Evan Lund

Freelance Writer

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Climate Denier Congressman Lamar Smith Contends with New Foe: Declining Voter Support

House science committee chairman has made it his mission to combat environmental regulation For those keeping score, the "Making [Everything] Great Again" naming committee is on a roll, and, from his perch as chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (HCSST), Congressman Lamar Smith is well positioned to keep things rolling.

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Climate Change Might Finally Be A Key Voter Issue Come 2018

Nestled south of Edwards Plateau in central Texas is Lamar S. Smith 's congressional district, formally known as Texas's 21st congressional district (TX-21). The district includes concentrated liberal pockets near Austin and San Antonio before expanding west into a big chunk of Texas Hill Country.

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GOP Climate Strategy: If You Can't Beat It, Shield It

After President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, the guiding principle behind his policy directives has become abundantly clear: Shield the United States from outside dangers - both foreign and domestic. As he prepares for a funding showdown over the construction of his infamous border wall, it's apparent that such "shielding" strategies are integral to this administration's desire to protect its people.

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Energy Mixes Shift But Fossils Remain King

The world's most valuable company is not Apple, Google, or Amazon. It's an oil company, and it's about to go public. Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian state energy goliath, is preparing for an initial public offering in 2018. But its valuation will depend on how oil futures are calculated.

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Trump Should Follow Nixon's Lead on the Environment

Throughout his life and increasingly so since he's become president, Donald Trump has attracted a wide range of labels and nicknames; some good, most bad. Occasionally, those labels, like " villain," came with a comparison to another publicly-perceived villain: President 37, Mr. Richard Nixon.

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