Monthly Archives: April 2005

Meeting The Needs Of A Hungrey World—What Role Does Biotechnology Play?

Alex Avery The short and the sweet of it is that the world is in the midst of the largest increase in global food demand in human history. At least a doubling of food demand will unfold in the next … Continue reading

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Why Does The Government Have A Choke-Hold On My Lawn Mower?

Dennis Avery I’ve finally figured out how to start my new lawn mower. I just disconnect the spark plug wire, use a plug wrench to unscrew the spark plug itself, spray some starter fluid into the open cylinder through the … Continue reading

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Should Lincolnshire Be Farmed?

Dennis Avery The short answer to the title question is: Yes, Britain’s farmland—including Lincolnshire—should be farmed. Indeed, it must be farmed, to: Help save the world’s remaining wildlands and wild species, especially those in the tropics, from being plowed for … Continue reading

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Center for Consumer Freedom: The Escalating Obesity Wars

Washington Post Nonprofit’s Tactics, Funding Sources Spark Controversy By Caroline E. Mayer and Amy Joyce Washington Post Staff Writers The full-page newspaper ads shout “Hype” at readers, warning them that they have “been force-fed a steady diet of obesity myths … Continue reading

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Call Off The Scolds and Lawyers; They’ve Changed The Fat Rules

Dennis Avery Obesity will soon be America’s #1 killer. Sue your local McDonalds. Limit restaurant portions. Put a nagging bureaucrat at every supermarket checkout stand. Oops. That was last year. The newest advice, from a variety of medical sources, says … Continue reading

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People, Progress and Planet—Earth Day 2005

Paul Driessen This year, let’s remember that billions still face real, life-threatening dangers Greenpeace co-founder Dr. Patrick Moore says the environmental movement “has lost its objectivity, morality and humanity.” This Earth Day, let us dedicate ourselves to restoring those essential … Continue reading

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“Dead Zones” for Rivers or People?

Dennis Avery The UN’s new Millennium Ecosystem Assessment says that unless humans stop their “unsustainable exploitation of the Earth’s resources,” our children and grandchildren will be forced to live in a “worsening environment that endangers their existence.” More than 1,300 … Continue reading

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CNN’s “Melting Point” Evidence Melts Down

Dennis Avery CNN is offering Americans a new global warming TV special—I refuse to call it a documentary—titled “Melting Point.” However, CNN’s “evidence” for superwarming melts under critical examination. First, “Melting Point” warns that Alaskan seal hunters, both humans and … Continue reading

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Reduce Global Warming? Let’s Start With Cows

Dennis Avery Virtually all of the Kyoto Protocol’s member countries have increased their CO2 emissions since signing the treaty. The political and economic costs of reducing CO2 from cars and factories have proven very high. So they just haven’t happened. … Continue reading

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