Despite hysterical forecasts by some scientists, there’s been no empirical evidence of climate change for more than 18 years. But that has just changed – dramatically. In the time since[…]
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), a division of the Department of the Interior, has, through its regulatory authority, made it nearly impossible for medical scientists to conduct experiments to[…]
As state and local regulators weigh restrictions on pseudoephedrine and other over-the-counter cold medicines, easily converted into methamphetamine by underground drug labs, a national consumer advocacy organization has published a[…]
The Supreme Court determined that the EPA overstepped the boundaries of its authority when it tried to use the Clean Air Act to regulate certain hazardous chemicals without first considering the financial impact on industry.
Scientists working for the U.N. say a new “computer model” developed at an obscure U.K. university shows the planet faces a “catastrophic” food shortage by 2040. The Global Sustainability Institute[…]
Global warming alarmists are not using the scientific method when making their wild predictions, but rather, rely on imaginative “scenarios” and “stories about what happened in the future,” which are[…]
I report tonight with shock and sadness that long-time Heartland Institute policy advisor Alan Caruba has passed away. Alan was a patriot, an online entrepreneur, and a brave and tireless writer. We were honored to publish his work at this blog, and to call him a friend.
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing an “extreme regulatory agenda,” but Congress is using its oversight authority to rein in the rogue agency, said Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas)[…]
WASHINGTON –In an interview with National Public Radio (NPR), President Obama revealed that regulations requiring U.S. companies to reduce emissions for “climate change” are part of his proposed free trade[…]
Thirteen states plus Washington DC have now adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, the new name for Common Core Science Standards. The early adopter states are as follows: California Delaware[…]
The federal government this week disclosed that it is making its data on patient care outcomes available for commercial use, though individual patient profiles will still remain private. The goal[…]
“[This is a] big victory that has been a long-time coming,” said John Nothdurft, director of government relations at The Heartland Institute, in reaction to Gov. Brownback signing the bill yesterday. “States are now moving in the right direction and rolling back these policies.
Lawmakers in the U.K. are moving to ban synthetic psychoactive substances – colloquially known as “legal highs.” This may presage a similar policy move in the U.S. Ireland completely banned[…]
What if global climate change could actually reduce ground-level ozone levels? A group of scientists at the University of Houston say that higher land temperatures could actually be cleaning the air in coastal cities worldwide – and that could spell disaster for our current environmental policies.
Research scientists are banding together and refuting radical environmental activists who have harassed them and their colleagues, calling the forthcoming progressive “March Against Monsanto” this Saturday in Chicago, and related[…]