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
3.30.2022

Op-Ed: The Rich Are Taking the Poor to the Cleaners on ‘Green’ Energy in Countries That Can Least Afford It

By Vijay Jayaraj – March 30, 2022 Approximately 1.3 billion Indians have been informed that their cooking gas price will go up by 65 cents per liter. In a country like India, higher fuel prices can have quick and dangerous repercussions, resulting in greater morbidity and mortality. The situation is similar in other developing countries… Continue Reading
3.14.2022

Poor Economies Experience the Worst of Oil Price Hike

By Vijay Jayaraj – March 13, 2022 Vijay Jayaraj is a Research Associate at the CO2 Coalition, Arlington, Va., and holds a Master’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of East Anglia, England. He resides in Bengaluru, India. The fighting in Ukraine has intensified and residents are fleeing cities with Russian forces showing no… 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
12.8.2021

India and China Set Aside Differences to Resist Carbon Imperialism

By Vijay Jayaraj – December 8, 2021 India and China have come together to resist the common enemy of carbon imperialism despite a sour relationship that has included a deadly border skirmish. At the COP26 climate meeting in Glasgow, leaders from the developed West were hellbent on imposing on developing nations harsher measures to reduce… Continue Reading
11.16.2021

The facts: reporters exploit normal weather to fan climate fear

By Vijay Jayaraj – CO2 Coalition Research Associate Exaggeration of weather events to sell climate crisis is not something new. In the case of a Sky News account of flooding in one Indian city, my own observations — backed up by independent data — are absolutely contrary to the news report. Chennai — my home… Continue Reading
11.5.2021

Consecutive cold years reveal climate lies of COP26

By Vijay Jayaraj – November 5, 2021 As world leaders meet this week at Glasgow for COP26, real-life data such as cold weather and increasing sea ice hints at the falseness of their faux climate crises. Residents of Delhi, for instance, are bracing for another cold winter after the country’s meteorological department forecasted below-normal temperatures… Continue Reading
10.22.2021

“They need to breed less”: the darkness of climate zealotry

By Vijay Jayaraj In this age of green craze, the most likely response to legitimate concerns about the lack of access to energy for the world’s poor is advocacy for so-called renewable technologies such as wind turbines and solar panels. As embarrassing as that suggestion should be to the advocate of such unreliable and impractical… Continue Reading
9.22.2021

Energy Poverty is Not an Option for India’s 360 Million Poor

By:  CO2 Coalition Research Associate Vijay Jayaraj September 22, 2021 The global call to impose climate shutdowns akin to the COVID-19 lockdowns fails to recognize that there are millions of poor people for whom there is no room to compromise on energy liberty. Political organizations like the World Economic Forum see the pandemic-driven economic pause… Continue Reading
9.22.2021

With False Claims, Washington Post Promotes Global Warming Fear

By:  CO2 Coalition Research Associate Vijay Jayaraj September 22, 2021 Much of the media is reporting on what may be actual anxiety over climate change after ginning up fear of a climate apocalypse with false stories and exaggerated claims. “Activists ‘born into the climate crisis’ face another challenge: Fear of the future,” was the headline for a Sept.… Continue Reading

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