Monthly Archives: February 2004

Is President Bush Politicizing Science?

Dennis Avery A whole posse of Nobel Prize laureates and National Science Medal winners has accused the Bush White House of politicizing science. That’s odd, since President Bush is proposing more peer reviews of the science going into federal reports … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Plants as a Health Boon?

Dennis Avery Would building more nuclear power plants help Americans live longer? Many people currently fear that burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. Nuclear power plants deliver electricity without creating greenhouse gases like coal-fired generators. Nuclear plants don’t “drown” … Continue reading

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Comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency, On the Proposed Five-year Strategic Plan for the FSA

Comments to the USDA’s Farm Service Agency, On the Proposed Five-Year Strategic Plan for the FSA Dennis Avery and Dr. Thomas Elam Submitted February 10, 2004, in connection with the meeting of the agency’s external stakeholders at the Wyndham Hotel, … Continue reading

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Presentation to the National Turkey Federation: The Moral Challenge of the 21st Century

Presentation to the National Turkey Federation: The Moral Challenge of the 21st Century Dennis Avery . . . farms obliterate empty places, ploughed fields vanquish forests, herds drive out wild beasts. . . and there are such great cities where … Continue reading

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Third-World Refugees Don’t Flee Eco-Disasters But Grinding Poverty and Cruel Repression

Dennis Avery One of the world’s leading eco-alarmists, Lester Brown, is clanging the fire bell again – this time warning that huge numbers of Third World “environmental refugees” are fleeing the impacts of over-population, over-grazing, over-logging and over-farming. If that … Continue reading

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Who Will Produce the World’s Food (and Pork) in the Next Decade?

Presented at the Hyologisk 25th Anniversary Conference Braedstrup, Denmark Alex Avery February 4, 2004 A dozen years ago, I retired from the U.S. State Department-and began a mission to convince First World farmers they had more to gain from free … Continue reading

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