Will Manila Solar City Reclamation Project Cause Flooding?

Or The Pseudo-science Mumbo Jumbo of Lory Tan, WWF-Philippines President Remember these words well the next time you encounter an environmentalist of one sort or another: Environmentalism is a creed of mysticism. While it often tries to display a veneer of science, it in fact rejects reason and science. It regularly makes claims that are […]

The “Save” Brand of Environmentalism: Sunsets, Trees and Unicorn Poop

Environmentalism is a creed of mysticism. While it often tries to display a veneer of science, it in fact rejects reason and science. It regularly makes claims that are divorced from any objective evidence. – In Moral Defense of Forestry, Peter Schwartz. Posted in Ayn Rand Center, January 28, 2000 The Tree Huggers in Baguio and […]

The Rise of Syndicated Environmental Advocacies

Nope, this won’t be another 2,000 word entry just about Saving Manila Bay or Saving Baguio Pine Trees, I think people have had enough of that for now. It’s a Saturday morning in the Philippines.  The sky is bright baby blue, the air is cool, birds are chirping in the yard, one of my house […]

Save Our Sunset (SOS) Save Manila Bay… Do You Mean “Keep It Polluted” ?

First Of A Series I am not about to argue on semantics here, but I think the guys over at the “Save Manila Bay” movement are being a bit anachronistic. Manila Bay has been dead for decades, really.  So, do we mean that we want to keep it that way?  Of course not.  I don’t […]