“Argentinian geoscientist faces criminal charges” for not committing scientific fraud in glacier survey.

Guest post by David Middleton George Orwell on steroids… Argentinian geoscientist faces criminal charges over glacier survey Government researcher Ricardo Villalba stands accused of shaping a study to benefit mining interests. Jeff Tollefson & Emiliano Rodríguez Mega A prominent geoscientist in Argentina is facing criminal charges over accusations that he manipulated a government survey of…

Trump Administration to open 90% of US Offshore to leasing and roll back Obama-era drilling regulations

Guest post by David Middleton The plan is to open almost everything in the 2019-2024 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program, with Eastern Gulf leasing beginning when the Congressional moratorium expires after 2022. Secretary Zinke Announces Plan For Unleashing America’s Offshore Oil and Gas Potential Draft Proposed Program considers nearly the entire U.S. Outer Continental Shelf…