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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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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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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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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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A CLIMATE CYCLE DELIVERED OUR COLD SPRING, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

Lots of us are commenting on the U.S. having the second coldest spring in the official thermometer record (starting ca. 1860) and the coldest since 1975. Remember, too, that in 1975 major news magazines were predicting a sudden return to … Continue reading

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BILLIONAIRE “FORCING” CLIMATE CHANGE, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

A Wall Street billionaire is pledging to spend “whatever it takes” to make manmade global warming the “defining issue of our generation.” Most recently, he sent airplanes with banners over Boston that read “Steve Lynch for Oil Evil Empire.” Lynch, … Continue reading

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THE DAM IS ABOUT TO BREAK, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

When a dam is about to break, the first sign of collapse is a little trickle of water over its top. Last, week Geoffrey Lean of London’s Telegraph scooped a little trickle of water over the top of the man-made … Continue reading

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IS WARMING THE “CIVILIZATION-KILLER”?, BY DENNIS T. AVERY

Author Eugene Linden writes books on the far edge of the environmental movement. He recently wrote, a bit hysterically, in The Daily Beast: “we need leaders with the courage to steamroll the deniers and the vested interests . . . … Continue reading

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