Trump Presidency opens door to planet-hacking geoengineer experiments

As geoengineer advocates enter Trump administration, plans advance to spray sun-reflecting chemicals into atmosphere Harvard engineers who geo-engineering, which aims to spray sulphate particles into the atmosphere to reflect the suns radiation back to space and decrease the temperature of Earth. Sometime in 2018, Harvard engineers David Keith and Frank Keutsch hope to test spraying … Read more

James Comey: Democrat by birth, Republican by trade, thorn in the side of both

The imposing FBI director has drawn both praise and scorn from both major parties. But his biggest test the investigation of Trumps alleged ties to Russia lies ahead It took James Comey less than one minute to reveal his big news at a congressional hearing this week. The imposing FBI director, a former federal prosecutor … Read more

House committee grills Comey and Rogers on Trump and Russia: key points

FBI director confirms investigation of Trump campaigns ties to Russian government and smacks down several of the presidents tweets The House intelligence committee day one of judge Neil Gorsuchs confirmation hearings. Heres what happened. FBI director James Comey announced for the first time that the FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the … Read more

Trump golf resort and Scottish planners clash over the environment

US presidents Scotland development is under fire as it seeks to expand its boutique hotel and ditch its ecological monitoring group The Trump Organization is facing a new battle with Scottish planners and conservationists over the protection of rare dunes and wildlife at its Aberdeenshire golf resort. Trump International Golf Course Scotland has challenged a … Read more

Trump accuses China of being ‘grand champions’ of currency manipulation

US president risks ratcheting up tensions with Beijing with latest currency claims and repetition of desire for nuclear supremacy Donald Trump has risked reigniting a simmering feud with Beijing after accusing their first telephone conversation since the billionaires inauguration. However, to label China a currency manipulator something Trump had pledged to do on his first … Read more

Travel ban: White House files appeal against ruling as Trump says ‘we’ll win’

As previously barred travellers prepare to fly back to the US, the DoJ says the Washington state ruling second-guesses the presidents security judgment The US justice department has filed an appeal against a judges order lifting Donald Trumps controversial travel ban, as the new administrations flagship immigration policy threatened to unravel after one week. After … Read more

Trump’s courtiers bring chaotic and capricious style to White House

Two weeks in, the new administration resembles the court of a Renaissance king, with favorites infighting and Steve Bannon a Cardinal Richelieu in cargo pants After 15 days of chaotic activity when he made heads spin around the world, President Donald Trump flew from Washington on Friday for the Florida mansion he calls the Winter … Read more

Middle Eastern cinema has so much to say, and we need to be listening now more than ever

Trumps travel ban bars these artists from entering the US or attending the award ceremonies, and has overshadowed some critically acclaimed work In Donald Trumps travel ban has caused the artists behind them to cancel US festival and award ceremony appearances either as a direct consequence of the executive order, or out of protest. These … Read more

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