New Scientist: Climate Change will be Even Worse than our Worst Worse Case Scenario

Guest essay by Eric Worrall How much worse can it get? Worst-case climate change scenario is even worse than we thought DAILY NEWS 14 May 2018 By Michael Le Page The phrase “worse than we thought” is a cliché when it comes to climate change. There are lots of studies suggesting we’re in for more…

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Hippocratic Oath vs. 'Hypocritic' Oath?

By Charles G. Battig The National Institutes of Health website defines the Hippocratic Oath as “perhaps the most widely known of Greek medical texts.  It requires a new physician to swear upon a number of healing gods that he will uphold a number of professional ethical standards.  It also strongly binds the student to his teacher and the greater…

Sorry alarmists: Hurricanes are developing more quickly today than 30 years ago due to the Atlantic ocean cycle

Pierre Gosselin writes: Here’s something you don’t witness very often…German national public radio telling listeners that natural factors are behind observed changes in something related to climate. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard the German media claim storms are linked to our disdainful energy gluttony. So it comes as quite a shock…

The ethanol gravy train rolls on

Opponents make compelling case but can’t derail or even slow this well-protected industry Guest opinion by Paul Driessen Like most people I’ve spoken with, I have no innate, inflexible antipathy to ethanol in gasoline. What upsets me are the deceptive claims used to justify adding mostly corn-based ethanol to this indispensable fuel; the way seriously…