California eyes penny-per-ounce tax on sodas and energy drinks to combat child obesity

“Taxes shouldn’t be a tool for social engineering or an instrument to penalize Californians for doing nothing wrong.” Continue reading California eyes penny-per-ounce tax on sodas and energy drinks to combat child obesity

Gangster EPA bullied contractor to drop politically incorrect clients

Environmental Protection Agency officials bullied a contractor into cutting ties with an air policy coalition designed to help states with cumbersome EPA clean air rules, the American Tradition Institute said Thursday. Continue reading Gangster EPA bullied contractor to drop politically incorrect clients

‘Bad Astronomer’ touts bad science

No, the Marcott and Mann hokey sticks (and its inappropriate mixing of proxy and instrumental temperature records & other shortcomings) do not validate yesterday’s Obama attack on Congressional skeptics. Continue reading ‘Bad Astronomer’ touts bad science

Canadian Green Party: Minister should be ashamed for attacking Hansen

“Ask yourself how long we will tolerate having our highest ranking Canadian officials embarrass internationally by attacking the most courageous of scientists? It is we who are ashamed — of our government.” Continue reading Canadian Green Party: Minister should be ashamed for attacking Hansen

BBC fetes 1938 Callendar global warming paper; Fails to mention Callendar thought global warming would be beneficial

Prof Phil Jones said the steam engineer’s work was “groundbreaking”. Continue reading BBC fetes 1938 Callendar global warming paper; Fails to mention Callendar thought global warming would be beneficial

Canadian Minister: Put Up Or Shut Up On Keystone XL

As the EPA snipes at the State Department’s approval, Canada’s natural resource minister says failure to approve the pipeline would seriously jeopardize our energy relationship and do nothing to save the earth. Continue reading Canadian Minister: Put Up Or Shut Up On Keystone XL

20 Years Ago: 4-26-93 — EPA threatens Calif. with loss of highway funds over auto inspections

EPA requires California to do “everything we feel is necessary.” No doubt this is the sort of federalism our founders had in mind? Continue reading 20 Years Ago: 4-26-93 — EPA threatens Calif. with loss of highway funds over auto inspections