Categories
News

Rooting out scientific corruption

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — Dr. Brian Wansink recently resigned from his position as Columbia University professor, eating behavior researcher and director of the Cornell “food lab.” A faculty investigation found that he had misreported research data, failed to preserve data and results properly, and employed dubious statistical techniques. A fellow faculty member accused him […]

Categories
News

Keep it in the ground — by blocking pipelines

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — If they can’t stop energy development, they block pipeline transport (and get unexpected help) You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen significantly. […]

Categories
News

Irma – Illusions and Realities

— Published with Permission of Eco-Imperialism.com — If human emissions made Irma worse, did they also bring the 12-year lull in Cat 4-5 hurricanes? Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought out the best in us. Millions of Americans are giving money, toil and sweat to help victims rebuild. Unfortunately, the storms also highlighted some people’s baser […]

Categories
News

Zinke’s Bumbling Gives ‘Eco-Obstructionists’ Leverage Over Resource Development

— Published with Permission of Free Range Report — Whatever the reason, Trump‘s Interior Department opened a real can of worms when it let the Obama Administration‘s last-minute endangered species designation for the rusty patched bumblebee (RPB) take effect March 21 – exactly 60 days after President Trump issued his regulatory Executive Order. Watt’s Up […]