[The idea of green energy] was in the 1970s, following the OPEC Oil Embargo that solar panels began popping up on rooftops and “gasohol” subsidies were enacted. It was believed that green energy would move the U.S. off of foreign oil and prevent oil from being used as a weapon against us.
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If you are looking for a book that will fully explain why affordable, reliable energy is absolutely crucial to our social and economic well-being, Energy Freedom by Marita Littauer Noon is the book for you.
The editors of “Nature” have to be pro-GMO because so many of the journal’s readers (If not the editorial writers) are real scientists, and science overwhelmingly documents the safety and benefits of GMOs.
Pierre Gosselin has carved out a unique niche in the climate blogging arena with his NoTricksZone blog, which brings “climate news from Germany in English.” Gosselin wrote about how The[...]
In case you missed this recent edition of the Heartland Daily Podcast (and the polar bear to the right does not yet subscribe, and cannot hide his shame): Heartland Institute Science Director[...]
This is Part One of a multi-part series of blog posts from Heartland Science Director Jay Lehr, who is traveling in Southeast Asia this month. I am a poor tourist,[...]
As a writer with 30 books in print, I am jealous that I do not think I could ever write a book as wonderful as Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld’s Above All Else.[...]
Heartland’s Science Director Dr. Jay Lehr was all over TV and radio in March after the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan and caused a crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power[...]
Charles L. Sanders’ latest book, Radiation Hormesis and the Linear-No-Threshold Assumption, is among the finest scientific research publications I have ever read. There are, believe it or not, 1,470 technical[...]
In efforts to keep the fear factor high in Japan as radioactive gases from the damaged Fukushima power plants subsides, the focus has moved to the radioactive water that is flowing[...]
If you’ve never heard of the Soviet Union’s first serious nuclear disaster called “Mayak,” we’ll get to that later. But first, I must point out that from the start of[...]
Fears were expressed this week that lead content in the metal rivets used in some blue jeans could poison children wearing them. This is an extreme example of what Jay[...]
Heartland Institute Science Director Jay Lehr continues to be in high demand for expert commentary on the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan. Jay on on last night’s “Hannity” on[...]
Jay Lehr, Ph.D., science director at the Chicago-based Heartland Institute, is available for on-air comment as the story of the disaster in Japan continues to develop. Dr. Lehr is an[...]
When I was a student at Princeton in the early 1950s, I had a nodding acquaintance with Albert Einstein. My freshman year, he walked by my dormitory every day on[...]