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Hurricane Hysteria Revisited

Will global warming increase hurricane activity? Two studies published in the last week arrived at opposite conclusions.

By Steve Milloy - Friday, February 1, 2008

Turning Tar Sands into Clean Natural Gas with Bacteria

Scientists said recently in the journal Nature they can radically speed up the underground bacterial fermentation that turns Canada’s tar-like Athabasca sands into natural gas at far less cost and with far less environmental pollution.

By Dennis Avery - Thursday, January 31, 2008

Bill Gray, MIA at the Teach-In

On January 31, a two-day barrage of panels dealing with global warming issues concludes at Colorado State University. The sessions are part of an “unprecedented teach-in” taking place around the country coordinated by the Green House Network under the rubric Focus the Nation. But of the fifty CSU profs involved in the discussion, one is conspicuous by his absence.

By EPW Blog - Thursday, January 31, 2008

Slow Down Bill

Excerpt: “We just have to slow down our economy and cut back our greenhouse gas emissions ‘cause we have to save the planet for our grandchildren.”
At a time that the nation is worried about a recession is that really the characterization his wife would want him making? “Slow down our economy”?

By EPW Blog - Thursday, January 31, 2008

Polar Bear Lies

We live in a day when lies about polar bears are used to deny Americans access to the vast oil reserves—billions of barrels—that are known to exist in the Alaska National Wildlife Reserve and coastal areas.

By Alan Caruba - Thursday, January 31, 2008

U.S. Senate Report Debunks Polar Bear Extinction Fears

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service is considering listing the polar bear a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. This report details the scientists debunking polar bear endangerment fears and features a sampling of the latest peer-reviewed science detailing the natural causes of recent Arctic ice changes.

By EPW Blog - Wednesday, January 30, 2008

The Ocean’s Biological Deserts are Growing

I have just been introduced to a new term that I am grapping to understand, yet here I am. The “biological desert” refers to the lack of biodiversity and biomass, in an area other than that typically looked at as a desert. My introduction to the term comes with an even more difficult landscape in which for a desert to exist; the ocean.

By Guest Column Joshua Hill- Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Which Day Would You Prefer?

This post is a text by my friend Robert W. Felix, author of “Not by Fire, But by Ice”, a book based on research indicating the earth is on the cusp of a new ice age. - AC

By Alan Caruba - Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Just How Crazy Is Al Gore?

Just how crazy is Al Gore? That was the question that popped, once again, into my brain as I read a January 24 Agence France Press news story out of the Davos meeting of business and political elite. Gore asserted that, “the North Pole ice caps may disappear entirely during summer months within five years…”

By Alan Caruba - Monday, January 28, 2008

Capturing Carbon Pipe Dreams

If you enjoy the benefits of affordable and readily available electricity, a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) may spur you to press your elected representatives for a reassessment of climate alarmism.

By Steve Milloy - Monday, January 28, 2008

Green Desperation Time

News of a January 31 “teach-in” on more than 1,000 college campuses nationwide strikes me of just one more example of the growing desperation of the environmental movement that has bet its credibility and influence on global warming.

By Alan Caruba - Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Bullshit reigns supreme in East Anglia, UK

“Millions of pounds in funding is being dished out by UEA’s Carbon Connections programme for universities to set up ground-breaking green projects in partnership with businesses and other organisations.

By Guest Column Hans Schreuder- Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Proposed polar bear listing threatens YOUR future!!

The Department of the Interior and its Fish and Wildlife Service are getting ready to trample on your rights, drive up your cost of living, and regulate virtually every aspect of your life. You need to act immediately - or your energy and economic life will soon be dictated by climate change alarmists in government agencies, courts and environmental groups.

By Tom Deweese - Sunday, January 20, 2008

No Energy, Please

In mid-December, while thousands of people in the Midwest prayed that their power would be restored in order to survive the freezing weather and an ice storm descended on the northeast, it took less than 24 hours for the environmentalists of New Jersey to raise their voices against a proposed offshore natural gas terminal.

By Alan Caruba - Saturday, January 19, 2008

Manmade Antarctic Melting, Indeed

A new study, much hyped by the media, blames humans for escalating ice loss in Antarctica. The media, however, seems to have no idea as to how truly manmade the supposed ice loss may be.

By Steve Milloy - Friday, January 18, 2008