Critics ask the Holy See to stop allying itself with the statist, anti-Catholic, pro-abortion, population control advocates of the United Nations and NGOs who are using global warming fear to push harmful policies.
The joint statement issued by Pope Francis in collaboration with world leaders who met April 28 for the Vatican's environmental conference is packed with bureaucratic jargon that levels a frontal assault on industrialized prosperity, free-market capitalism, and human procreation.
A team of top scientists and experts is launching a major inquiry into the integrity, or lack thereof, of the surface temperature data often cited by anthropogenic (man-made) global-warming theorists to justify their alarmism, the Global Warming Policy Foundation announced on April 26. Minor increases in the world’s surface temperature data, which is admittedly “adjusted” by governments for various reasons, has been key to demanding global policies restricting carbon emissions and economic freedom to supposedly fight climate change ever since the man-made “global cooling” theory imploded after its heyday in the 1970s. However, if the inquiry ends up confirming widely held suspicions that the warming data is inaccurate or even outright fraudulent, the entire climate-alarmism industry could be permanently crushed.
The fact that the Department of Energy has decided to get out of the way of American businesses that wish to sell natural gas overseas will have vast positive implications for the United States and much of the globe.
On Thursday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed legislation making his state the first to require labeling of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.
Sixty-four countries across the world have adopted GMO-labeling rules, while 26 others have issued full or partial bans on the use of GMOs, including France, India, and Mexico.