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A WORLD TURNING AGAINST BIOFUELS, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has suddenly reversed its support for biofuels. The panel now admits growing crops for fuel “poses risks to ecosystems and biodiversity.” Scientists—and many Green activists—turned against ethanol and biodiesel years ago because … Continue reading

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FDA: NO LOW-DOSE CHEMICAL DANGERS, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

The Food and Drug Administration has just loudly re-endorsed perhaps the oldest truth in science—that the dose makes the poison. Paracelsus, the father of toxicology, told us 500 years ago, “All substances are poison. There is none which is not … Continue reading

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‘Little Ice Ages’ Caused Suffering in Spain—as They Always Do, By: Dennis T. Avery

I recently toured Portugal and Spain, where the clashes between civilizations and “little ice ages” were especially violent. The effects of climate change on the Iberian Peninsula over the centuries vividly demonstrate why we should not fear global warming: The effects of any plausible warming … Continue reading

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OBAMA AND U.S. ECONOMIC SUICIDE, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

President Obama is demanding, by Executive Order, what congress will not give him by vote. With winter approaching and the “Obamacare” mess hanging over his shoulder, he is now ordering the U.S. economy to hitch itself to more and more of the … Continue reading

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NO WAY TO RUN A COUNTRY, BY DENNIS T. AVERY

We can’t predict how the government shutdown will be resolved in the short term, let alone the more permanent long run effect. Things are so bad that The Economist magazine has a sketch of George Washington’s Mt. Rushmorehead, scowling at the brawling political parties.  The … Continue reading

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DOES GLOBAL WARMING SCIENCE MATTER? BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

The European Union’s top climate official says the EU is pursuing the right renewable energy policies—even if the scientists are wrong about the cause of global warming! Why? Connie Hedegaard, the EU Climate Minister, recently told the London Telegraph, “Say … Continue reading

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ARCTIC GRABS GULLIBLE SAILORS, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

The naïve advice of ardent activists can kill. Last spring, Paul Beckwith of Sierra Club Canada predicted that the Arctic seas would be ice-free ice this summer. (So did Britain’s BBC network) This exciting adventure opportunity attracted a variety of yachts, sailboats, rowboats, … Continue reading

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A GLOBAL FORCE FOR GOOD, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

The U.S. Navy says it is a global force for good. President Obama doesn’t seem so sure. However, the freedom of the seas that encourage trade and prosperity has only happened when some strong military force has protected safety on … Continue reading

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GLOBAL WARMING: IT’S HAPPENING AGAIN, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

Senator Boxer recently held a hearing entitled, “Climate Change: It’s Happening Now.” To honor historic truth, the title “It’s Happening Again” would have suited better. Heidi Cullen, formerly the alarmist voice at the Weather Channel, was one of Boxer’s key … Continue reading

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“TEN BILLION AND CATASTROPHE?” BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

The polls say we no longer fear man-made global warming very much. However, now that the scaremongers can’t make us afraid of GW they’re recycling their most reliable scare—overpopulation. Two new books, Ten Billion, by Stephen Emmot and Population: Ten … Continue reading

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