Leonardo DiCaprio and Donald Trump

Leonardo DiCaprio Meeting with President-elect Donald Trump

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Leonardo DiCaprio has met with Donald Trump and his team, to try to convince him to implement a programme of green job creation. … “Today, we presented the President-elect and his advisors with a framework – which LDF developed in consultation with leading voices in the fields of economics and…


Trump’s EPA pick is causing green heads to explode

From E&E Legal: “We are delighted with President-elect Trump’s selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Mr. Pruitt has led the charge in recent years to confront head on the enormous federal regulatory overreach proposed by the EPA as epitomized by the Clean Power Plan and Waters…

This is the Arctic sea ice extent: November 2016.
National Snow and Ice Data Center (NASA Earth Observatory

Sea ice hit record lows in November #weather

From the UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER and the “one month does not a trend make” department, notice that there is still plenty of ice in the Arctic as shown in the image provided with the press release. It’s weather folks, but do remember this moment the next time we get a record high Arctic…


Miami’s Vice

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Miami Beach has a vice – a bad one – a dangerous one. Miami’s vice is water, as in waterfront.  Everybody seems to want a house on the waterfront, a house on a canal, with a boat tied to the dock. So what’s not to like about that?  After…