Big Solar Energy Projects Are Quietly Happening Under Trump

A massive solar project has just been completed, and its specs are impressive.

Credit: Getty Images.

Environmentalists so far are infuriated by the actions of the Trump White House. With a little less than a year in office, the administration has opened up public and protected lands to energy exploration, removed the US from the Paris Agreement, and scrapped the Clean Power Plan. In the near future, there are plans to expand offshore drilling, sell off public lands in the West, and allow for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Keep reading Show less

Climate Scientist Proposes “Red Teams” to Challenge Established Global Warming Science

Is it good science in practice or just a smokescreen? 

 

Al Gore in An Inconvenient Truth. Getty Images.

97% of climate scientists agree that the radical changes in the Earth’s climate, over the past century, are caused by human industry. So what about the remaining three percent? One of them recently approached a Congressional committee with a proposal. He wants to create “red teams,” which Congress would fund, to investigate what natural phenomenon could be warming the planet, rivaling the claim that human activity is the main driver. The goal would be to produce evidence to counter the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), among other prominent institutions. The IPCC is considered one of the world’s most respected authorities on global warming.

Keep reading Show less
Quantcast