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by | Oct 26, 2022

A new report exposes much of recycling as an empty ritual geared more at cleansing consciences than the planet. The publisher of the study? Greenpeace. “The plastics and products industries have been promoting plastic recycling as the solution to plastic…

by | Feb 3, 2022

The consensus on masking has shifted this winter. Whereas before the enforced wisdom was that all masks provide protection, experts and infectious disease experts have begun to sing a different tune: you must wear a medical-grade mask to have any…

by | Aug 2, 2018

While the conservative commenteriat has worked itself into a frenzy over the recent spate of proposed plastic straw bans, few pundits have taken notice of bans on something that’s far less cherished, yet far more useful: polystyrene. Notably, beginning on…

by | May 24, 2018

What if I were to suggest turning all of New York into a national monument? OK, maybe we would exclude the gigantic city, but the rest of that beautiful state could be our newest national monument. You might instinctively see…

by | Dec 13, 2017

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently issued a directive to end a 20-year string of “sue and settle” cases that have funneled untold millions of tax dollars to environmental organizations. Predictably, those groups and their allies are apoplectic about it. Many…

by | Aug 14, 2017

One of Shakespeare’s most famous lines comes when Hamlet asks his mother how she reacts to a certain character’s effusive and flowery language, and she responds, “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” It’s among the bard’s many lines still…

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