Environmentalism Today Is Infected with Urban Smugness

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Environmentalism hasn’t been right, that is to say healthy, since Earth Day in 1970, when, shortly thereafter, it was infected with terminal urban smugness. As one of our guest bloggers and commenters noted recently, “the issues are really no longer Republican and Democrat in New York State, but

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The Green Corporatism Behind Most of Fractivism

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  Green corporatism is always in the background when it comes to fractivism and global warming hysteria, as government rent seekers try to mold a crisis mood. Global warming hysteria seems to get worse by the moment. Fractivism is, in many respects, a sub-set of the disease. It’s a refusal

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Big Green, Inc. – The Sources of the Money Behind Fractivism

 ... … … Fractivism is anything but grassroots. Rather, it is funded and orchestrated Big Green, Inc. and the Institute for Energy Research is documenting it all. Last year, as readers might recall, IER launched Big Green, Inc. to began exposing the under-the-radar funders that underwrite the anti-American energy movement and its anti-fracking ballot measures,

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The Ever Improving and Safer Natural Gas Industry

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  Fractivists grasp at everything to diss the natural gas industry, including safety, but it turns out the industry has an ever improving record on this score. Back in 2014, Scranton Times writer and king of snide, Chris Kelly, attacked the natural gas industry and everything and everyone connected to

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The Fatalism, Filth and Fascism of Fractivism and Its Apostles

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  Fractivism is nihilism unleashed. It espouses destruction of any existing order with a view toward replacing it with a utopian society led by fractivists. Nihilism is the denial of any meaningful aspects to life. Its adherents typically believe the only thing that matters in the least is power; the

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