Mayor Gloomberg

It may be time to get the butterfly net for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. After speaking at a United Nations meeting on global...

Senate Barely Squelches Mercury Panic

The Senate voted this week to reject an environmental activist-inspired challenge to the Bush administration’s new rules regulating mercury emissions from power plants. The...

Enviros Target Target

Target’s ubiquitous red-and-white logo has proved prophetic. The discount retailer has become the bullseye-du-jour for a nationwide protest-attack by an environmental group that equates...

Is T. Boone Pickens ‘Swiftboating’ America?

Liberals have done a U-turn on conservative billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens. Formerly reviled for funding the “Swift Boat Veterans for Truth” campaign against Sen....

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...

PETA: Sacrifice Human, Not Animal Life for Medical Research

The animal rights activist group PETA seems to have its own “ethical” problem—urging the sacrifice of human life rather than that of laboratory animals...

Time for a Surgeon General-ectomy?

President-elect Obama has reportedly chosen Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent and one of People magazine’s “sexiest men alive,” for the post of surgeon...

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...

Pesticides Not a Threat to Students

The anti-pesticide crowd tried to scare parents last week with a new report alleging that pesticide use in schools is dangerous for students. Contrary...

Boomers Targeted in New Waistline Scare

“Just a few extra pounds could mean fewer years, study finds,” headlined a front-page, above-the-fold story in the Washington Post this week. The study,...

Hurricane Hysteria Revisited

Will global warming increase hurricane activity? Two studies published in the last week arrived at opposite conclusions. A link between warmer sea surface temperatures and...

Obama’s Bad Green Deal

President-elect Barack Obama’s plan to combat unemployment by creating 2.5 million public works jobs could only be loved by someone ignoring the economic and...

Greens Are the Real Energy Problem

It goes without saying that the global economy depends on the availability of affordable energy. Many place their hopes for abundant energy supplies...

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...

Conservative Global Warming Sell-out?

Should conservatives give up the fight just as the tide is turning in their favor in the debate over global warming? In the cover story...