Kenji gets mail – ‘Union of Concerned Scientists’ wants a one-sided Senate hearing panel, asks for money

Kenji got this in his inbox today (donation links redacted): ============================================================= UCS supporter— It’s bad enough that climate deniers get elected to Congress. But it gets much worse: some purveyors of disinformation sit on the House Science Committee. Rep. Lamar Smith, who chairs the committee, wrote a recent Washington Post op-ed replete with misleading information…

Congress ends corn ethanol subsidy

Interesting timing, especially when some biomass companies are switching from wood chips to corn, because they couldn’t turn a profit on wood chips. Looks like all the wheels are coming off the bus now. To Survive, Some Biofuels Companies Give Up on Biofuels – Technology Review Gevo, a prominent advanced-biofuels company that has received millions…

Congressman Markey and Senator Inhofe agree to debate climate science

Inhofe ================================================= By Steve Milloy JunkScience.com So the debate’s not over after all. We’d pay for ringside seats. From Politico: Ralph Nader put on his Don King hat Monday with the hope of inspiring a made-for-TV showdown between two Capitol Hill stalwarts on global warming. The consumer activist and former presidential candidate pitched the idea…