Environmental Articles 2017-04-05T21:23:50+00:00

Despite What You’ve Heard, Global Warming Isn’t Making Weather More Extreme

January 7th, 2018|Tags: , |

Thought Piece Thanks to the harvesting of indisputable data, Roger Pielke, Jr. has once again poked a huge hole in the mythology of cataclysmic weather events. After the latest spate of cold weather (aka winter), [...]

Climate-Change Policies Can Be Punishing for the Poor

January 5th, 2018|Tags: |

Thought Piece Let us hope that discussions about global warming can be more like the debates between those two brothers than between those who absolutely, completely agree with Paul Krugman, who wrote in his New [...]

Health and Well-ness: Analysis of Key Public Health Indicators in Six of the Most Heavily Drilled Marcellus Shale Counties in Pennsylvania

January 1st, 2018|

Thought Piece I continue to be disappointed with the state of environmental reporting in the U.S. If a study conforms to the climate change or anti-fossil fuel narrative, the Study makes headline news (e.g. “Fracking [...]

‘Junk science’? Studies behind Obama regulations under fire

December 30th, 2017|

Thought Piece As I said before, many in the environmental community don't understand that the previous EPA administration lacked any skill or inclination to provide the details of their use of science and the money [...]

Time to get off the gravy train

December 22nd, 2017|Tags: |

Thought Piece Greg Walcher discusses the longstanding practice of suing and settling with the EPA. One could say it was a downright anti-transparency way of extracting large amounts of federal dollars without full disclosure. It [...]


December 21st, 2017|Tags: |

Thought Piece In lieu of a few anecdotes and under-researching, here is an excellent, nonpartisan report on methane emissions in total and by region. Seth Whitehouse and Energy in Depth have used the data directly [...]

*UPDATE* Six Flaws In A New Report Trying To Link Fracking To Infant Health Issues

December 14th, 2017|

Thought Piece This is a thorough counter-argument to the University of Chicago, Princeton and UCLA study, including the source of funding for this anti-fracking “study.” It would be interesting to hear from the authors of [...]

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