Megan Toombs

Megan Toombs
Ending Down Syndrome—The Nazi Way?
By Megan Toombs
About a year and a half ago I was at an all-day event with friends that consisted of a lot ...
August 18, 2017
Real Climate Denial
By Megan Toombs
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) is a potential running-mate choice for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Yet he recently joined ...
July 19, 2016
Zika, Abortion, and Population Control: The Hype and the Real Danger
By Megan Toombs
The Zika virus has caused massive concern bordering on panic across a significant portion of the globe. Women are worried ...
June 28, 2016
The State of the Union and Climate Change: Fact Check
By Megan Toombs
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address gave him the opportunity to highlight his achievements and push forward with ...
January 15, 2016
The Environmental Myth of Green Energy Independence
By Megan Toombs
The idea of being “energy independent” started after the 1973 oil crisis—when the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) ...
September 15, 2015
California Debates Economy Destroying Bill to Reduce Gas Consumption by 50 Percent
By Megan Toombs
California lawmakers are attempting to reduce gas consumption in the state by fifty percent “to achieve ambient air quality standards ...
August 18, 2015
LEGO Plans to Spend Millions to Replace Material in Iconic Children’s Toy to Cut Carbon Footprint
By Megan Toombs
In a recent announcement, well known Danish children’s toy maker, LEGO, revealed it is looking for a new material to ...
July 23, 2015
Divestment and Sustainability Movements—Anti-Higher Education?
By Megan Toombs
Editor’s note: This column was co-authored by JD King. A comprehensive new report from the National Association of Scholars (NAS) ...
April 17, 2015
Castrate All Boys at Age Ten to Save the Planet?
By Megan Toombs
A friend posted on Facebook responses she had received when she announced she was pregnant with her second child. “Already?!”“Was ...
January 27, 2015
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