Global warming and extreme weather: is there a link?

Meteorologist Dr. Madhav Khandekar appeared on Canada’s Sun News Network last year. During the interview, Dr. Khandekar pointed out that the science shows there is no correlation between extreme weather events (like hurricanes) and human induced climate change. Hurricane season ended December 2nd and this year was one of the quietest on record and nine…

GMO foods “as safe as” others

Director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the Food and Drug Administration Michael Landa testified before a US House committee hearing and firmly asserted that the agency has no concerns with the safety of genetically modified foods (GMOs). The hearing was to address issues resulting from a bill that would require…

Doctors used for asylum for border children

The United States is in somewhat of a dilemma. Since it is not easy to admit the hundreds of children from Central America via asylum statutes, as it turns out doctors have been utilized. According to the Standard Examiner, one child from Honduras had a bullet lodged in his spine resulting from his country’s gang…

History Channel Little Ice Age documentary

In 2008 The History Channel broadcast a fascinating documentary on the Little Ice Age entitled: Little Ice Age, Big Chill. The film interviews scientists and historians to outline the events that occurred seven centuries ago was a period of cataclysmic cold. The weather conditions during the Little Ice Age resulted in conditions where birds died…

Green groups fact checked on MI rainfall claims

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in conjunction with the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization (RMCO) released a new report entitled Extreme Storms in Michigan. Apparently, the study documents a significant increase of almost 90 percent of per year frequency of extreme rainfall events defined as two or more inches a day across Michigan over the…

Another political study about DDT

Healio reports a study on the indoor use of DDT has been submitted to The Lancet, which is one of England’s most prestigious peer-review medical journals. In a press release one of the researchers is quoted as saying: “Our findings do not support any universal recommendation for indoor residual spraying as an addition to long-lasting…

Visualize preventable disease rates soaring

Gizmodo has a thought-provoking article with a video showing the rate of preventable diseases skyrocketing in the US as opposed to the rest of the world. All of the diseases where there are outbreaks can be prevented by vaccines. However, the anti-vaccine movement (that has environmentalist influences) is responsible for this due to their claiming…