Fear of Nuclear – Part 2

Guest essay by Roger Graves In a recent post I discussed the exaggerated fears our society seems to have about nuclear power. One of the primary objections to nuclear power is the belief that all ionizing radiation, at whatever level of intensity, is harmful and carries a risk of cancer. This essay is concerned with…

The Climate ‘Deus ex Machina’ is shown to be a false God

Guest essay by Charles G. Battig, M.D. Some say that “God” might reside in a computer…the Deus ex Machina, literally means “god from the machine”.  Amongst those individuals are those divining climate with climate computers in which are embedded general circulation models. This has generated a belief system…belief that all variables which drive global climate at…

What’s Coming? A Dramatic Shift in EPA Priorities

Scott Pruitt Signals Dramatic Shift in EPA Priorities The Wall Street Journal, 22 February 2017 Amy Harder In speech before employees, the new chief emphasized giving business certainty about rules Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, spoke to employees of the agency in Washington on Tuesday PHOTO:JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS WASHINGTON—In his first speech as administrator of…