“Well Fed”: A Documentary About GMO’s

A thought-provoking, well made documentary tells the story of two Dutch film makers who examine the many criticisms well-fed Westerners have about genetically modified foods (aka GMO’s). The movie also reveals some of the scientific ideas surrounding the alteration of foods people tend to think are natural. The film also takes to task the many…

HSBC Caves to Environmentalists on Fossil Fuel Projects

Europe’s largest bank, HSBC, has announced that they will no longer finance projects that involve the production, usage, or extraction of fossil fuels. According to Reuters, HSBC joins ING and PNB Parabas who have made similar promises resulting from investors pressuring financial institutions to follow the guidelines outlined by the Paris Climate Agreement. However, coal-fired…

The Plastic Panic is One of Many Pre-Planned Eco-Scares

California cities are banning plastic straws and now, most recently, Great Britain is pondering banning a variety of plastic products. As it turns out, Climate Depot exposed this back in 2010 that green activists and the UN climate Chief were marketing eco-scares resulting from public sentiment on global warming dropping significantly. It started off with…

Environmentalists Lose on Two Legal Fronts

Despite the wave of lawsuits from environmentalist organizations in reaction to the Trump Administration’s environmental policies, fortunately, there are (albeit limited) instances where greens have lost. At times governments push back against environmentalists because their policies are will destroy jobs or economic growth. For example, in Massachusetts a federal agency disputed claims made by the…