Donald Trump’s Budget Is the Ending Conservatives Always Wanted

Eery year, during the run-up to Halloween, when Jim DeMint goes to Hell’s mega-mall and sits on Satan’s lap, he has a list of things he wants for the holiday. The parents of the assembled demons and imps behind him in line often get frustrated because the list is so long. On Thursday, the Trump […]

CDC abruptly cancels long-planned conference on climate change and health – The Washington Post

Smoke billows from stacks as a Chinese woman wears as mask while walking in a neighborhood next to a coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) With little warning or explanation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently canceled a major climate change conference that had been scheduled for next month in […]

The National Park Service Won’t Be Silenced – Scientific American Blog Network

Trump is in power, and one of his first acts has been to gag government agencies. After the National Park Service bruised his ego by retweeting a New York Times tweet showing Trump’s inauguration numbers to be lower than President Obama’s 2009 crowd, they were ordered to stop all tweets, including scheduled ones. He then […]

Trump’s transition: sceptics guide every agency dealing with climate change | US news | The Guardian

The heads of Donald Trump’s transition teams for Nasa, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of the Interior and the Department of Energy, as well as his nominees to lead the EPA and the Department of the Interior, all question the science of human-caused climate change, in a signal of the president-elect’s determination to embark […]

Donald Trump Clarifies His Plans for Destroying the Environment

Trump shows he has nothing in his pockets. Photo: Getty A remarkable thing occurred today. It was a Sunday morning, and instead of critiquing last night’s Saturday Night Live, Donald Trump decided to talk about all the things he’s going to change. He talked about lots and lots of things—including climate change. It has been […]

The Purge of Government Employees Who Believe in Climate Change Has Begun

Donald Trump’s transition team has asked the Energy Department for a list of names of all agency employees and contractors who worked on the Obama administration’s climate change policy. A 74-point questionnaire, first reported on by Bloomberg and obtained by Politico, is being circulated by the DOE. The department, which has reportedly turned the questionnaire […]