Libertarians who feel that their personal liberty is threatened by industrial climate disruption are more susceptible than most to confirmation bias and motivated reasoning. That’s why so many libertarians deny the reality of industrial climate disruption.
There are a lot of engineers among the ranks of industrial climate disruption deniers. Part Two of a series on libertarians, engineers, and climate disruption denial explores the personality traits and values of engineers.
Libertarians and engineers are often found among the vocal minority of people who deny the reality of industrial climate disruption. Part 1 of a series discusses recent research into the moral values and personality traits of libertarians.
Lance Armstrong’s wins weren’t caused by his doping, but he was still performance enhanced. Superstorm Sandy was similarly enhanced by industrial climate disruption.
According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, (NSDIC) “Arctic sea ice appears to have broken the 2007 record daily extent and is now the lowest in the satellite era.” This […]
You know you’ve spectacularly lost the argument when the DC Circuit Court of Appeals quotes Schoolhouse Rock in its opinion against you.
The states and industry groups tried to argue that the EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations went against the Clean Air Act in multiple ways. But the DC appeals court strongly disagreed, finding in every instance that the EPA was “unambiguously correct.”
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding was exactly what the EPA said it was – based on sound scientific evidence and anchored firmly within the legal requirements of the Clean Air Act.
When the DC appeals court ruled that the EPA had the authority to regulate greenhouse gases on June 26, 2012, it brought to a close a process of regulation and court challenges that started in 1999.
The national media and much of America is watching the Colorado wildfire drama in rapt, apocalyptic fascination. For those who are just now recognizing the scope of the disaster, S&R has been […]