Pielke Jr’s Follow Up Q&A from the Senate EPW Committee

People send me stuff. Below is a letter I received today that has a number of follow up questions answered by Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. after his blockbuster testimony last month. Pielke’s responses are all about questions on extreme weather.  Note Senator Whitehouse’s first question which basically reads: “look, I’ve been wrong and making up…

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Weekly Climate and Energy news Roundup

  The Week That Was: 2013-07-20 (July 20, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “Can any witnesses say they agree with Obama’s statement that warming has accelerated during the past 10 years?” Senator David Vitter to a panel of climate experts [H/t Climate…

BREAKING: ‘Richard Windsor’ EPA scandal spreads, EPA Administrator James Martin resigns over hidden email accounts

From a press release: Vitter: New Richard Windsor Emails Show EPA’s Transparency Problem More Widespread New emails show acting Administrator Perciasepe used non-official email to conduct official business. EPA Region 8 Administrator, who is resigning this week, is being investigated for the same problem. (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), the top Republican…

Vitter, Issa Investigate EPA’s Transparency Problem, More Suspicious E-mail Accounts

For Immediate Release Contact: Luke Bolar / Vitter (202) 224-4623  Becca Watkins / Issa (202) 225-0037 January 29, 2013 Vitter, Issa Investigate EPA’s Transparency Problem, More Suspicious E-mail Accounts EPA Region 8 Administrator violates e-mail rule, uses private e-mail accounts to conduct official business (Washington, D.C.) – In a joint letter sent today, Senator David…

Senator Vitter calls EPA FOI release “fishy”

For Immediate Release Contact: Luke Bolar (202) 224-4623 January 15, 2013 Vitter: Lisa Jackson’s “Richard Windsor” Emails Released are Fishy Vitter suggests EPA may be violating FOIA standards WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) made the following statement today after the outgoing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson released a portion…