Why Conservatives Should Support Environmental Standards

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By David Goldstein, Natural Resources Defense Council In my last blog, I asked why some Republicans are fighting a savings plan worth more than $1 trillion. I expect I know the reason. ….. Some Republicans today are fighting this nearly-2-trillion-dollar savings plan simply because it...
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The Empty Halls of Justice

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By Heather Kathryn Ross, Earthjustice “Am I in the right place?” I wondered. The EPA staffers were there, the leaflets arranged, the recorders rolling—but only a handful of the room’s hundred seats were filled. The EPA held a public meeting January 20th in Oakland, Calif., to ask for feedback...
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The Chair of the House Science Committee Is Harassing NOAA Climate Scientists Again

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By Michael Halpern, Union of Concerned Scientists House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith has revived his misguided crusade against climate change scientists who work for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In a letter to NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan dated February...
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