Monthly Archives: May 2006

Did Global Warming Stop In 1998?

Dennis Avery Did global warming stop in 1998? The official thermometers at the U.S. National Climate Data Center show a slight global cooling trend over the last seven years, from 1998 to 2005. Actually, global warming is likely to continue—but … Continue reading

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A New Theory To Explain The Frog Decline?

Dennis Avery and Alex Avery Scientists around the world are worried about frogs. Many frog populations are in decline, and we don’t know why. We’ve found some small clues: something called the ranovirus is hampering efforts to restore leopard frog … Continue reading

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Do We Need Ethanol More Than Topsoil?

Dennis Avery I cringe when the urban newspapers casually say we can make “lots of our auto fuel” as ethanol from cornstalks and wheat straw. It ain’t so. If we turn the crop stalks into ethanol, we’ll have the only … Continue reading

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Why Punish Oil Companies Just When We Need More Energy?

Dennis Avery Gasoline at $3 per gallon tells us vehicle fuel is scarce in America right now. Some U.S. politicians propose to “fix” the high prices with an “excess profits tax” on the oil companies. If you want less of … Continue reading

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