New Jersey announces intent to pull out of RGGI cap and trade – Christie strikes major blow

In a press conference moments ago in Trenton, Gov. Christie announced his support for repealing the state’s cap-and-trade law and withdrawing from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a 10-state regional compact in the Northeast that implements a cap-and-trade energy tax scheme from Maine to Maryland. “It’s a failure,” Christie said today. “RGGI has not…

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Obama snubs Royal Society, plays ping pong

Post by Ryan Maue: The British media continues to mock and criticize the President, which has been petty and unfair in some respects.  But how do we reconcile this?  From the UK Telegraph Barack Obama snubs British scientists by refusing to receive Royal Society medal Barack Obama has snubbed Britain’s most eminent scientists by refusing…

Nursing their wounds with salt

Royal Society Bemoans Freedom of Scientific Information This is a collection of articles related to the In an interview with the Guardian by Sir Paul Nurse of the Royal Society that in connection with FOI: I have been told of some researchers who are getting lots of requests for, among other things, all drafts of…