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CFACT students submit comments opposing oil & gas leasing ban to Interior forum
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In Executive Order 14008, President Biden placed an indefinite moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters. This move will not just harm American jobs, but have a significant negative impact on America's environment and National Parks as well, say two CFACT student leaders. CFACT Driessen Fellows David Bucarey of George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and Grace Cancelmo of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, participated...
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James O’Keefe speaks to UMTC Chapter!
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EXCELLENT NEWS, CFACTers! Monday night, CFACT’s chapter at the University of Minnesota (our largest chapter in the nation) hosted an EPIC panel of speakers consisting of CFACT’s National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, our National Finance Director, Christina Norman, and the one and only James O’Keefe! The event was moderated by CFACT’s University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Alumni President, Evan Smith. Knee opened the event by introducing CFACT’s mission statement to any...
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Pittsburgh students screen Climate Hustle, host balanced climate debate
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America's media, classrooms, and political discourse can all be very one-sided. Shakira Jackson, a student at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and a CFACT Driessen Fellow, wanted to change that. That's why Jackson hosted a watch party of two climate change documentaries on each side of the issue in order to foster critical thinking and debate. 20 students tuned in to watch CFACT's Climate Hustle film, which presents a...
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Connecticut students host discussion on benefits of hunting
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Student Jose Herrada listens in as students discuss how hunting contributes to conservation. To foster a positive discussion of how to best protect the environment, students from the University of Hartford in Connecticut "set their sights" on a virtual roundtable event on the subject of hunting. "We had a great turnout of 17 students tuning in to learn how hunting contributes to conservation efforts," explained Kevin Shaffer, the event organizer...
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CFACT at CPAC: injecting facts into the environmental debate
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CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee greeting a prospective activist This weekend, Orlando played host to the Conservative Political Action Conference. CPAC, as it is colloquially called, is a major opportunity for grassroots organizations such as CFACT. CPAC gives us the rare chance to connect with both donors and activists, as well as renew our connections with our friends at places like Turning Point USA, Young Americans for Liberty, and...
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Catholic U students screen “Climate Hustle” documentary
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While COVID restrictions continue to make it difficult for CFACT students to host in-person events, CFACT's Driessen Fellow at Catholic University in Washington DC, Joe Frederick, wasn't going to let that stop him from making a difference at his school. In order to counter the pseudoscience and misinformation surrounding climate change coming from the media and classrooms, Joe decided to host a virtual watch party of CFACT's groundbreaking documentary, Climate...
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CFACT students hike and clean up Burke Lake Park!
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To some students, the COVID pandemic seems like a time to take it easy.  Students from left: Jago, Sam, Shammelah, and Faven pose with litter they picked up as David takes a selfie. A lot of people have used the time to sit on the couch, watch Netflix and disengage, but not our CFACT students!  Just a short while ago, one of our Driessen fellows, David Bucarey from George Mason...
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Ahead of Senate runoffs, Collegians knock doors with facts in Georgia
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This week, "Georgia On My Mind" is true for everyone, as the Senate runoff elections are to be held in the Peach State. This will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. In light of the huge stakes this election has, CFACT Collegians jumped into action to knock doors and distribute educational literature on climate change and the Green New Deal. As a 501(c)(3) organization, CFACT is prohibited from engaging...
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Students & stars spin CFACT’s “Green New Wheel” at SAS 2020!
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As a sponsor of Turning Point USA's Student Action Summit (SAS) in West Palm Beach, FL, CFACT debuted the "Green New Wheel" table game, which "spun up" quite the buzz among students and celebrities alike. Christian movie star Kirk Cameron spins CFACT's "Green New Wheel" at SAS 2020! He won (but it took him several spins)! The Green New Wheel is an actual, spin-able wheel that CFACT developed to engage...
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CFACT National Field Coordinator speaks to UGA students about sustainable capitalism!
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As you all well know, CFACT has been busy promoting sustainable capitalism on college campuses as part of its 'Capitalism is Sustainable!' campaign. On October 13th, the show hit the road when CFACT's National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, spoke to Turning Point USA's chapter at the University of Georgia. During the speech, Knee made a special point to emphasize the key points of the tour. He illustrated that capitalism is...
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Hartford students learn about the perils of the Green New Deal
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Students at the University of Hartford, CT, learned how the Green New Deal would devastate America's environment and economy through informative CFACT fact sheets this fall! Kevin Schaeffer hands out flyers to his dorm-mates on campus. Kevin Schaeffer, a CFACT Driessen Fellow and Hartford student, handed out climate and Green New Deal fact sheets to his fellow students, friends, and dorm-mates so that they can better understand these important subjects....
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Ann Coulter takes on political correctness during University of Central Florida speech!
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Ann Coulter addresses the socially distanced, mask wearing crowd from behind the plexiglass shield, per UCF's COVID-19 rules. Political pundit and best-selling author Ann Coulter gave a fiery speech at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando where she slammed political correctness, media bias, and censorship of college conservatives. While Coulter was covered by a plexiglass shield at her podium per the school's coronavirus rules, Coulter didn't let that...
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CFACT National Field Coordinator appears as guest on ‘Those Other Girls’ podcast!
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Over the past several weeks, CFACT has been busy promoting our new campaign about how capitalism is sustainable. We've been traveling throughout the country, talking to college students, and winning hearts and minds. In an effort to promote the tour, CFACT's National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, appeared on Those Other Girls with Mallory and Friends, a podcast hosted by his old college friend, Mallory Finch. Finch specifically asked about the...
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CFACT students distribute fact sheets before Election Day!
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Students are faced with a constant barrage of misinformation when it comes to climate change and the Green New Deal today. This comes from celebrities, the media, and of course, their professors and teachers. CFACT Driessen Fellow intern and George Mason University student, David Bucarey, right, delivers fact sheets to Andi Bayer, Providence District Chair of the Fairfax County Republicans in Virginia. That’s why this election season, CFACT has distributed...
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Ohio State students “aim” to promote responsible gun rights
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Students from the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, gathered together to attend a Concealed Carry Weapon class to put their Second Amendment rights into practice. Ohio State students and instructors pose after a successful day of training and target practice! With countless politicians and celebrities campaigning to get rid of the Second Amendment right to "bear arms", it is more important now than ever that students understand just how...
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