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What Will It Take For Oklahoma’s Senators To Start Taking Constituents seriously?

Oklahoma oil companies have been controlling our representation for far too long. It happens on a state level and affects things like education. Forcing our educational system to take the back burner for years. 190 more words

Danielle Smith: David Suzuki honorary degree enrages Albertans

I don’t know about you, but I stopped thinking of David Suzuki as a real scientist about two decades ago.

I was on the editorial board of the Calgary Herald and he came in for an editorial board meeting. 659 more words


The Soil Carbon Sponge

Interesting talk. Regarding too many trees, I saw this today in my news: Billions of gallons of water saved by thinning forests | NSF
I will reserve my judgement on until I can find the paper they refer to. 560 more words


A deadly and dreadful winter!

Can you imagine what you have to endure in a place with cold winters, but luckily it’s not all year round? It was snowing very heavily on the day these pictures were taken and some snow got caught on my camera lens. 118 more words


Funding Myopia

Few if any scientists are wild about the modern funding environment.  With the exception of some big planetary probes, where the shear cost of the probe ensures some long term funding, nearly all science is funded on a 1 to 3 year timescale. 395 more words


Sunshine! Plants and burnt sugar

We have had a week of the most gorgeous weather, sunshiny and cool most days, even getting hot yesterday. For the first time I was able to have my windows open during the day, and it was cool and breezy all day inside. 1,612 more words


How Scott Pruitt Plans to Defend Himself on Capitol Hill: Spread the Blame by LISA FRIEDMAN and CORAL DAVENPORT

By Bhavesh Patil

A new document shows how Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. chief, is preparing to answer tough questions about his ethics and spending scandals when he appears before Congress on Thursday. 7 more words