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AltUSNatParkService

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach — crossposted from my blog, Skating Under The Ice Let me start by saying that I’m a huge fan and frequent user of our National Park System. I’m also a dedicated and lifelong conservationist, concerned with our natural environment that is the basis of all life. So please don’t take…

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Scientists Plan March on Washington

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientists are apparently planning a march on Washington. My question – will anyone notice? Scientists Are Planning the Next Big Washington March Last weekend, a massive milieu of women in pink hats descended on Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March. The next big protest being planned for the nation’s capital…

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Palestinian Climate Change Part II

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my last post on this subject, Palestinian Climate Change, I reported that I was overjoyed that the UNFCCC, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, had admitted Palestine as a full member. At the time I said: I also recall from a few years ago that when Palestine…

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FEAR OF NUCLEAR

Guest essay by Roger Graves Whether or not one accepts the need to reduce CO2 emissions, a power source capable of providing reliable base load power with minimal fuel requirements should not be dismissed lightly. Yet nuclear power is commonly dismissed by many people, including journalists and public intellectuals, as too dangerous to be considered.…

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The Beginning of the End of EPA

Guest essay by Jay Lehr At the Republican National Convention last summer, the GOP approved a platform that stated: “We propose to shift responsibility for environmental regulation from the federal bureaucracy to the states and to transform the EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] into an independent bipartisan commission, similar to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, with structural…