Articles

Economics, not climate, the key

Richard Tren | 17 May 2005 | Business Day (South Africa)

Richard Tren argues against environmentalist forecasting of increased malaria rates.

Misunderstanding "Market Failure"

Roger Bate | 14 Apr 2005 | TCS Daily

Roger Bate argues that market failure can result from bad policy decisions in poor countries.

Africa's Pol Pot

Roger Bate | 30 Mar 2005 | TCS Daily

As Zimbabweans prepare to go to the polls on Thursday and Zimbabwe receives global attention, it is important that the desperate HIV situation there is acknowledged.

'Life Is Too Short Here to Worry About HIV'

Roger Bate | 11 Mar 2005 | TCS Daily

Roger Bate discusses the impact of Zimbabwe's policies on the health of its citizens.

Zimbabwe a regional health risk

Richard Tren | 11 Mar 2005 | Business Day (South Africa)

Richard Tren discusses the result of Mugabe's reign on the health of Zimbabwe's citizens.

WHO's to blame?

Roger Bate | 02 Feb 2005 | National Review Online

Roger Bate reports from Sri Lanka on the effect of World Health Organization's neglect for indoor residual spraying with DDT.

Band-aid for a terminal illness

Richard Tren | 21 Dec 2004 | Business Day (South Africa)

Where Will Malaria Be

Richard Tren | 28 May 2004 | Wall Street Journal

The notion that climate change will spread malaria to areas that were previously malaria free has increasing cachet because it seems logical. If temperatures and rainfall increase, there will be more mosquitoes and therefore, the argument goes, there will be more malaria. Yet science and the long history of man, mosquitoes and malaria belie this scenario.

Uganda's New War

Richard Tren | 26 May 2004 | TCS Daily

Uganda's nascent war against malaria needs all the friends it can get.

Relief South Africans Found For Malaria Is Spelled DDT

None | 25 Mar 2004 | Investors Business Daily

Richard Tren and Roger Bate discuss South Africa's succes against malaria using DDT.