Jay Richards

Jay W. Richards is Research Fellow and Director of Acton Media at the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy and theology (with honors) from ...

Jay W. Richards is Research Fellow and Director of Acton Media at the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy and theology (with honors) from Princeton Theological Seminary, where he was formerly a Teaching Fellow. He is the author of many scholarly and popular articles, as well as several books. His most recent book isThe Privileged Planet, with astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez (Washington D.C.: Regnery, 2004). The Privileged Planet is the basis for the popular documentary The Privileged Planet: The Search for Purpose in the Universe.

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Gore and IPCC win Nobel Peace Prize

Keeping to the trend of politicized awards, the Nobel Peace Prize has been given jointly to Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In his initial statement, however, ...

How hysterical can Bill McGuire Get?

The U.K.’s Bill McGuire has long been on the hysterical side of the global-warming controversy. After all, he has a book called Surviving Armageddon: Solutions For a Threatened Planet. But ...

Arctic Ice Sheets are Stable

Science Daily has reported on a new study published in Science by a Danish scientist named Eske Willerslev. It’s one of those stories filled with scientific details that never ...

Children “Bad for Planet”

I love it when radical environmentalists come right out and say what they’re thinking. Some UK outfit called the “Optimum Population Trust” is urging Britons to stop at two children ...

Carson-Gore

On Friday, Katherine Mangu-Ward had a terrific piece on Rachel Carson, of DDT-is-Evil fame, in the Wall Street Journal (now posted at Reason ). It’s a depressing reminder of what ...

Richard Lindzen in Newsweek

No doubt in an effort to give the appearance of balance, Newsweek’s cover story with Arnold on the cover includes an excellent article by MIT prof Richard Lindzen. One of ...

An Autopsy of Media Bias

Over at Powerline, John Hinderacker does a spectacular job of exposing the media bias tricks in the story Kathryn links to below , about hurricane expert Dr. William Gray. ...

From Climate Change to Theory of Everything

Just in case you had forgotten the metaphysical pretensions of the climate alarmism crowd, consider David Robert’s mini-manifesto in today’s Huffington Post:What we really need is to remake the ...