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Becker College in Massachusetts screens “Not Evil Just Wrong”
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Event attendees discuss the issues addressed in the film. With the midterm elections just recently behind us, environmental issues are once again front and center. For example, the newly elected Democratic leadership in the House wants to resurrect a special committee on climate change to hammer the Trump administration's reforms. In light of this, Collegians at Becker College in Worcester, Massachusetts scheduled a screening and discussion of the documentary Not...
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Grove City College Fracking tour drills through misconceptions in PA
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Operators explain the basics of fracking to onlooking students using a large model. To cut through the misinformation disseminated by the radical left on the process of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", CFACT coordinated a tour for twenty four Grove City College students in Pennsylvania to see a conventional fracking operation first hand.  This type of fracking is a process by which a mixture of water and sand is used to...
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Vanderbilt students overwhelmingly support conservation through hunting!
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CFACT activists pose with the inflatable deer prior to asking students to sign it in support of hunting! Vanderbilt students are no strangers to deer sightings with the university being nestled in Tennessee, but that didn't stop some confused looks when a giant inflatable deer was spotted last week on campus as part of CFACT's hunting through conservation outreach. One by one heads turned and students began making their way...
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Video: WVU students find out USA leads world in CO2 reduction!
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Leftists around the world have condemned the United States for leaving the Paris Climate Accord in 2017. But what has actually happened with carbon dioxide emissions around the world? A chart showing the reductions, and increases, in CO2 around the world. The USA leads the world in CO2 reductions. CFACT at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV showed students data from a report developed by economics and finance professor Mark J....
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At Delta State University, Paul Driessen condemns “eco-racism”
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Paul Driessen introduces his subject of discussion via Skype to the students at Delta State. CFACT Senior Policy Adviser Paul Driessen spoke about the issue of "eco-racism" to students at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. Driessen, who has authored several books and countless articles on how so-called "green" policies hurt the world's least fortunate, gave many of the students their first exposure to the issue. "This racism is subtle,...
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CFACT at Ohio State grows with campus recruitment drive
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3rd year student James Smith distributes flyers about the CFACT club on campus with potential new members. One of CFACT's fastest growing chapters in the country is at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. The chapter broke onto the scene last year, and student leaders have been working hard ever since, growing the chapter from the ground up. To continue to build on these efforts, Collegians handed out flyers for...
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Seattle U Collegians clean litter to protect the Puget Sound
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Like its liberal counterparts, Seattle has become yet another "progressive" city with an extensive homelessness problem. The combination of high taxes, energy prices, and barriers to starting and maintaining a small business is driving more and more middle and low-income residents into poverty. Piles of trash that are becoming more frequent in and around Seattle's homeless areas. Picture credit: Seattle Times According to the Seattle Times, this extensive homelessness problem...
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Louisiana Tech & UL discuss free market environmentalism, free speech
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Beduze discusses the importance of free speech and activism with students at the Young Americans for Liberty meeting at UL Students at Louisiana Tech University and the University of Louisiana, Lafayette recently hosted discussions on free market environmentalism and campus activism. CFACT Associate Collegians Director Graham Beduze visited students at each campus and discussed the importance of hunting, energy production, and free speech on college campuses. At Louisiana Tech, students from...
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CFACT’s Morano & economist Bauman exchange blows in climate change debate at U of Minnesota
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Economist Yoram Bauman gives his opening presentation of why he is (albeit wrongly) in favor of a carbon tax. Sparks flew, laughter roared, and facts were presented as CFACT's Marc Morano and economist Yoram Bauman put on the gloves at the University of Minnesota for a spirited debate on climate change. The debate was hosted by the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities CFACT Chapter as a chance to allow students...
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Out of 1,000 students, Colorado State supports clean coal by 35% margin
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A pie chart summary of the results of CFACT's poll at CSU. A poll of 1,026 total students at the Pueblo and Fort Collins campuses of Colorado State University (CSU) revealed that the students support the use of clean coal by an impressive 35% margin. The final tally showed 58% of students polled said they support the use of clean coal, 23% were opposed, and 19% were undecided. The poll...
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Collegians talk shop with Dept. of Interior Officials
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CFACT Staff and interns listen as DOI officials explain the problems with land management under the current federal organization structure. While other organizations talk a big game about trying to make a difference, CFACT actually steps up and makes meaningful progress towards impacting public policy and our political discourse. In that vein, CFACT Collegians staff and interns met with officials within the Department of the Interior (DOI) to discuss the...
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After America First Energy Conference, Collegians ready to bring facts to campus
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CFACT Collegians attendees meet with Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) after his address on energy production. Less government, more freedom. That was the message proclaimed at the Heartland Institute's America First Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. CFACT hosted an expert panel on radical greens' funding, and also organized student attendees from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette (ULL), and Tulane University. "I learned a lot about the benefits of fossil fuels...
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Gators & Liberty: Air Boat Tour on the Louisiana Bayou!
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Air boat passengers look at the trees overhanging the narrow waterways of the back channels on the bayou. CFACT believes that the environment benefits most when human progress and liberty are allowed to thrive. There is no other place that this concept is better illustrated than the bayous of Southern Louisiana. CFACT students from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette toured the bayous near Lafitte, Louisiana, located about 30 minutes south...
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How Prosperity Saves the Planet – CFACT at YALCON 2018!
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CFACT Interns pose with their activism signs and costumes as they reach out to event attendees about Paul Driessen's speech. What if prosperity through free market capitalism actually helped save the Earth, rather than destroy it? That's the question that CFACT posed to the hundreds of students attending the Young Americans for Liberty national conference in Reston Virginia. With dynamic and unique "CFACT-style" activism, CFACT's collegians helped spread the word...
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CFACT Interns tour DC National Zoo, discuss species management
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In July of 2015, international outrage was sparked when "Cecil" the lion was killed by a hunter in Africa. Celebrities shrieked against hunting, trophy hunting bans were considered across the world, and a website dedicated to the lion's honor was even put up. CFACT Interns and other zoo attendees watch as a Giant Panda has bamboo lunch. But this outrage has done little to contribute to actual conservation efforts. Similarly,...
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