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Trump Attacks America the Beautiful

by Robert Hunziker Trump is the first president to take on America the Beautiful. He’s at war with America. This is not new news. Yet, it is worthy of further discussion. Trump’s anti-establishmentarian credentials flaunted… Read More

New EPA head Pruitt tells CPAC crowd they are ‘justified’ in wanting to see agency eliminated

New EPA head Pruitt tells CPAC crowd they are ‘justified’ in wanting to see agency eliminated

Tom Boggioni is based in the quaint seaside community of Pacific Beach in less quaint San Diego. He writes about politics, media, culture, and other annoyances. Mostly he spends his days at the beach gazing… Read More

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Fukushima – A Lurking Global Catastrophe?

by Robert Hunziker Year over year, ever since 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown grows worse and worse, an ugly testimonial to the inherent danger of generating electricity via nuclear fission, which produces isotopes, some… Read More

India’s Air Pollution Is Out Of Control, Report Finds

The rise in India’s air #pollution over a quarter century has been staggering, according to a new report on the State of Global Air website.   The collaborative study released Tuesday by the Health Effects Institute and… Read More

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A Good Idea, Even if It’s From Republicans

by Robert Reich A group of former Republican officials (including James A. Baker, Henry Paulson, George P. Shultz, Marty Feldstein and Greg Mankiw) is proposing a carbon tax starting the tax at $40 per ton,… Read More

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Europe escalates action against UK for breaching air pollution limits

An estimated 50,000 Britons die prematurely each year from diseases caused by air pollutants such as fine particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and ozone, according to the review.   “In principle it could start later this… Read More

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Trump’s Team at EPA Vetting ‘Controversial’ Public Meetings and Presentations

The mood is dark as Trump takes over the environmental agency he pledged to reduce to “little tidbits.” by Andrew Revkin ProPublica President Donald Trump long ago announced his provocative intentions for the Environmental Protection… Read More