Britain’s Plastic Bag Fee Is Producing a Huge Spike in the Consumption of Thicker, ‘Reusable’ Plastic Bags

The law of unintended consequences rears its ugly head. Christian Britschgi | 12.2.2019 – Reason The results of plastic bag bans and restrictions are frequently disappointing, and occasionally counter-productive. Take the United Kingdom, where a country-wide bag fee is encouraging consumers to switch from single-use bags to thicker, reusable bags that use more plastic. Last…

Greenpeace’s Chief Scientist: Carbon Off-sets Paid for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will Have “No Meaningful Effect” On Climate Change

The environmentalist religion still sells its indulgences to the easiest sucker … er … highest bidder. “Carbon off-setting scheme supported by Sir Elton John on behalf of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have no ‘meaningful’ effect on climate change says Greenpeace’s chief scientist”, by Joel Adams, 19 August 2019, Daily Mail Greenpeace’s chief scientist…

Latitude Festival Accused of “Cruelty” Over Pink Dyed Sheep

Animal rights activists whine about the Latitude Festival held in Henham Park, Suffolk, England has dyed sheep on display there pink. The dye used is water-based and poses no threat to the animals. But People for the Extortion, Torture, and Abuse of human beings (PETA) is not satisfied. They hate the idea of animals being…

A Reading of the Declaration of Independence

On this day, 243 years ago, the United States declared independence from the British Empire. During 2003, Norman Lear and Rob Reiner produced a video made up of eight eight Oscar winners: Morgan Freeman, Benicio del Toro, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Spacey, Mel Gibson, Michael Douglas and Renee Zellweger along with three Oscar-nominated actors…