On July 14, 2019, Trump tweeted that four junior female Congress-persons of color should go back to their countries of origin. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley. Three of the four were born in the U.S. The other has lived here since childhood. All are U.S. citizens. A few days later at a rally, Trump railed against the four, particularly Rep. Ilhan Omar, inciting the crowd to chant “send her back!”. Continue Reading The Curious Immunity of Rupert Murdoch.
Climate change is not just about building seawalls, managing forests, and putting houses on posts. It’s also about loss of life and property on a World War scale. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates climate change will cause an additional quarter of a million deaths per year between 2030 and 2050.Continue Reading Is there criminal liability for climate change denial?
A new federal report by 13 federal agencies spells out the cold hard truth about the arrival of climate change impacts. The impacts are summarized in this Atlantic Magazine article: The Three Most Chilling Conclusions From the Climate Report. For example, heat waves are 3 times as frequent and lengthy, wildfires are twice as frequent as would be the case without climate change, sea level rise will cause mass migration.Continue Reading Climageddon has begun concludes Federal Report. Who’s gonna pay?