Monthly Archives: December 2008

THE WORST CLIMATE PREDICTIONS OF 2008?, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

CHURCHVILLE, VA—“2008 will be the hottest year in a century:” The Old Farmers’ Almanac, September 11, 2008.   We’re now well into the earth’s third straight harsher winter—but in late 2007 it was still hard to forget 22 straight years … Continue reading

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EXERCISING MY GOD-GIVEN RIGHT TO WATER, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

CHURCHVILLE, VA—The United Nations’ new “senior advisor on water”—a Canadian woman named Maude Barlow—says everybody has a right to water.   What that means, I guess, is that I have a right to take a bucket down to Whiskey Creek—a … Continue reading

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GREEN CARS FOR CHEAP GAS, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

CHURCHVILLE, VA—Now we’re going to give Ford, GM and Chrysler billions of dollars so the Feds can order them to build more “green” cars—with gas now costing $1.49 per gallon. How many Americans will pay $30,000 for one of these … Continue reading

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FICKLE SUN BROUGHT DOWN ANCIENT EMPERORS, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

CHURCHVILLE, VA—A North China cave stalagmite just produced an amazingly precise record of China’s rainfall over the past 1800 years, proving that variations in the sun’s activity—through weaker monsoons and poor rice crops—helped bring down three historic Chinese dynasties (the … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING’S FUTURE: KANGAROO INSTEAD OF TURKEY?, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

CHURCHVILLE, VA—Incoming President Obama will undoubtedly call for a renewed crusade against greenhouse gas emissions. Will Thanksgiving dinners in the future feature kangaroo instead of turkey?   Don’t get me wrong. Turkeys emit lots less greenhouse gas than beef cattle. … Continue reading

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