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Human Action in Niger

EducationThe EnvironmentMedia and Culture

Blog02/14/2007

As detailed here, no expensive and ill-used, Western aid, no high tech inputs, no government planning, no Malthusian doom — just a simple tale of human ingenuity, incentivised...

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This man truly is a Santa Klaus

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog02/12/2007

Czech President Vaclav Klaus - according to a report posted on Drudge - actually came out and told the Environmentalist Emperor he really ought to put some clothes on. Bravo! 

President of Czech Republic Calls Man-Made Global...

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The Environmentalist Noose Is Tightening

The EnvironmentCalculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

Blog02/09/2007
Forty-Five nations joined France in calling for a new environmental body to slow global warming and protect the planet, a body that potentially could have policing powers to punish violators.—...

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Greenhouse gases, global warming, and the magnetic field

The Environment

Blog01/30/2007

The local PBS station is due to rebroadcast the Nova program Magnetic Storm. The significance of the program is twofold. On one hand there is the prediction that Earth is long overdue for...

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The New York Times Pushes the Green Party Line

The EnvironmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/07/2007

The New York Times must have a guilty conscience about the continuous distortions of the news that appear in its pages. Evidence of this guilt is provided everyday in The Times' claim that its "news and editorial...

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A new tactic for the Think Globally, Act Locally crowd

The EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog12/27/2006

The Chicago Tribune and The Columbus Dispatch are reporting a Washington Post story on the federal push to make the polar bear the first mammal to be listed as in-risk of extinction due to global warming. According to the reports,...

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Penn and Teller Send Recycling to the Dump

The EnvironmentMedia and Culture

Blog11/25/2006

I've never had much use for Penn and Teller, a pair of comedians that I've seen from time to time on television and then have quickly turned off. But the other day, a reader of my blog, Mr. Robert Groot, a Canadian Ph.D. student, was kind enough to send me a link to their internet show...

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Austrians on the Environment

The Environment

Blog10/08/2006

John Br​ätland's article on "sustainable development" in the QJAE recently came online. I would like to use this as an opportunity not only to highlight this important article but also to point out some of the major Austrian...

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Armed and Dangerous

The EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog09/24/2006

The New York Times has reported that California's Attorney General, Bill Lockyer, is suing the six largest automobile manufacturers because of their alleged contribution to "global warming...

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Britain's Royal Society Seeks to Squelch Opposition to Greens on Global Warming

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog09/23/2006

From The New York Times of September 21:

LONDON, Sept. 20 — A British scientific group, the Royal Society, contends that Exxon Mobil is spreading "inaccurate and misleading"...

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