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CFACT Exposing the Great Reset’s Insect Protein Plans at FAU
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CFACT really bugged some students this past week as they confronted the youth at Florida Atlantic University with their Beef or Bugs kit.  In recent years climate alarmists have made declarations that mankind must make all manner of personal sacrifices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but few of those demands are as disgusting as their proposal to replace meat with insects.  Students picking between freedom beef and big government bugs To...
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CFACT Promotes Liberty in DC
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CFACT’s National Field Director Greg Neff and Driessen Fellow Gabe Chambers attended LibertyCon, a libertarian conference hosted by the international student organization Students for Liberty, this past weekend. The duo interacted with hundreds of attendees from every continent, spreading the word about free market environmental solutions. The message was roundly applauded by everyone who heard the purpose of CFACT. Two overseas NGOs, one from Nepal and another from Sri Lanka, even requested follow up meetings in hopes...
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CFACT Leads Laissez Faire Education at University of New Orleans
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This week, CFACT National Field Director Greg Neff and Leadership Institute Regional Field Coordinator Alex Smith teamed up to spread the word about free market capitalism at the University of New Orleans. After decades of supporting government intervention in the market, such as the recent campus protests calling for DEI requirements in the state, New Orleans has one of the country's poorest populations. Being Mardi Gras season in the Bayou State, the duo adopted the festival’s motto...
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CFACT Closes Out 2023 at Major Conference
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CFACT headed out west this past week to Arizona to participate in the largest conservative conference in the nation, America Fest (Amfest).  Hosted by Turning Point USA, CFACT co-sponsored the event and was able to make its presence known to many of the roughly fifteen thousand people in attendance. With a booth in a prominent location, National Field Director Greg Neff and Driessen Fellow Gabe Chambers (a meteorology major from...
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Climate Survey at SIUE
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CFACT collegians at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville just completed a poll on student attitudes toward fossil fuels, and the results were surprising. Over 100 students were given the opportunity to voice their opinions on a chilly November day about whether or not fossil fuels should be banned. CFACT has regularly seen less opposition to fossil fuels than media would like to claim exists, and this day was no different. Despite two-thirds...
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Climategate 3.0:Western Kentucky University Edition
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Dr. David Legates got a warm reception at Western Kentucky University this past week as he addressed a joint audience of CFACT and Young Americans for Liberty (YAL). Legates is a retired professor and the former state climatologist for the state of Delaware. He additionally was appointed to serve in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration by President Donald Trump. Dr. Legates gave a superb presentation explaining the differences between...
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Beef or Bugs at Indiana University
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The World Economic Forum has made no effort to hide their influence on the world stage as they push Klaus Schwab’s Great Reset agenda. Part of this plan is to limit meat consumption, making it “an occasional treat, not a staple for the good of the environment” and replacing it with various alternative protein sources including insects. To bring attention to this plan, CFACT roll out its new “beef or...
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Driessen Fellow Gives Testimony to BOEM
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CFACT Driessen Fellow Jamahl Evans recently provided public comment to a Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) proposal to place windmills in the Atlantic off Maryland’s coast. The Old Dominion student and CFACT intern patiently waited for over three hours for his turn to speak as the agency listened to concerned citizens who joined the Zoom meeting.    Once it was time for Jamahl to participate, the CFACT representative resolutely...
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Both Warm and Chilly Receptions to Climate Science at UM-Dearborn
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CFACT’s National Field Director Greg Neff went to University of Michigan-Dearborn with Leadership Institute Regional Field Coordinator Nolan Akerman to engage students about the false narrative that “climate change is harming wildlife” and that “fossil fuels should be eliminated” to save them.  Nolan wore a large polar bear costume and held a sign declaring that polar bear populations have more than doubled and states, “climate change is not a threat”....
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Taking on Mainstream Media’s Climate Scare Tactics
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CFACT National Field Director Greg Neff and Driessen Fellow Lucas LeJeune recently visited the campuse of the University of Louisiana, Lafayette and took time to speak to students about the fearmongering they see in the media and classroom surrounding the topic of “climate change. “ Utilizing CFACT’s new series of consecutive signs which lead up to the location where the duo were tabling, curious students saw sign after sign of...
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Hunting is Conservation Education at the Range
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CFACT Driessen Fellow Faith Alpaugh helped lead a group of her peers from the University of Wisconsin River Falls on a field trip spotlighting “hunting education.” Group fills out paperwork prior to shooting Working in Partnership with the Pheasants Forever Club, eight students took a short road trip to Game Unlimited Hunting Club where Victoria gave a talk about the importance of hunting in North America as well as global...
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Driessen Fellow Organizes Tree Planting
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The world is a little bit greener today thanks to the work of CFACT Driessen Fellow Victoria Sellhausen and her student group from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Recently the group organized a tree planting in Downer Woods near the school. Together they spent the afternoon picking out the “perfect” oak tree and identifying a location to display the magnificent hardwood. Being carful to follow department of agriculture guidelines on how to...
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Photo Credit: Greg Johnson | Cowboy State Daily, used with permission
CFACT Takes On Big Wind
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The people of Wyoming have been in a contentious fight with wind developers and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding proposals by Rock Creek Wind to construct new windmills in the state. Recently CFACT Driessen Fellow Maggie Immen from the University of Wyoming entered the fray.  Donning an eagle costume, the economics and mathematics major joined a crowd of fellow Wyoming citizens at a town hall meeting of...
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Gabriella Hoffman at Auburn University
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Gabriella Hoffman made her first trip ever to the state of Alabama and set out on speaking gigs for CFACT across the country, known nationally as an authoritative author and commentator on wilderness and outdoors, regular contributor on Fox News, Townhall, and other media sources. The topic du jour for the evening at Auburn University was why conservation is conservative. Gabriella posing with some of the students The Left often...
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Driessen Fellows Attend the Stop 30X30 Summit
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CFACT recently co-sponsored a national conference for elected and public policy officials to learn about the gross governmental overstep that is 30x30. This initiative, which has its origins on the global level, is being thrust upon America by the Biden administration is a plan to have governments transform 30% of all land and waters to complete wilderness by the year 2030. If successful this plan would decrease available farmland, limit...
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