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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Carbon Tax is Pointless and Inflationary

Climate alarmists hope that Hurricane Sandy and President Obama’s re-election will coerce panicky congressional Republicans into a “carbon tax” deal in 2013. But simple...

Zero-Calorie Sin?

If you thought the food nannies’ appetite for dictating what beverages you may enjoy would be satisfied by their crusade against regular, sugar-sweetened soda,...

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...

Al Gore’s Congressional Lovefest

Al Gore unabashedly announced in Congress this week that he’s coming for our wallets. In his over-the-top testimony about global warming being a “planetary emergency”...

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...

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...

Five-Star Green Hypocrisy

Move over Al Gore. Swankier carbon charlatanism has come to town in the form of the World Wildlife Fund’s luxury getaway called “Around the...