Climate Change

General Public Believes They Know More Than Science

General Public Believes They Know More Than Science

I have long maintained that the intelligence quotient of the average American has greatly declined in the last 30 years. Our nation reads little, and researches subjective information even less. Our people spend time playing video games, and watching television. The latter is the biggest culprit; for some unknown reason, people believe what they see […]

Recent Cold Weather No Support for Climate Change Skeptics

Recent Cold Weather No Support for Climate Change Skeptics

For climate change skeptics, recent days have been a prime example that climate scientists have exaggerated the global warming scare, with temperatures in the eastern US dropping 5 to 25 degrees F below average. However, even with this second round of anomalously low temperatures, 2014 average temperatures are not unusual in the longer temperature record, […]

Future Conservation Policy To Be Shaped by Scenario Planning

Future Conservation Policy To Be Shaped by Scenario Planning

The US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced in July the publication of a new peer-reviewed document designed to help shape the future of conservation policy. The document, “Considering Multiple Futures: Scenario Planning to Address Uncertainty in Natural Resource Conservation,” introduces a planning method called scenario planning to policy managers and provides 12 conservation case […]