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Bird Conservancy Files Suit Against Wind Turbines

The American Bird Conservancy has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, charging the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service with “multiple violations of federal law” in granting wind turbine permits. At issue is the FWS’s controversial proposed rule that would allow wind power facilities to kill protected golden and bald eagles for periods of up to 30 years. Currently, eagle kill permits are valid for only five years. The 1940 Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act imposes fines and jail time...

Nation’s Schools Targeted with Mythical Alarmist ‘Consensus’ Program

This is the first in a two-part column on how the National Center for Science Education is targeting the nation’s schools to enforce a mythical consensus on global warming alarmism. The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a nonprofit group described as a watchdog over the education of the nation’s children. Its core mission: to enforce a purported “scientific consensus” on hot-button issues, particularly evolutionary theory (NCSE’s focus since the 1980s) and global warming theory (...

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