David Rothbard

About David Rothbard

David Rothbard is co-founder and President of CFACT.

A free market solution to coral reef decline

Despite protection by the federal government, coral reef coverage in the Florida Keys has declined dramatically in recent years. Reed Watson of the Property and Environment Resource Center believes free-market intervention may help address this problem and here explains why.

By |2013-10-14T18:21:54+00:00October 7th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on A free market solution to coral reef decline

Politicized science “dumbing down” global warming debate

Is the science surrounding global warming being co-opted to serve a political agenda? Well that’s the troubling conclusion of MIT climatologist Dr. Richard Lindzen who says so-called “climatism” is the most prominent recent example of corrupted science.

By |2013-10-03T13:52:42+00:00September 27th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Politicized science “dumbing down” global warming debate

Charging your cell phone in the lavatory?

You sometimes charge your cell phone in the kitchen, and sometimes in the car. But how about in the lavatory, water closet, or the loo? Well that may sound strange, but a research team in England has created a microbial fuel cell, or MFC, that can turn organic matter – in this case urine – into electricity.

By |2013-10-03T13:40:13+00:00September 26th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Charging your cell phone in the lavatory?

Possible solutions sprouting for American chestnut blight

One of the saddest environmental stories has been the fungal blight that destroyed millions of American chestnut trees in the first half of the 20th Century. But now, according to the New York Times, two research groups may be closing in on a long-sought solution.

By |2013-09-26T18:12:53+00:00September 25th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Possible solutions sprouting for American chestnut blight

New NAS study lambasts Obama “climate” subsidies

As part of his sweeping new climate action plan to address alleged global warming, President Obama intends to establish tens of billions in new subsidies for so-called renewables like solar and wind power. But according to FoxNews.com, a groundbreaking study recently completed by the National Research Council shows they will be virtually useless at reducing greenhouse gases.

By |2013-09-26T17:40:12+00:00September 23rd, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on New NAS study lambasts Obama “climate” subsidies

Rare Asian bird meets sudden death by wind-turbine blade

On a recent beautiful summer day, dozens of bird enthusiasts rushed to the northwest coast of Scotland after hearing that a rare, white-throated needletail bird had been spotted. Only of few of these small Asian birds have been seen in the UK over the past two centuries . . .

By |2013-09-03T17:11:08+00:00August 2nd, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Rare Asian bird meets sudden death by wind-turbine blade

Lomborg laments continued “Club of Rome” mindset

In 1972, a policy group called the Club of Rome released an infamous and influential paper predicting all sorts of environmental doom. But now, more than 40 years later, leading environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg says that all these predictions have proven spectacularly wrong.

By |2013-08-30T16:07:43+00:00July 31st, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Lomborg laments continued “Club of Rome” mindset
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