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Environmentalism in the Light of Menger and Mises

The EnvironmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog05/28/2007

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Environmentalism is the product of the collapse of socialism in a world that is ignorant of the contributions of von Mises—a world that does not know what he has said that would logically explain the collapse of socialism and, even more importantly, the...

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Violence and destruction are always the response

The EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog05/19/2007

In what has to be the most telling example of the desire of government to use violence as its primary means to any end, officials in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Maryland and Ontario, Canada, have destroyed over 20 million ash trees in an attempt to slow the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Environmentalist Bugaboo Loses Support

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog05/19/2007

For years, the environmentalists have been trying to have it both ways, claiming that in the midst of the global warming that they allege, Europe might suffer an ice age. According to this scenario, ships would sail through an ice-free Arctic Ocean but be unable to unload their cargos in the ice...

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Dr Roger Pielke Sr on Climate Models & Predictions — One Example

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog05/17/2007

For information: [I have posted this elsewhere ] ------------------------------------

Apropos of climate studies: Here is...

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Climate Studies and the IPCC: A Lay Perspective

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog05/17/2007

Very broadly speaking, the UN's International Panel on Climate Change holds the following position:

  1.  Use of fossil fuels adds ominously to the CO2 in the atmosphere, as well as to other 'greenhouse
  2. ...

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Environmentalist Zen

The Environment

Blog05/12/2007

If you'd prefer to be cool rather than suffer in the heat, what you need to do, according to the environmental movement, is smash your air conditioner, refrigerator, and freezer. That will help to cool the planet—someday. If you want to be secure from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and...

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After the Hideous Light Bulbs

The EnvironmentPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/08/2007

In my last article, I urged everyone to say no to the hideous looking fluorescent light bulbs the environmentalists plan to force on us in the name of fighting global warming and "saving the planet." I described the light bulbs as an entering wedge for further demands adding up to the...

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The solution to the global warming problem?

The EnvironmentPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/07/2007

Now, here is a famous environmental activist who is serious about the global warming problem.

"We need to radically and intelligently reduce human populations to fewer than one billion.... We need to stop...

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Say No to the Hideous Light Bulbs

The EnvironmentPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/04/2007

The environmentalists are pushing hideous looking fluorescent light bulbs of the kind shown here as a way to save electricity and thus reduce the need for power plants and resulting carbon emissions. The bulbs will thus allegedly help to save the planet from global warming and, therefore, the...

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