EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets – Yikes! – #Climate

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This might or might not happen, or might happen but be watered down. The LA Times reports it as follows … EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets that are key to curbing global warming — setting up clash with California The Trump administration is poised to abandon America’s pioneering fuel economy targets for cars … Read moreEPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets – Yikes! – #Climate

Campaign to boot Scott Pruitt from EPA has been initiated

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If you don’t know who Scott Pruitt is, then simply imagine Trump tracking down the most incompetent corrupt anti-environmental climate-change-denying candidate possible and appointing him to run the US Environmental Protection Agency. You might perhaps consider that to be a politically-motivated exaggeration. Sadly it is not, it is a quite literal fact-based observation. Incompetent and … Read moreCampaign to boot Scott Pruitt from EPA has been initiated

Weekly Weird Religious News

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When you do a weekly posting of news items related to religious weirdness, then there comes a point at which you might be tempted to consider the idea that you will no longer be surprised by the items that pop up, and instead you come to anticipate a specific mode of behaviour. I do confess … Read moreWeekly Weird Religious News

EPA Update: How is Scott Pruitt getting on?

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If you were to ask Scott Pruitt how things are working out then the answer you get might not exactly reflect the reality of what has been actually happening. You need to ask his employees to get to the truth. The word that actually sums things up is … (insert drum roll here) … “dysfunction”. … Read moreEPA Update: How is Scott Pruitt getting on?

Three Important Climate Change Stories that Broke This Week

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Dr. Marshall Shepherd, a former NASA scientist, has written an interesting article in Forbes in which he highlights three specific Climate specific news articles that broke this week. He notes … I bet there is a good chance that you did not hear about them … and for the average person out there he is … Read moreThree Important Climate Change Stories that Broke This Week

Is Scott Pruitt’s Climate Change TV debate idea a silly one?

OK, let’s cut to the chase, the answer is “yes”, to the question, it is a truly daft idea, and yet it is perhaps also a clever bit of political theatre because it weaves an aura of both doubt and also respectability to an anti-science stance that does not warrant or merit either. Let’s establish … Read moreIs Scott Pruitt’s Climate Change TV debate idea a silly one?