The Greenland Purchase

Guest ROTFLMFAO by David Middleton I promise not to do this to Greenland! pic.twitter.com/03DdyVU6HA — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 20, 2019 No Joke: Trump Really Does Want To Buy Greenland August 19, 2019 President Trump on Sunday confirmed that his administration has discussed buying Greenland from Denmark, comparing the idea to “a large real…

You Might Be a Scientist…

Guest [fill in the blank] by David Middleton Am I really a scientist?BY NESSA CARSON 15 AUGUST 2019 Whether in a lab, an office or on a stage, we are no strangers to wrestling with self-identity Citizen science projects are a high-impact way to engage people with real, scientific research. Anecdotally, untrained participants are not only…

Offshore Wind Tripped Up by the Trump Administration

Guest ROTFLMFAO by David Middleton From the too fracking funny files… ENERGY TRANSITIONSTrump admin throws wrench into offshore wind plansBenjamin Storrow, E&E News reporter Climatewire: Monday, August 12, 2019 The Trump administration is ordering a sweeping environmental review of the burgeoning offshore wind industry, a move that threatens to derail the nation’s first major project…

A Science Journalist Nails the Anthropocene

Guest “attaboy” by David Middleton A small ray of sunshine in the dismal swamp of science journalism from, of all places, The Atlantic… The Anthropocene Is a JokeOn geological timescales, human civilization is an event, not an epoch. PETER BRANNEN AUG 13, 2019 Humans are now living in a new geological epoch of our own making:…