News from the UCS Blog “The Equation”
A new report documents some of the most egregious and anti-science policies and practices at the DOI under Secretary Zinke, including suppression of science, denial of climate change, the silencing and intimidation of agency staff, and attacks on science-based laws that help protect our nation’s wor […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
Its title is innocuous, but the report is not. For the first time, federal scientists were asked to generate estimates of the role public lands play in global warming. Now we have our answer, and it’s shocking. […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
There’s no option to avoid dealing with climate change—either we work now to mitigate and adapt, or we pay an ever-increasing price in years to come. The NCA4 makes it clear that there are many adverse impacts of climate change that can be limited or avoided if we take immediate action to drasticall […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
When multibillionaire industrialist Charles Koch perceives a potential threat to his fossil fuel empire, he doesn’t mess around. Koch wants to kill a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500 for electric vehicle (EV) buyers for the first 200,000 EVs each automaker sells. Although EVs make up less t […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
Given that Latinos, along with other groups of color will continue to become a larger share of our workforce, and are more at risk than others to be seriously affected by the impacts of climate change, it is critical that as a society we invest to make them an economically-secure, healthy, and resil […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.
The assumption that cutting carbon will increase the costs of energy simply doesn’t hold true. […] Click Article Title for full article at original site.