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Enemies of humanity

Mosquitoes and uncaring environmental activists perpetuate poverty, disease and death Steven Lyazi                                         After being infected again with malaria last July, I spent almost a month in a Kampala hospital. Paying for my treatment was extremely difficult, as it is for most Ugandan and African families. I was lucky I could scrape the money together. Many [...]

July 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Nearly doomed by too little CO2

During the last ice age, too little atmospheric carbon dioxide almost eradicated mankind Dennis T. Avery Aside from protests by Al Gore, Leonardo Di Caprio and friends, the public didn’t seem to raise its CO2 anguish much above the Russians-election frenzy when Trump exited the Paris Climate Accords. Statistician Bjorn Lomborg had already pointed out that the [...]

June 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

US funding dubious science and unfounded fear

Eco-militants that defiled scientific integrity in government agencies defy corrections Ron Arnold Donald Trump’s EPA is facing a tsunami of vitriol for trying to drain the DC swamp of rogue regulators that rule with made-to-order scientific lies and invented threats, such as its ruling that the carbon dioxide which makes life on Earth possible is [...]

June 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

We should be glad the US is out

States that claim they’re committed to Paris do nothing for the climate and ill serve their citizens Paul Driessen and David R. Legates Ten states, some 150 cities, and 1,100 businesses, universities and organizations insist “We are still in” – committed to the Paris climate agreement and determined to continue reducing carbon dioxide emissions and preventing climate [...]

June 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

EPA’s suspect science

Its practices have defiled scientific integrity, but proposed corrections bring shock and defiance John Rafuse President Trump’s budget guidance sought to cut $1.6 billion from the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1 billion expectation. Shrieks of looming Armageddon prompted Congress to fund EPA in full until September 2017, when the battle will be joined again. Then EPA [...]

June 21, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Science, engineering and leadership

Creating balance and stability in a chaotic political and economic environment James E. Smith and Alex Hatch Many successful domestic and global companies and enterprises were started and driven by the visionary, problem-solving and leadership capabilities of technically trained founders and/or principals. Historically, those skills and entrepreneurial instincts came from advanced training and education, apprenticeship [...]

June 12, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Dear Mr. President: Please Exit Paris

Dear Mr. President: Please Exit Paris Are you are still wondering whether to Exit Paris? Overseas and US officials, environmentalists and bureaucrats urge you to Remain. But you promised voters you would Exit. Please keep your promises. Exit Paris isn’t about the environment. It’s about letting us utilize our fossil fuel energy to create jobs, rebuild [...]

June 1, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Financial security versus independence

The changing face of the United States should be viewed as an opportunity James E. Smith and Alex Hatch In 2015, the Bureau of Labor (BLS) Statistics released the results of a study dubbed the “National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979.”  This survey observed the employment habits of nearly ten thousand men and women of [...]

April 29, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Solar ovens and sustained poverty for Africa

African families and hospitals cannot rely on limited solar power, instead of electricity Steven Lyazi Solar technology in Africa, including my country of Uganda, would bring good news to millions of people who today must use firewood, charcoal and dung for cooking. Millions of Africans die from lung infections caused by breathing fumes from these [...]

April 29, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Trumping healthcare’s bad hand

Some history lessons and suggestions to improve US healthcare without breaking the bank Scot Faulkner As the White House and Republican leaders continue debates and negotiations on a new bill, the blamestorming continues over the failure to repeal and replace Obamacare. Congressional Republicans have only themselves to blame. Since returning to majority in the House [...]

April 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››