Opinion: Report Concludes that Trump’s Climate Denial Aids Terrorist Recruitment Efforts

A little over a year ago some high-level person in ISIS penned a treatise explaining precisely what Western nations (America) should do to aid in the terror group’s recruitment efforts. As sure as the Sun rises in the East, Donald Trump took the terror organization’s pleas for help to heart and has religiously followed every instruction to the letter. Now it turns out that Trump’s rejection of science, particularly climate science, is yet another means of “strengthening recruitment efforts” of groups like ISIS and Boko Haram. read more

Paul Krugman Get It Mostly Right About Why Republicans Doom Earth’s Population

According to Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman, Republicans will go to any length to stop American involvement in a climate deal and will hasten the world population's demise in the process; left alone the planet will fix itself in a few centuries. Krugman's assessment is incomplete; there is more motivation behind Republican opposition to saving the Earth's population than simply rejecting science.