Many states mandate that gasoline contain 10 percent ethanol, but Florida recently repealed this requirement. Shawn Regan, research fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center, approves of the repeal.
President Obama recently chose a steamy day at Georgetown University to announce his new climate action plan. But a new report from the Heritage Foundation is throwing lots of economic cold water on Obama’s overheated agenda.
When you think about food at a bowling alley, you might think of pizza and fries, not freshly grown lettuce and herbs. But according to Wired.com, a group called Gotham Greens has transformed the roof of an abandoned bowling alley in Brooklyn into a thriving, 15,000 square-foot greenhouse.
Those convinced of man-made global warming believe that as carbon dioxide levels rise, there should be a corresponding increase in flood levels. But according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey, floods in the U.S. have not shown the measurable increase that researchers expected to see.
Google Maps can help you navigate from one place to another. But can they also help provide America with a bountiful new supply of energy? Apparently so . . .
Genetically modified foods are feared by some, but are these fears this justified? Dr. Patrick Michaels, director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute, says no, and here explains why. . . .
Just two decades ago, there were practically zero wolves roaming the northern Rocky Mountains or western Great Lakes. But today, that number is over 6,000, and this good news has prompted the U.S. Interior Department to formalize plans to remove wolves from the Endangered Species Act.
When you think about greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide usually comes to mind. But in reality, methane gas is 25 times more potent than CO2 at trapping heat. So it comes as good news that researchers in Canada are now testing bacteria that can consume methane and release CO2 in its place.
When the nuclear power plant at Fukushima, Japan was damaged by a major earthquake, many expected long-term radiation problems. But scientists recently brought together by a UN scientific committee found Japan’s general public and the vast majority of workers at Fukushima are unlikely to suffer any future health effects linked to small radiation leaks.
Global temperatures have not risen in 17 years, so can we trust the global warming computer models that predicted otherwise? Dr. Roy Spencer, Principal Research Scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, believes the models are flawed, and here explains why.
Advocates of wind energy say it could provide 20% of America’s power by 2030. But is this realistic? Not according to a recent article by wind policy expert Lisa Linowes . . .
In his new book, The Green Tsunami, author Warren Duffy examines how the environmental movement has been hijacked for 40 plus years by radical global environmentalists.
How to solve the problem of world hunger? Well, that’s simple. Eat more insects! At least that’s what a new report from the UN is suggesting . . .
Natural gas is in plentiful supply these days. But now a company in Ohio has opened a test plant to convert this abundant energy source into diesel fuel.
Is carbon dioxide a dangerous pollutant? Well not according to Princeton University physicist William Happer and Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt . . .