Archive | August 31, 2007

Science Trumped by Human Nature

We have benefited enormously from scientific advance and its practical applications. Humans are the ultimate generalists and highly adaptable because they observe and learn. The scientific method takes this one stage further: we put forward hypotheses and do experiments to validate them. If the hypothesis doesn’t fit the observations, we reject it. But if it […]

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Poor African Farmers Evicted to Make Way for Carbon Offset Forests – A Note from Marc Morano

Note: Never mind that trees plantings to offset emissions actually makes the environment worse according to one study. (See: Carbon offsets ‘harm environment’ – BBC. The poor farmers are bearing the brunt of misguided and scientifically unfounded global warming fears and “solutions.” CNNMONEY.com The other side of carbon trading Planting trees in Uganda to offset […]

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