Monthly Archives: December 2019

Trump’s Proposed NOAA Budget Cuts, and the Actual Increases

NOAA is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.   From their website, their Mission is:  “To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts, to share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal … Continue reading

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Trump’s Proposed 2019 DoE and NASA Cuts, and Actual Increases

Trump’s Proposed Cuts to the Department of Energy and NASA, with their actual Congressional Increases. Department of Energy Budget In the following table for the science sectors of the Department of Energy, we give, in millions of dollars:  the 2019 … Continue reading

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Trump’s Absurd Science Budget Cut Proposals, and Their Defeats

Trump’s Absurd Science Budget Cut Proposals, and Their Defeats It is sad to see Trump and his Political Appointees attempt to remove funding for projects related to climate science and environmental protection, while the Congress again ignores them, and in … Continue reading

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Costs of Weather Related Disasters Are Increasing in the US

Costs of Weather and Climate Related Disasters Over the Last 40 Years, and During the Trump Presidency The data and maps are from the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. I’m jumping the storm a little since the data for 2019 … Continue reading

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US Wind Energy Generation Led by Republican Midwest States

We have to thank Donald Trump for bringing up wind energy generation in his rallies again.  Although, everything he said about them is false.  He still calls them the old fashioned wind mills, but they are now called wind turbines, … Continue reading

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The Coming Climate Action Decade, the 2020s

The Coming Climate Action Decade, the 2020s. An entire generation will be known for the next decade, starting in the 20s.  In fact, it is the next 20 years, or fifth of a century, that will be crucial, and has … Continue reading

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Leading States in Sectors of American Energy Production

A Survey of Leading States in Sectors of American Energy Production From a spread sheet of the EIA, Energy Information Agency, we show the leading states in the sectors of American energy production.  This will document what states will have … Continue reading

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And What About Trump’s Misdemeanors?

And What About Trump’s Misdemeanors? Even Donald Trump noted the lack of misdemeanors in the proposed impeachment charges in the House, when he wrote a demeaning letter to House Speaker Pelosi.  I considered writing about this before, but the envisioned … Continue reading

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A Greener World and Santa Claus

A Greener World and Santa Claus The holidays season has given me some ideas of how Santa Claus will adapt to a sustainable world.  It all started with my new forever stamps, which feature an image of Santa Claus.  Other … Continue reading

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What Could Republicans Come to Regret From a Passive Impeachment Rejection?

What Could Republicans Come to Regret From a Passive Impeachment Rejection? Less than three years into Trump’s term, look at all of the chaos, disregard for Republican policies and Constitutional and government norms, weakening of long standing alliances, repeated collusion … Continue reading

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