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CFACT leadership meeting at the Ohio State University
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Driessen Fellow Abby Draiss leads a presentation on CFACT's values to student attendees. About 20 students attended a CFACT meeting at the Ohio State University at the end of the 2018 spring semester to continue to increase awareness and interest in CFACT as well as identify students looking to take on leadership positions in the club. "This was a great step towards getting the CFACT chapter on campus officially recognized...
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CFACT brings balanced environmental message to over 250 public school students
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"I'm here to tell you that you don't need to worry about the polar bears! They're doing fine-in fact they're at their highest numbers ever." Houser discusses the three trees of CFACT philosophy: Prosperity, Liberty, and Nature. That was just part of the message that Adam Houser of CFACT shared with over 250 students at career day at Mary B. Neal Elementary in Waldorf, Maryland. "I was invited to speak...
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CFACT at U of Nevada, Reno holds free market strategy meeting
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CFACT and the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter at the University of Nevada, Reno held a strategy meeting to discuss how best to bring the fight for liberty and free markets to campus going forward. Students pose during the strategy meeting held on campus. "I think between CFACT and YAL we could combine to do something awesome," explained Patrick Shields, a junior and CFACT president at the University. "These...
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Beacon Hill’s David Tuerck speaks against subsidies at Northeastern U
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CFACT at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts invited David Tuerck, founder of the free market Beacon Hill Institute and economics professor at Suffolk University to discuss relevant Massachusetts environmental issues. He primarily discussed subsidies for electric cars, which the State of Massachusetts has gone "all-in" on. "Massachusetts subsidies electric cars, and what we found was 80% of these subsidies go to the richest people in the state," Tuerck explained. "Driving...
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Vanderbilt students eloquently defend fracking
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Despite much of America's college-aged population buying into leftist talking points, especially on energy and the environment, students at Vanderbilt University showed incredible support for fossil fuels and fracking in a video CFACT made on campus.  Fracking, otherwise known as "hydraulic fracturing" is a process of retrieving natural gas and oil from shale under the Earth's surface, and has been the driver of the natural gas and energy revolution in...
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CFACT brings facts on fracking and energy to Ohio State
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Houser discusses free market solutions to environmental problems before delving into fracking Conservatives on campus face never ending waves of misinformation when it comes to issues like fracking, climate change, and the environment. CFACT's National Director of Collegians, Adam Houser, spoke to the College Republicans at the Ohio State University earlier this year on how to arm themselves against these leftist talking points. "What have you heard about why fracking...
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Seventy Libertarian Collegian Leaders Across Six States Sign Anti Carbon Tax Pledge!
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YAL Spring Summit Conference Booklet! CFACT Southern Regional Director Graham Beduze was proud to represent CFACT at the Young Americans for Liberty spring summit in Houston, Texas in April as well as unveil CFACT's latest campaign called "Just Say No To Carbon Taxes!"  The summit was a meet up of collegiate liberty minded students affiliated with the organization Young Americans for Liberty and featured various venders, speakers, and over 200...
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Save the Birds outreach at U of Pittsburgh!
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It is estimated that 100 million birds die each year from flying into windows in America. The University of Pittsburgh, surrounded by tall buildings and structures with windows, seemed like an ideal school to show off free market solutions to this environmental problem. While not a guaranteed solution, bird decals placed on a window could prevent birds from flying into them. When the sun shines on the decal, it shines like a...
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Video: Climate marchers embrace hypocrisy at March For Science
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The political left repeatedly criticizes those who disagree with their agenda as "science deniers." But real science embraces opposing views to advance science forward instead of silencing any who dare to disagree. CFACT and Eyasu Yirdaw, a senior at George Mason University in Virginia, asked protestors at the March for Science in Washington DC if they thought opposing views were important to science. While the marchers were more than happy...
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Gabriella Hoffman at WVU: Hunting is Conservation
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"Without hunters, conservation wouldn't exist. That's a simple fact." Attendees of Hoffman's talk pose with the speaker after the question period. That's the message that hunting advocate and journalist Gabriella Hoffman brought to students at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. While the political Left and radical greens claim they are the champions of conservation, what they really mean is cutting off humanity from any meaningful interaction with wildlife at...
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The story behind the pump: Louisiana students tour offshore drilling rig!
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The tour guide leads CFACT students on the rig prior to heading inside the living quarters. We all take our energy for granted. Heating our homes, filling up the tank, plugging in our phone; too often we forget what it takes to enjoy such incredible comforts and necessities. CFACT at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette (ULL), toured an authentic offshore oil rig that has been retired from service to get...
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FRACK the Paris Climate Deal at the March For Science!
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The Left tries to paint everyone who does not agree with their radical environmental agenda as "science deniers" or "religious fanatics." So-called "scientists" at the March For Science display a Trump dummy dressed as Hannibal Lecter from the horror movie "Silence of the Lambs" on the National Mall But from what CFACT saw at the March For Science in Washington D.C., it is the "green" activists who rely on faith...
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Northern VA student submits testimony against proposed Virginia Cap & Trade scheme
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The State of Virginia is getting ready to follow the liberal Mecca of California down the dark, misguided path of a carbon trading scheme. One local student however, David Bucarey, a freshman Psychology major at Northern Virginia Community College, wanted to make his opposition to this proposed regulation known. NOVA freshman David Bucarey (center) David submitted formal comments to the VA Department of Environmental Quality during their comment period on...
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California State Univeristy: Students “Make America Beautiful Again” by cleaning up a park
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California State CFACT putting environmental stewardship into action! Students at the California State University decided to practice what they preach and put environmental stewardship into action by holding a park clean up. Many times the left tries to claim ownership of any type of environmental good and make it their issue. However, in between all of the banter and protest how much cleaning and stewarding of the environment do they...
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Climate Debate at Florida International University Dares To Have Both Sides Present
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People gather to hear the climate debate. In an age where nearly all universities teach Al Gore's gospel of climate change as sacred dogma, it is a relief to see one university go against the tide and  debate the models and statistics  of climate change . Florida International University  in Miami held  the debate between local climate activist Greg Hamra from  the alarmist astro turf group Citizens Climate Lobby and ...
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