Radical Environmentalism

Wednesday, I praised H.R. 2042, the Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015 in a hearing on the economic impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to regulate power plants.
“Earth herself, burdened and laid waste, is among the most abandoned and maltreated of our poor; she groans in travail.” – Pope Francis (June 18).
For nearly a quarter of century, we have been told that “we have reached a tipping point to stop human induced climate change.” We were told by former IPCC Chief Rajendra Pachauri in 2007 that if no action was taken...
Advice to my Republican friends: Follow the lead of Ted Cruz and simply tell any reporter or any Democrat in a debate, “Follow the Science.” Duke University recently published a study that shows that climate realist views...
This week I hosted a public meeting with special guest Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller. More than 200 people showed up for the event, “Reining in the EPA: A Regulation Roundtable,” which was held at the Cailloux...
Greenpeace Founder Patrick Moore denies man-caused climate change. This is not a climate change “hater” or “denier” or an “anti-environmentalist”. This is a reasoned, experienced environmentalist and scientist that is simply...
As Republicans work to increase our nation’s energy potential, the Obama administration continues to do the opposite. We all want to continue safe and responsible production of oil and natural gas. But this administration’s...
Rooftops on new buildings built in commercial zones in France must either be partially covered in plants or solar panels, under a law approved on Thursday. The law approved by parliament was more limited in scope than...
In all the news of the Israel election, there were yet other blows to progressives Tuesday. The ability of the EPA to do essentially whatever it wants was soundly criticized yesterday by Harvard's Constitutional Law uber-...
In the 114th Congress, House Republicans have the largest majority that we’ve seen in the last 65 years, and Harry Reid’s rule in the Senate has come to an end.
I can recall a Pope changing history, in recent history, by making clear to the leaders of the former Soviet Union, that if they invaded his native land of Poland, (as they were clearly threatening to do) he would travel to...
Thursday, I released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited assessment on the potential impacts to drinking water resources from hydraulic fracturing, also known as...
In my piece on Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway, I quoted Mr. Buffett and his Vice Co-Chair Mr.
If you want to know the real story about America, you might want try reading the British newspaper.
Ted Cruz recently showed how to deal with climate change alarmists and extremists by simply arguing, “Follow the science.”
This week, the House of Representatives approved my bill, the Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 1030), with a bipartisan vote of 241-175.
This week, we passed two pieces of legislation that would protect the scientific process and reform the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is imperative that scientific data is balanced and unbiased, however, under...
The Environmental Protection Agency, like every other government institution, should be accountable to the American people. Everyone agrees that we need to protect our environment, but we should do so in a way that is honest...
This week, the House is expected to vote on two common sense bills to make the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) more accountable and transparent. Under the Obama Administration, our West Texas farmers, ranchers, and...
We all want healthy communities and a clean environment. But more job-killing mandates from Washington are not the solution. The EPA’s new ozone regulations could be the most expensive ever. Yet the EPA has ignored the law...

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