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Trump will keep climate and energy promises says former transition leader

The previous head of Trump’s energy transition team says the President-elect will keep his campaign promises.
A former head of President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team said the incoming administration will likely ignore the Paris Climate Agreement, calling it a "dead letter." Mike McKenna, who...
16 January 2017 -
T. Richard

'Mythbusters: The Search' reinvents the old show as competition reality

Can the new format retain the charm of busting myths? So far it is 'plausible'
“Mythbusters” has returned, in a manner of speaking, in the form of a competition reality show called “Mythbusters: The Search.” The show has been transformed into something like “American...
8 January 2017 -
M. Whittington

UK scientists making 'smart capsule' to replace insulin injections for type 1 diabetics

Scientists at Birmingham University, UK are working on a 'smart capsule' that will releases insulin when blood sugar levels are too high
A potential medical breakthrough could revolutionize insulin deficiency treatment. Anyone with type 1 diabetes will attest to the daily hardships of injecting insulin to maintain blood sugar levels....
10 January 2017 -
T. Ziyad
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  • DOE head releases revised integrity policy to thwart Trump’s administration

    An updated DOE policy announced yesterday is being cheered by activists as a way to hamstring the incoming president.
    The Department of Energy released an updated “scientific integrity policy” yesterday, a ploy cooked up with a Democrat-led activist group to label the incoming administration as anti-science. The...
    13 January 2017
    T. Richard
  • Colorado governor foregoes clean air plan over GOP’s economic concerns

    Gov. Hickenlooper withdrew his plan to lower CO2 emissions amid GOP concerns of “collateral damage” to state's economy.
    Colorado’s governor John Hickenlooper (D) has abandoned a clean air executive order aimed at curbing climate change, attributing today’s decision to strong pushback from Republicans. The executive...
    11 January 2017
    T. Richard
  • SpaceX: first rocket for 2017 delayed to January 14. Why?

    SpaceX has decided to delay its newest rocket launch due to possible weather problems that are a cause for concern.
    Remember SpaceX; the Space Exploration Company created by Elon Musk? Well, despite having several issues back in 2016, the company is still going, but things have already taken an unfortunate turn in...
    8 January 2017
    V. Mckalin
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  • Rep. John Culberson weighs in on space and science policy

    The congressman chairs the subcommittee that funds space and science programs
    Recently Science Magazine sat down with Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas to discuss science and space policy in the upcoming Trump administration. The reason Culberson will be a key player in these areas...
    26 December 2016
    M. Whittington
  • Get ready for a new climate change debate

    Global warming dissidents come out of the closet with the advent of President Donald Trump
    One of the beneficial effects of the coming Trump presidency is the fact that climate change dissidents, many of them eminent scientists, are going to emerge from the closet and make their views heard...
    30 December 2016
    M. Whittington
  • Despite new study, global warming pause ‘still going strong’

    A new study that only looked at ocean temperatures is being trumpeted as disproving the global warming pause–it doesn’t.
    According to a new study, the rate of ocean warming for the past 19 years was rising nearly twice as fast than originally measured, but land temps still show a global warming pause. Previously, sea...
    5 January 2017
    T. Richard
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