Tag Archive for Environment

It’s Not A Delicate Balance

Another gem from Matt Ridley. Ecology and Change: Nature Has No ‘Balance’ for Us to Keep – Mind & Matter – WSJ.com: Academic ecologists have abandoned such a static way of thinking for something much more dynamic. For a start,…

How Do We Measure Sustainability?

What does that even mean? This brief column is excellent, and has a great finish. (ht: Dr. Newmark) The Hollow Halo of Sustainability: “RALEIGH — The word sustainable is everywhere. Federal, state, and local governments have invoked it as a…

Al Gore, Over-Population, and World Greenery

Two must-reads. Al Gore’s Ugly Rhetoric – Reason Magazine: “For years, the Sierra Club and other environmentalist groups have warned us that too many babies will destroy the Earth. ‘We are experiencing an accelerated obliteration of the planet’s life-forms—an estimated…

The Facts About Fracking …

Fantastic article in yesterday’s WSJ. Also see the previous posts on fracking linked below. Review & Outlook: The Facts About Fracking – WSJ.com: “Fracking contaminates drinking water? One claim is that fracking creates cracks in rock formations that allow chemicals…

Inconvenient Truths About ‘Renewable’ Energy

Inconvenient indeed. Matt Ridley on Inconvenient Truths About ‘Renewable’ Energy – Mind & Matter – WSJ.com: “One of the greatest threats to rain forests is the cutting of wood for fuel by impoverished people. Haiti meets about 60% of its…

Calls For End of The World Not Limited To Theists

Good points. If anything, I think I hear more doomsday talk from secularists than theists. And be sure to read the similar sentiments from Dr. Boudreaux. Re: The ‘Great Disappointment’ – LewRockwell.com: “Charles: Don’t these secularists have their own apocalyptic…