Archive | Farming

Burning up food prices: More corn going to ethanol production now than food production

By J. D.  Heyes The world has a food shortage. This isn’t speculative or subjective, and it’s not fear-mongering or alarmist. It’s a well-documented fact and, what’s more, the real experts – those who aren’t influenced by government or corporate interests – have been trying to make that case for months. Moreover, these same experts […]

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Now it's CowGate: Expert Report Says Claims of Livestock Causing Global Warming are False

By Gerald Warner It is becoming difficult to keep pace with the speed at which the global warming scam is now unravelling. The latest reversal of scientific “consensus” is on livestock and the meat trade as a major cause of global warming – one-fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to eco-vegetarian cranks. Now a […]

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Time for Next Eco-Scare Already?!

As Global Warming Movement Collapses, Activists Already ‘Test-Marketing’ the Next Eco-Fear! ‘Laughing Gas’ Crisis? Oxygen Crisis? Plastics? Global Warming Being Thrown Under the Bus as New Replacement Environmental Scare is Sought By Marc Morano As the man-made global warming fear movement collapses and the climate establishment lay in a Climategate ridden tatters, many are asking […]

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Plan to turn farms into forest worries Obama official

By Edward Felker Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has ordered his staff to revise a computerized forecasting model that showed that climate legislation supported by President Obama would make planting trees more lucrative than producing food. The latest Agriculture Department economic-impact study of the climate bill, which passed the House this summer, found that the legislation […]

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120 Agriculture Groups Oppose Waxman-Markey

From the Hearthland Institute A large coalition of agricultural groups has come forward to oppose the Waxman-Markey bill restricting carbon dioxide emissions. In a July 14 opening statement at Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearings, Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) noted he had received “letters sent by 120 agricultural groups opposing the Waxman-Markey bill.” Among […]

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