Editorials: Dennis Avery

Stop That Fracking Pipeline!

My small farm is nearly in the path of a new pipeline that will carry huge tonnages of shale gas from West Virginia to the Mid-Atlantic states. My neighbors mostly hate the idea.

CO2 Won’t Produce Famine

In a recent opinion piece in the New York Times (“Lessons from the Little Ice Age,” NYT, March 22, 2014), historian Geoffrey Parker—author of Global Crisis: War, Climate

Is the World Turning Against Biofuels?

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has suddenly reversed its support for biofuels.

Al Gore's Plan to Bring Back Dust Bowls

Al Gore is back in the headlines, this time telling a Kansas a

Climate and Africa’s City of Gold (01-08-14)

As policymakers from your local city council all the way to the U.N.

New Facts Reveal Cloud Impacts on Warming

CHURCHVILLE, VA – For decades, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been fixated on carbon dioxide (CO2), asserting the sun’s variations in output are too small to have trig

‘Little Ice Ages’ Caused Suffering in Spain—as They Always Do

I recently toured Portugal and Spain, where the clashes between civilizations and “little ice ages” were especially violent.

What Really Triggers a Resource Crisis?

During a symposium held recently at the Holocaust Memorial Museum, Yale historian Tim Snyder told the attendees: “Climate change acts as a “multiplier of other resource c

A Climate Cycle Delivered Our Cold Spring

Lots of us are commenting on the U.S. having the second coldest spring in the official thermometer record (starting ca. 1860) and the coldest since 1975.