By Nick LorisÂ Protectionism is always bad policy. But protectionism during an economic downturn, after taxes have already risen, and in addition to a massive $2 trillion tax on energy consumption is, well, not good. Yet that is exactly what Energy Secretary David Chu seems to be edging towards. In response to the notion that […]
Archive | March, 2009
Gallup: Global Warming Skepticism Growing in U.S.
A record 41 percent now say news coverage of global warming is exaggerated, while 57 percent say coverage is generally on the mark or underestimated. Â By Paul Walsh More Americans are skeptical about the seriousness of global warming than ever before, according to a survey released this week by the Gallup organization. A record […]
Bucking the Media Trend on Global Warming 'Crisis'
ByÂ Pete ChagnonÂ Speakers at a conference on climate change are making the case that the alarmism behind the global-warming bandwagon is politically motivated, has nothing to do with science, and could affect the sovereignty of the U.S. The second annual International Conference on Climate Change hosted by The Heartland Institute is well under way in […]
Global Warming: On Hold?
As temperatures fail to meet alarmist predictions, and ever-increasing dire warnings of catastrophic, accelerating runaway warming are being refuted by simple observation, the global warming apologists keep rolling out the excuses. Here’s an article from Discovery News. By Michael Reilly For those who have endured this winter’s frigid temperatures and today’s heavy snowstorm in the […]
Out With A Shiver: Global Warming Protest Frozen Out by Massive Snowfall
It was snowing irony in Washington on Monday when global warming activists descended on the District like a storm — but got beaten to the punch by a blast of wintry weather that incapacitated the city. By Joseph AbramsÂ Global warming activists stormed Washington Monday for what was billed as the nation’s largest act of […]