Tag Archives: climate

Official White House climate change report released over holiday weekend proves Trump is a liar

“We know that our climate is changing. Our climate always changes and we see those ebb and flows through time,” Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” Donald Trump has regularly expressed doubt about climate change — repeatedly claiming that it’s a “hoax” — but the 1,700-page report, produced by scientists… Read More »

Editorial: Climate change and the immigrant caravan's impact 
on healthcare

The caravan of Central American migrants making 
its way north may well determine the future of 
healthcare in America. If enough voters are swayed by President Donald Trump’s demagogic demonization of those unfortunate souls—this year’s October surprise—the Republicans will retain control of Congress and the protections and insurance expansion contained in the Affordable Care Act… Read More »

Fears for climate as US relax rules on oil reserves

The Trump administration has relaxed controls on America’s oil reserves in a move that makes no mention of climate change. A memo published online with little publicity appears to undermine decades of government campaigns promoting fuel-efficient cars. The new government position follows a decade of fracking, which has unlocked shale oil reserves. That gives the… Read More »