Ronald Bailey (born November 23, 1953) is the science editor for Reason magazine. Events 800 - Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Reason is a libertarian monthly magazine from the Reason Foundation. He was born in San Antonio, Texas and raised in Washington County, Virginia, and attended the University of Virginia, where he earned a B. Washington County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The University of Virginia (also called UVa, UVA, Mr Jefferson's University, or The University) is a highly selective public research A. in philosophy and economics in 1976. He attended the University of Virginia School of Law for three semesters. The University of Virginia School of Law (Virginia Law was founded in Charlottesville in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson as one of the original subjects taught at his
Bailey worked briefly as an economist for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission before turning to his career in writing and television production. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC is the United States federal agency with jurisdiction over interstate electricity sales Wholesale According to his biography on the Reason website: "He has produced several series and documentaries for PBS television and ABC News. The Public Broadcasting Service ( PBS) is a Non-profit Public broadcasting Television service with 354 member TV stations in the The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. Mr. Bailey was the 1993 Warren T. Brookes Fellow in Environmental Journalism at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI is a Non-profit public policy organization founded in 1984 by Fred L His articles and reviews have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Commentary, The New York Times Book Review, The Public Interest, Smithsonian magazine, National Review, Forbes, The Washington Times, Newsday, and Readers Digest. The Washington Post is the largest and most circulated Newspaper in Washington D Commentary is an American monthly Magazine covering Politics, International affairs, Judaism, and social cultural The New York Times Book Review is a weekly paper-magazine supplement to The New York Times in which current non-fiction and fiction books are reviewed The Public Interest was a quarterly conservative politics and culture journal founded by Irving Kristol in 1965. Smithsonian is a monthly Magazine published by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D National Review ( NR) is a biweekly Magazine and Web site, founded by the late author William F Forbes is an American Publishing and media company Its flagship publication Forbes magazine is published bi-weekly The Washington Times is a daily Broadsheet Newspaper published in Washington D Newsday is a daily Tabloid -size Pulitzer Prize winning Newspaper that primarily serves Long Island and the New York City Reader's Digest is a monthly general-interest family Magazine co-founded in 1922 by Lila Bell Wallace and DeWitt Wallace. He has lectured at Harvard University, Rutgers University, McGill University, University of Alaska, Universite de Quebec, the Cato Institute, the Instituto de Libertad y Desarrollo (Chile), and the American Enterprise Institute. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey (also known as Rutgers University) is the largest institution for higher education in the state of New Jersey The University of Alaska is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university founded in 1917 in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Université du Québec is a system of ten provincially-run public universities in Quebec, Canada. The Cato Institute is a Libertarian Think tank headquartered in Washington D The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI is a conservative Think tank, founded in 1943 "
Bailey lives in Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, Virginia. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D Charlottesville is an Independent city located within the confines of Albemarle County in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States
Bailey has described himself as a "libertarian transhumanist. Libertarian transhumanism is a Political philosophy synthesizing Libertarianism and Transhumanism. " To this end, he has written a book entitled Liberation Biology: The Scientific And Moral Case For The Biotech Revolution.
In his 1993 book, Ecoscam, and other works, Bailey criticized claims that CFCs contribute to ozone depletion and that human activity was contributing to global warming. The haloalkanes (also known as halogenoalkanes or alkyl halides) are a group of Chemical compounds consisting of Alkanes such as Methane Ozone depletion describes two distinct but related observations a slow steady decline of about 4 percent per decade in the total amount of Ozone in Earth's Global warming is the increase in the average measured temperature of the On this and other occasions, he suggested that the scientific consensus regarding global warming was the product of a scam or conspiracy. Global warming conspiracy and global warming conspiracy theory are terms used to refer to the claim that the theory of Global warming is a fraud perpetuated for financial Writing in National Review in 1997, Bailey said,
Militia members are famously worried that black helicopters are practicing maneuvers with blue-helmeted UN troops in a plot to take over America. National Review ( NR) is a biweekly Magazine and Web site, founded by the late author William F Black Helicopter is a United States Boston, Massachusetts based Hard rock band on Thurston Moore 's Ecstatic Peace The United Nations ( UN) is an International organization whose stated aims are to facilitate cooperation in International law, International security But the actual peril is more subtle. A small cadre of obscure international bureaucrats are hard at work devising a system of "global governance" that is slowly gaining control over ordinary Americans' lives. Maurice Strong, a 68-year-old Canadian, is the "indispensable man" at the center of this creeping UN power grab. Maurice F Strong PC, CC, OM, LLD, FRSC (born April 29, 1929 in Oak Lake, Manitoba) is one "
However, he has subsequently revised his views, stating in 2005, "Anyone still holding onto the idea that there is no global warming ought to hang it up. "
Bailey has stated in the article "Global Warming — Not Worse Than We Thought, But Bad Enough":
Details like sea level rise will continue to be debated by researchers, but if the debate over whether or not humanity is contributing to global warming wasn't over before, it is now. . . . as the new IPCC Summary makes clear, climate change Pollyannaism is no longer looking very tenable. 
However, he is critical of Al Gore and his film about global warming, writing, "On balance Gore gets it more right than wrong on the science (we'll leave the policy stuff to another time), but he undercuts his message by becoming the opposite of a global warming denier. Albert Arnold Gore Jr (born March 31 1948 is an American environmental Activist, author Businessperson, former Politician, and former An Inconvenient Truth is an American Documentary film about Global warming, presented by former United States Vice President He's a global warming exaggerator. "
[Rachel] Carson’s disciples have managed to persuade many poor countries to stop using DDT against mosquitoes. Rachel Louise Carson (May 27 1907 – April 14 1964 was an American marine biologist and Nature writer whose writings are credited with advancing the global DDT (from its trivial name D ichloro- D iphenyl- T richloroethane is one of the best known synthetic Pesticides It is a chemical with a long The result has been an enormous increase in the number of people dying of malaria each year. Malaria is a vector -borne Infectious disease caused by Protozoan Parasites It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions including Today malaria infects between 300 million and 500 million people annually, killing as many 2. 7 million of them. Anti-DDT activists who tried to have the new U. N. treaty on persistent organic pollutants totally ban DDT have stepped back recently from their ideological campaign, conceding that poor countries should be able to use DDT to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes.