DECEMBER 2016

FIGHTING FAKE NEWS


If President Elect Trump thinks he's going to just walk into the White House, sit down with his new EPA hating EPA administrator and figure out how to get rid of all those pesky environmental regulations, he's got another think coming. If he thinks repealing a few of President Obama's Executive Orders is going to stop the enormous worldwide clean renewable energy revolution then he's got much more than another think coming.

He also has facts and figures to contend with. The fact is,The years and years of hard work by renewable energy advocates, entrepreneurs, government and citizens is paying off handsomely and MORE ...

OCTOBER 2016

TRUMP: BIGGEST LOSER EVER

As I write this the 2016 US election is 38 days away. Incredibly, it seems that the nominee of the Republican Party still has an actual chance to win the presidency. This despite the overwhelming evidence of his lack of qualifications, credentials, experience, temperament, character. honesty, and judgment. It is shameful to consider that his behavior, his racism, sexism, islamaphobia, mysoginy, bullying and anti-American attitudes and actions are celebrated by his supporters.

One of the most disturbing elements of the Trump phenomenon is the sure and certain knowledge that Trump's commitment to proactive environmentalism is ... MORE

SEPTEMBER 2016

DENYING DENIERS


Climate change deniers often buttress their basic argument against climate change science by claiming that an increase in atmospheric CO2 will make Earth greener. Their reasoning revolves around the fact that plants "breathe" in CO2 and "breathe" out oxygen. In addition, the deniers theorize that more plants will remove more CO2, and pollution. This will, according to this hypothesis, reduce the effects of the existing amound, and projected growth, in these gases. In this view, the more greenhouse gases we release into the atmosphere the better. ... MORE ...


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