Climate Denier's Old Tweet Saying Venus Is Made Up of 96.5% CO2 to Debunk Climate Change Fears Reemerges Online
Fox News commentator Steve Milloy runs the website Junk Science. With it Milloy issues reports and press releases to refute scientific findings.
In his press releases, Milloy makes sure to cite credible sources. Like the time he sent "a news release issued by Steve Milloy repeatedly quoting Steve Milloy, including bolstering an argument made by Steve Milloy by quoting a [Wall Street Journal] article written by Steve Milloy."
Earlier this month Donald Trump announced reducing Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument by 85% would be a great move for Americans. But it's a Canadian based special interest that benefits far more, namely Energy Fuels Resources, a U.S. subsidiary of a Canadian mining company that lobbied for the change in the hopes of gaining access to uranium on the public land. Trump’s incoming EPA deputy secretary led their lobbying team.
A campaign by Energy Fuels Resources urged the Trump administration to dramatically reduce Bears Ears. The company reached out just months before Trump announced he was slashing the 1.35 million acre site down to 202,000 acres.
In a letter to the president-elect dated Tuesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) took aim at Donald Trump for choosing "Wall Street insiders" for top financial posts. Warren's letter singled out three members of Trump's transition team––David Malpass, Paul Atkins and Steve Mnuchin––with ties to Wall Street and "demonstrated records of failure during the 2008 financial crisis." Malpass is a former Bear Sterns chief economist working on shaping Trump's Treasury Department, and Mnuchin, an ex-Goldman Sachs partner, is the top candidate to lead it. Atkins is reshaping the ranks of financial regulatory agencies and was a former Securities and Exchange Commission commissioner during the George W. Bush administration.
"You made numerous promises to the American people in your election campaign, none bigger than the promise to ‘drain the swamp' of Washington D.C. special interests rigged against the middle class," Sen. Warren wrote. "The decisions you make with your transition team will shape the next four years of this nation. They will also reflect the strength of your character and your ability to truly lead--not just follow the marching orders of the special interests and Wall Street bankers you purportedly oppose."