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August 26, 2009 | Blog Post

Science on Trial?

U.S. Chamber of Commerce demands new Scopes trial

August 11, 2009 | Blog Post

Junketeers

Public money, climate change, and a short vacation

April 15, 2009 | Blog Post

The Australian Crystal Ball

Anyone concerned about the consequences of climate disruption (my term-of-choice for global warming) might want to pay close attention to what’s happening "down under." Julie Cart's must-read recent article in the L.A. Times, which paints an unsettling picture of a possible global future already underway in Australia, is a good place to start.

March 23, 2009 | Blog Post

EPA Reverses Course on Greenhouse Gases

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency took a giant step away from the path it was on under Bush by moving a step closer to finding that carbon dioxide from major global warming polluters threatens our health and well being.

The EPA proposal to the White House could result in national limits on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

March 19, 2009 | Blog Post

Time to Applaud the "New" EPA

One year ago in this column, I called on Environmental Protection Agency chief Stephen Johnson to resign for letting politics, not science, guide his agency's decisions. Nor was I alone—10,000 EPA employees were in open revolt for the same reason. Johnson was defying the Supreme Court's ruling that his agency should move forward on climate change and was refusing to approve California's forward-looking controls on climate-altering pollution.

March 13, 2009 | Blog Post

"Do Your Math and Chemistry Homework"

Earthjustice staff scientist Anna Cederstav gives children advice about how to become an environmental scientist at IndyKids.

"Anna makes sure the lawyers get their scientific facts straight!"

Indeed.

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