Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMWith President Trump preparing to nominate a ninth justice for the Supreme Court this week, tumult over the crucial vacancy is overshadowing his unprecedented potential to fill the benches of lower federal courts. [News Source]
Record judge vacancies could see Trump recast courts.
Tony Abbott rebuffed after attacking Turnbull government on renewable energy target.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMMalcolm Turnbull has dismissed Tony Abbott’s latest criticism of the Coalition’s renewable energy target, reminding Abbott that the target was settled under his leadership just 18 months ago. [News Source]
Scientists face ‘nightmare’ amid Trump’s Muslim ban.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMTrump's Muslim ban could prompt a migration of scientific talent away from the U.S. [News Source]
Mounting anxiety for climate research at national labs.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMScientists are concerned that climate change research may be in the crosshairs at the Department of Energy under the Trump administration. [News Source]
Here’s how we know Trump’s cabinet picks are wrong on human-caused global warming.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMThe latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report - which summarizes the latest and greatest climate science research - was quite clear that humans are responsible for global warming. [News Source]
Wisconsin changes websites’ wording on climate.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMWisconsin state websites now reflect revised explanations for climate change. [News Source]
Deforestation rises with incomes in developing economies.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMA new study examining the changes in forest cover along national borders finds that as incomes increase, so does deforestation. [News Source]
The road to fossil fuel dependence.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMThe U.S. interstate highway system was designed to keep America safe in case of invasion, but it had dramatic consequences for the way we live today. [News Source]
Trump’s travel ban targeting Muslims stuns climate scientists.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMIn a world dependent on international cooperation, President Trump's executive order upset lives, careers and drew a rebuke from universities. [News Source]
Honda, GM to jointly produce fuel cell power systems in U.S. from 2020.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMHonda Motor Co Ltd and General Motors Co will jointly produce pollution-free hydrogen fuel cell power systems in the United States from around 2020, the companies said Monday, despite President Donald Trump's promises to dismantle U.S. environmental regulations intended to spur green car demand. [News Source]
Green movement ‘greatest threat to freedom’, says Trump adviser.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AMClimate-change denier Myron Ebell says he expects Trump to withdraw the U.S. from the global climate change agreement. [News Source]