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Junkscience: Warming helping US corn production

Because this is bad news for climate bedwetters, the media release actually says that this means crop yield is “more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought” Yeesh. The media release is below. ### Changing temperatures are helping corn production in US — for now Research links warming temperatures and localized cooling to increased maize …

2018-11-05 20:00   Click to comment

Junkscience: New smoking cessation study debunks EPA’s PM2.5-death claims

I pointed this out in my Amazon.com best seller, “Scare Pollution: Why and How to Fix the EPA.” So you can smoke (each cigarette is a massive PM2.5 exposure) until you are age 35, quit, and then by age 50 have normal life expectancy (i.e., have the CV disease risk of a never-smoker) — despite …

2018-11-05 10:00   Click to comment

Junkscience: Trzupek: ‘It was a subtle but brilliant maneuver designed to kill coal forevermore’

The Center for Biological Diversity is trying to shut down the coal plant at the University of North Carolina-Durham with a bogus emissions dispersion modeling study and a leftover Obama war-on-coal rule. JunkScience.com friend Rich Trzupek breaks it down. Must read. Read Trzupek’s article at TheEpochTimes: Web | PDF

2018-10-30 21:40   Click to comment

Junkscience: Glider truck study vindicated by Tennessee Tech: Emissions from gliders and new trucks are about the same

That’s what the letter says. But it probably won’t be what you read in Fake News media accounts (ahem… Eric Lipton, I can’t wait for your report). It’s official. The Tennessee Tech University study comparing emissions from glider trucks and news trucks is good. That’s what is concluded in this new letter from the TTU …

2018-10-24 17:03   Click to comment

Junkscience: Vehicle Tailpipe Emissions Are SAFE

Enviros are trying to derail the Trump rollback of the Obama fuel economy standards by claiming that increased tailpipe emissions will kill people. As JunkScience.com readers know, this claims is total BS. Vehicle Tailpipe Emissions Are SAFE By Steve Milloy October 24, 2018, CNSNews.com The Trump administration has proposed to freeze Obama-era fuel economy standards …

2018-10-24 16:21   Click to comment

Junkscience: Claim: Air pollution leads to millions of ER visits for asthma attacks worldwide

EPA human testing has already debunked this BS. Here’s what you need to know: EPA’s own human testing — conducted on more than 6,000 patients, including asthmatics — is experimental proof that tailpipe and smokestack emissions do not cause, exacerbate or trigger asthma attacks. This experimental proof is backed up by the fact that asthma …

2018-10-24 13:00   Click to comment

Junkscience: Communist China-funded US enviro groups working to stop US military base on Okinawa

China is funding us green groups to harm our national security. Environmental Group Condemns GOP Panel’s Foreign Agent Probe By The Associated Press Oct. 19, 2018 WASHINGTON — An environmental group has denounced a House oversight committee for suggesting the organization’s efforts to block construction of a U.S. military base on the southern Japanese island …

2018-10-19 12:41   Click to comment

Junkscience: WINNING!!! Science transparency moves to Department of Interior

The Department of Interior has just issued a science transparency directive to its staff (see below). DoI’s intention is to enshrine science transparency via rulemaking. Another YUGE win for us.

2018-10-17 19:50   Click to comment

Junkscience: Will the Trump Fuel Economy Reform Proposal Create Deadly Air Pollution?

Enviros are claiming the Trump rollback of the Obama fuel economy standards will kill people via increased tailpipe emissions. Is this true? Click here to read the paper at CEI.org. Click here for a PDF copy.

2018-10-17 18:02   Click to comment

Junkscience: Volvo Trucks emissions scam collapsing

No wonder Chinese-owned Volvo trucks is trying to kill off the American glider truck industry. Here’s the regulatory scam in a nutshell as reported by Bloomberg: “Volvo has sold about 700,000 trucks in North America and Europe since 2014, when stricter emissions rules were implemented.” Volvo and the rest of the new truck industry supported …

2018-10-16 17:58   Click to comment

Junkscience: Milloy on EPA science win: ‘I couldn’t be more pleased’

“This is something that I’ve been pushing for since the transition team.”

2018-10-15 20:56   Click to comment

Junkscience: EPA disbands PM panel… another YUGE win!

EPA is disbanding the CASAC PM panel that JunkScience.com exposed as being corrupt. From today’s New York Times: Below is the email sent to CASAC PM panel members: Read about the CASAC PM panel corruption in my July 17, 2017 Wall Street Journal op-ed.

2018-10-13 14:42   Click to comment

Junkscience: Children are NOT more sensitive /vulnerable to chemicals in the environment

Let’s review the nonsense in today’s New York Times op-ed by notorious junk scientist goofballs Phil Landrigan (Mt. Sinai) and Lynn Goldman (George Washington University). The NYTimes op-ed is here. Let’s take the most egregious BS, paragraph by paragraph: 1. Kids more sensitive to chemicals? Landrigan/Goldman write: First, let’s address the stolen valor. The ‘National …

2018-10-03 14:08   Click to comment

Junkscience: It’s time to make cars great again, and Trump plan does just that

My op-ed in the Fresno Bee ahead of Monday’s public hearing on the Trump plan to rollback Obama’s pointless fuel economy standards. The Trump administration wants to put you in a newer, better, safer and cleaner car sooner and for less money. In contrast, the state of California and its allies in the radical environmental …

2018-09-23 14:48   Click to comment

Junkscience: Here’s why Volvo Trucks is trying to kill American-made glider trucks

Junkscience.com does better investigative reporting than New York Times‘ self-proclaimed ‘investigative reporter’ Eric Lipton. Fitzgerald Glider Kits founder and CEO Tommy Fitzgerald, Sr. is trying to do his part to MAGA by remanufacturing engines to make glider trucks. Foreign-owned Volvo Trucks, though, is doing its best to destroy Fitzgerald’s business by conspiring with Obama EPA …

2018-09-14 20:28   Click to comment

Junkscience: Glider Trucks Caught in Deep State Double Standard

When the Obama EPA issued its rule to kill the glider truck industry in 2016, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved the rule even though the Obama EPA failed to do the required benefit-cost analysis required by Executive Order No. 12866. But when the Trump EPA sent the final rollback of …

2018-09-14 18:41   Click to comment

Junkscience: Dirty Deeds Done Deep State Cheap: Rep. Bill Posey (R, FL-8) summarizes EPA-Volvo conspiracy against glider trucks

From today’s hearing before the House Space, Science and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Environment — “Examining the Underlying Science and Impacts of Glider Truck Regulations”. Rep. Posey recounts how EPA and Volvo Trucks rigged the glider emissions tests.

2018-09-13 20:04   Click to comment

Junkscience: So… Volvo Trucks only opposes American-made glider trucks

As we learned at today’s House Science Committee hearing, Chinese-owned Volvo Trucks is quite okay with the glider trucks it makes in Sweden. Although Volvo Trucks and EPA resistance are campaigning to kill off the the US glider truck industry by pretending that gliders are bad for the environment, Chinese-owned Volvo boasts on its web …

2018-09-13 16:58   Click to comment

Junkscience: Memo to Obama: You didn’t think of that

Last week, former President Obama reprised a theme from his 2012 campaign in an attack on President Trump. Misappropriating credit for the booming economy, Obama stated, “Let’s just remember when this recovery started.” This, of course, echoes what Obama said at a campaign rally on July 13, 2012, when he attacked individualism and capitalism by …

2018-09-09 17:40   Click to comment

Junkscience: RIP Rod Nichols: Former New York Academy of Sciences chief

Rod was a friend and board member of the CO2 Coalition. Here is his Washington Post obit.

2018-09-05 12:10   Click to comment

Junkscience: Boom… EPA inspector general to investigate EPA staff-Volvo Trucks rigging of glider truck emissions test

JunkScience.com exposed this scandal in June. Three months later… here’s the EPA IG letter announcing the investigation (EPA Web Site|PDF).

2018-09-04 21:02   Click to comment

Junkscience: Revealed: NESCAUM does bidding of enviro group in glider truck battle

New emails obtained from New York state show the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) giving new meaning to the “C” in Northeast States Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM). NESCAUM is a nonprofit of comprised of Northeast state air quality agencies. Here’s how NESCAUM describes itself — note that no part of NESCAUM’s mission is to act …

2018-09-04 17:51   Click to comment

Junkscience: Report: Rich country CO2 emissions underreported by 25%

Aaahhh… the Paris Climate Hoax…. “A new report out today from Buy Clean shows that 25 percent of the world’s carbon emissions pass through a loophole in climate policy and are not accounted for in the national emissions reduction targets set in the Paris climate agreement.” Read the report.

2018-09-04 12:15   Click to comment

Junkscience: Smoking Gun: Emails Show Volvo Trucks Initiated EPA’s Rigged Testing of Glider Trucks

In June, JunkScience.com broke the news that EPA career staff and Volvo Trucks had worked cooperatively on a rigged glider truck emissions test. New e-mails obtained via FOIA indicate origin of the rigged testing idea. The characters in today’s drama are: For background, read “EXPOSED: E-mails reveal Volvo Trucks, (Obama leftover) EPA staff rig agency …

2018-08-22 21:31   Click to comment

Junkscience: Why can’t there be an objective review of the LNT?

Health physicist Brant Ulsh takes apart the NCRP Commentary 27 claim that the continued use of the LNT for radiation protection is supported by epidemiologic studies. Read the entire paper.

2018-08-22 18:30   Click to comment

Junkscience: Trump to Replace Obama Clean Power Plan With Affordable Clean Energy Rule

Between this proposal and the CAFE proposal, most of the Obama climate legacy is history. The EPA media release is below. The EPA web page with rulemaking fact sheets is here.

2018-08-21 13:10   Click to comment

Junkscience: Wow… AAAS calls EPA science transparency rule ‘insidious’, ‘dangerous’ and ‘an affront to science and scientists’

With your $150 (or more), the American Association for the Advancement (sic) of Science will fight for secret science at EPA. Here’s the AAAS fundraising e-mail (that will live in infamy) I received this morning.

2018-08-20 14:42   Click to comment

Junkscience: Trump Fuel Economy Proposal Puts Brakes on Obama’s All-Pain-No-Gain Global Warming Crusade

My column posted at CNSNews.com. Trump Fuel Economy Proposal Puts Brakes on Obama’s All-Pain-No-Gain Global Warming Crusade By Steve Milloy August 17, 2018, CNSNews.com President Trump wants to get you into a new car of your choice for less money and sooner rather than later. To make that happen, his administration has just proposed to …

2018-08-17 19:19   Click to comment

Junkscience: EPA staffer behind rigged glider truck testing, now trying to sabotage Trump rollback of Obama fuel economy standards

Senior EPA bureaucrat Bill Charmley is personally try to wreck to the Trump deregulatory agenda. JunkScience.com readers will recall that Bill Charmley, the director of the Assessment and Standards Division in EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality, worked with Volvo Trucks last fall to sabotage the Trump rollback of the Obama EPA’s anti-glider truck …

2018-08-15 15:02   Click to comment

Junkscience: Calabrese: Moving Away from the Linear Nonthreshold (LNT) Model of Carcinogenesis

The great Ed Calabrese reviews the Trump EPA’s proposal to do away with the linear nonthreshold model of junk science. Read Ed Calabrese’s latest LNT article.

2018-08-10 16:23   Click to comment


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