6.1.2022

India’s “Bad Boys” Reopen 100 Coal Mines as Demand Skyrockets

Vijay Jayaraj – June 1, 2022 Political leaders of developing countries face constant pressure to generate enough electricity for their populations as they are being asked to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. In a bold and rebellious move, India has ordered reopening more than 100 dormant coal mines to meet skyrocketing domestic power demand. The… Continue Reading
7.28.2022

Nigeria’s Energy Poverty Sustained by Hypocritical Green Lobby

By Vijay Jayaraj – July 27, 2022 It is a busy Wednesday morning in Nigeria as business folk are forced to choose between trying to operate without electricity or buying expensive — and increasingly scarce — gasoline to power backup generators. Poor households have no choice because they cannot afford generators. Such is the situation… Continue Reading
7.27.2022

End Carbon Imperialists’ Impoverishment of Africa

By Vijay Jayaraj – July 27, 2022 When citizens in London, Vienna, and Berlin are at risk of blackouts due to energy shortages, their governments turn to coal-fired plants to rescue them. We witnessed this as the Russian gas embargo forced European states to suppress their revulsion to coal — a bit like a produce… Continue Reading
7.21.2022

Rebutting the IMF’s Carbon Arbitrage Scheme

By Lars Schernikau – July 21, 2022 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently issued a draft paper called “The Great Carbon Arbitrage” making various points that are scientifically wrong or unsupported. Our member Lars Schernikau wrote to the IMF asking for clarification and explaining the scientific issues at hand. A reply from the IMF is… Continue Reading
7.21.2022

The End of an Era – Vale Patrick Michaels

Author: Jennifer Marohasy | Published: Jennifer Marohasy Blog | Date: 20 July 2022   There was a time when it was possible to point out an error by way of a rebuttal published as a note in a scientific journal – even in the journal Nature, even when it went against the catastrophic anthropogenic global warming agenda.… Continue Reading
7.15.2022

West Virginia Plaintiffs Resisted Tyranny; Others Must as Well

Author: Vijay Jayaraj | Published: RealClear Markets | Date: 14 July 2022   It’s 7:00 in the morning in Cape Town. A family of four awakes to a house without power, the same as when they went to bed eight hours earlier. South Africa is in the midst of a massive energy crisis where inadvertent blackouts… Continue Reading
7.13.2022

Bogus DDT Scare Killing Thousands

Author: Vijay Jayaraj | Published: Townhall | Date: 12 July 2022   I am glad to be alive after a bout with dengue fever. But many across the world are not so fortunate. More than 4000 die each year due to dengue, a severe mosquito-borne disease. It all began 10 days ago with intense fever. My… Continue Reading
6.29.2022

Coal: Europe’s Security Blanket, Third World’s Necessity

Author: Vijay Jayaraj | Published: American Thinker | Date: 28 June 2022 How many lives do European coal plants have? Nobody knows. But by now, most of the world understands that Europe’s reliance on coal is no longer deniable. In a time of global energy instability featuring an embargo on Russian energy, the EU’s wealthiest… Continue Reading
6.16.2022

Coal-Fired Dragon Ignores Climate Zealots

Vijay Jayaraj – June 16, 2022 China has once again shrugged off global calls for reductions in fossil fuel emissions by reaffirming its commitment to produce and consume more coal than ever. Developments in the coal sector during the past six months indicate that the dragon is determined to avoid a repetition of 2021, when… Continue Reading
6.7.2022

Indian Coal Makes Electricity as Wind Farms Sit Idle

Vijay Jayaraj – June 7, 2022 Amidst the clamor surrounding the intensive use of coal in China and India, one may not realize that these nations have some of the world’s largest renewable energy installations. In fact, I hail from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu which is often compared to Scandinavia for its large… Continue Reading
6.6.2022

South Africa: Warmism creates blackouts

Vijay Jayaraj – June 6, 2022 South Africa — supposedly one of Africa’s advanced economies — is reeling under severe power shortages and daily rolling blackouts — some for as long as eight hours. In May, most households, commercial buildings, and industries experienced hours of blackouts. The South African state-run power utility ESKOM supplied no… Continue Reading
5.28.2022

Shunning Reliable Energy Sources Increases Energy Poverty

Derrick Hollie and Vijay Jayaraj – May 26, 2022 Many Americans have felt inflation’s sting as it climbs to 8.5% — the highest level in over 40 years. This has increased the cost in housing, heating, food and everyday expenses — causing many to live paycheck-to-paycheck while others look for creative ways to cut cost wherever… Continue Reading
5.26.2022

Biased Reporting Overheats Climate Fear, Ignores Cold

By Vijay Jayaraj – May 23, 2022 It was a cold May night for many in the city of Bengaluru, India.  The mercury dipped to 52 degrees Fahrenheit, a low not witnessed during the last 50 years. The same week, some Indian cities made global headlines not for unusual cold but for extreme heat. Followers… Continue Reading
5.16.2022

Dear Elon, It’s Time for Energy Freedom — Now!

By Vijay Jayaraj – May 16, 2022 Dear Elon, It is heartening to witness your commitment to protecting freedom of speech in our world. Despite backlash from the far left, you’ve gone ahead and bought Twitter. Like millions, I too greatly admire the pace at which SpaceX has developed and the advanced AI technology that… Continue Reading
5.8.2022

EVs on Fire! Electric Utopia Takes a Deadly U-Turn

By Vijay Jayaraj – May 8, 2022 Electric vehicles have been pushed hard as a solution to the world’s faux climate emergency, but in India they have turned into killing machines.  Many EV bikes and scooters have been bursting into flames across the country. The frequency of such incidents has increased considerably since spring 2022.… Continue Reading
4.29.2022

Climate Colonialists Disrupt African Pipeline, Perpetuate Poverty

By Vijay Jayaraj – April 28, 2022 Climate activists’ ill-founded opposition to fossil fuels threatens to stop a major pipeline project in East Africa and stymie economic growth in Uganda and Tanzania — home to some of the world’s poorest people. Uganda is betting big on its fossil fuel reserves. In February, China National Offshore… Continue Reading
4.25.2022

Hijacked Earth Day Promotes Climate Falsehood and Poverty

By Vijay Jayaraj – April 24, 2022 Earth Day could be an event for people to pause and take note of the value of ecological health. However, the day has been hijacked by radical environmentalists and policy makers to advance primitive and destructive technologies to address a made-up climate emergency. A simple google search for… Continue Reading
4.13.2022

Killing fields of wind energy cannot be ignored

By Vijay Jayaraj – April 12, 2022 The recent revelation of the mass killing of bald and golden eagles by a NextEra subsidiary exposed the ugly secret that nearly all wind projects share: the wanton destruction of rare and endangered species. On April 5th, in a case brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ),… Continue Reading
4.7.2022

American energy policy digging economic grave for folks

By Vijay Jayaraj – April 6, 2022 The Biden administration is persistently digging an economic grave for Americans by looking to import both oil and alternative technologies rather than developing domestic sources to restore energy independence. Having banned the importation of Russian oil in reaction to Putin’s attack on Ukraine, the administration reportedly is seeking… Continue Reading
3.10.2022

India’s Coal Proliferation Contradicts Global Climate Drama

Vijay Jayaraj – June 10, 2022 We have a crisis in India, and it is not with the climate. Power plants for the world’s second largest consumer of coal are running out of stock, leaving a billion people at the risk of blackouts and forcing industries to close facilities. To resolve the situation, the Indian government has… Continue Reading
2.23.2022

Starved for Energy, Africans Tap Fossil Fuels

Efforts to increase Africans’ access to electricity through use of hydrocarbons continue despite countervailing moves to limit financing of fossil fuel projects. Africa’s energy needs are unlike anywhere else in the world. As recently as 2016, two in every three Africans lacked access to electricity. Per capita access is shocking. More than 40 percent of… Continue Reading
2.22.2022

“Green” Media Misrepresents World’s Energy Reality

By Vijay Jayaraj – February 22, 2022 Fossil fuels are out. Coal is no longer king. The Middle East faces an oil crisis. These are typical headlines in the mainstream media. Unreported is the hard reality of the world’s fossil-dependent developing economies. This story goes untold because media in the developed West seek to create… Continue Reading
2.14.2022

The West’s Climate Policies Invite Third World Conditions

By Vijay Jayaraj – February 14, 2022 When was the last time you were stuck in an elevator due to a power blackout? Or patients at your local hospital were put at risk for the same reason? These are very common occurrences in the energy impoverished Third World. And they could become a reality for… Continue Reading
2.14.2022

Before You Save the Planet, Save the People Who Live on It

By: Vijay Jayaraj – February 12, 2022 Climate change frequently dominates media coverage and political discourse. Why wouldn’t it when those advancing the apocalyptic agenda speak in terms of saving the planet? The state of the climate is nothing if not an “existential threat,” or so it is said. For the sake of argument, let… Continue Reading
2.1.2022

How “Climate Actions” Actually Kill People, Not Save Them

By Vijay Jayaraj – February 1, 2022 Many have heard about the advocacy for insect food to fight climate change. And about vegan lab meat, promoted as an environment-friendly substitute for animal protein. But asking people to turn off their heat and expecting them to survive winter’s cold? That is a whole new level of… Continue Reading

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