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Writing memos won’t help the bees: cultural change might

In 2014 President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum setting up a task force to create a strategy to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators.  The strategy was launched a year later in May 2015. https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/Pollinator%20Health%20Strategy%202015.pdf As part … Continue reading

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The unbearable fragility of climate regulations

Someone who loves nature can only be angry at this.  In June of last year the President Obama called for international lending institutions to stop funding coal-fired plants overseas.  The World Bank and the US Export-Import bank both agreed not … Continue reading

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