The White House has decreed that for every new regulation enacted, two existing regulations must be nullified. Regulatory overseers are now assigned to every Federal agency that might consider adding a new regulation. What aContinue reading
Speaking against the alternative facts of the contrarians has now reduced scientists to the status of a special-interest group.
Scientists are not merely a special interest group.
Scientists must speak out forcefully when they see the policy process subverted by what they know is untrue, even if it has found its way into print.
Sustainability will not be achieved with rising human population and increasing resource use.
Globally, air pollution is estimated to cause 3.3 million premature deaths each year.
When German U-boats sank oil tankers along the North Carolina coast in World War II, oil persisted on the beaches for decades.
Seeing Bald Eagles along the coast of Maine this summer makes me think of the good things that have come from environmental science
Migratory birds are part of the heritage of America—not simply an annoyance, like houseflies, to the pursuit of corporate profits.
If one looks only slightly beneath the surface, the current arguments against climate change are not about the science, but about how the regulation of CO2 emissions to the atmosphere would result in a loss of individual and corporate liberties and about raising the cost of the good life.