Now is the time to demand that natural variability be the focus of the U.S. Government’s climate change research program. Continue reading Action item: Demand natural variability included in next round of fed climate research
Does air pollution in Los Angeles County increase the risk of pre-term birth by 30 percent? Continue reading Pregnant mothers at risk from air pollution?
“Healthy men should no longer receive a P.S.A. blood test to screen for prostate cancer because the test does not save lives over all and often leads to more tests and treatments that needlessly cause pain, impotence and incontinence in many, a key government health panel has decided,” reports the New York Times. But JunkScience.com was all over this more than 13 years ago. Continue reading JunkScience.com right again: No prostate test for healthy men
“Once upon a time climate change was a strictly environment and development issue. Today it has become a matter of national and international security. Efforts to link climate change with violent conflict may not be based on solid evidence, but they have certainly captured the attention of governments,” says the International Institute for Environment and Development. Continue reading Rethinking climate change as a security threat
Seventeen years after Steve Milloy’s seminal and controversial investigation on behalf of the Department of Energy into whether EPA regulations are driven by science or politics, the House Energy and Commerce Committee gets around to exploring the issue. Continue reading Congress (finally) asks: Is science driving EPA policy, or is policy driving science?
The U.S. Dietary Guidelines on sodium should be withdrawn and government plans to regulate salt consumption halted because the process has been compromised by a conflict of interest and a disregard for a decade of peer-reviewed scientific studies, says the Salt Institute. Continue reading Anti-Salt Agenda of Federal Govt. Violates Law, Ignores Recent Science, Says Salt Institute
Check out the new Rick Perry ad which includes an audio clip and photo of Mitt Romney saying about a Massachusetts coal plant, “I will not create jobs or hold jobs that kill people, and that plant, that plant kills people.” Continue reading Romney & Obama: Carbon Copies