31 Jan '17, 7pm

House Science Committee takes a page from the Inquisition

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. President Donald Trump’s early moves to fill the government with climate skeptics and fossil fuel interests have enraged environmentalists. His administration’s decree that the Environmental Protection Agency research must be reviewed by political appointees prior to release has drawn angry criticism . But there’s another powerful Republican in Washington who has scientists worried: Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), the chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Like Trump, Smith rejects the scientific consensus surrounding global warming. He wants to slash federal funding for science agencies. In recent years, he’s used his position to subpoena government scientists and accuse them rigging climate data. In the new Congress, Smith will have e...

Full article: http://grist.org/article/house-science-committee-takes-a-...

Tweets

House Moves to Encourage Drilling in National P...

npca.org 31 Jan '17, 7pm

Reversal of drilling rules part of larger attempt by Congress to weaken park protections. #{image.caption} Colorado oil pu...

via @grist

grist.org 01 Feb '17, 12pm

Samira Samimi knew she wanted to be a scientist the first time she saw a glacier. “This is what I want to do,” she remembe...

The minutes of the CPT Road Operations Committe...

cpt-uk.org 31 Jan '17, 11am

The Scottish Vehicle Maintenance Committee is a Standing Committee of CPT and comprises of senior engineering directors an...

Does this White House Trump the One in D.C.?

Does this White House Trump the One in D.C.?

robbreport.com 01 Feb '17, 1am

It doesn’t matter what your political affiliation is; America’s divided political climate has Republicans, Democrats, and ...

Here's my commentary on @europeanathletics new ...

runblogrun.com 01 Feb '17, 8am

The European Athletics Association has formed a review committee to reconsider all European records and to decide which ha...

House Moves to Encourage Drilling in National P...

npca.org 01 Feb '17, 3am

Reversal of drilling rules part of larger attempt by Congress to weaken park protections. #{image.caption} Colorado oil pu...

Meanwhile, in the House of Reps…

npca.org 04 Feb '17, 12am

Reversal of drilling rules part of larger attempt by Congress to weaken park protections. #{image.caption} Colorado oil pu...

House GOPers move to encourage oil and gas dril...

npca.org 31 Jan '17, 8pm

Reversal of drilling rules part of larger attempt by Congress to weaken park protections. #{image.caption} Colorado oil pu...

4 Irrefutable Truths About Climate Change Science

4 Irrefutable Truths About Climate Change Science

wri.org 31 Jan '17, 8pm

Although we can’t predict with exact precision how climate change impacts will unfold, that doesn’t mean we don’t have mor...

Democrats Boycott Committee Vote on #Trump’s @E...

ecowatch.com 02 Feb '17, 2pm

The move deprived the committee of the two minority members necessary for a vote, stalling the GOP from moving Pruitt's no...

In @ConversationswithLarry, we applaud @Europea...

runblogrun.com 01 Feb '17, 8am

The European Athletics Association has formed a review committee to reconsider all European records and to decide which ha...

Bill Nye the Science Guy Makes His Fashion Runway Debut

Bill Nye the Science Guy Makes His Fashion Runw...

hypebeast.com 01 Feb '17, 9am

Bill Nye, the beloved science educator and television personality known amiably as “Bill Nye The Science Guy” just made hi...

House Moves to Encourage Drilling in National P...

npca.org 01 Feb '17, 5pm

Reversal of drilling rules part of larger attempt by Congress to weaken park protections. #{image.caption} Colorado oil pu...

What We Lose if We Silence Science

What We Lose if We Silence Science

triplepundit.com 27 Jan '17, 10am

Earlier this week, the Trump administration instructed employees at certain federal agencies to stop communicating with th...

What is page authority?

What is page authority?

thehoth.com 29 Jan '17, 4pm

Share On FB Share On Twitter Share On Google+ Increasing the page authority of your backlinks can dramatically increase yo...