Weekend reading

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We note some interesting current reading related to subjects we have been posting on: (1) "This Is Why You Have No Business Challenging Scientific Experts"; (2) "White House Releases Report on the Administration's All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy as a Path to Sustainable Economic Growth"; (3) "On Oil and Mining Rules, Should Progressives Be Worried?"; (4) "Oil Lobby Overpowers Voters to Kill Statewide Fracking Ban in California"; (5) "To Young Minds Today, Harvard Is the Stanford of the East". And Glenn Greenwald's new book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State.

This Is Why You Have No Business Challenging Scientific Experts (Chris Mooney at Mother Jones, May 30)

Earlier posts:

Shoot and a miss: Wall Street Journal op-ed attacks 97% climate consensus

Interview with Stephen Schneider on climate science expert credibility study (July 2010). Expert credibility matters.

White House Releases Report on the Administration’s All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy as a Path to Sustainable Economic Growth (White House Press Office, May 30)

Earlier post:

Big Green confronts Obama on climate-energy policy link

On Oil and Mining Rules, Should Progressives Be Worried? (National Journal, May 27)

Earlier posts:

White House roadblock for environment, safety, and health regulation

Moving White House regulatory review away from political roadblocks

Oil Lobby Overpowers Voters To Kill Statewide Fracking Ban In California  (Climate Progress, May 30)

Earlier posts:

Leaked EPA draft fracking guidance raises water contamination concerns

Fracking Boom Spews Toxic Air Emissions on Texas Residents

To Young Minds of Today, Harvard Is the Stanford of the East -- Riding Technology Wave, Stanford Rises to Top of Some Measures (New York Times, May 29)

Earlier posts:

Stanford joins divestment campaign; Obama should be next

Remarks at Stanford on the Obama administration and the role of scientists as citizens

Stephen Schneider and the millennial generation

And, last but not least, we're working on the must-read chronicle by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State.

Earlier posts:

2014 Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling: Edward Snowden and Laura Poitras

On the war on surveillance state whistleblowers

GAP Statement on Edward Snowden and NSA Domestic Surveillance

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