Don’t Bother Us With the Facts

The Environmental Protection Agency was directed by a 2007 Supreme Court ruling to find out whether greenhouse gases endangered public health and the environment. The EPA did that and issued its findings in an email to the White House. The White House refused to open the email: This week, more than six...

Here’s something to think about while paying $4 a gallon

Exxon, everyone’s favorite Texas oil company, has finally admitted to funding climate change denial groups and pledges to stop.  The move comes ahead of the firm’s annual meeting today in Dallas, at which prominent shareholders including the Rockefeller family will urge ExxonMobil to take the...

Can global warming cause global cooling?

I should be studying for my last final, but staring at the same material for hours causes a scatterbrain like me to poke around the web for something, anything, that isn’t Middle Eastern history. So I found myself on Wizbang today. Haven’t visited there in a while. I looked through the posts and...

Obama Quickly Slips Into His New Role

Obama continues to provide evidence to suggest my hypothesis was correct; that the likely Democratic nominee isn’t a pushover, and when the target in his sights is not a fellow Democrat, he knows how to dig in and deliver some blows when he has to. Actually, to be fair, for a guy who is still in the...

Two thoughts on the tragedy in Myanmar

First off, I’m not sure what’s more tragic: the damage caused by the cyclone or the paranoid Myanmar government’s refusal to let in outside aid workers — letting their own citizens die.   As an American citizen, this especially pisses me off because it’s not too often that I...

Here’s A Solution to Global Warming: Bury the Trees

Or not. I prefer my trees out in the open and standing up, thank you very much. Save the...

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