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Why Donald Trump could win his war on the EPA

Founded in 1970, the Environmental Protection Agency is the one positive legacy left by Richard M. Nixon, one of America’s worst Republican Presidents, the only one forced to resign in disgrace because of his criminal conduct. 1,354 more words

Politics

The Day That Winter Died

When the first signs came, it was too late. But we didn’t see them for what they were, so what does it matter?

More importantly, it wasn’t supposed to happen so soon. 1,817 more words

Climate

Arid desert alive and well

Years ago I used to listen to my favorite sports team live from Arizona. I heard all the fans cheering on their team and I thought I can’t image that many people down there j the desert. 177 more words

Life

Trump okays oil pipelines

By MARTY GOODMAN

In a move that surprised no one for its greed and arrogance, on Jan. 24 President Donald Trump reversed President Obama’s Executive Order impeding construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. 1,032 more words

Environment

Ruminating

My son Brian is a massage therapist in Seattle. For about 10 years now, he’s rented a fairly-affordable room in Ballard from a woman my age. 347 more words

Cancer

Rain or snow: hydrologic processes, observations, prediction, and research needs

Hydrology and Earth System Science | Harpold et al.

Abstract

The phase of precipitation when it reaches the ground is a first-order driver of hydrologic processes in a watershed. 299 more words

Paper

Utility of Satellite Remote Sensing for Land-Atmosphere Coupling and Drought Metrics

Journal of Hydrometeorology | Roundy and Santanello

Abstract

Feedbacks between the land and the atmosphere can play an important role in the water cycle and a number of studies have quantified Land-Atmosphere (L-A) interactions and feedbacks through observations and prediction models. 177 more words

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