Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Trump administration’s attacks on science already surpass two Bush terms

Trump may have lauded the Apollo 11 mission, but his administration has launched more than 100 attacks on science.

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Fossil fuel drilling could be contributing to climate change by heating Earth from within

Underground reserves of oil have existed for far longer than humans have exploited them – we know worryingly little about the consequences of emptying them.

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Exposure to low levels of air pollution is equivalent to smoking a pack a...

“The increase in emphysema we observed was relatively large, similar to the lung damage caused by 29 pack-years of smoking and 3 years of aging.”

Five things to watch at this month’s big wildlife trade treaty meeting

New wildlife trade rules being discussed at CITES could affect 550 species, including elephants, rhinos and giraffes.

Clean energy produces billions in health benefits, study finds

"This research shows that renewables pay for themselves through health benefits alone."

Looking backwards: 2020-1944

Perhaps you’ll recognize the reference in the title to this article to a novel published in 1888.  It was the third most...

EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”