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10.Jun.2016 Written by

Leonard E. Reed, Competitive Enterprise Institute: This video shows how even the simplest and most common of things in our lives is connected with many people and resources around the world. If we understand simple examples from our complex world, we will be better able to appreciate the importance of plentiful, reliable, long lasting energy..

10.Jun.2016 Written by

Paul Driessen, CFACT: How can it be that – after countless millennia of malnutrition, disease, wretched poverty and early death – so many mostly western nations became healthy and prosperous in just 200 years? Matt Ridley says “ideas started having sex.” Deidre McCloskey opines that equality of social dignity and before the law emboldened people to invest, invent and take risks. Both are absolutely true.

14.May.2016 Written by

Norman Borlaug, Megan Toombs - Borlaug revolutionized wheat production, spending hours in the fields, creating thousands of varieties of wheat, fighting tooth and nail for changes he thought necessary, and training many agricultural technicians from all over the world. Credited with saving a billion lives, Norman Borlaug won numerous awards throughout his life, including the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.We want to feed the hungry, cloth the destitute, and love the despised. But we need go about it in a way that is helpful to those in need, and not in ways that just make us feel good.

12.May.2016 Written by

Ivo Vegter at the Daily Maverick in South Africa writing about Paul Ehrlich, Biology Professor at Stanford University and John Holdren, Science Advisor to the White House - Before climate change, there was the population explosion. Predicting disaster for humanity and environmental doom became the means by which government power could be expanded, even if the record of such prophesies is dismal.

04.Apr.2016 Written by

The Spectator - All European producers face much higher costs than Chinese steelmakers thanks to the EU Emissions Trading System. But Britain imposes its own green taxes on top of this in the form of the Carbon Price Floor and the Renewables Obligation — an epic act of self-harm. If manufacturing simply transfers abroad, that won’t do a thing to reduce global carbon emissions. It is pure industrial suicide.

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