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...

A Lightbulb Tea Party?

“No man’s life, liberty or property is safe while the legislature is in session.” That comment by New York State Surrogate Court Judge Gideon Tucker...

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...

Carbon Offsets — Buyer Beware

Congress began investigating the carbon offset industry this week. The inquiry could produce some “inconvenient truths” for Al Gore and the nascent offset industry. Carbon...

Global Warming Blues

The 11th annual meeting of global warming enthusiasts in Montreal isn’t turning out to be a very happy event. Even though this is the...

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...

Green-on-Green Violence

The activist group Environmental Defense got a taste of what it used to dish out this week when its Washington, D.C., offices were invaded...

No Fiz in Soda Scare

The food police filed a petition this week with the federal government to require that regular (non-diet) soft drinks carry health warning labels. But...

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,...

Live Earth’s Gross Groupies

Why is NBC airing Al Gore’s Live Earth concert this weekend? Why are Democrats, who claim to support the Fairness Doctrine, not objecting to...

Another Stem Cell Fast One

The embryonic stem cell research lobby must think the rest of us are pretty gullible. That’s the only reason I can think of to...

No Beef to Breast Cancer Scare

“Breast cancer risk linked to red meat, study finds,” headlined the Washington Post’s front page last Tuesday. “Younger women who regularly eat red meat...

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...

Diabetes Drug Scare or Scam?

Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., launched a congressional investigation this week into the popular diabetes drug, Avandia. It’s too bad his inquiry appears headed in...

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...