Greenpeace founder and scientist Patrick Moore was interviewed on Sky News Australia to discuss the environmentalist movement and how it became an arm of the Left. During his interview, Dr. Moore points out groups such as Extinction Rebellion (whom Moore says functions as a religious cult) and Greenpeace are furthering phony causes.
As a result of the coronavirus, states and municipalities are lifting restrictions and even taxes on single-use plastic bags. Even major supermarket chains, like Safeway, have decided to dump allowing the use of reusable bags. This is an acknowledgement that reusable bags do, in fact, spread sickness. States Welcome Back Single-Use Plastic Bags to Avoid… Read More States Lift Restrictions, Taxes on Single-Use Plastic Bags
Brian Dunning of Skeptoid has a very good podcast discussing plastic bag bans and answers what he thinks are the three most pervasive myths about plastic carryout bags that prompt virtuous people to advocate for bans. Ultimately, bans on plastic bans aren’t just virtue signalling, but can be very bad for people’s health. This is… Read More Plastic Bag Bans Have a Dirty Secret
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… Read More Britain’s Plastic Bag Fee Is Producing a Huge Spike in the Consumption of Thicker, ‘Reusable’ Plastic Bags
Polluting plastics are less straws and more unfettered Third World debris. By Onar Am, November 14, 2019, Liberty Nation Enormous amounts of plastic released into the ocean from Third World rivers and cargo ships constitute a significant environmental problem. However, for years, scientists have been puzzled by the discrepancy between the released and measured ocean… Read More Ocean Plastics — A Reality Check
Tucker Carlson states that CNN tortured viewers with the network’s 7-hour climate change town hall on Wednesday.
Anna Groves | Discover | August 9, 2019 “We all care about the environment at least a tiny bit. Some of us more than others. But there are things a few of us do with the best intentions that, it turns out, fall somewhere between not helpful and completely counterproductive. Here are some of the… Read More 9 Things You Think Are Environmentally Friendly — But Aren’t
Popular Mechanics published an article yesterday highlighting a house built in Canada made of recycled plastic bottles. There is undoubtedly a housing shortage and building homes with less expensive materials is the way to hold down costs for both builders and buyers. But the reason why housing prices are increasing is largely due to government… Read More The Implication and Symbolism of a House Made of Recycled Bottles
Tanzania follows in the footsteps of Rwanda and Kenya. CHRISTIAN BRITSCHGI | 6.3.2019 Reason Tanzania has become the latest East African country to crack down on plastic bags. A new law there threatens to fine and jail people who make or use the items. Those caught carrying a plastic bag can be hit with a… Read More Authoritarian Governments Jail Plastic Bag Users; Environmentalists Cheer
By 2021 single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives and cotton swabs will be banned in the European Union, according to Reuters. However, what it really seems to do is up the efforts in the continent to somehow try to save Europe’s recycling industry which is on the verge of collapse like what… Read More EU Bans Single Use Plastics