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Top 10 Climate Myth-Busters for 2007

“I’ve made up my mind. Don’t confuse me with the facts.” That saying most appropriately sums up the year in climate science for the...

Junk Science: Light Bulb Lunacy

How much money does it take to screw in a compact fluorescent lightbulb? About $4.28 for the bulb and labor — unless you break...

Will Al Gore Make Peace With Reality?

Accepting his share of the Nobel Peace prize this week, Al Gore said that “. . . we have begun to wage war on...

New York’s Soda Tax Scam

New York Governor David Paterson has proposed to levy an 18 percent tax on non-diet soft drinks under the guise of combating obesity. Government...

Low-Fat Diet Myth Busted

The widely-believed notion that low-fat diets are good for your health went “poof” this week — although the busting of that myth shouldn’t be...

It’s the Sun, Stupid

When the international global warming alarm-ocracy gathers for its annual convention on the balmy island of Bali next week, is there any chance that...

One Flu Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Flu fearmongers must be quite depressed these days. Seasonal flu is late. Bird flu – despite all the headlines – hasn’t gained much traction...

UN Climate Distractions

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just issued the final installment of its year-long scare-the-pants-off-the public assessment of global warming. It should...

Day of Reckoning for DDT Foes?

Last week’s announcement that the World Health Organization lifted its nearly 30-year ban on the insecticide DDT is perhaps the most promising development in...

Junk Science: Candidates Don’t Come Clean on Coal

A squabble about “clean coal” has broken among the presidential candidates. Neither side has leveled with voters. Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden kicked off...

Congress Overlooks Stem Cell Fraud and Futility

The Senate is preparing to vote this summer on a bill restoring funding to embryonic stem cell research. It’s a situation that should make...

Tree Ring Circus

Is it really possible to determine the change in global temperatures over the last 1,000 years by examining tree rings? We may finally learn...

Al Gore and Venus Envy

Al Gore has a new argument for why carbon dioxide is the global warming boogeyman—and it’s simply out of this world. Testifying before the Senate...

Top Ten Junk Science Stories of the Past Decade

My web site JunkScience.com celebrated its 10th anniversary on April 1, 2006. To mark the event, this column spotlights 10 big junk science stories...

The Wind Cries ‘Bailout!’

Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens launched a media blitz this week to announce his plan for us “to escape the grip of foreign oil.”...