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Tesla's Elon Musk Suggested Implementing A Tax On Carbon Emissions To Trump, It Didn't Go So Well

Tesla CEO Elon Musk apparently suggested implementing a tax on carbon emissions to President Donald Trump, Bloomberg reported Thursday.<p>His idea …

Trump pressured parks chief for photos to prove 'media lied' about inauguration crowd – report

Donald Trump ordered the National Park Service director to produce additional photographs of his inauguration crowds, believing the images “might prove that the media had lied” about the size of the audience, according to the Washington Post.<p>Trump's inauguration crowd: Sean Spicer's claims versus …

Donald Trump

Scientists Warn Trump’s Border Wall Will Be Bad for the Planet

President Donald Trump’s plan for a southern border wall will cost billions of dollars and has already sparked a diplomatic rift with Mexico. It’s …

Carbon Dioxide

US president Donald Trump has signed seven executive orders so far. Read them here

<i>Last updated on Jan. 31, 2017.</i><p>US president Donald Trump has initiated a series of presidential actions since taking office on Jan 23. The directives touch on issues like the Affordable Care Act, new homeownership, federal hiring, and most controversially, immigration.<p>While most people casually …

Immigration

Opinion: Trump's America is beginning to look a lot like China

Media gag orders, suppressing public information, sweeping executive decisions - Donald Trump's ecopocalyse has begun. It's reminiscent of another …

Trump is at war with science and knowledge, and that should terrify you

Nearly every day brings a new report of a federal agency told to shut down communications with the public or even members of Congress; tweets about important topics such as climate change removed from the public record; bans on talking to the press.<p>This is week one of the Trump administration, and …

UC Berkeley

Scientists think we’re closer to self-destruction than we have been since the 1950s

In case you didn’t already have enough to worry about.<p>The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ editors convened today to announce that it will be moving the hand on its “Doomsday Clock” thirty seconds closer to midnight, from three minutes to midnight to two-and-a-half minutes to midnight.<p>The election of …

Climate Change

Amazon sells out of '1984' after America remembers it can read

After nearly a week on the best-seller list, and a push to the number one spot yesterday — Amazon has now sold out of George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, ‘1984.’<p>If you’re wondering what caused the surge of interest in a book first published in 1949, a look at Google Trends seems to point towards …

White fear of demographic change is a powerful psychological force

Increasing diversity could make America a more hostile place.<p>In August 2008, the Census Bureau released a report that predicted a seismic shift in American demographics: By 2050, minorities would make up more than 50 percent of the population and become the majority.<p>When Yale psychologist Jennifer …

C-SPAN broadcast interrupted by Russian network

Here’s the moment Russia Today took over the C-SPAN1 feed. Unclear what happened. RT aired for about ten minutes before C-SPAN1 came back. …