Category Archives: Environment

Environmental protection. Ha, just kidding.

Trump announces U.S. will exit Paris climate deal: White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt pushed for a withdrawal, which probably can’t actually be finalized until near the end of Trump’s term. The Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency was an advocate for pulling out of The Paris […]

“California doesn’t have a water problem. We all do.”

Steven Johnson responds to the Apocalyptic Schadenfreude of east coast news stories: The question is whether that engineering is sustainable. What the Times piece explicitly suggests is that California has been living beyond its means environmentally. That’s the point of those extraordinary overhead photographs of lush estates, teeming with greenery, bordering arid desert. You see […]

Glad to see where our priorities are

Sunday news shows on NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN and Fox failed to cover the People’s Climate March, a massive protest against climate change being held September 21 in New York City in conjunction with events in more than 150 countries worldwide. Meet the Press, Face the Nation, State of the Union, and Fox News Sunday […]