BP has announced that, because of all of its mistakes in dealing with the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, which lasted for more than a quarter of a year before it was finally stopped, it is now much better prepared to deal with future oil spills.
That means, if we […]
An update on the explosion of another oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico: although early reports suggested that the rig wasn’t vulnerable to a spill because it was shut down properly, new reports indicate an oil slick a mile long has already formed while the offshore drilling platform continues to burn. Thankfully, no one […]
Oil spills in North Dakota and India are reminders of the dangers of relying on fossil fuels. […]
In Portland Oregon, Ahearne Cycles makes cycle trucks – bicycles with a firm platform placed in front, upon which objects can be placed for transport. […]
While homeland security zealots have predicted a nuclear weapon attack on United States soil will occur this July 4, a visitor to Irregular Times asserts that we have an apocalypse now. You may have noticed Tom’s frequent comments here that the world as we know it is doomed and that efforts to prevent global civilization-ending […]
Visions of Florida tourism, from VisitFlorida and from the Escambia County Health Department. […]
Yesterday, the Republican governors of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas orchestrated an official Day of Prayer to stop the onslaught of the offshore oil spill from the site of the wrecked BP Deepwater Horizon. Five official declarations called for coordinated intercessory prayer to stop the still-spilling oil gusher at the bottom of the Gulf […]
Every time someone buys one of our our sweatshop-free t-shirts, we set aside a dollar to donate an organization carrying out liberal-minded activities for the greater good.
This time around, we’re donating to SkyTruth, an non-profit organization that collects, develops and disseminates images that document the impact of human development on the Earth. Based […]
Come visit Louisiana – where you can pick up free oil on the seashore! […]
Whenever you buy one of our sweatshop-free liberal t-shirts, we donate a dollar to an organization carrying out liberal activities for the greater good. Most of the time, we donate to a liberal policy organization, but for this go-around we’re donating to Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research, an organization that has been participating in activities […]
On the Florida panhandle, a person claims to have snapped this photograph of a large sea turtle that washed up on shore dead. Add your own eyewitness observations of Gulf oil spill manifestations at the Oil Spill Tracker. […]