Monthly Archives: February 2005

Will The EPA Encourage Another Avian Flu Epidemic?

Dennis Avery The Environmental Protection Agency is launching a new assault on the aerial emissions of confinement hog and poultry farms. In a Kafka-like scenario, EPA’s enforcement staff brags that it has agreed not to charge the confinement hog and … Continue reading

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Out of Africa

Paul Driessen and Cyril Boynes, Jr. What Thoughless Activists Want To Do With Biotechnology Like Dr. Martin Luther King, Dr. Ruth Oniango has a dream. A member of Kenya’s parliament, she envisions a day when the people of her poor … Continue reading

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Is Global Warming Bringing Global Famine?

Dennis Avery Lester Brown of the Earth Policy Institute says world famine is becoming more likely as global warming continues. Brown, winner of the MacArthur “genius award,” says hotter temperatures will fry the crops and evaporate the soil moisture needed … Continue reading

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Global Meat Trade is a Big Deal Getting Bigger

Dr. Thomas E. Elam [1] If you ever doubted how important trade is just pause a minute, look around slowly wherever you are at this moment, and ask two simple questions: How much of this stuff here did I make … Continue reading

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As Kyoto Goes Into Effect: A U.S. Energy Company’s Greenhouse Reduction Success

Dennis Avery This month, with Russia’s ratification, the Kyoto Global warming treaty is at long last going into effect. European nations are preparing to meet their greenhouse reduction targets under the treaty. Is it time for Americans to rethink the … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Tell The World How High-Yield Farming Saves Nature

Presentation in Winnipeg to the Canadain Association of Agri-Retailers Dennis Avery . . . farms obliterate empty places, ploughed fields vanquish forests, herds drive out wild beasts. . . and there are such great cities where formerly hardly a hut … Continue reading

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Will The Dutch Succeed While Americans Choose To Fail?

Dennis Avery Pulitzer-winning author Jared Diamond says Dutch society will succeed in the years ahead, but America may fail. Diamond sees America’s will to succeed being sapped by such eco-problems as overpopulation and pollution. Diamond’s new book, “Collapse: How Societies … Continue reading

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