Monthly Archives: May 2005

U.S. Corporations Have Been Cleaning Up And Seeking New Technologies For Decades

Dennis Avery To hear most environmentalists and their pals in the mainstream media tell it, America’s largest corporations only recently abandoned their “public be damned” ways and embraced the green revolution. The Washington Post’s David Ignatius is a prime example. … Continue reading

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Global Warming Famine or Feast?

Dennis T. Avery and H. Sterling Burnett* For over 30 years, Lester Brown, a MacArthur Foundation “genius award” winner and president of the Earth Policy Institute, has warned that human activities threaten agricultural productivity and human well-being. Brown and other … Continue reading

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Climate Forecast: Warm and Sunny

Dennis Avery Only in the past 20 years have scientists begun to understand that the Earth has a moderate, persistent 1,500-year climate cycle that creates warmings and coolings. Sunspot records and the isotopes of carbon, oxygen and beryllium trapped in … Continue reading

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Should Cities Ban Public Pesticide Use?

Dennis Avery Should cities ban pesticides on public property? Los Angeles found it couldn’t keep its playgrounds usable without herbicides. Many schools have found they can’t keep down rats and roaches—and the diseases they spread—without chemical help. Oakland, California, found … Continue reading

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