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Scott Pruitt’s Game-Changing Call for Debate on Climate Science

BY TOM HARRIS FEBRUARY 16, 2017 People familiar with global warming science are well aware of the many serious problems with the politically correct yet scientifically improbable idea that carbon dioxide emissions from industrial activities threaten Earth’s climate. These problems were summarized in the 2016 State of the Climate Report, released during the UN Climate Conference […]

A Climate Scientist Is Smeared for Blowing the Whistle on ‘Corrected’ Data

by JULIE KELLY February 15, 2017 5:18 PM The scandal is growing, as Congress investigates and NOAA brings in outside experts to review a key study. Less than 72 hours after a federal whistleblower exposed shocking misconduct at a key U.S. climate agency, the CEO of the nation’s top scientific group was already dismissing the […]

A New Age for EPA in Era of Trump

By DENNIS E. HEDKE In his article, Lehr suggests replacing many of the duties of the modern EPA with a “Committee of the Whole,” which would be composed of the states’ environmental agencies. Lehr suggests a five-year timeline for materially reorganizing the current, destructive version of EPA left behind by the Obama administration. Under Lehr’s […]

Point: Trump’s Too Smart to Fall for Harmful GOP Establishment Carbon Tax Plan

Posted to Energy February 15, 2017 by H. Sterling Burnett Editor’s Note: For an alternative viewpoint, please see:Counterpoint: Carbon Dividends — the Gipper Would be Proud Some old-guard Republicans are floating the idea of a national tax on carbon-dioxide emissions. The newly minted Climate Leadership Council (CLC), composed of aged establishment Republicans who’ve seen their […]

NBC News: How Eating Crickets Could Help Save the Planet By Fighting Global Warming

by JOSEPH BENNINGTON-CASTRO A patron trys a roasted cricket during a “Pestaurant” event in Washington, D.C. in 2014. Karen Bleier / AFP-Getty Images The world’s population is creeping up on 7.5 billion, but estimates suggest we’ll have a whopping 9 billion mouths to feed by 2050. Unless we all stick to salads, the global production […]