Consultant to the Yes on 10 campaignConsultant to the Yes on 10 campaign
FROM John Dunlap
Proposition 10: Environmental Protection or Corporate Giveaway? Proposition 10 was put on next month's ballot by the Clean Energy Fuels Corporation in Seal Beach. It's owned by the Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens and produces natural gas. The $5 billion bond measure would provide more than $3 billion in rebates for vehicles that run on alternative fuels, including natural gas. The rest of the money would fund research and development of renewable energy technology.
Should we 'hack the climate' to fight global warming? The Paris Agreements won't be enough to reverse global warming, whether President Trump pulls the US out or not. Is it time to try altering the atmosphere by what's called "geoengineering?" We hear about unintended consequences, international relations… and ethics.
Trump, the GOP and the rule of law Conservatives — and some Republicans — are criticizing the President for "the mess he made" in firing FBI Director James Comey. We hear about a potential successor, the possibility of "obstruction of justice" and the constitutional separation of powers.
Trump's Russia ties intensify with Comey firing Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe contradicted the Trump White House today, insisting the Bureau had not lost faith in former Director James Comey. He promised to notify the committee of any interference into investigation of the Trump campaign's contacts with Vladimir Putin's Russia. What do we know about those contacts… and how they relate to Trump's business interests and those of his family?
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.