EXTREME POLITICS BEDEVILS SCIENTISTS AND POLICYMAKERS
The environmental community has long been accustomed to working on long-term problems. We project decades into the future and investigate centuries back in history. Some global issues and impacts are under discussion by thousands of scientists from virtually every nation on this planet. The scientific consensus is strong, productive and professional. The scientific method is still the backbone of science and fuels the free and open interchange of data and ideas. It is responsible, in large part, for the implementation of effective global partnerships that are our best hope for survival in a rapidly degrading ecosphere.
Unfortunately, environmental advocates have recently been disappointed by many of the things that our new president and his minions have done in response to global environmental problems. Two recent actions illustrate ... MORE
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
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
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