Food from thin air?

A new kind of food made from electricity, water, and air has been invented that could completely revolutionize how we understand food.

By |2019-07-16T17:40:19-04:00July 17th, 2019|Environment|Comments Off on Food from thin air?

Can plant viruses help boost pesticide safety?

Researchers have discovered a particular plant virus that can deliver pesticide molecules deeper below the ground, targeting places normally beyond their reach. This has the benefit of limiting a pesticide’s impact on the natural world.

By |2019-06-07T09:47:45-04:00June 9th, 2019|Environment|Comments Off on Can plant viruses help boost pesticide safety?

Debunked: CO2 will not cause a food shortage

Collin’s most distorted contortion of credulity suggests that increased atmospheric CO2 levels present a plant growth liability. These shelves emptied by Venezuelan Socialism, not your appliances.

By |2019-06-05T14:38:00-04:00June 5th, 2019|Climate|Comments Off on Debunked: CO2 will not cause a food shortage

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

Seeing the CO2 greening of Planet Earth

Two years ago the big scientific news was that increasing CO2 levels were increasing plant productivity around the world. CO2 is the global food supply so this is good news indeed.

By |2018-03-08T21:25:40-04:00March 8th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on Seeing the CO2 greening of Planet Earth

Confiscating private land for frogs

CFACT Senior Policy Analyst Paul Driessen warns that a pending Supreme Court case could leave property owners at the mercy of federal bureaucrats who would have absolute authority to order them to renovate their property to welcome endangered species -- at their own expense, even if the species was not native to the property.

By |2018-01-04T12:09:52-04:00January 4th, 2018|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Confiscating private land for frogs

UN agency to Congress: Drop dead

CFACT Senior Policy Advisor Paul Driessen weighs in on the attempt by the International Agency for Research on Cancer to shut down sales and use of glyphosate despite numerous studies showing that the world's most commonly used herbicide does not cause cancer. Indeed, Driessen notes, even the process by which the IARC made its determination is fatally flawed.

By |2017-12-03T19:42:30-04:00December 3rd, 2017|CFACT Insights|2 Comments