FEATURE-Religions seen slow to go green; Pope has chance to inspire | Reuters
"Americans allow their politics to inform their faith," said Katharine Hayhoe, an evangelical Christian and climate scientist at Texas Tech University.Twitter / PaulREhrlich: #ECONOMICS -- needs to be read ...
Raising awareness of the environment could be a step to modernize the Church, besieged by scandal for covering up sexual abuse of children by priests and whose strict moral traditions are often at odds with a increasingly secular society.
Obama leaves climate change-fighting tool on shelf for now | Reuters
#ECONOMICS -- needs to be read by all those who don't understand growth is the disease and not the cure http://bit.ly/ISEox7 Pls. retweet
And while environmentalists are eager to use the statute to consider the long-term impacts of climate change, industry groups worry the added layer could be crippling to projects.A Don’t-Miss Science Conference July 13-14 | Heartlander Magazine
"Let's say you want to build a solar farm. Well, were those solar panels built in China using coal power? How far back do we trace these supposed impacts?" said Bill Kovacs, a senior energy adviser with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
..."Time is running out to do something meaningful that will have an effect in Obama's second term," Frampton said.
The theme of this year’s meeting is “Science and Common Sense v. Alarmism and Disaster.” The agenda promises many thoughtful, science-based discussions on how to apply science to reduce real threats to society while not wasting valuable resources pursuing junk-science alarmism.