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Claim: Countries which favour Nuclear Power are Not Making Enough Effort to Install Renewables

Guest essay by Eric Worrall University of Sussex and Vienna School of International Studies are concerned that countries with policies which favour nuclear power aren’t making enough effort to reduce CO2 emissions by installing solar power and wind turbines. University of Sussex Press Release; Pro-nuclear countries making slower progress on climate targets With Hinkley Point…

Uh, oh – House science committee to draw a line in the sand tomorrow for #RICO20 and #ExxonKnew

Hearing: Affirming Congress’ Constitutional Oversight Responsibilities WASHINGTON – Wednesday, September 14, at 10 a.m. EST, the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology will hold a hearing titled Affirming Congress’ Constitutional Oversight Responsibilities: Subpoena Authority and Recourse for Failure to Comply with Lawfully Issued Subpoenas. The hearing will examine Congress’ investigative authority as it relates to…

Climate Craziness of the Week: “Climate Anxiety Counseling” enters the lexicon with a ‘practitioner’

From the truth is stranger than fiction department comes this …this… I don’t know how to describe it. Words fail me. h/t to Mhehed Zherting on Twitter From her website: Climate Anxiety Counseling at the Sankofa World Market: 8/17/16 AUGUST 18, 2016 / LEAVE A COMMENT Weather: Hot, sunny and bright Number of people: 9 stoppers, 1…

Surprise: humans had positive effect on rainforest environment

From the UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO: People enhanced the environment, not degraded it, over past 13,000 years Human occupation is usually associated with deteriorated landscapes, but new research shows that 13,000 years of repeated occupation by British Columbia’s coastal First Nations has had the opposite effect, enhancing temperate rainforest productivity. Andrew Trant, a professor in the Faculty…