As reported by divestment campaigner-in-chief Bill McKibben: Continue reading Gore supports college divestment of fossil fuel companies — but what about at his own investment firm?
Beware of nanny-staters bearing statistics. Continue reading Nanny State: Sharp drop in drink deaths follows alcohol price rise
Current WaPo ombudsman Patrick Pexton isn’t worth a fig anyway. Continue reading Washington Post May Cut Its Ombudsman Position
Dubious — if true, pre-eclampsia would have occurred during all pregnancies in, say, 1960s Los Angeles when ozone levels could easily reach 500 ppb (vs. today’s standard of 70 ppb). Continue reading Study: One in 20 cases of pre-eclampsia may be linked to ozone
He’s all for renewable energy — except where he lives. Continue reading Insanity-laced new interview with RFK Jr: ‘We’re on a trajectory to creating a planet that is a science fiction nightmare…[if we burn all proven fossil fuel reserves] ‘then we are all dead’
Too bad the New Scientist doesn’t fee this way about climate science. Continue reading Open Richard III DNA evidence for peer review
The law in California is $8/hour; the company paid $2.66/hour… in pesos. Continue reading Al Gore-backed green energy firm fined for violating minimum wage law
Not anytime soon. Continue reading Will Chinese Pollution Lead to Coal-to-Gas Switching?
“A leading House GOP member on nuclear issues said Wednesday that Senate nuclear waste management legislation that does not identify Yucca Mountain as a permanent repository will not pass the House.” Continue reading House to Obama on Nuke Waste: No Yucca, no deal
An ex-Mobil Corp. engineer-cum-outdoor retailer CEO who went green. Continue reading White House: Interior pick Jewell is ‘uniquely qualified’
The researchers must have been partaking as well. Continue reading Dope smoking doubles risk of stroke in young adults?
I defy anyone to measure a 9-gram difference in birthweight and medically attribute it to a 10-microgram/m3 difference in outdoor particulate matter. Continue reading Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution associated with low birth weights worldwide