The EU’s Green Experiment

By Andy May The GWPF has just released a new report, written by John Constable describing the economic impact of their green policies, and it isn’t pretty. Some highlights: EU electricity prices to households are 80% above the rest of the G20, and EU industrial prices are 30% above the G20, natural gas prices toContinue reading “The EU’s Green Experiment”

Ability of mankind to solve problems is beyond imagination

Message to governments: Don’t kill human creativity with political stupidity By Franco Battaglia and Guus Berkhout This is from an interview of Professor Guus Berkhout by Professor Franco Battaglia, published July 20, 2022 in La Verità, a daily newspaper in Italy. Berkhout is a retired professor of geophysics from the Technical University of Delft andContinue reading “Ability of mankind to solve problems is beyond imagination”

Be Proud that we Excel

And you thought the United States had problems … By Guus Berkhout The Netherlands has become a prosperous country by excelling in many sectors. That excellence was based on a well-educated population. Think of the professionals in our public transport, who are widely praised for their punctuality and comfort. I also mention the engineers inContinue reading “Be Proud that we Excel”

Should Government Control Scientific Research?

By Andy May This is the transcript of a talk I gave to the ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) South Texas Section January 20, 2022 Federal money allows unelected bureaucrats to control scientific research. They dictate the projects, and often the outcomes. They use selective leaks to the press to embarrass anyone whoContinue reading “Should Government Control Scientific Research?”

Viral, A Review

By Andy May Alina Chan is a molecular biologist specializing in gene therapy and cell engineering at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. She partnered with the famous science writer, Matt Ridley, to write Viral, the Search for the Origin of COVID-19. The book was published November 16, 2021, and the combination of Dr.Continue reading “Viral, A Review”

SAR, the Turning Point

By Andy MaySAR is an abbreviation for the second IPCC assessment report, Climate Change 1995 (IPCC, 1996). As explained in my new book, Politics and Climate Change: A History, this IPCC report was a turning point in the debate over catastrophic human-caused climate change. The first IPCC report, “FAR,” was written under the chairmanship ofContinue reading “SAR, the Turning Point”

NIH payments to the Wuhan Institute of Virology

By Andy May On April 17th, Newsmax reporter Emerald Robinson asked President Trump if the NIH (the United States National Institute of Health) gave a grant of $3.7 million to the Wuhan Institute of Virology in 2015 during the Obama administration. It turns out, the original grant was given to a non-profit called the EcoHealthContinue reading “NIH payments to the Wuhan Institute of Virology”