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Berkeley, CA, United States

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  • Forbes
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  • Quillette Magazine
  • Energy Post
  • The Energy Collectiv
  • Foreign Affairs

Past articles by Michael:

Top Dems Urge Biden To Nationalize Oil & Gas Industry

By Michael Shellenberger The energy crisis is worsening. The U.S. has fewer than 30 days of diesel and other distillate fuels, the lowest level since 1945. Supplies are so low that there will be sh… → Read More

U.S. Blew Up Russian Gas Pipelines Nord Stream 1 & 2, Says Former Polish Defense Minister

A former Polish defense minister credited the United States with blowing holes in two Russian natural gas pipelines to Europe, Nord Stream 1 and 2. Der Spiegel says the CIA warned Germany of a potential attack on the pipelines several weeks ago. → Read More

‘Green Elitism Behind Farmer Crackdowns’ – ‘What role is the World Economic Forum playing?’

By Michael Shellenberger ALMERE, Netherlands — Farmers in the Netherlands reduced nitrogen pollution by nearly 70%. But the government says that is not enough and is demanding that they cut polluti… → Read More

Michael Shellenberger: Why Biden’s Attacks On Energy Are ‘Absolutely Insane’

But none of those actions will lower energy prices. Increasing oil production in Venezuela would take years and it wouldn’t be nearly enough to make up for the reduction of oil imports from Russia.… → Read More

How Defund the Police backfired

After a spike in crime, progressive cities are reversing cuts → Read More

Why Biden Can Unite America With Nuclear Power — Or Divide It With Renewables

Renewables are increasingly divisive, particularly with Republicans. For Biden to bring Americans together he should pursue a Green Nuclear Deal. → Read More

California Has Always Had Fires, Environmental Alarmism Makes Them Worse Than Necessary

The build-up of wood fuel in forests is responsible for California's smoky skies. → Read More

As Green Energy Flounders, Environmentalists Embrace Nuclear

As Green Energy Flounders, Environmentalists Embrace Nuclear Climate Change Dispatch / by Michael Shellenberger / 4h Environmentalists have long promoted renewable energy sources as better for natu… → Read More

Stop Blaming Climate Change For California’s Fires. Many Forests, Including The Redwoods, Need Them.

The area burned by fires in California has declined over 80% since the arrival of Europeans, which is not necessarily a good thing. → Read More

Environmentalist: Stop Blaming Climate Change For California’s Fires

Environmentalist: Stop Blaming Climate Change For California’s Fires Climate Change Dispatch / by Michael Shellenberger / 1h Fires have burned 1.3 million acres of California’s forests over the las… → Read More

Prominent climate activist Shellenberger officially recants: ‘On Behalf Of Environmentalists, I Apologize For The Climate Scare’

Michael Shellenberger The author (second from right) in Maranhão, Brazil, 1995 MICHAEL SHELLENBERGER On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate sc… → Read More

New Michael Moore-Backed Documentary On YouTube Reveals Massive Ecological Impacts Of Renewables

“Planet of the Humans” documents how industrial wind farms, solar farms, biomass, and biofuels are wrecking natural environments. → Read More

Rejecting Climate Denialism, Top Republican Leader Urges Expansion Of Nuclear Energy And Natural Gas

Republican leaders are urging an expansion of nuclear energy and natural gas to address climate change → Read More

Environmentalist Michael Shellenberger: Bernie Sanders Green New Deal ‘would disproportionately hurt the poor’

If Bernie Sanders Is So Progressive, Why Is The Green New Deal So Regressive? By Michael Shellenberger Much of the policy agenda of Democratic presidential front-runner Sen. Bernie Sanders can be f… → Read More

If Bernie Sanders Is So Progressive, Why Is The Green New Deal So Regressive?

The Green New Deal would raise energy prices, slow economic growth, and reduce wages. Why did anyone ever imagine it to be "progressive"? → Read More

If They Are So Alarmed By Climate Change, Why Are They So Opposed To Solving It?

Nuclear energy and natural gas have reduced carbon emissions far more than solar and wind. Why, then, are the people so apocalyptic about climate change so opposed to them? → Read More

Why Everything They Say About Climate Change Is Wrong

Climate change is real but it's not the end of the world. And increasingly extreme statements by activists undermine environmental progress, say climate scientists. → Read More

Buying Fentanyl on the Streets of San Francisco—An Interview with Heather Mac Donald

Heather Mac Donald has written one of the most important essays on homelessness in recent memory for City Journal. In it, she argues that we’ve misunderstood the homelessness problem as a problem of poverty when it is, in reality, a problem of family breakdown and the erosion of social norms. While I don’t agree with all of what she’s written, I admire her fieldwork. She interviewed homeless… → Read More

Why California Keeps Making Homelessness Worse

California made homelessness worse by making perfect housing the enemy of good housing, by liberalizing drug laws, and by opposing mandatory treatment for mental illness and drug addiction. → Read More

Why California Must Declare A State Of Emergency On Homelessness

The time for half measures has passed. The growing number of people without shelter in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, San Diego, and other cities threatens public health and safety. → Read More