Day: February 13, 2008

Global Warming Skeptics Prepare for International Conference

International Conference on Climate Change - New York, March 2-4, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: James M. Taylor
E-mail: taylor@heartland.org

Hundreds of the world’s leading “skeptics” of the theory of man-made global warming will meet in New York City March 2-4, 2008 to present their case and discuss the latest scientific, economic and political research on climate change. (more…)

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Oregon’s Ethanol Mandate: Failure by Design

John A. Charles, Jr.QuickPoint!

Within the last week, two major news stories have demonstrated why politicians should not try to plan the economy. First, Science magazine published the results of several studies showing that the mad rush to promote ethanol and other biofules as a tool for “fighting global warming” is generating a substantial net increase in greenhouse gas emissions. The studies found that clearing rainforest or grasslands for conversion to croplands (necessary as the feedstock for ethanol production) releases large amounts of carbon.

The second news story, published in The Oregonian, focused on (more…)

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