Category Archives: climate change

EPA completes purge of scientists from its scientific advisory board

Posted On Daily Kos By Mark Sumner Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 · 2:39 PM EDT Keep your demon science away from my agency. Scott Pruitt had already moved to replace much of the scientific review boards at the EPA with … Continue reading

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What Climate Deniers Want Next After Winning Paris Pullout

Posted on Ecowatch Lorraine Chow President Trump‘s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement earlier this month was a clear winfor conservative groups and individuals that support the weakening of environmental regulations. So what do these … Continue reading

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U.S. Refuses to Sign G7 Climate Pledge

Climate Nexus Trump’s Chief Climate Denier Delivers the Coup de Grace on US Leadership on Climate Issues The U.S. refused to sign on to the full Group of Seven environment ministers statement Monday, abstaining from large sections of the final … Continue reading

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As The World Burns

Published in the June 8 edition of The Long Island Advance To the Editor of the Long Island Advance: As residents of a coastal island, living all but surrounded by water, we might expect that our Congressman, Lee Zeldin, would … Continue reading

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Interior Dept. Changes Website, Prioritizes Fossil Fuels Over Renewables

Posted on Ecowatch Lorraine Chow The Interior Department’s new “American Energy” webpage reflects the Trump administration’s calls for unfettered fossil fuel development.   The webpage has gone through several revamps since Ryan Zinke took over the department in March. As … Continue reading

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Macron invites Americans upset over Trump exit from climate pact to find a ‘second homeland’

by Margaret Menge | Updated 06 Jun 2017 at 6:06 AM French President Emmanuel Macron is offering refuge to American liberals upset at President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. In a video posted to Twitter, … Continue reading

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A Crazy Man for President

OK, it took all of four months, but I think it’s been pretty well established by now: we’ve elected a crazy man for President.  Not that for most of us there were any doubts on that score on November 9th … Continue reading

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