Tag Archives: DDT

IT’S NOT “GLOBAL WARMING.” IT’S “SPRINGTIME.”

One book, “Silent Spring”, by Rachel Carson, first published in September 1962, started the environmental campaign against pesticide use for any reason, leading most famously to the ban on DDT in the U.S. What Carson neglected to tell readers was … Continue reading

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Repeal the Endangered Species Act

by Jonathan DuHamel via Tucson Citizen The Endangered Species Act (ESA) should be repealed because it provides no positive incentive for conservation, it tramples on property rights, it destroys industries, it is very expensive, and it is ineffective. The ESA … Continue reading

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We Are the Idiots

by Walter E. Williams Dr. Henry Miller, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Gregory Conko, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, in their Forbes article “Rachel Carson’s Deadly Fantasies” (9/5/2012), wrote that her 1962 book, Silent Spring, led … Continue reading

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