This weekend saw the biggest anti-pipeline protest in Minnesota history, organized by Tar Sands Resistance. It’s not just about the Keystone XL pipeline. Many other pipelines are being planned to bring crude oil from the Alberta tar sands into the United States to be processed and then sold for burning, creating the risk of massive […]
Congress has voted to increase the risk of oil spills by authorizing an increase in pipelines, while keeping our nation’s capacity for cleaning up oil spills the same. […]
Do you know who poisoned two bald eagles in Plaquemine, Louisiana? You can earn a financial reward for sharing the information. […]
One town’s weather is not the same as global climate.
It’s easy to lose track of the difference because as humans we pay more attention to what we see with our own eyes and pay less attention to what we don’t see. It’s even easier to lose track of the difference between local weather and […]
Republicans and conservative Democrats don’t like much of what scientific research has to say. So, they passed the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015. […]
When you hear politicians in the U.S. Congress say that they are for an All Of The Above Energy policy, keep in mind that all of the above includes massive oil spills like the one yesterday along the California coast. […]
Do your bit, or at least don’t make it worse where you live, and there may be a larger pool of surviving pollinators by the time the federal government gets around to implementing its own plans for pollinator preservation. […]
How can Congress continue to coddle fossil fuels companies when the skies of our cities are in this condition? […]
Marc Morano of the Exxon-funded and Chevron-funded website Climate Depot declared in April 2015 that “There is no global warming crisis! … now going on almost two decades of no global warming.” Echoing the same theme, Nancy J. Thorner of Lake Bluff, Illinois wrote a letter to the editor of the Madison-St. Clair Record complaining […]
At this point, the familiar narrative, of how Bernard Sanders is more progressive than Hillary Clinton, and Clinton is nothing more than a corporate-owned Republican in Democrat’s clothing, falls apart. […]
On March 19 2015, the National Snow and Ice Data Center declared that sea ice in the Arctic Ocean had reached its high point in its area of coverage (“extent”) for the year, and that this high point was the smallest on record.
As you can see by following the blue line in this […]