GOP senators call for probe of federal grants on climate change

By Jacqueline Thomsen A group of Republican senators is calling for an investigation into National Science Foundation (NSF) grants designed to educate meteorologists about climate change, saying the program has moved beyond science and into political action. Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Rand Paul (Ky.), James Lankford (Okla.) and Jim Inhofe (Okla.) requested the probe in a letter Wednesday to 

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Futurism: Demanding Climate Data is Evil

By Eric Worrall According to Futurism author Lou Del Bello, demanding the data used in climate studies is evil because it leaves climate scientists open to having their work challenged. Scott Pruitt’s Latest EPA Gambit Is As Clever As It Is Evil Lou Del Bello The more information, the better, right? Except when it’s not. 

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Trump Cuts Climate Change, Sets National Health Priorities

By Jane Orient The Trump Administration has announced the removal of climate change from the list of national security threats. This Obama Administration priority was responsible for policies such as trying to make the U.S. Navy a “Great Green Fleet” running on “advanced biofuels.” The rationale was that global warming (renamed “climate change”) was a 

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Trump’s national security strategy drops climate change as threat

By Ben Wolfgang From flooding that could damage coastal infrastructure to extreme temperatures that threaten electrical systems, the Obama-era Pentagon identified a host of challenges in arguing climate change was a legitimate national security threat to the nation — a conclusion President Trump reversed Monday. Mr. Trump’s revamped national security strategy no longer lists global 

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Revisiting the EPA Endangerment Finding

By Ross McKitrick Obama’s EPA used semantic tricks to avoid rigorous scientific evaluation. Is Trump’s EPA more honest? Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is mulling over how, or whether, to respond to demands from climate skeptics that he reexamine the science that obligates the EPA to issue costly carbon-emission regulations. While he has recently 

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Trump officials defend fossil fuels, nuclear power at UN climate conference

The White House and energy industry officials on Monday defended the Trump administration’s support for fossil fuels and nuclear power at a United Nations (U.N.) climate change conference. A group of officials, led by Trump’s chief energy and environment assistant, told attendees at the Bonn, Germany, conference that nuclear power and fossil fuel technologies designed to capture 

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