A flip-flop too far: Romney shuts up on FEMA after Sandy

A couple of days ago it was suggested somewhere that reporters on the campaign trail ask Gov. Romney if he still advocates replacing Federal disaster aid, including FEMA, with grants to the states, as he said last year in response to a direct question in a GOP debate.   This morning that is the questionContinue reading “A flip-flop too far: Romney shuts up on FEMA after Sandy”

Climate Change: No Moderates Allowed

As Martin Parry, who supervised the impacts and assessments section of the massive Climate Change 2007 (Physical Science edition) IPCC report writes (here) in this weekend’s Guardian, it’s shockingly difficult to find moderates on the subject of climate change. One tends to have scientists and advocates warning that if we don’t take drastic action immediately,Continue reading “Climate Change: No Moderates Allowed”