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    When Environmental Activism Does More Harm Than Good

    Last night Heritage hosted the world premiere of “Not Evil Just Wrong,” a feature-length documentary that reveals the true cost of global warming hysteria and the unintended consequences of radical environmental policies that have been going on for decades. The film was broadcast live on Ustream.tv and screened at 6,000 … More

    Green Tea Party: Sat., 1-4 p.m.

    For those of you in or near the Washington area,  Truth About Green will host the first-ever Green Tea Party tomorrow, Sept. 26,  from 1 to 4 p.m. in Lafayette Park in D.C.   The national event will feature guest speakers discussing the cap and trade legislation before Congress as well … More

    Pittsburgh G-20: Three Points of View Converge at Three Rivers

    Pittsburgh is famous for its Three Rivers. The city was founded in 1758 at the militarily and commercially strategic point where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers converge to form the might Ohio. It is somewhat ironic, then, that as the G-20 leaders arrive in Pittsburgh this evening for a sumptuous … More

    What Next? Two-Ply Need Not Apply

    First they came for your car. Then for your cheeseburger. Now those crazy environmentalists want to control how you wipe. No really. The Washington Post reports: There is a battle for America’s behinds. It is a fight over toilet paper: the kind that is blanket-fluffy and getting fluffier so fast … More

    Stop the EPA from Hijacking the Economy

    We’re fast approaching the deadline for the Environmental Protection Agency’s ruling on whether or not the agency will regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. While the ruling would just be the first step in a process that could take years before settled, sing the … More

    Bill Gates, Windmills and Bono the Leprechaun

    Heritage’s Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing was host to a cheeky Irish couple yesterday who have started a website as a home for their new feature- length documentary, Not Evil Just Wrong.   Producer and director Ann McElhinney hopes the documentary will show “how extreme environmentalism is damaging the lives of the most vulnerable populations in … More

    EPA Finds Global Warming Dangerous, Proposes to Micromanage the Economy

    Bureaucratic micromanagement of the economy, all in the name of fighting global warming, would likely be the end result of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) endangerment finding on greenhouse gases. The White House Office of Management and Budget completed its interagency review of the EPA’s proposed finding, and it is … More

    EPA’s Global Warming Regulations: Time to Let the Facts Sink In

    The Environmental Protection Agency’s recent endangerment finding that greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, “are pollutants that endanger the public’s health and welfare” would come with monumental costs. The cumulative GDP losses for 2010 to 2029 approach $7 trillion. Single-year losses exceed $600 billion in 2029, more than $5,000 per house­hold. … More

    Rep. Nunes: Calif. Radicals Set To Storm Rest Of America

    Washington – Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), whom we have previously profiled on the Foundry, visited the Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing today and warned against radical environmental regulations cutting off the livelihoods of millions of Americans, just as thousands have lost jobs in his home district. “If you want to see the bellwether … More

    It’s Irresponsible to Have More Than 2 Kids

    That’s according to Jonathon Porritt, who chairs the UK’s Sustainable Development Commission. The carbon footprint from having more than two children will inflict too much damage on the environment to justify having any more. Straight from Porritt’s mouth: I am unapologetic about asking people to connect up their own responsibility … More