David J. Theroux
| Tuesday March 9, 2021 at 3:53 PM PST
The world-renowned astrophysicist Siegfried Fred Singer (1924–2020) passed away on April 6, 2020, at the age of 95. Fred was Emeritus Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Virginia, and since 1993 we were proud to have him as a dear friend and Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.
| Wednesday October 9, 2019 at 5:11 PM PDT
To begin to truly solve the underlying problem, lawmakers and regulatory policymakers must recognize how government intervention has made things worse.
K. Lloyd Billingsley
| Monday September 30, 2019 at 11:14 AM PDT
For a different take on climate, have a look at Lowell Ponte’s 1976 The Cooling: Has the Next Ice Age Begun? Can We Survive it?
| Thursday August 22, 2019 at 1:56 PM PDT
Californians may not be as environmentally destructive as state politicians believe.
K. Lloyd Billingsley
| Wednesday July 24, 2019 at 12:49 PM PDT
Berkeley now mounts a war against free speech and natural gas. In California, just about everything is under threat these days.
| Friday November 30, 2018 at 10:27 AM PST
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service attempts to designate private property in Louisiana as “critical habitat”.
| Monday November 26, 2018 at 2:00 PM PST
Taking corn out of fuel and putting it back toward food production would make food more affordable while also reducing the negative environmental consequences that have resulted from the government’s multiple interventions.
William F. Shughart II
| Wednesday October 10, 2018 at 9:30 AM PDT
If ethanol truly were a good substitute for gasoline, no mandate would be necessary.
| Tuesday September 29, 2015 at 12:15 PM PDT
“We don’t want to ‘save the planet’ from human beings; we want to improve the planet for human beings.” —Alex Epstein I never thought I would encounter a book titled The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. After all, in this day and age, it is the politically correct and fashionable trend for activists, media,...Read More »
Mary L. G. Theroux
| Wednesday June 10, 2015 at 12:46 PM PDT
Our global political masters met in Germany this week: see how green they are? They’re walking ... in a field: can’t get any greener than that! And, as usual, they are coming up with the definitive solutions to the greatest threats of today: the end of the use of fossil fuels—in 85 years. No...Read More »