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North Carolina’s Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project delivered strong results in 2019

2019 marked another successful year for the Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project (SFLRP) in North Carolina, continuing to deliver on its mission to empower forest landowners who have been traditionally underserved, to turn their family farms…

Media alert: The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) 2020

(Genetics Society of America) Reporters are invited to attend The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), to be held April 22-26, 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland, just 30 minutes from downtown Washington DC. TAGC 2020 will feature the latest discoveries from researchers at the leading edge of what is possible in the biological and biomedical sciences.

Sub-national ‘climate clubs’ could offer key to combating climate change

(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) ‘Climate clubs’ offering membership for sub-national states, in addition to just countries, could speed up progress towards a globally harmonized climate change policy, which in turn offers a way to achieve stronger climate policies in all countries. This is the key finding of a new study by researchers from the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), recently published in the open-access journal Environmental Research Letters.

Politics

WHITE HOUSE: Trump doubles down on claim that U.S. may take Syria’s oil

President Trump said in a recent interview that the United States may “take” oil in Syria that U.S. troops now are protecting — a claim one legal scholar said would violate the Geneva Conventions.

The Aussie Wildfires Are About Arsonists – Not Climate Change

Climate change opportunists are using the Australian wildfire arsons to push their political aspirations. In true leftist fashion, they are applying the motto once said by former Chicago Democratic Mayor Rahm Emmanuel: “Never let a crisis go to waste.” In…

Participants in environmental health studies vulnerable to re-identification

(Silent Spring Institute) Before sharing human research data, scientists routinely strip it of personal information such as name, address, and birthdate in order to protect the privacy of their study participants. However, a new study shows that for environmental health studies, that might not be enough–even anonymized data can sometimes be traced back to individuals.

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The Information War About Australia’s Astonishing Arson Figures

Rapidly, the word about the astonishing rate of arson and man-made accidents* is spreading, but it doesn’t help “the cause” (which for left-leaning journo’s appears to be getting left-leaning politicians elected). For example, the awful Binna Burra fire in September…

Obama-Era EPA Chief Heads Group That Spearheaded Coal-Killing Regs

Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy joined an environmental group that was one of the chief lobbyists for former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. McCarthy announced her decision to lead the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Monday on…

24 People Charged For Setting Fires In New South Wales; Arrest Toll Hits 183

Two dozen people in the Australian state of New South Wales have been charged with starting brushfires in the past two months, the New South Wales Police said in a statement Monday. In addition, the state said had taken legal…