Huffington Post Green

James Schlesinger Dead: Former Defense, Energy Secretary Dies At 85

James Schlesinger Dead: Former Defense, Energy Secretary Dies At 85

By Mollie Reilly BY TOM RAUM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington think tank confirms that James Schlesinger, a hawkish and erudite Republican who served in top Cabinet-level posts under three presidents, has died. He was 85. The Center for Strategic and International […]

Oil And Gas Boom Spurring Growth West Of The Mississippi, But Challenges Loom

Oil And Gas Boom Spurring Growth West Of The Mississippi, But Challenges Loom

By Brianna Elliott WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s energy boom is fueling population growth west of the Mississippi River. New 2013 census information released Thursday shows that 6 of the 10 fastest-growing metropolitan areas and 8 of the 10 fastest-growing counties in the country are located […]

Statistics and Climate Science: Roger Pielke Missed the Mark

Statistics and Climate Science: Roger Pielke Missed the Mark

By John P. Abraham, Ph.D. Did Roger Pielke fumble, trip, or score an own-goal? In his inaugural post on Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight website, Roger Pielke Jr. put forth a number of arguments suggesting that many changes to extreme weather are not occurring as our climate […]