Environment Archives

August 16, 2005

DDT Ban Led to 50-80 Million Deaths

Some supporters of ban view mosquitoes and malaria as “a natural population control” August 15, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Communism and fascism, as horrifically bloody as their legacy has been, have a lesser death count attributed to them than the misguided... ... more

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August 29, 2004

Predictable Distortion and Fear

Despite changing trends that indicate a reduction in energy usage per capita (and carbon dioxide output), environmentalists continue to scare the public about imminent doom [more]. “If governments fail to act, . . . the concentration of carbon dioxide... ... more

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August 13, 2004

Environment - Getting Better

Danish author Bjorn Lomborg raised an international hullabaloo two years ago with his "don't worry, be happy" approach to mounting evidence of impending global environmental catastrophe. In his book The Sceptical Environmentalist, the Danish university statistician argued that, in many... ... more

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April 13, 2004

Pig Manure Crude Oil

A University of Illinois research group is developing a method for turning pig manure into a form of crude oil that could be refined to heat homes or generate electricity (see the AP Article). Accourding to statements made by the... ... more

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April 09, 2004

Oxygen Crisis Alert

The Amazon, an area of continuous tropical forest that is larger than Western Europe, has been described as the "lungs of the world" because of its vast capacity to produce oxygen. - Recent AP Article Of course, oxygen makes up... ... more

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