Green Energy’s Overseas Dependence

By Mark Mills The energy sources that environmentalists want us to depend on are themselves dependent on overseas materials and components. Children scrabbling with bare hands, never mind shovels, and carrying bags of rocks is not the image Elon Musk wants for his wildly successful green-car company. So, in early June, Tesla signed a deal 

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The Global Economy’s Fuel Gauge

By Mark P. Mills China is about one month ahead of the United States in exiting the Covid-19 shutdown. That country’s rush-hour traffic jams now equal or exceeded pre-lockdown levels, even in Wuhan. This quick reversal happened despite claims that telecommuting would “change everything,” especially old-fashioned commuting and, thus, oil demand. At a global level, the 

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The Green God That Failed — Almost

By Steven Hayward One of the signal intellectual events of the early Cold War period was the 1950 publication of The God That Failed, in which six prominent figures explained why they broke from Communism. The book was a sensation because it came from leading figures on the left, rather than from longtime anti-Communists whose 

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It Really Is Plant Food

Climate Science Discovers the Miracle of Photosynthesis. By Lushington D. Brady Way back when, when I was still wet enough behind the ears to be a fully-fledged catastrophic climate change believer (yes, readers – my secret shame is laid bare!), the fossil fuel lobby released an ad praising carbon dioxide. “They call it pollution. We 

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