Insecticide Ban, Not Global Warming, Is More Likely the Cause of Disease-Carrying Insect Outbreaks


by James D. Agresti and Rachel McCutcheon   Politico claims that deadly insect-borne diseases are “on the rise” in the U.S. due to “warming global temperatures.” Although disease-carrying insect populations have increased greatly over the past several decades, there is no reliable evidence that climate change is the reason. Instead, the surge…

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Watchdog Group Launches Website Exposing Intimate Aspects Of Enviro-Led Climate Litigation

by Chris White   A Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group is launching an online archive giving the public a sneak-peek at how state attorneys general and activists conspired to engage in climate litigation against energy companies. ClimateLitigationWatch will publish documents involving court cases against the energy industry. The group’s website also offers the first searchable…

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Much to the Consternation of Some ‘Environmentalists,’ Scott Pruitt is Bringing Transparency to the EPA

Scott Pruitt

by Printus LeBlanc   Recently, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a policy change that is driving several “scientists” mad. Pruitt announced the EPA would no longer use “science” from outside groups that refuse to share data. This has become a problem for the agency because previous administrations would receive…

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Obama Says He Can’t Have a Discussion with People Who Say the ‘Climate Is Not Changing’

Former President Barack Obama said he can’t have a debate with someone who thinks man-made global warming is a hoax while speaking at a summit in India on Friday. Obama is in India as part of a three-country tour to promote the Obama Foundation. It’s the first speech Obama has…

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EPA Begins Phase-Out of President Obama’s ‘Clean Power Plan,’ Reports Move Will Save $33 Billion

The Trump administration on Tuesday formally moved to ax the Clean Power Plan (CPP), beginning a lengthy process to dismantle a key Obama-era climate rule and arguing that the repeal will save $33 billion in compliance costs over the next 13 years. In a statement, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said…

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California Gov. Compares Trump Supporters To Ancient Cave People

Jerry Brown

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown of California compared President Donald Trump supporters to prehistoric cave dwellers Monday during a New York climate event. Brown, an outspoken Trump critic, issued an usually harsh derision of Trump supporters after dismissing Trump’s rhetoric on climate change science and U.S. policy toward North Korea as…

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Trump Supporters Cheer Climate Pact Exit at ‘Pittsburgh Not Paris’ Rally

Supporters of President Donald Trump held a “Pittsburgh Not Paris” rally across from the White House on Saturday to thank the president for his decision Thursday to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Accord on climate change. The rally’s name referenced a phrase Trump used during his speech in the…

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Retiring Staffer Claims EPA Employees ‘Frankly Insulted’ by Trump’s Recent Visit

Tennessee Star

A retiring Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee said in a letter career staff were “frankly insulted” when President Donald Trump visited agency headquarters to sign an executive order rolling back global warming policies. Michael Cox, a retiring EPA staffer who worked on global warming programs, sent the four-page screed to Administrator…

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Hundreds of Scientists Urge Trump to Withdraw from U.N. Climate-Change Agency

More than 300 scientists have urged President Trump to withdraw from the U.N.’s climate-change agency, warning that its push to curtail carbon dioxide threatens to exacerbate poverty without improving the environment. In a Thursday letter to the president, MIT professor emeritus Richard Lindzen called the United States and other nations…

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