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Feds Approve Genetically Modified Apples

“Arctic apples,” apples genetically modified to keep from turning brown when sliced or bruised, were approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for commercial planting on February 13. Okanagan Specialty Fruits, the developer of the new non-browning apple, says it hopes the added feature will appeal to consumers and food service companies and could reduce the number of apples discarded because of bruising. The USDA found Arctic apple are safe to plant and nutritionally equivalent to...

Whence the Global Warming Pause?

Editor’s Note: S. Fred Singer, Ph.D., is the most prominent scientist in the world speaking out against global warming alarmism. He founded the Science and Environmental Policy Project and the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change. Singer received the 2014 Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science Award at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change, July 8, 2014, in Las Vegas. The absence of a global-warming trend, often described as a “pause” or “hiatus,” beginning...

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