By Steve Milloy March 1, 2011, Investor’s Business Daily It looks as though President Obama may have decided that getting re-elected in 2012 is more important than saving the planet from the much-dreaded global warming.
“Together we can have a blockbuster impact on the world,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells Hollywood heavyweights at a forum on global climate change, reports the Los Angeles Times.
The short-term spending bill released Friday by House Republicans does not include language to block funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate rules or slash the agency’s budget. Andrew Restuccia, E2 Wire
We’ve all heard of giving the mythical 110% in terms of effort. Now DelawareOnline.com reporter Jeff Montgomery writes about a hazardous waste site in Delaware that is way more than guaranteed to give a visitor cancer.
EPA far outdistances the Department of Labor (51% to 8%) in this American Enterprise Institute survey of business complaints about regulatory agencies.
It seems an almost daily occurrence having “experts” and advocates tell us how paying more for energy will boost the economy.
Good luck with that. Steam newest weapon in bed bug battle, WIVB.com
The story of environmentalism is generally portrayed as one of citizens triumphing over evil corporate polluters, of public awareness, science, and affluence working together to solve pressing problems.
That’s what Cornell scientists claim, but two times a non-detectable effect is still a non-detectable effect. Baltimore Sun
Testifying before the Senate this week, Energy Secretary Steven Chu obliquely blamed the nuclear industry for its lack of progress.
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“… Gasland is, by turns, eloquent, congenial and emotional. But then so is Sesame Street…” Gasland’s Fracking Nonsense, Energy Tribune
“This white paper will serve to provide factual information concerning the Marcellus Shale.” Marcellus Shale Facts, Energy Tribune
Politically correct green power projects could kill multi-billion dollar mining development. Northern Ontario’s gain may come at Southern Ontario’s pain.
Now we know what the PCBs-in-New-York-City-schools hysteria was all about.
Check out this Politico report about environmentalists threatening the permitting process for wind and solar projects:
Check out the Placebo Effect on yesterday’s Supreme Court decision concerning vaccines. It seems that Sotomayor hasn’t read the newspapers about the vaccine-autism fraud.
Despite all the media coverage of yesterday’s report in the Journal of the American Medical Association that 50 minutes of cell phone use increases brain glucose metabolism in the region closest to the antenna, there is no cause for alarm.
Below is a recent commentary by Union of Concerned Scientists president Kevin Knobloch. A reader requested a review of the piece, so here’s a quick one. My comments in [[bracketed bold]].
Maine Gov. Paul Lepage was correct about the controversial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) when he recently stated that,
The federal government is taking steps to remove mercury thermometers from use, reports the Baltimore Sun.
Although cap-and-trade is dead, its subsidy-seeking corporate advocates have not gone away. They have simply re-branded their cause as “clean energy” and are now lobbying for a so-called “clean energy standard” (CES).
America’s wanna-be communists and their clean energy useful-idiots have a new documentary aimed at convincing the right that climate change is a problem and that clean energy is the solution.
No sooner asked for than done, TheHill.com reports that the House GOP spending bill would slash funding for EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations…
By Steve Milloy February 9, 2011, Washington Times The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has hit the ground running with its greenhouse-gas regulations. But congressional Republicans are just getting around to introducing well-intended, but futile legislation to stop the agency.