Attacking oilsands a ‘dirty’ trick

Published: December 8, 2011

Canada far ahead of other oil-exporting nations on social and environmental fronts BY DR. PATRICK MOORE, EDMONTON JOURNAL DECEMBER 8, 2011 As environmental activists attack Canada’s climate-change position at the United Nations talks in Durban, South Africa, I can’t stand idly by while false allegations continue to be made about Read more

Greenpeace activists living in a dream world

Published: December 1, 2011

The world needs oil now and we’ll need it for the foreseeable future PATRICK MOORE, GUEST COLUMNIST DECEMBER 01, 2011 As environmental activists fly to Durban, South Africa to attack Canada’s climate change position at the UN climate change talks, I can’t stand idly by while false allegations continue to Read more

Monopoly for forest certification is wrong

Published: November 17, 2011

BY PATRICK MOORE, SPECIAL TO THE SUN NOVEMBER 17, 2011 Imagine a situation in which an activist group with certain political ambitions and close ties to a computer manufacturer engaged in a campaign of threats against specific retailers. Targeted retailers were told that they must buy computers from only a Read more

MOORE: Obama holds back ethical Canadian oil

Published: November 17, 2011

Northern neighbors have top environmental standards By Patrick Moore – The Washington Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 Given the unfortunate decision to delay approval of the Keystone XL pipeline from the Canadian oil sands to the Gulf Coast, it’s important that Americans understand where the oil they use comes from. Read more

Environmentalist supports nuclear power

Published: October 23, 2011

By: PATRICK MOORE | Richmond Times-Dispatch Published: October 23, 2011 As a life-long environmentalist and ecologist interested in pursuing environmentally sustainable policies, I attended the Governor’s Energy Conference in Richmond last week. My perspective on the subject is somewhat unusual. I was a founding member of Greenpeace and served for Read more

The importance of the nuclear option

Published: May/June 2011

Greenpeace Co-Founder Remains Supporter Published In: EnergyBiz Magazine May/June 2011 BY: Martin Rosenberg PATRICK MOORE TOOK A STEP ONTO THE WORLD STAGE four decades ago as the co-founder of Greenpeace, the activist environmental group that pressed for an end to atomic weapons tests and the hunting of whales. Moore, 63, Read more

Wood is good

Published: March 30, 2011

Patrick Moore, National Post • Mar. 30, 2011 | I believe trees are the answer to many questions about the future of human civilization and the preservation of the environment. Questions like, “What is the most environmentally friendly material for home construction?” “How can we pull carbon dioxide out of Read more

Fish not foul

Published: March 29, 2011

Patrick Moore, National Post • Mar. 29, 2011 | The farming of fish goes back at least 3,000 years in China, where carp and other freshwater fish are still the main contributor to worldwide aquaculture production. Trout have been farmed for more than a hundred years around the world, and Read more

We need a nuclear renaissance

Published: March 28, 2011

Patrick Moore, National Post • Mar. 28, 2011 | Last Updated: Mar. 28, 2011 4:04 AM ET Nuclear energy supplies about 16% of the world’s electricity, a percentage similar to hydroelectric power. Among the 30 countries with nuclear power plants, 21 countries obtain 15% or more of their electricity from Read more

From Greenpeace founder to nuclear defender

Published: March 22, 2011

Kevin Libin, National Post • Mar. 22, 2011 | In his shaggy-haired hippie youth, Patrick Moore was one of the nuclear energy industry’s most dauntless opponents. Today, he’s taking calls from reporters around the world and trying to defend its reputation in the panicky wake of the crisis at Japan’s Read more