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Extreme Rainstorms Are Not Increasing in the United States

Editor’s Note: David Legates, Ph.D., CCM, is the former Delaware state climatologist and director of the Center for Climatic Research at the University of Delaware, where he teaches. Legates received the 2015 Courage in Defense of Science Award at the Tenth International Conference on Climate Change, held on June 11 in Washington, DC. The 2014 National Climate Assessment asserts extreme rainfall is increasing in the United States.           ...

Debater Claims Florida Tea Party Meeting Biased Venue for Solar Debate

Debbie Dooley, leader of the self-proclaimed Green Tea Party, accused Florida Tea Party members of being biased after Tea Party members unanimously rejected her proposed solar power monopoly for the state.  The Atlanta, Georgia-based Dooley is pushing an amendment to the Florida Constitution that would create a special market for on-site electricity sales and give the solar power industry a government-protected monopoly on those sales. Dooley claims the proposed amendment advances free...

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