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

Nebraska approval means Keystone will finally be built – or not

In an article published in The Hill, CFACT Senior Policy Advisor Paul Driessen reports that the 3-2 vote by the Nebraska Public Service Commission to approve a new route through the state for the long-delayed Keystone Pipeline may or may not signal completion of the pipeline is near. Read the excerpt here, and the full article in The Hill.

By |2017-11-22T16:45:38-04:00November 22nd, 2017|CFACT Insights, Energy|1 Comment

Taxpayers forced to fund anti-chemical activism

CFACT Senior Policy Advisor Paul Driessen recounts how the National Institutes for Environmental Health Sciences has colluded with radicalized international agencies, anti-chemical pressure groups, and trial lawyers to undermine the U.S. regulatory process. Congress is now investigating and may sanction the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Italy's Ramazzini Institute, and other fear mongers who have sabotaged sound science with spurious claims backed by lawsuits.

By |2017-11-15T11:21:39-04:00November 17th, 2017|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Taxpayers forced to fund anti-chemical activism

Forestry regulations ignite more California wildfires

CFACT policy advisor Larry Bell reports on the disastrous mismanagement of America's Western forests by federal officials and the tremendous cost in human and plant and animal life and quality of life these policies have fostered. As Rep. Tom McClintock says, "These laws have not only failed to improve our forest environment, but they are literally killing our forests."

By |2017-10-30T20:17:51-04:00October 30th, 2017|CFACT Insights|1 Comment