Environment

E-Waste Is Declining, Government Needs To Change Laws To Keep Up- And Get Out Of The Recycling Business

When your Xbox is a gaming console and a 4K Blu-Ray player, you don't need two devices, and when your phone is a camera and a video recorder, there are two fewer things to buy- and eventually throw away. As smart devices have become more integrated, a ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 3 2020 - 4:18pm

The Neonic Ban: A Scientific Fraud Becomes Enshrined In EU Regulatory Law

Five years after the European Union imposed a temporary ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, an “experts committee” of the member states has now finally voted to make the ban permanent. This was hardly a surprise. The vote followed shortly after the European ...

Article - Henry I. Miller - Jan 13 2021 - 12:58pm

Bee Brains: New Attack On Science Claims Insects Can't Sleep Unless Pesticides Are Organic

After suffering 80 percent losses in sugar beet crops due to the yellows virus, and now being free from the EU's activist-dominated politicization of science, the UK has decided to put a halt to the 80 percent decline and reverse course for crops befo ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 21 2021 - 1:14pm

Climate Change Shaped Empires, Even In Roman Times

The Arsinoite nome (now called Faiyum) region 60 miles south-west of Cairo was once the breadbasket of the Roman Empire but by the end of the third century most settlements there had been abandoned. The problem was climate change. Attempts by local farmers ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 26 2021 - 8:48am

Old Time Seed Breeding Benefits From A Science Boost

Once upon a time, it was important that farmers- the first agricultural scientists- create seeds that were larger, more nutritious, and more resilient to environmental stress. Nature might bring rain, it might not, pests were going to eat their way through ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 18 2021 - 10:54am

The Biden Administration Is Blaming Trump For EPA Siding With Environmentalists Against Agricultural Science

A small fish in central Texas, a freshwater mussel in the Mobile River basin, and another mussel in Alabama’s Coosa and Cahaba Rivers have something strange in common; they appeared on an EPA list of threatened species “likely to be adversely affected” by ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 24 2021 - 2:10pm

Why Hasn't Solar Power Become More Widely Adopted?

With the climate crisis being a consideration at the forefront of energy generation today, it's no surprise that solar power is receiving so much good press. However, despite that, there's very slow adoption of the alternative energy source. In ...

Article - Arthur Fong - Feb 28 2021 - 3:38pm