EPA Science Advisers Slammed the Agency for Ignoring Science. Here is What They Said
In a stinging rebuke of the Trump administration’s handling of science, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advisory panel has found major shortcomings in the agency’s pursuit of key regulatory rollbacks.
Exhausted delegates postponed tricky issues. The weak rules on a market based mechanism, promoted by Brazil and Australia, that would have undermined efforts to reduce emissions have been shelved and the fight can continue next year at COP26 in Glasgow.
It's a tale for all time. What might be the greatest scam in history or, at least, the one that threatens to take history down with it. Think of it as the climate-change scam that beat science, big time. Scientists have been seriously investigating the subject of human-made climate change since the late 1950s and political leaders have been discussing it for nearly as long. In 1961, Alvin Weinberg, the director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, called carbon dioxide one of the "big problems"
Europe will press ahead with a network of satellites to track carbon dioxide emissions across the globe. The enhanced capability is expected to be a potent tool in helping all nations - not just European ones - better understand their carbon footprint.
Climanosco believes that changing the language can make the debate around climate science can become more inclusive. The organisation publishes papers that have been reviewed by teams of both scientists and laypeople.
Facing Unbearable Heat, Qatar Has Begun to Air-Condition the Outdoors
Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air-condition the outdoors"><meta name="description" content="For Qatar, global warming is an engineering problem. But while it may be able to cool outdoor malls and stadiums, it cannot cool the entire country.
Scientists Endorse Mass Civil Disobedience to Force Climate Action
Hundreds of scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict “incalculable human suffering.”
Members of Disbanded EPA Air Quality Panel Form Independent Group
Former members of an air quality scientific advisory committee that was disbanded by the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday they were forming an independent panel to continue their work.