So recent you can still taste the bile
- Campus protests against the ACLU?
- The arc of his life vindicated his moral critics, conservative and feminist
- Hidden (and illegal) bailouts to insurance companies
- Passive observers of the polarization?
- The new normal: antagonisms, inflamed
- The 2nd & passionate non-sequiturs
- True socialism
- The dogma lives loudly in you
- The “New Coke” of domestic policy initiatives
- It’s easy to forget that both major parties are hot messes at the moment.
Category Archives: Environmentalism
h/t Julie Kelly in Matt Ridley: Climate Change Rational Optimist He calls himself a “lukewarmer” on climate change. The author of several scientific books — including The Rational Optimist, his paean about how human grit and ingenuity have historically prevailed over … Continue reading
Good piece by Oren Cass, Truth is Just a Detail, at City Journal: Wallace-Wells’s article is a quintessential illustration of what I have described in Foreign Affairs as “climate catastrophism.” He ignores humanity’s capacity for adapting to changes that will occur slowly … Continue reading
Great piece in the WSJ. Whenever a politician says, “give me more power so I can save the world,” the last thing we should do is give that person more power. From Paris Climate of Conformity: Forgive us for looking … Continue reading
Heard an interview with Steve Hayward in this podcast, in which he summarizes the lukewarmer* position very succinctly: It’s not a hoax… “like other environment problems we’ve had, they are phenomena, they’re not world-ending crises, and why should we suppose this is the … Continue reading
Kevin D. Williamson asks the progressives of California to please demonstrate their competence at risk management before exporting their methods world-wide. From Global Warming Guacamole: [The drought in] California presents the global-warming dispute in miniature. The Left, with the prominent … Continue reading
The environmentalist scandal that just toppled Oregon’s governor occurred because the people of that state “felt no need” for checks and balances or cost/benefit analysis “because everyone involved is a credential environmentalist!” So argues Holman Jenkins in Oregon Is Greener Than … Continue reading
Rupert Darwall in the WSJ, on international climate “deals.” The argument for acting alone rests on a belief in political rochambeau: other nations will hurt their poor if only we hurt ours first. The argument for acting collectively rests on a dangerous … Continue reading