Sea World fights back against PETA

Sea World is now going on the offensive against People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PeTA) and it is not a moment too soon. CNN reports that the theme park is conducting an advertisement campaign in order to refute the allegations made against them resulting from PeTA activism. The company has…

Environmentalists continue harassment of TVA nuclear plant

Federal regulators have advised the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) it’s Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant poses no threat the public. The Times Free Press advises there would be no adverse impact to the environment resulting from the NRC extending the license of the plant to operate.<br /. The Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League has been fighting…

Michael Crichton on environmentalism as a religion

Author Michael Crichton answers a question posed to him during the question and answer part of an appearance he made. He makes a lot of good points and I would further add that what makes environmentalism a religion isn’t just its follower’s worship of nature, but also the morality of self-sacrifice (i.e. altruism) it advocates…

Ranchers find ways to live with wolves

The Casper Star Tribune has published a very revealing article describing the trade offs ranchers have to make with wolves being considered endangered species. The specific ranch profiled in the story points out that within a year after wolves were introduced in Yellowstone National Park twenty years ago, they arrived at Diamond G Ranch in…

Can you fix the world with $75 billion?

Can you fix the world with $75 billion? If not, what do you fix first? Bjørn Lomborg—a Danish writer, Copenhagen Business School adjunct professor, director of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, and former director of the Environmental Assessment Institute in Copenhagen—speaks to Reason Weekend attendees about solving the world’s problems. In this ReasonTV vide, he lists…