Another blow to globalism as climate change schemers can’t convince Trump

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Zero Hedge reports that Angela Merkel is furious with President Trump after his refusal during last week’s G7 summit to commit to the Paris Agreement. The Chancellor can no longer count on a united front given Brexit and the Trump presidency. How times are changing! Read the full story here.

Consider further that adherence to the Paris climate deal would kill 6 million American jobs. Abstention from this agreement is another brick in the road for “America first.”


Sandoval County Focuses on Economic Development

With an arguably recovering economic engine still reeling from events in 2008, Sandoval County is unveiling a new collaborative effort to locate, retain, and expand business throughout the county and in Central New Mexico. The full story is found in the Rio Rancho Observer.

More Work Needed to Harness Southwest’s Energy Potential

The Santa Fe New Mexican informs us that two top federal officials, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, were in Santa Fe today as part of a meeting focusing on the Obama Administration’s efforts for gathering recommendations for developing, storing, and transmitting energy. See the full story in the Santa Fe New Mexican.

Conservative or Liberal Geography?

The Economist published a truly interesting chart showcasing the political leanings of the nation’s cities of populations with 250,000 people or more.The chart ranks cities from the most conservative (top) to the most liberal (bottom). Many of the cities listed fall within popular stereotypes, but there are some curve balls mixed in as well. Visit The Economist and see where your city ranks.