Steep Oil and Strong Dollar Make Toxic Brew for Global Economies

Thought Piece Fuel prices are rising in Europe and beyond as oil rallies and the dollar strengthens. “Giving society cheap, abundant energy would be the equivalent of giving an idiot child a machine gun,” author of 1968 “Population Bomb,” Paul Ehrlich wrote. It is hard to believe that the apocalypse forecast by “Population Bomb” is 50 [...]

By |2018-06-25T22:29:29+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The US EPA’s science advisers push back against Scott Pruitt’s attempts to dilute environmental regulation

Thought Piece The Double Standards of Reporting About the McCarthy and Pruitt EPAs The coverage about the last two EPA Directors, Gina McCarthy and Scott Priutt, could not be more different. For the ahistorical, the McCarthy EPA was found communicating with the writers of the “Indirect Health Benefit” before-during-after the 2015 Report was finished. The collusion [...]

By |2018-06-25T21:07:28+00:00June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In California, Climate Change Is an ‘Immediate and Escalating’ Threat A new state study lays out the evidence, from heat waves to droughts, wildfires and sea rise. It’s why California is fighting for tougher auto emissions standards.

Thought Piece It's harder and harder to find a trustworthy voice. Like the evolution of “global warming,” it all depends on who is choosing the words, the  "relevant facts" and who is doing the math. It simply depresses me beyond belief. Ultimately, the best of intentions and the bad outcomes of wrong-headedness are not strangers to [...]

By |2018-05-15T11:02:28+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece, Uncategorized|0 Comments