Saturday, August 24, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.”...

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...

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...

Lights out, America?

The lights may soon go out in Washington, D.C. — and it could happen where you live, too. “Electric power has already become painfully expensive...

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...

EPA’s Never Ending Dioxin Scare

If ever there was an example of what’s wrong with the intersection of government and science, the Environmental Protection Agency’s 20-year campaign to scare...

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...

Unsustainable Environmentalism

Environmental activists use the term “sustainable development” to convey the notion that they’re not merely knee-jerk anti-business zealots and that they are all in...

Kyoto’s Quiet Anniversary

Global warming alarmists marked the Kyoto Protocol’s first anniversary in subdued fashion this week. The treaty so far has been a failure and its...

What Arctic Warming?

The New York Times appeared to try a new tactic in its campaign to convince the public that global warming is real. But don’t...

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...