• Why Fake Data When You Can Fake A Scientist?

    • Date: 27/11/16
    • Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky, Nautilus

    Making up names and CVs is one of the latest tricks to game scientific metrics. One of today’s most direct new science frauds is incredibly simple: Make up new people. Hoss Cartwright, a former editor of the International Journal of Agricultural Innovations and Research, had a good excuse for missing the 5th World Congress on […]

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  • Right-Wing Inquisitors on Campus

    • Date: 23/11/16
    • The American Interest

    Donald Trump’s upset victory has been hailed by his supporters as an unprecedented repudiation of politically correct ideology on college campuses. For those of us who think that campus victim culture has gone off the rails, this is a good thing. But it also may have emboldened anti-PC forces in higher education to overreach and take […]

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  • Trump Transition Poised To Rein In Radical EPA

    • Date: 18/11/16
    • Steven Capozzola, PoliZette

    Myron Ebell can bring the agency back to its real mission: environmental protection The media elite are predictably up in arms right now over Donald Trump’s choice of Myron Ebell to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) transition team. But Ebell, who directs the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute, is actually an excellent choice. Unfortunately, a […]

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  • At Marrakech Climate Conference, Trump Casts A Chilling Shadow

    • Date: 16/11/16

    The Paris Agreement assumed a climate-friendly President. Oops Last December, under the cold grey skies of a Paris still reeling from the Islamist atrocities at the Bataclan, the countries of the world approved the Paris Agreement on climate change. The first climate conference since the Paris Agreement came into force, taking place under the cloudless skies […]

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  • Nick Butler: Time For Adaptation To Reality

    • Date: 14/11/16
    • Nick Butler, Financial Times

    Adaptation is a second-best answer but it is more constructive than relying on unsubstantiated optimism. The Paris agreement on climate change has been ratified, earlier than most people expected. Some believe that means the issue is on its way to being resolved. That is absolutely not the case. Donald Trump’s election as president is a […]

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  • Tears, Angst And Retirement Plans As EPA Staff Brace For Trump Takeover

    • Date: 12/11/16
    • Robin Bravender and Kevin Bogardus, E&E News

    U.S. EPA employees were in tears. Worried Energy Department staffers were offered counseling. Some federal employees were so depressed, they took time off. Others might retire early. And some employees are in downright panic mode in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s victory. “People are upset. Some people took the day off because they were depressed,” […]

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  • Solar Stocks Hammered As Green Sector Expected To Lose Out In Trump Administration

    • Date: 10/11/16
    • MarketWatch

    Energy stocks ended sharply divided Wednesday, with steep losses for solar stocks as investors expected a Donald Trump administration to favor traditional energy sources and to roll back policies that favored renewables. ”Trump would allocate more resources to traditional energy sectors (oil, gas and coal) than would Clinton, but allocate less to alternative energy industries,” […]

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  • Trump Administration To Cancel Billions of Payment to UN’s Green Climate Fund

    • Date: 09/11/16
    • John Raphael, Nature World News

    Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump has once again wooed his supporters as he promises to cancel the pledge of the outgoing Obama administration to give a couple of billion dollars as global warming payments to the United Nations. During his rally in Florida, Trump outlined the need to cancel the global warming payment. He proposed […]

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