Just the Facts
Wind farms to get free pass on eagle kills
The bald eagle, a bird which serves as our nation’s symbol, has long enjoyed special protection under the Migratory Bird Treaty and Bald Eagle Protection Act. These permits, unlike previous ones, will allow for the killing of eagles for a lengthy 30...
Googling up some big global warming emissions?
You’ve already been vilified for contributing to alleged global warming when you power up your car or truck engine. But how about your computer’s search engine? [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/264/5275.mp3]
Congressman Stockman: Climate policy needs readjustment
Should a lack of global warming over the past 16 years affect government climate regulations and policy? Congressman Steve Stockman from Texas believes so, and here explains why. [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/264/5268.mp3]
Possible solutions sprouting for American chestnut blight
One of the saddest environmental stories has been the fungal blight that destroyed millions of American chestnut trees in the first half of the 20th Century. But now, according to the New York Times, two research groups may be closing in on a...
EPA “war on coal” harms consumers
While campaigning, candidate Barack Obama said his administration would 'bankrupt' the coal industry. Now, the list of regulations his EPA has issued are all as onerous as possible with little to no scientific justification. [audio...
From Freud to ecotherapy
From finances to raising children, there are a lot of pressures on couples these days. But according to certain psychologists, another emerging problem could be differing views on environmental lifestyle. [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/259/5178.mp3]
Solar panel malfunctions going global
Getting electricity from the sun has always been expensive. But many communities have made investments in solar electricity figuring the costs could be recouped. [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/259/5169.mp3]
Environmental groups blocking renewable energy projects
Everyone knows that environmental groups oppose the construction of coal and nuclear plants – but do they also oppose wind and solar projects as well? The surprising answer is “yes." [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/256/5120.mp3]
Green lawyers rake in taxpayer dollars
Suing Uncle Sam can often be a difficult and costly endeavor – difficult, that is, unless you happen to be an environmental policy organization staffed with a large number of lawyers. [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/256/5117.mp3]
New report: Obesity promotes global warming
You’ve heard that being overweight can lead to diabetes and high blood pressure, but how about global warming? Probably not, but in a peculiar new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology some researchers actually proposed such a bizarre...
Nanowires help bacteria clean up toxic waste
Bacteria are known to be able to clean up toxic metals and even nuclear waste. But now, researchers at Michigan State University have unraveled the mystery of how these small micro-organisms pull off this helpful feat. [audio...
Poor being thrown off Ugandan land for carbon credits
When you think about the effects of global warming hysteria, you might think of higher electricity prices, not people being thrown off their land and having their homes burned down. . . [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/256/5113.mp3]
Britain narrowly escapes winter blackouts
For years, many have warned of the energy havoc that could be wrought by global warming hysteria. Great Britain barely avoided such chaos this past winter when one million homes narrowly escaped a blackout during Britain’s 5th harsh winter in a row....
Plastic bag bans increase food-borne illnesses
Several state and local governments have recently banned or taxed plastic grocery bags, but are these reusable bags making us sick? Ph.D. economist Jonathan Klick, says yes. [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/255/5088.mp3]
Of mice and men
When you hear of mice and men, you probably think of the John Steinbeck novel. But when scientists hear these words, they no doubt think of rodent studies used to examine human diseases. [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/255/5087.mp3]
The polar bear invasion
While many people believe that polar bears are in danger because of global warming, it might surprise them to learn that polar bear numbers have actually quadrupled in recent decades... [audio http://www.cfact.org/radio/255/5086.mp3]
Scientific consensus against man-made global warming?
Is there a scientific consensus about global warming? Well many environmental leaders have claimed for years that a consensus does support belief in catastrophic, human-induced climate change. But in fact, there may be a consensus after all, albeit in...
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