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Bill Banning State GMO Food Labels Reintroduced In Congress

quoting Henry I. Millervia Heartland Institute
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) has reintroduced the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 to prevent individual states from requiring labels indicating whether a food was genetically modified (GMO).

Analysis and Commentary

Drone Registration, Part III

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Registration Task Force Aviation Rulemaking Committee has issued its final report dated November 21, 2015.


How The Genetically Engineered Salmon Floundered In Regulatory Limbo For 20 Years

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Friday, November 20, 2015

The FDA on Thursday approved a genetically engineered salmon that grows faster but is otherwise indistinguishable from its wild cohorts.

In the News

Prof: Greenpeace ‘No Less Brutal Than ISIS’ For GMO Stance

quoting Henry I. Millervia Daily Caller (DC)
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

One Stanford professor says Greenpeace’s campaign to ban genetically modified food in poor countries struggling with chronic hunger and malnourishment “is no less brutal than the Islamic State.”

Analysis and Commentary

Are Members Of Congress Being Poisoned By Pesticides?

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Health scares have become big business for activists, attracting adherents and funding.

In the News

A Promising Strategy To Address Climate Change

mentioning George P. Shultzvia Bucks County Courier Times (PA)
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Citizens’ Climate Lobby recently offered the Bucks County Courier Times Editorial Board, on which I serve, a most interesting explanation of how it proposes to address climate change. 


Bruce Thornton On The John Batchelor Show (19:26)

interview with Bruce Thorntonvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, November 16, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow Bruce Thornton discusses his recent article Defining Ideas article "The Religion of Environmentalism."

Analysis and Commentary

Brian Nosek On The Reproducibility Project

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, November 16, 2015

Brian Nosek of the University of Virginia and the Center for Open Science talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the Reproducibility Project--an effort to reproduce the findings of 100 articles in three top psychology journals.

Analysis and Commentary

Students Rally For Divestment--But From What?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Global Climate Change Summit will be held in Paris during November 30-December 11, 2015. Its goal is to set out a schedule to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Every important political leader in the world will attend.

In the News

Valley Drought On The Silver Screen

mentioning Victor Davis Hansonvia Visalia Times Delta
Thursday, November 12, 2015

You’d be hard pressed to find people in the U.S. and around world who don’t know about California’s severe drought, considering the amount of news coverage generated about it.


Research Teams

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.