The University of Tennessee team participating in the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathalon is in 15th place among a field of 19 — thanks in part to its pricey Solyndra technology. Continue reading Solyndra losing in DOE Solar Decathalon, too
A commentary in Nature suggests that Americans could be happier than they are now with a lot less impact on the Earth — just like Costa Rica. And all we need is some good ol’ central planning. Continue reading Nature: Americans inefficiently happy; Should be more like Costa Ricans
Epidummyologists may have discovered another non-effect. Continue reading Prenatal lead exposure increases blood pressure in female offspring?
Pulitzer Prize winner Dan Yergin has a new energy book out called “The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World.” Though I’ve seen it has high as #22 on Amazon.com, that’s way more than it deserves. Continue reading The Quest: Dan Yergin needs to leave his Cambridge bubble
And we thought $5 million per green job was a lot. Continue reading New green job record: $23 million per
Now that the left has wrecked and/or captured the energy, financial and health care sectors of our economy, our food chain is the next target. Continue reading The Communist Menu-festo
Apparently having solved all its real problems, Massachusetts has developed its first climate change adaptation report. After all, sea level is rising (or the land is sinking) by an inch per decade. Continue reading A few notes on climate fretting in Massachusetts
EPA’s endangerment finding was apparently not properly cooked. Continue reading EPA IG: Climate science review deficient
The most widely used over-the-counter supplement for prostate health is no more effective than a placebo in treating men’s lower urinary tract symptoms, report researchers in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Continue reading Palmetto extract: Snake oil for the prostate
Except that global warming has caused people to grow and global cooling has caused people to shrink. Continue reading Global warming causes animals to shrink?
As if there’s not enough indignity in the federal food stamp program, the food police want soft drink purchases banned from the program because they are “arguably” unhealthy. Continue reading Food police: Not enough indignity in food stamp program
The enviros seem to be trying to push back on JunkScience.com’s “Show us the bodies” challenge. Here, Austin, TX physician Don Williams claims to have treated six children one Saturday in August for ozone-related asthma attacks. Continue reading Dr. Don Williams: Show us the medical records