David J. Theroux
| Tuesday March 9, 2021 at 3:53 PM PST
The world-renowned astrophysicist Siegfried Fred Singer (1924–2020) passed away on April 6, 2020, at the age of 95. Fred was Emeritus Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Virginia, and since 1993 we were proud to have him as a dear friend and Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.
Robert P. Murphy
| Friday October 19, 2018 at 10:08 AM PDT
A deeper look at the work of this year’s Nobel Prize in Economic Science recipient.
J. Huston McCulloch
| Sunday August 7, 2016 at 8:28 PM PDT
[The recommendations herein were substantially revised, 1/17/19, as noted in the section “Which Discount Rate to Use?”, and corrected 2/14/19.] Two recent position papers from the conservative libertarian Niskanen Center and the libertarian Cato Institute take diametrically opposite positions on the desirability of a Carbon Tax. [Corrected 2/8/17 per communication from Jerry Taylor.] Jerry...Read More »
David J. Theroux
| Tuesday November 22, 2011 at 11:34 PM PST
As reported in The Guardian and elsewhere, a new batch of 5,000 emails (“FOIA2011”) has just been leaked that follow up on Climategate of 2009 and the more recent scandal of the BEST studies that further reveal the deliberate and coordinated efforts by key climate alarmist scientists to distort the scientific record in order...Read More »
Mary L. G. Theroux
| Monday January 26, 2009 at 3:55 PM PST
Journalists last week were eager to amplify a new study in Nature to report conclusively that the anomaly of Antarctica’s not warming has now been disproven. See “All Antarctica Seems to be Warming, Report Says,” by San Francisco Chronicle Science Editor David Perlman, and “Study: Antarctica Joins Rest of Globe in Warming,” by Seth...Read More »