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EPA Proposes Stricter Ozone Standard

EPA Proposes Stricter Ozone Standard

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday proposed to lower ground-level ozone standards from those set in March 2008. The tighter so-called "smog" regulations would require power plants to cut their emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and other volatile organic compounds.

The new ...

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'Up North' Isn't There Just for Your Pleasure

'Up North' Isn't There Just for Your Pleasure

Mining plan allows both economic and environmental stewardship.

In a recent commentary ("Minnesotans face a decision about mining," Jan. 22), Betsy Daub of Friends of the Boundary Waters suggested that the movie "Avatar" was being played out in the narrative of new mining operations proposed for ...

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Carbon Currency: A New Beginning for Technocracy?

Carbon Currency: A New Beginning for Technocracy?

August Review

Critics who think that the U.S. dollar will be replaced by some new global currency are perhaps thinking too small.

On the world horizon looms a new global currency that could replace all paper currencies and the economic system upon which they are based.

The new currency, simply ...

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’Green’ Means Living Off the Government

As I mentioned yesterday, Scott Brown's election is making the Democrats do all kinds of things that they wouldn't have considered even last week. Bloomberg reportsthat cap-and-trade is dead (citing California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, for one) for this year, so the Dems' thinking is to try and move ...

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Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, January 23, 2009

"Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition." Adam Smith

The Week That Was January 23, 2010 Brought to you by SEPP (http://www.sepp.org/)

This week we witnessed a further expansion of Climategate. The Sunday Times reported how a 1999 telephone call with a reporter in ...

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More Global Warming Gaffes

More Global Warming Gaffes

First, hackers leaked e-mails and other documents from some of the world's leading climate scientists detailing how they refused to share data, plotted to keep dissenting scientists from getting published in leading journals and discarded original data.

Next, United Nations Intergovernmental Panel ...

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The United Nations Backtracks: the Sky May Not be Falling After All

The United Nations Backtracks: the Sky May Not be Falling After All

The United Nations (UN), once again, has egg on its face.

In 1999, a little known Indian scientist named Syed Hasnain engaged in "speculations" about the melting of the world's glaciers. He wrote a piece in a popular Indian magazine where he described his musings on the possible effects of global ...

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Environmentalism Not About the Earth But About Control, Part 1

For decades, American motorists have been subjected to propaganda insisting that they either need to drive less or give up safe, comfortable automobiles in favor of what amount to motorized coffins in order to preserve natural resources and environmental quality. Now that this policy goal is pretty ...

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Climate Cools But Arctic Ice Scares Continue

Climate Cools But Arctic Ice Scares Continue

My badge of honor is an attack by Phil Jones, disgraced and displaced Director of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) whose leaked emails showed how they falsified climate science. On May 22, 2009 Jones wrote to Mann, "Our web server has found this piece of garbage - so wrong it is unbelievable that ...

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