As we hear pressures to roll back some of the provisions that ensure clean air, largely in pursuit of unfettered economic activity, it is worth spending a little time reflecting on the benefits of cleanContinue reading
Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/). My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading
Emissions of vanadium to the atmosphere parallel the increased use of heavy oil and are now nearly twice the sum of all natural sources combined.
If you want to leave a big carbon footprint on the atmosphere, choose cremation in an electric furnace.
There is no credible evidence that chemtrails exist.
The assault on basic knowledge and its discovery is likely to leave our nation behind in the competitive international arena
Concentrations of mercury and pesticides in the animals that live in the polar regions are a living index of the widespread human pollution of nature.
We will not make America great again if we can’t breathe the air, drink the water, or find mental refreshment and recreation in natural areas.
Ammonia is unregulated, yet it is the cause of poor health and early death in rural agricultural communities.
No doubt…trees provide a net positive benefit to the environment.