Category Archives: science

Trump’s Budget from Hell

This is a budget from hell.  Increases for defense and the wall that will ultimately raise the total expenditures, despite the ill-advised cuts.  So, Mr. Zeldin, are you going to say something now, or tow the party line? Trump wants … Continue reading

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Trump’s Expected Pick for Top USDA Scientist Is Not a Scientist

Sam Clovis likely to be named undersecretary of the USDA department that manages research on everything from climate change to nutrition.   by Jessica Huseman Published in ProPublica, May 12, 2017, 7 p.m Sam Clovis speaks during a news conference … Continue reading

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Gardeners Beware 2016: Bee-Toxic Pesticides Found in “Bee-Friendly” Plants Sold at Garden Centers Across the U.S.Gardeners Beware

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If Stephen Hawking is right about Earth’s end, keep an eye on the deer

Hawking says humanity is at great risk of mass extinction within the next 100 years. The Chicago Tribune  (May 8, 2017) Rex HuppkeContact Reporter It seems we’re all going to die fairly soon, but before that happens, we need to … Continue reading

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If You See THIS Label On the Fruit Do Not Buy It at Any Cost!

by ANYA V Most of us don’t know that the stickers attached to the fruits and vegetables are there for more than just scanning the price. The PLU code, or the price lookup number on the sticker can help you … Continue reading

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NY Times’ new columnist: Global warming can’t be serious if activists have kids

The New York Times’ indefensible hire of a climate denier keeps getting worse. After hyping itself as antidote to fake news, New York Times hires extreme climate denier New columnist Bret Stephens dismisses as “imaginary” the climate reality routinely reported by … Continue reading

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Offshore Drilling on the Horizon?

Letter to the Editor Published in The East Hampton Star, April 27, 2017   On Sunday, Guild Hall hosted a program concerned with the preservation of the waters surrounding the East End. Flanked by scientists supporting their efforts, Deputy Town … Continue reading

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