Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #286

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week. “Do not feel absolutely certain of anything.” – Bertrand Russell, “A Liberal Decalogue” from his autobiography. Number of the Week: 87 Seconds THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Which Science – Empirical? Modern empirical science is a great accomplishment of…

Politicized sustainability threatens planet and people

Foreword: It seems nearly everyone wants to advance sustainability principles. The problem is, no one really knows what they are. Real sustainability means responsible conservation and stewardship of natural resources. The public relations variety is mostly image-enhancing fluff. Politicized sustainability – the version that’s all the rage on college campuses and among government regulators –…