PACE PICKS UP THE PACE
The Trump administration has clearly announced its opposition to a progressive environmental agenda. They have followed through on their campaign promises to divert and subvert the global campaign to make renewable energy a center piece of our campaigns to defeat global climate change. Among the first actions taken by the new administration was to compile lists of government workers who had been working on climate change in the federal government. In addition they issued an order to erase all climate change scientific data held by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and others agencies as well. They nominated and confirmed a new EPA chief who is a litigious climate denier. Indeed, his experience with the EPA features years of suing the agency in an effort to weaken it. Finally, ... MORE
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
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