About those ‘devastating’ EPA budget reductions

Budget and personnel cuts reflect environmental progress and essential regulatory reforms Guest opinion by Paul Driessen The Trump White House wants significant reductions at the Environmental Protection Agency: two dozen or more programs, including a dozen dealing with President Obama’s climate initiatives; a 20% downsizing in EPA’s 15,000-person workforce; and a one-fourth reduction in its…

Aussie CSIRO Predicts the End of Wheat Yield Gains

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the Australian CSIRO, “The lines will cross” in 20 years, heralding the end of biotechnology’s ability to improve wheat yields. Climate change to blame for flatlining wheat yield gains: CSIRO By Anna Vidot Updated Thu at 11:59am Australia’s wheat productivity has flatlined as a direct result of climate…