U.S. reducing carbon emissions, naturally

Those fearful about man-made global warming want to see stricter government regulations on carbon to stave off climate catastrophe. But according to the Center for the Study of Science, carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. from energy production and use have been declining since 2005.

By |2014-02-21T13:44:04+00:00November 20th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on U.S. reducing carbon emissions, naturally

Wind power leaves behind eco-horrors in China

Most people think of windmills as one of the cleanest, most earth-friendly energy sources around. But according to the Institute for Energy Research, rare earth minerals needed for windmills like neodymium and dysprosium are being mined in China and leaving behind horrible environmental conditions.

By |2014-02-21T13:35:49+00:00November 18th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Wind power leaves behind eco-horrors in China

Seaweed may say “Sayonara” to corn ethanol

Japanese sushi bars are popular for their cuisine, but could they also provide a valuable form of biofuel? Apparently so, according to E&E News which reports that Kombu, an edible seaweed found in Japanese dishes like miso soup and sashimi, could be a great new source of energy.

By |2014-02-21T12:41:26+00:00November 13th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Seaweed may say “Sayonara” to corn ethanol

Sahel desert latest example of global warming hype

One of the latest scares about global warming comes from a new report claiming that climate change is causing drought and killing trees across the Sahel region of sub-Saharan Africa. But according to an article in Forbes by James Taylor, this is surprising news to many scientists and Sahel experts.

By |2014-02-21T12:29:41+00:00November 11th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Sahel desert latest example of global warming hype

Global warming to increase reptile IQ?

You've heard about global warming supposedly harming polar bears, but how about making reptiles smarter? Well believe it or not, some researchers at the University of Sydney in Australia believe they have evidence that links warming temperatures to increased intelligence in a lizard-like creature called the skink.

By |2014-02-10T16:32:05+00:00November 7th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Global warming to increase reptile IQ?

And on his farm he had a . . . tiger?

When you think of farm animals, no doubt chickens, cows, and sheep come to mind. But how about tigers? Well believe it or not, some conservationists are proposing the creation of tiger farms to help stem the demand for tiger parts in what is now a bustling global black market.

By |2014-02-10T16:24:34+00:00November 6th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on And on his farm he had a . . . tiger?

Green energy spending bad for economy, environment

Is taxpayer money spent on Green energy hurting both the economy and environment? Well that’s the assertion of economists from the group PERC, who in a recent study found that for every $100 billion a government spends on so-called “clean energy,” that nation’s GDP is likely to decrease by nearly a half a percent.

By |2014-01-30T14:30:06+00:00October 31st, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Green energy spending bad for economy, environment
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