Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

CO2 Helps Crops Withstand Drought

California is in the midst of a multi-year drought that is putting pressure on water supplies in cities and causing some farmers to reduce acreage and cull their herds.

Report: Three Hours of Waterboarding About Fracking on The Daily Show

On Thursday, February 27, I received an email inviting me to be part of a segment "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart was doing on fracking.

Net Neutrality is About Consumer Welfare not Corporate Welfare for Netflix

Billionaire Netflix CEO Reed Hastings objects to Netflix having to pay anything at all for Netflix’ gorging on 

No Fundamental Shift to Transit: Not Even a Shift

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is out  with news of higher transit ridership.

Perils in the Air: A Frequent Flyer Physician Reflects on Flight MH 370

The bizarre disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 might sound like an episode from the Twilight Zone, when an aircraft vanishes into a different dimension and emerges in an earlier time.

It's the Sun, Stupid

“Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?”—Groucho Marx.

Three Hours of Media Waterboarding

On Thursday, February 27, I received an email inviting me to be part of a segment the Daily Show with Jon Stewart was doing on fracking.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations Need to Lead to Fully Free Trade

The United States and Japan are at the trade negotiation table – for the proposed T

Governments Mandate Monopolies, Lament Lack of Competition

The solution to government – isn’t more government.  But that’s exactly what governments proffer all the time.

Relentless Global Warming 'Scientists' Continue Their Scams

Despite the growing worldwide recognition that global warming—now called climate change—is a hoax and that the Earth has been in a cooling cycle going on seventeen years, those most responsible for