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“Evil” GE foods and “eco-friendly” organics

Misrepresentations by radical greens promote myths of GE dangers and organic benefits Paul Driessen and Vijay Jayaraj Across the globe, genetically engineered (GE) crops face opposition from environmental and organic food activists, who claim the crops harm the environment and endanger human health. How factual are their claims? The evidence strongly supports GE over organic [...]

May 18, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Is climate alarmist consensus about to shatter?

Is this the Beginning of the End – or at least the End of the Beginning? E. Calvin Beisner On November 10, 1942, after British and Commonwealth forces defeated the Germans and Italians at the Second Battle of El Alamein, Winston Churchill told the British Parliament, “Now this is not the end. It is not [...]

May 1, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Ending secret science at EPA

Administrator Pruitt initiates overdue changes to bring transparency, integrity to rulemaking Paul Driessen Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed to end the longstanding EPA practice of using secretive, often questionable, even deceptive science to support agency policy and regulatory initiatives. His proposed rules will ensure that any science underlying agency actions is transparent and publicly available [...]

April 29, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Easter Island myths and realities

The island’s demise was a human and Little Ice Age tragedy, not “ecological suicide” Dennis Avery In a recent New York Times column, Nicholas Kristof misleads us about the awful history of Easter Island (2,300 miles west of Chile), whose vegetation disappeared in the cold drought of the Little Ice Age. In doing so, he blinds modern society to [...]

April 6, 2018  /  No Comments ››

It’s weather, not climate change, Governor Brown

Weather, not human-caused CO2-fueled global warming, is responsible for California wildfires Robert W. Endlich   2017 featured incredibly intense, damaging wildfires in California: first the Wine Country fires of October, and later the massive Thomas Fire in December. Each destroyed hundreds of homes, the latter in many of the affluent suburbs and enclaves northwest of [...]

February 15, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Avalanches of global warming alarmism

UN climate cataclysm predictions have no basis in fact and should not be taken seriously Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Throughout the United Nations Climate Change Conference wrapping up in Bonn, Germany this week, the world has been inundated with the usual avalanche of manmade global warming alarmism. The UN expects us to believe [...]

November 15, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Find the cure – ignore the symptoms

Historical breakthrough changes occur when innovators seek cures for societal problems James E. Smith and Michelle Jamshidi We have become a society steeped in the habit of identifying the symptoms of a problem and then committing our personal and fiscal resources to managing those symptoms. Only rarely do we take the time to recognize and [...]

November 11, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Trying to perpetuate alarmist climate “science”

The Obama era “Climate Science Special Report” demands a “red team” analysis David Wojick, PhD Several months ago a brief furor erupted when the New York Times leaked the final draft of the upcoming Climate Science Special Report (CSSR), an extremely alarmist rendition of what is supposedly happening with Earth’s climate. Dangerous climate change and weather events, [...]

October 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››

The Obama EPA’s crooked prosecutors

The agency’s carbon dioxide climate “endangerment finding” was a kangaroo court process Paul Driessen Suppose a crooked prosecutor framed someone and was determined to get a conviction. So he built an entire case on tainted, circumstantial evidence, and testimony from witnesses who had their reasons for wanting the guy in jail. Suppose the prosecutor ignored or [...]

October 14, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Politicized sustainability threatens planet and people

It drives anti-fossil fuel agendas and threatens wildlife, jobs, and human health and welfare Paul Driessen Sustainability (sustainable development) is one of the hottest trends on college campuses, in the news media, in corporate boardrooms and with regulators. There are three different versions. Real Sustainability involves thoughtful, caring, responsible, economical stewardship and conservation of land, water, energy, [...]

October 7, 2017  /  No Comments ››