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Scotland's Awesome Accomplishments

Thanks to the Guardian for their excellent environmental coverage:

Scotland sets ambitious goal of 66% emissions cut within 15 years

Holyrood ministers aim higher after hitting target of 42% cut by 2020 six years early, but say Brexit poses challenge

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Climate Change

Trump moves fast to strike at Obamacare

President Donald Trump, in his first day in office, issued an executive order to cripple the administration of the Affordable Care Act.

The order (1) forbids administrators to issue any new order or regulation that imposes new costs on states and (2) authorizes administrators to suspend any order or regulation that imposes undue costs on individuals or states. 421 more words

Public Policy

What Donald Trump promised in his inaugural

President Donald Trump made specific promises in his inaugural address.   He should be judged on whether or not he keeps these promises.  Here are the promises: 656 more words

Economy

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What Donald Trump promised in his inaugural

President Donald Trump made specific promises in his inaugural address.   He should be judged on whether or not he keeps these promises.  Here are the promises: 656 more words

Economy

Perception on Babies Documentary

How many people know why babies are born? Scientifically the answer is to extent your own family and in terms of emotions they are the sign of love. 669 more words

An Uncommon Conundrum

For our bird-centric and conservation-focused readers especially, this is a rich one:

When the National Bird Is a Burden

Bald eagles have been the emblem of the United States for more than two centuries.

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Conservation

THE GORGE RISETH

Today the new regime took control in America, insulting Obama and declaring America to be a disaster zone.

For those of us who love birds, who may prefer nature to a golf course, who may like an oak grove more than a casino, who like seeing pronghorn among the sagebrush  not more cattle on irrigated grass, this is a truly sad day.  157 more words

Mammals