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15 08, 2019

corporate secretary: SEC urged to tackle companies’ ESG boasts

2019-08-15T16:34:21-04:00August 15th, 2019|"Climate Change", Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Milloy, Petition, SEC|

by Ben Maiden corporate secretary Group wants regulator to act on false and misleading claims about climate change The SEC has received the latest request to act on ESG-related disclosures, although agency officials have indicated caution over prescriptive rulemaking in the area. McLean, Virginia-based Energy and Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) this week filed a [...]

15 08, 2019

Washington Post: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing to America amid a storm of online attacks

2019-08-15T15:32:27-04:00August 15th, 2019|"Climate Change", Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Milloy, Scandal|

by Claire Parker Washington Post Two days into her transatlantic voyage aboard a hyper-efficient sailing yacht, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg is already weathering rough seas — and a deluge of online attacks. The Swedish teenager set sail Wednesday on her nearly 3,000-mile trip from Plymouth, England, to New York, where she plans to attend [...]

14 08, 2019

Grimes: ‘The Future of California’s Quality of Life is at Stake’ Unless Plastic Packaging Is Banned

2019-08-15T15:53:24-04:00August 14th, 2019|Bad Science, California, Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe AB 1080 and SB 54 appear to be half-baked and may be shelved First California legislators came for our cigarettes, and banned smoking indoors and in public parks. Then they banned plastic bags, foie gras and shark fin soup. [...]

13 08, 2019

New York Times: Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talk

2019-08-15T15:32:52-04:00August 13th, 2019|"Climate Change", Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Milloy, Scandal|

by Somini Sengupta New York Times PLYMOUTH, England — Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate activist, set sail Wednesday on a racing yacht bound for New York. The boat cast off from the Mayflower Marina here in this old English port city around 3 p.m. local time during a brief pause in the rain... Ms. Thunberg [...]

9 08, 2019

Walcher: Let’s decide how to decide

2019-08-12T10:30:31-04:00August 9th, 2019|Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Environment, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel An internationally respected geologist named John Clema recently published an article headlined with the simple truth that "Past, present and future progress requires mining." That statement should not be controversial, since most people must surely be aware of the presence in their lives [...]

2 08, 2019

Grimes: Second California Agency Removes Public Records From State Website

2019-08-06T10:58:22-04:00August 2nd, 2019|California, Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe First High Speed Rail Authority removed docs, now the Department of Corrections joins the anti-transparency club Last week California Globe reported that thousands of pages of public records were removed from the highly controversial California High Speed Rail Authority [...]

22 07, 2019

E&E News: Trump’s changes to science might not last

2019-07-23T13:09:57-04:00July 22nd, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Milloy|

Jean Chemnick E&E News reporter The Trump administration's attempt to overhaul the way EPA does science may not have a long shelf life. Many science advocates and past leaders of EPA's expert advisory panels say the panoply of executive orders and guidances President Trump and his EPA administrators have issued over the past 2 ½ [...]

19 07, 2019

Walcher: An idea whose time has come

2019-07-22T11:30:45-04:00July 19th, 2019|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Environment, Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel Gustave Aimard famously wrote that "There is something more powerful than the brute force of bayonets: it is the idea whose time has come." It could well be said of this week's announcement that the Interior Department will, at long last, move the [...]

12 07, 2019

Walcher: Which is worse? The ailment or the cure?

2019-07-17T11:47:20-04:00July 12th, 2019|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Environment, Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel It is commonly said of ill-advised policies that "the cure is worse than the ailment." That's often true, but not always. It came to mind this week when several websites expressed horror over a report regarding numerous environmental policy changes. Several articles carried [...]

3 07, 2019

Grimes: CalEPA Building Has a Rat Infestation; ‘Catch-and-Release’ Isn’t Working

2019-07-08T10:17:52-04:00July 3rd, 2019|California, Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe The agency that regulates rat poison must now turn to rat poisons Wednesday morning, CBS13 reported that the California Environmental Protection Agency headquarters building in downtown Sacramento has been fighting a rat infestation for more than five weeks. Apparently [...]

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