the oceans are rising because of melting glaciers” scare mongering going on in the dishonest media fueled by the political left.
Taylor’s post was only one of many in just the past few days on the side of “sound …