8.21.2022

Corruption of Climate Science Supported by Flawed Models

Gregory Wrightstone – August 20, 2022 Imagine the theory of gravity being determined by a partisan vote. Or a group of politicians ruling on interpretations of the laws of modern physics. Bizarre as those propositions sound, that is what is happening in climate science. Scientific research is done predominantly in academia, where truth is supposedly… Continue Reading
4.21.2022

Cancel Earth Day, celebrate Earth

As a fourteen-year-old student in south-central Pennsylvania at the time of the first Earth Day in April 1970, I recognized the need for a real cleanup of what was a horribly abused environment. When I went off to study geology at college, I embraced the environmentalist movement as my own. In my early years at… Continue Reading
4.12.2022

America’s Natural Gas Juggernaut

By Gregory Wrightstone – April 12, 2022 America can fuel the world’s needs for clean-burning natural gas for many decades and have plenty left over for our own domestic requirements. The vast majority of our nation’s undeveloped gas supply is found in the Appalachian Basin of the eastern United States. The size of the resource… Continue Reading
3.28.2022

Gas Executive’s Attack On Coal Reveals Naïveté

By: Gregory Wrightstone – March 28, 2022 Coal was unwrapped as one of God’s gifts to mankind in England, ultimately leading to the Industrial Revolution and unprecedented prosperity. Its introduction as a dominant fuel resolved an environmental crisis of deforestation. A Scientific American article put it this way: “The earliest coal-burning economy the world has known… Continue Reading
3.16.2022

Green delusion no path to energy independence

By Gregory Wrightstone – March 14, 2022 When President Biden says that the U.S. will become energy independent by way of programs like the Green New Deal, perhaps the first question to ask is, “Does that make sense?” For any thinking person cognizant of even the basic energy facts, the answer should come back, “No.”… Continue Reading
3.4.2022

Fossil Fuels Should Evoke Pride, Not Pandering, From Supporters

By Gregory Wrightstone – March 4, 2022 EQT Corp. CEO Toby Rice powerfully argues for adding pipeline capacity to relieve New England of exorbitantly priced liquified natural gas (LNG) — then panders to climate alarmists. It’s disappointing. “The problem is very straightforward,” writes the head of the country’s largest producer of natural gas in a letter… Continue Reading
1.17.2022

Global agency sows fear with misinformation

by Gregory Wrightstone and Kip Hansen A recent report by the World Meteorological Organization claims that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of natural disasters over the last 50 years. According to the WMO Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970 – 2019), there were more… Continue Reading
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10.31.2021

“97% Consensus” — What Consensus?

By: Gregory Wrightstone – Executive Director CO2 Coalition You have likely heard that 97% of scientists agree on human-driven climate change. You may also have heard that those who don’t buy into the climate-apocalypse mantra are science-deniers. The truth is that a whole lot more than 3% of scientists are skeptical of the party line… Continue Reading
10.29.2021

Climate change fueled witch hunts… Then and now

Gregory Wrightstone European witch hunts of the 15th to 17th centuries targeted witches that were  thought to be responsible for epidemics and crop failures related to  declining temperatures of the Little Ice Age. A belief that evil humans  were negatively affecting the climate and weather patterns was the  “consensus” opinion of that time. How eerily… Continue Reading
4.14.2021

Winter is Coming – And it Will be Horrific

Gregory Wrightstone “Winter is Coming” is the motto of the House Stark in HBO’s wildly popular “Game of Thrones,” referring to the looming deep cold that will be accompanied by terror and death. George R. R. Martin’s fictional account has a real-world counterpart that will confront humanity at some time in the not too distant… Continue Reading
4.8.2021

Meet the Climate Scientists Censors Don’t Want You to Know

By: Gregory Wrighstone  Before the Hunter Biden/New York Post/Twitter imbroglio blew up a little more than one week ago, one of the primary  targets of social media censors and left-leaning activists was a small  nonprofit operating out of Arlington, Virginia. That group is the CO2 Coalition,  formed in 2015 to educate policymakers and the public about climate  change… Continue Reading
4.8.2021

LinkedIn Shuts Out Diverse Views

By: Gregory Wrightstone  If you think that the Microsoft-owned social media platform LinkedIn is just about professional and business connections with no politics, you would be wrong. The online service appears now to be emulating its bigger social media rivals at Facebook, Google and Twitter in censoring views with which it disagrees. My second run-in with… Continue Reading
4.8.2021

Millions in Africa Being Sacrificed at the Alter of Green Energy

By Gregory Wrightstone – CO2 Coalition Executive Director Obama-era policies that favor so-called green energy over coal-fired  electricity are dooming millions of Africans to lives of extreme  poverty, environmental degradation, and increased risk of early death,  according to a new analysis by the CO2 Coalition. The study by the Arlington, Virginia-based coalition of 60 climate… Continue Reading
3.15.2021

Biden Pushes GND As Informed Environmentalists Abandon It

By: Gregory Wrightstone – Executive Director, CO2 Coalition President Biden and others who would stake the future of modern  civilization on wind and solar technologies are ignoring former  environmental activists who have now soured on so-called green energy.  As better-informed people increasingly turn to responsible use of fossil  fuels and nuclear power, political leaders continue… Continue Reading
3.3.2021

Human Events Interviews Scientist Gregory Wrightstone

His email signature has at its close the irrefutable warning of the 18th Century French philosopher and satirist Voltaire who wrote “It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.”   Few know the true import of that phrase better than geological scientist turned climate/energy myth buster Gregory Wrightstone.   Currently serving as… Continue Reading
1.14.2021

NOAA’s Flood and the New Religion of Climate Change

Gregory Wrightstone (modified and inspired by Alistair Riddoch) THE STORY OF NOAH AND THE GREAT FLOOD According to the Bible, there occurred a worldwide flood a little more than 4,000 years ago that wiped out nearly all of a human population that had become thoroughly sinful. Only one man, Noah, was found to be sufficiently righteous.… Continue Reading
6.13.2020

I Love Carbon Dioxide and You Should Too

Gregory Wrightstone The demonization of the “miracle molecule,” carbon dioxide, continued last week with the announcement that its concentration had reached 410 parts per million (ppm). Nearly all reporting of this noted that this was the highest level in 800,000 years and predicted a host of associated climate calamities. While the current concentration of this… Continue Reading
4.13.2020

Green New Deal goes viral, and fails

By: Gregory Wrightstone Executive Director of the CO2 Coalition Proponents of the Green New Deal (GND) tell us that increasing human carbon dioxide emissions are fueling a dangerous rise in worldwide temperature. This temperature rise is then linked to a laundry list of climate-related catastrophes like droughts, floods and fires that are ongoing and only… Continue Reading
3.23.2020

Fact or Fiction: Addressing the Climate Activists

Are rising sea levels a threat to our planet? Is global warming to blame for wildfires and hurricanes? Geologist Gregory Wrightstone, joins The Daily Signal Podcast to discuss the truth about climate change. In our conversation, Wrightstone addresses these talking points by climate activists and much more. Listen to the podcast here along with corresponding… Continue Reading
3.21.2020

It’s Easy to be Fooled by a Climate Alarmist

Dispelling the fallacies of a solar company owner Gregory Wrightstone – Author of Inconvenient Facts – The science that Al Gore doesn’t want you to know and Executive Director of the CO2 Coalition An article highly critical of the book Inconvenient Facts, a bestseller, has received wide distribution. It’s Easy to be Tricked by a Climate Denier… Continue Reading
5.13.2019

Mass extinction lie exposed: life is thriving

By: Gregory Wrightstone  One million species will become extinct in the not-too-distant future and we are to blame. That is the conclusion of a new study by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The 1,800 page study was issued on May 6th and warns that “human actions threaten more species with global extinction… Continue Reading
11.28.2018

Fire facts foil climate fraud

Gregory Wrightstone – November 28, 2018 The 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA) released Friday, November 23rd was a hodge-podge of cherry-picked data, outright lies and scare-mongering at its worst.  It predicts the premature deaths of tens of thousands from the effects of climate change, including deaths from starvation, mosquito-borne illnesses, extreme heat, flooding and other natural disasters.… Continue Reading
6.13.2018

How green is my planet?

Gregory Wrightstone The revelation this week that CO2 had just reached 410 ppm is just the most recent negative climate “tipping point” being reached.  This news was accompanied by the usual links to future apocalyptic warming events and predictions of the Earth spiraling into planetary doom.  According to the self-proclaimed guardians of the Earth, we… Continue Reading
6.13.2018

A Pennsylvania Commission Banned Wind Energy. Here’s Why

This month, the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) voted unanimously to ban wind turbines on the 1.5 million acres it controls. Fully five percent  of the Commonwealth’s land is managed by the PGC, yet no commercial wind  project had ever been approved. There has been no development in  spite of the fact that the land’s many… Continue Reading
10.4.2012

Bloomin’ Algae! How paleogeography and algal blooms may have significantly impacted deposition and preservation of the Marcellus Shale

By: Gregory R. Wrightstone- October 4, 2012 Introduction The Marcellus Shale of the Appalachian Basin has been characterized as having geologically favorable rock properties, including high total organic carbon, high porosity and high permeability. These properties are linked directly with the large natural gas reserve projections for individual wells and for the Marcellus play as… Continue Reading

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