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...

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...

DDT: A Weapon of Mass Survival

The U.S. Government has finally begun to reverse policy on the insecticide DDT. Let’s hope that this policy shift represents the beginning of the...

‘Green’ Politicians Add to Gas Price Woes

Amid the race between politicians to capitalize on consumer anger at high gas prices, at least one member of Congress, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.,...

The Greenhouse Myth

Al Gore’s global warming documentary hits theaters on May 28. Entitled, “An Inconvenient Truth,” the film purports to make the case for concern over...

Twenty Years After Chernobyl

April 26 marks the 20th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Anti-nuclear activists are still trying to turn Chernobyl into...

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...

Senate Sets Up Lopsided Global Warming ‘Debate’

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will kick off a legislative effort to address global warming next week. Considering the agenda and witnesses...

Ford’s Appeasement Backfires

Environmental activists took a whack this week at Ford Motor Company CEO Bill Ford in a full-page ad in the New York Times. Bill...

Hot Air Hysteria

Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide are at record highs according to a new report from the UN’s World Meteorological Organization. The implication is that...

EPA Whips Up Air Pollution Scare

The air pollution scare industry is at it again—in a very timely manner to help the Environmental Protection Agency impose more dubious regulations on...

No Beef in Meat Packaging Controversy

Yet another potential food scare is being manufactured out of thin air—- or rather out of carbon monoxide. Last November, with little fanfare, Michigan-based...

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...

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...

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...