Unfounded fears about synthetic pesticides

By Steve Goreham. Our modern society suffers from “chemophobia." Will insects eat our crops or people? Scientific evidence shows that everyday exposure to synthetic pesticides is negligible and that widespread pesticide fears are unfounded.

By |2018-11-15T10:34:08-04:00November 15th, 2018|Environment|Comments Off on Unfounded fears about synthetic pesticides

More misplaced environmentalist outrage

By Greg Walcher Greens are angry that Interior modified a last-minute Obama Administration rule on migratory birds they wanted to use to attack energy and ranching. The rule had been in effect for only 27 days.

By |2018-10-11T10:39:21-04:00October 11th, 2018|Environment|Comments Off on More misplaced environmentalist outrage

Endangered Species Act reform — About time

If you judge a public policy by its results, the ESA of 1973 is a flop. Over 2,000 species have been listed as endangered pursuant to the Act. How many have recovered? Around thirty. The ESA has, however, been incredibly effective at frustrating and delaying economic activity.

By |2018-09-28T10:09:52-04:00September 28th, 2018|Environment|Comments Off on Endangered Species Act reform — About time

Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind!

The Sierra Club and “invertebrate-protecting” Xerces Society recently had their own Emily Litella moment. Solid evidence shows there is no “bee-pocalypse,” but alarmists allege new pesticide threats , over an issue they both have been hyperventilating about for years: endangered bees. Never mind!

By |2018-07-30T14:20:31-04:00July 30th, 2018|Environment|Comments Off on Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind!