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Posts made in January, 2019

America Leads The World In Controlling Energy Consumption And Emissions – We Should Be Exporting That, Not Solar Dogma

As the world's most powerful economy, we read a lot about how America needs to do more to use cleaner energy, and less of it. read more

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A Flawed Science Journalism Article Provides Good Education On How We Can Do Better

Anti-science activists are having a field day on social media, happy that a rather poorly designed study can let them claim that human sperm is being damaged by modern pesticides, even though the study found nothing of the kind. read...

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Yawn: The Doomsday Clock Created By Anti-Nuclear Activists Is Still Close To Midnight

The Doomsday Clock, a public relations stunt created by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (1) remains stuck at two minutes until midnight. Just like it was in 1953, the height of the Cold War, when school kids did drills about hiding under desks and everyone built bomb shelters.Today their worry is still nuclear bombs, they assure us, but also global warming and President Trump, and that is...

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How To Hurt The Environment: Elect A Democratic President, Says Sociology Paper

A team of sociologists say they know of a sure way to hurt environmental protection: Elect a Democratic president. An analysis of over 20,000 people from the General Social Survey between 1973 and 2014 found that support for environmental spending consistently plummeted during the administrations of Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. There are other known factors in...

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Zicam And Other Homeopathy, Supplements; 51% Of Parents Say They Give Them To Kids Though They Know The Science Behind Colds

Thanks to social media, advice on how to prevent a cold is everywhere and 51 percent of parents taking the  C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health admit to believing in folklore and homeopathy even though 99 percent of them accept scientific approaches as well. Welcome to 2019.Colds are caused by viruses and spread most frequently from person to person. The...

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