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CULTURE OF ALARMISM

Americans are bombarded with messages about how everyday products and activities threaten their health and the health of their children; politicians and government regulators then use this alarmism to promote regulations that expand their power. The costs of this dynamic are serious: wasted tax dollars, higher costs and inferior goods for consumers, fewer jobs in companies navigating through red tape, and a needlessly worried, less free American populace. IWF probes into the science, and highlights the costs we pay for the over-regulation of American life. IWF also promotes common sense energy policy, and explains how radical environmentalism backfires on American families, raises the prices of everyday goods and services, and discourages economic growth.

Categories:  Agriculture,  Chemicals,  Child Safety,  Energy,  Food Freedom


The Real Issue Behind the North Dakota Pipeline

December 7 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Paris Climate Accord Prospects Looking Increasingly Bleak

November 21 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Whither the Greenies in Trumpworld?

November 16 2016
by Charlotte Hays


OH NO! The Election Results Are Upsetting the Children!

November 15 2016
by Charlotte Hays


The Category 5 Storm of Liberals Linking Hurricane Matthew to Global Warming

October 7 2016
by Charlotte Allen


The Obama Administration's Crusade Against Leaving Uneaten Peas on Your Plate

October 7 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Canadian Moms Report: Teachers Confiscating Their Kids' "Unhealthy" Home-Packed Lunches

October 6 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Study: Wind’s Radius of Peril for Birds Stretches Hundreds of Miles

October 3 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Yes, Murders Did Spike Last Year

September 27 2016
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie


Obama Administration Halts Another Pipeline

September 14 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Team Jen! Leave Jennifer Aniston (and her face wash!) Alone.

August 29 2016
by Julie Gunlock


University of Michigan Report: Biofuel Is Worse for Environment than Gasoline

August 25 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Frustrations Mount a Year After the EPA’s Toxic Animas River Spill

August 25 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Could Current Environmental Policies Be a Partial Factor in California's Wildfires?

August 25 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Nanny Wants to be Your Bartender

August 25 2016
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The Demographics of the Soda Tax

August 24 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Wealthy Environmentalist Launches Ethanol Takedown Effort

August 22 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Fears of Violence Accompany North Dakota Anti-Pipeline Protests

August 22 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Pop Tart Boy Meet Handprint Mom

August 15 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Anti-fracking measures face slim odds in Colorado

August 15 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Global Elites: Signaling Their Virtue at Everybody Else's Expense

August 12 2016
by Charlotte Hays


San Francisco-Area County Bans Fracking

July 27 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Drilling Down for an Overlooked Quote Last Night

July 21 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Obama Admin Renews Solar Push

July 20 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Solar Sisters Take to Capitol Hill

July 7 2016
by Charlotte Hays


How Not to Have Fun on the Fourth of July

July 5 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Major Coal Company Announces Thousands of Layoffs Pending

July 2 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


FDA Alarmists: Cookie Dough Edition

June 30 2016
by Julie Gunlock


A Lump of Coal for Oakland City Council

June 29 2016
by Charlotte Hays


NYU Won’t Divest from Fossil Fuels

June 24 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


More on the Wyoming Judge's Fracking Ruling

June 24 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Bloomberg Eyes the West for Soda Tax Revolution

June 20 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


The USDA Finally Realizes That "Food Deserts" Don't Cause Obesity

June 17 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Sour Note: Philadelphia Passes Soda Tax

June 10 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Texas Green Activist Plans “Guerilla Manuever” Against Fracking

June 9 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


More Coal Layoffs In Colorado

June 6 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


The Big Cost of Fossil-Fuel Divestment

June 6 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


UK Wind Industry Says England Isn't Windy Enough to Build Wind Turbines Without Government Subsidies

June 6 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Affirmative Consent Takes a Hit

May 19 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Dems Defeat Zika-Prevention Measure

May 18 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Dems Divided Over Environmental Issues

May 17 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


A Victory for Fracking

May 3 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


The EPA Won't Pay

April 29 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Bad Bosses: TSA Edition

April 28 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


Move On Michelle Obama, Your Obesity Pet Project Doesn’t Work

April 28 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


Sign the Petition: Hands Off Our Salt

April 26 2016
by Julie Gunlock


The Sounds of Silence: Life Without Radio

April 25 2016
by Amber Schwartz


The EPA Chief’s Revealing Testimony

April 22 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


More on the Soda Sin Tax: Bernie Won’t Drink What Hillary Swallows

April 22 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


Behind the Quest for Safe Spaces: Helicopter Parents?

April 19 2016
by Charlotte Hays


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