Category Archives: science

Talk is Cheap Mr. Zeldin

From James Ewing:  A reminder of where Lee Zeldin stands on the environment.  The Scorecard as per the League of Conservation Voters. To get the specifics on each vote go their website and click on the “vote name”: Green … Continue reading

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Trump Spurns Nobel Prize Winners—and the Feeling Is Mutual

Published in Daily Kos November 13 By Mark Sumner In a White House as radically anti-science as this one, it’s no surprise that scientists are being denied the usual honors. President Trump, breaking a tradition that stretches back nearly two decades, … Continue reading

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Holocaust Seen Through the Eyes of a Child

Letter published in the Newburyport News, Massachusetts, by Steve Ludsin of R&R Very moving’ article about local author’s book, Oct 12, 2017 To the editor: The article “Local author writes about Holocaust through her father’s eyes” by Dyke Hendrickson, [Daily … Continue reading

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The Great Lakes Are Attacking Us Now

Can you really blame them? By Charles P. Pierce Original post on Oct 4, 2017 While the Secretary of the Interior is jetting around on our dime, and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency is slow-dancing with his … Continue reading

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Oceans in Peril

Title image from Oceans of Acid. By Judith S. Weis  OpEd in the East Hampton Star Sept. 14, 2017 While some politicians claim that climate change is a hoax, and climate scientists try to refine their models and forecasts of … Continue reading

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Trump nominated a climate denier as USDA chief scientist — here’s why that matters — MONDAY, AUG 28, 2017  Democrats vow to fight Sam Clovis, who isn’t a scientist and whose ignorant views threaten our food supply AMANDA MARCOTTE In all the Donald Trump-created chaos, it might seem a little odd at first … Continue reading

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Fight for Funding of Tick-borne Diseases

Published in the EH Star 8/3/2017 Dear Editor, To anyone living on the East End it is apparent that tick-borne diseases are a health crisis. We need the federal government to provide funding on both the local and national level … Continue reading

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