The Futility of Hybrid Cars

Could plug-in hybrid cars actually increase greenhouse gas emissions? Is energy efficiency being oversold as a greenhouse gas reduction measure? A new report from...

What Hurricane Season?

During this past Wednesday’s oral argument in the Supreme Court global warming case of Massachusetts v. EPA, a seemingly perplexed Justice Antonin Scalia pointedly...

What’s Your Real ‘Carbon Footprint’?

What’s your carbon footprint? If you’ve tried to find out what that means, chances are you’ve only gotten half the story. The notion of...

California’s Bogus Baby Bottle Scare

The California State Assembly is about to consider legislation intended to frighten parents about the safety of baby bottles, teethers, pacifiers and other plastic...

Katrina Kicks Up Storm of Global Warming Debate

No sooner had Hurricane Katrina moved inland to spawn tornadoes, flooding, misery and tragedy than it — or rather global warming alarmists and some...

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...

Newt Gingrich Out-Greens Al Gore?

Newt Gingrich has guzzled Al Gore’s Kool-Aid. Now he wants us and the Republican 2008 presidential candidates to drink it, too. The former House Speaker’s...

Junk Science: Georgia Gets Green ‘Justice’

Vicki Lawrence’s 1972 hit “The night the lights went out in Georgia” may become the official state song thanks to what passes for justice...

Toilet Bowl Cancer Scare Deserves A Good Flush

Do the deodorant toilet bowl blocks used in public restrooms cause cancer? “Chemical compounds in household products like mothballs and air fresheners can cause...

Weak Energy Week

This has been “Energy Week” for President Bush as he barnstormed around the country in follow-up to his State of the Union message 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...

Cholesterol Drug Scare Shenanigans

Why is the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine encouraging a cancer scare over the cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin? Is he overcompensating for...

Global Smearing

By any standard, atmospheric physicist Dr. S. Fred Singer is a remarkably accomplished scientist. But his outspoken questioning of global warming alarmism has just...

The President’s Oil Drilling Bait-N-Switch

So President Obama says he’s for more offshore oil drilling. Does he really mean it? Would it matter if he did? Addressing the latter question...

Global Warming’s Senseless Consensus

Is there a “consensus” on global warming among the scientists participating in the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)? To find out, I...