In the Columbia Journalism Review is an essay The bad news quietly buried during the pandemic by Zoë Beery: With the world’s attention glued to the coronavirus pandemic, news about anything else has been slipping farther and farther down the proverbial front page. But that doesn’t mean nothing’s been going on. Whether by design or … [Read more…]
Over at the website for the Union of Concerned Scientists, Kathleen Rest posted this “Profiles in Cowardice: Chemicals, Climate, and a Toxic Disregard by the Trump Administration” which is worth the time to read.
Guardian, 17 September, 2019: Six whistleblowers and ex-government scientists describe how the Trump administration made them bury climate science – and why they won’t stay quiet by Oliver Milman From weakening vehicle emissions to blocking warnings about how coastal parks could flood or the impact on the Arctic, the Trump administration is accused of muzzling … [Read more…]
At The LA Daily News an article about the Woolsey Fire in Ventura county focuses on the Rocketdyne Facility, or the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. The Woolsey Fire, an out-of-control wildfire that started in Ventura County and moved into Malibu, where it is consuming homes along the coastal community, began as a brush fire near … [Read more…]
At a time when web based articles which tell the truth disappear, I’m copying this commentary here for “safe keeping”. This article can be found here: IEEE Spectrum – Trump and the EPA visit and you can support IEEE by reading it on their site, if it is available. Commentary: Photo Ops with Coal Miners … [Read more…]
Here are copies of the letters I’ve sent to Mr. Trump. You can also send your message at The White House web site. 03/24/2017 Mr. Trump, We would remind you that since your inauguration only 65 days have passed. The silliness of your claims to have improved the job market, for example, are telling and … [Read more…]