The Internet hasn’t improved voter turnout, hasn’t advanced the cause of peace, hasn’t helped the environment, and has made economic inequality worse. Indymedia’s last major post was in 2013.
Republicans in the U.S. Senate didn’t want the truth to come out. Not one single senate Republican voted in favor of the Whitehouse amendment. They killed the legislation, voting to maintain the coverup of payoffs to politicians from dirty fossil fuel corporations.
It’s official: the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has crunched the numbers and confirmed that yes, 2015 was the hottest month on record, and last month, December 2015, was the hottest single month ever recorded. What’s more, last year’s record-breaking global warmth was warmer than
In Chicago, I woke up in the middle of the night and decided to go for a run. While preparing my warm clothes I looked at the weather report and saw that it was 45° outside. The ice that had built up along the shore
Why are Republicans objecting to an EPA rule that actually plays right into their hands?
The video below, produced by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, illustrates the change in arctic sea ice over the last generation – not just in surface extent, but also in thickness. Shifts in these measurements are subtle in the early years, so have the
The city of Milan has become so thick with toxic smog that it banned cars from its streets for six hours during the middle of the day for three days this week. Smog kills tens thousands of times more people worldwide than terrorism does. Lack
If only it were legal for the coal industry to fill the air and water with filth, Congressman David McKinley suggests, then the problem of heroin and opioid drug addiction in West Virginia would just go away.
Here we are in December, and one tenacious young deciduous tree has yet to give up most of its leaves. In fact, most of this tree’s leaves are still green, photosynthesizing in the dim light, even though we’re only about 100 miles south of the
In Paris this week, political leaders from around the world are meeting to try to work out a deal to reduce the growth in greenhouse gas emissions. This year is set to be the hottest year ever recorded on Earth, and projections by scientists of
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Jill Stein each have a plan for how to confront the growing crisis of climate change. The GOP frontrunners, Donald Trump and Ben Carson, have no plan.