Monthly Archives: March 2006

What Fate A Four-Acre Toad?

Alex Avery Picture yourself in charge of an extremely poor East African country. You have a choice: approve of the building of hydroelectric project that will provide much-needed electricity to your impoverished people at a low cost; or, protect a … Continue reading

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Time Cover Story Offers No Evidence Of Human-Driven Warming

Dennis Avery Time devotes its latest cover to the “near-certainty” that humans are causing dangerous global warming. However, Time offers evidence only of a warming, which could be either man-made or natural. Based on historic and geophysical evidence, Time‘s new … Continue reading

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Ice Cores Show Sun, Not Humans, Controlling Earth’s Climate

Dennis Avery Humans now control Earth’s climate, James Hansen of NASA told CBS’ “60 Minutes” last week. His evidence: the edges of the Greenland ice sheet are melting rapidly. Hansen says the speed of this melting proves that man-made greenhouse … Continue reading

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Lacking Farms, California Natives Ate Up Wild Bird Species

Dennis Avery Lacking farms to grow food, California’s native Indians hunted its wild bird species nearly to extinction. When the first white pioneers settled California in the early 1800s, they found the San Francisco Bay area teeming with geese, ducks, … Continue reading

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Why Would The Irish Protest Famine-Proof Potatoes?

Dennis Avery In Ireland where the 1840′s potato famine killed a million people and made millions more homeless why are hundreds of Irish men and women protesting against the new genetically engineered blight-proof potato? Can the modern Irish have forgotten … Continue reading

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