Category Archives: Science Funding

Is the US Really the Strongest That It Has Ever Been?

Is the US Really the Strongest That It Has Ever Been? Well,Trump has pumped up the military budget for the last two budgets.  And the weapons systems have been progressed.  But the military is only one of many technological, environmental, … Continue reading

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Environmental Rules Rolled Back by Trump

Environmental Rules Rolled Back by Trump The New York Times has documented 83 environmental rules rolled back or being rolled back by the Trump administration.  It has also noted 10 that have been reinstated by the courts.  We report their … Continue reading

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Isn’t It Time for the President to Get a Science Advisor?

Isn’t It Time for the President to Get a Science Advisor? Donald Trump is about to enter into face-to-face negotiations on perhaps denuclearizing North Korea, or the Korean Peninsula. Nuclear weapons development and testing, ICBMs, nuclear reactors, and nuclear fuel … Continue reading

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Public Attitudes About Science and Education

Public Attitudes about Science and Scientists are also surveyed in the National Science Board 2018 report.  The surveys are from 2016. For Spending for Scientific Research, 45% thought that it was about right, 38% thought it was too little, and … Continue reading

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Our 700th Energy Blog Article

Our 700th Energy Blog Article It’s time to celebrate our 700th blog article. I call it our, because my writing is largely a reflection of my community and information sources. I like to look beyond the news publications, which avoid … Continue reading

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The Educational Background of the US Congress

The Educational Background of the US Congress. I must admit that I am a bit of a conspiracy theorist, which is how scientists try to find common theories behind several anomalous results. I was wondering if there was a conservative … Continue reading

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The Many Losses of Health, Welfare, National Scientific Capabilities, and International Import by the Trump Administration’s Abandonment of Science

The Many Losses of Health, Welfare, National Scientific Capabilities, and International Import by the Trump Administration’s Abandonment of Science   The United States has incredible fortunes in investments in scientific talent, institutions, and industries, that are being not only squandered, … Continue reading

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Trump’s Successful Anti-Science Wall Around the White House

Trump’s Successful Anti-Science Wall Around the White House   As predicted, President Trump’s stocking his White House and Department Secretaries with the people who are professionally most hostile to science, and to government regulations has surrounded him with a science … Continue reading

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Trump’s Hypocrisy on Dropping Out of Paris and Killing Climate Science

Trump’s Hypocrisy on Dropping Out of Paris and Killing Climate Science   It was amazing that Trump dropped out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement without mentioning that he and his compatriots were doing everything they could in the budget … Continue reading

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On the West Coast, We Need an Earthquake Early Warning System

On the West Coast, We Need an Earthquake Early Warning System In Denying Us an Earthquake Early Warning System, President Trump is Not Providing for the Common Defense or General Welfare. The inaugural presidential oath is to uphold the constitution … Continue reading

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