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Richard J. Trzupek is a chemist and environmental consultant as well as an analyst at the Heartland Institute. He is also the author of " Regulators Gone Wild: How the EPA Is Ruining American Industry."
Reconsidering the Virtues of Recycling
Commentary Proposed: Most people are inherently good and want to do good things. That, I sincerely believe, is ...
September 18, 2019
No, the Trump Administration Isn’t Rolling Back Environmental Controls
Commentary Mick Jagger and Donald Sutherland are both tremendous entertainers. As environmental analysts, they fall a bit short. ...
September 10, 2019
David Koch’s Legacy Should Be Considered With Pride, Admiration
Commentary The Koch brothers are often demonized by celebrities and activists who are either willfully ignorant of all ...
August 27, 2019
Disputing (Again) That US Air Quality Is Worsening
Commentary The headline of the Aug. 13 story in U.S. News & World Report certainly catches one’s attention: ...
August 19, 2019
To Rosanna Arquette: Appearances Don’t Matter, Accomplishments Do
Commentary The 1985 western "Silverado" is one of my favorite movies. Mostly a light-hearted action flick, there are ...
August 14, 2019
US Air Quality Isn’t Slipping: Taking a Closer Look at the Data
Commentary On June 18, The Associated Press published a story under the byline of Seth Borenstein and Nicky ...
June 27, 2019
Final Thoughts: Risk in Modern America, Part 5
Commentary How should this examination of the way Americans perceive and manage risk in the 21st century be ...
June 25, 2019
Natural Versus Man-Made: Risk in Modern America, Part 3
Commentary When last we visited the complex subject of risk in America, we discussed how the issue is ...
June 2, 2019
You Need to Take Risks to Innovate: Risk in Modern America, Part 4
Commentary For many, perhaps most, of the people who believe that climate change is an immediate threat to ...
June 2, 2019
The Risk-Communication Playbook: Risk in Modern America, Part 2
Commentary The writer Upton Sinclair may not have invented risk communication in the United States, but he surely ...
May 15, 2019
Should We Be Worried? Risk in Modern America: Part 1
Commentary We do many things astonishingly well as a modern society. Our communications technology rivals anything Gene Roddenberry ...
May 7, 2019
Proposed Committee Chance to Prove Climate Science Settled, So Why the Opposition?
Commentary It’s sad, but the nature of public discourse today is becoming more and more about preventing public ...
March 29, 2019
Earth Hour: Good for the Planet, Right?
Commentary Friday, March 30, will include this year’s version of “Earth Hour,” a rather pointless gesture of symbolic ...
March 28, 2019
Five Ways That Environmental NGOs Hurt US Industry
Commentary It’s been more than 35 years since, fresh out of Loyola University armed with a degree in ...
March 15, 2019
Apply a Double Standard and You Have No Standards at All
Commentary One of the hallmarks of civilized society is standards. It’s a sweeping concept. Standards can apply to ...
March 13, 2019
Approaching Each Other With Respect, Even When We Disagree
Commentary As Democrat after Democrat races farther and farther left at unprecedented speed, we should pause to consider ...
March 6, 2019
Hate Crimes on the Rise, but Against Whom?
Commentary The exposure of Jussie Smollett’s alleged hate crime hoax left a lot of people with egg on ...
February 26, 2019
Why Are We Afraid of Nuclear Energy?
Commentary I'm old enough to remember a time when using the term “nuclear energy” didn't evoke the fear ...
February 14, 2019
Green New Deal Part 4: How Much?
Commentary We’re nearing the finish line at last. We know what we’re going to add to eliminate virtually ...
February 13, 2019
There’s a Better Way to ‘Go Green,’ Georgetown
Commentary As a fitting postscript to our four-part series about the challenges and limitations of utility-scale renewable energy, ...
February 1, 2019
Green New Deal Part 3: Infrastructure Needed
Commentary Welcome to Part 3 of our series examining what it will take to transform New York into ...
January 23, 2019
A Green New Deal Part 2: How Much Energy?
Commentary Welcome to Part 2 of our groundbreaking effort to make New York the first state in the ...
January 16, 2019
A Green New Deal Part 1: The Ground Rules
Commentary Say what you want about her, but congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) knows her base. Proposing a “Green ...
January 15, 2019
I Might Be Skeptical, but I’m Not Denying Climate Change
Commentary The Dec. 30, 2018, edition of NBC’s "Meet the Press," themed “How do we explain the urgency ...
January 11, 2019
A Growing Crisis: Strategic Metal and Mineral Independence
Commentary Last month, the Energy Information Administration announced that the United States exported more crude oil and petroleum products ...
January 10, 2019
The Intertwining of Science and Religion
Commentary It’s an unfortunate theme of our times: One can support science or one can believe in a ...
January 7, 2019
The ‘100 Percent Renewable Energy’ Claim
Commentary If a unit of government or an organization wants to establish their "green" bona fides these days, ...
December 17, 2018
US Sending Troops to Strengthen Saudi Defenses After Drone Attack
US, El Salvador Sign Asylum Deal, Details to Be Worked Out
The Associated Press
‘Special Project’: Torture and Death Part at Benxi Prison
, Epoch Times
President to Focus on Religious Freedom at the Next UN General Assembly
Silicon Valley Billionaire Peter Thiel: The President Will Get Reelected, But the Socialists Are Not to Be Underestimated
, Epoch Times
Trump Nominates Six Judges Amid Effort to Reshape Nation’s Courts
Senator Hawley: Facebook CEO Admitted ‘They Struggle With Bias’
California Sues the Trump Administration Over Reversal of State’s Emissions Standards
US Sanctions Iran’s Central Bank Over Drone Strike on Saudi Oil Facilities
Taiwan Loses Second Ally In a Week After Beijing Showers Kiribati With Money
, Epoch Times