October 2004 Environment & Climate News

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October, 2004
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The October issue of Environment & Climate News features a response by Heartland Science Director Jay Lehr to an anti-biotech paper recently issued by the Alliance for Bio-Integrity. The paper, written by the group's executive director, Steven M. Druker, "ignores widely accepted facts," according to Lehr, who also reviews a related new book by Henry Miller and Gregory Conko, The Frankenfood Myth: How Protest and Politics Threaten the Biotech Revolution.

Page 1 stories in this issue report on the Alaska U.S. Senate race, where Democrat Tony Knowles and Republican Lisa Murkowski each claim to be best-positioned to get ANWR opened up for resource recovery; a Colorado ballot measure and other state legislation imposing renewable energy mandates on consumers; a new study confirming the unreliability of global warming computer models; and charges against Greenpeace for violating environmental regulations it lobbied to impose on ships in Alaskan waters.

This issue also addresses the failure of CO2 emission controls in Great Britain and Japan, the impact of Asian air pollution on U.S. clean air goals, global warming myths in National Geographic, California's new auto emission standards, property rights and Texas cave bugs, and more.

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