Ashley Braun is a Seattle-based freelance science and environmental journalist. She works as a deputy editor for DeSmogBlog.com and is a contributing science writer for Natural History Magazine. She has written for Discover Magazine, Popular Science online, Hakai Magazine, Earth Touch News, Grist.org, and OnEarth.org. She also fact-checks for Discover Magazine.
Find more of her writing at ashleybraun.com/writing and follow her on Twitter at @ashleybraun.
Footage of Mayor Peter praising the Tea Party at a 2010 conference and calling for more bipartisanship is not a good look for the millions of Americans hoping to chart a more progressive course post 2020.
"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."