Conservation

Trump Shrinks Public Land To Ease Fossil Fuel Potential–Claims It’s For Public Good (Video)

Trump Shrinks Public Land To Ease Fossil Fuel Potential–Claims It’s For Public Good (Video)

When President Donald Trump announced Monday he would be reducing the sizes of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah, he delivered the following message: “The families and communities of Utah know and love this land the best, and you know the best how to take care of your land. You know how to protect […]

At UN Climate Conference, World Leaders Show They Don’t Need Trump (Video)

At UN Climate Conference, World Leaders Show They Don’t Need Trump (Video)

Last spring, when President Donald Trump was considering withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate accords, other nations’ leaders pleaded with him to reconsider, appealing to a sense of responsibility and prudence. He was reminded of the influence America has on other nations, and warned if we withdrew others would likely as well. In June, he […]

Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences Scientists (Video)

Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences Scientists (Video)

Perhaps people thought it was “fake news.” Two years ago, an article appeared in the Miami Herald about Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials being barred from using the terms “climate change” or “global warming” in official communications, emails, and reports. Right away, those familiar with British author George Orwell’s iconic dystopian novel 1984 began drawing parallels between the […]

It’s Official: There Is Now More CO2 In The Atmosphere Than Ever Before In Human History (Video)

It’s Official: There Is Now More CO2 In The Atmosphere Than Ever Before In Human History (Video)

“If humanity wishes to preserve a planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which life on Earth is adapted, paleoclimate evidence and ongoing climate change suggest that CO2 will need to be reduced … to at most 350 ppm [parts per million].” This is a quote from former NASA climatologist Dr. James […]

Hungry For Change–World Hunger Linked To A Changing Climate (Video)

Hungry For Change–World Hunger Linked To A Changing Climate (Video)

815 million people around the world went hungry last year. This, according to the latest data from the United Nations, is the first increase in global hunger in more than 15 years. Sweeping initiatives from nations all over the world slashed the undernourished population in half between 1990 and 2015. Seeking to eradicate hunger by […]

Studies Show Climate Change Is LITERALLY Draining The Economy (Video)

Studies Show Climate Change Is LITERALLY Draining The Economy (Video)

If there’s anything consistent about the right, it’s that it believes economics are at the crux of every political, professional, personal, social, and environmental decision. The “free market,” they say, “will solve all that ails us.” Of course money is important, and we would be remiss if we did not consider the economic costs of […]

Report: All Life On Earth Could Be Extinct By The End Of The Century (Video)

Report: All Life On Earth Could Be Extinct By The End Of The Century (Video)

Here is something you will not hear in the American mainstream media: “The chance of ‘catastrophic’ climate change completely wiping out humanity by 2100 is now 1-in-20.” That is a headline from the British Daily Mail, reporting a recent finding from researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. In other words, there […]

Poll Reveals EVERYONE Recognizes Climate Change Is Real — Except For Trump Voters

Poll Reveals EVERYONE Recognizes Climate Change Is Real — Except For Trump Voters

With Hurricanes Irma and Harvey devastating the Gulf Coast in recent weeks, most Americans are recognizing these new “super storms” for what they are: evidence of climate change negatively impacting our world. Scientists warned that these once-in-a-lifetime storms would become more commonplace as climate change progressed. And most Americans agree — not just because of […]

The Right Freaks Out At JLaw For Saying Hurricanes Are Trump’s Fault — Which She Never Said (VIDEO)

The Right Freaks Out At JLaw For Saying Hurricanes Are Trump’s Fault — Which She Never Said (VIDEO)

Conservatives on social media are freaking out because Jennifer Lawrence reportedly said that the recent hurricanes that have hit the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean are the result of Mother Nature’s “wrath” against American voting for Donald Trump. Trouble is, you’d be hard-pressed to find any audio or video evidence of Lawrence saying such a […]

U.S. Scientist Has Had ENOUGH: He’s ‘Blowing The Whistle On Trump Administration’ (VIDEO)

U.S. Scientist Has Had ENOUGH: He’s ‘Blowing The Whistle On Trump Administration’ (VIDEO)

A former policy advisor to the Interior Department has become, in his words, a “whistleblower” on the Trump administration’s treatment of climate scientists. Joel Clement was director of the Office of Policy Analysis at the Interior Department for nearly seven years. But on June 15, he was summarily transferred to the accounting office, an area […]

US To Use Climate Change Fund To Build New Coal Plants (VIDEO)

US To Use Climate Change Fund To Build New Coal Plants (VIDEO)

According to a new report from Bloomberg, the U.S. will seek to use money intended for climate change adaptation to promote the construction of new coal plants. The plan, according to an anonymous official inside the Trump administration, is to use the Green Climate Fund to facilitate the construction of new coal plants abroad. The […]

Federal Courts Overrule Trump Administration: Order Enforcement Of EPA Methane Rule (VIDEO)

Federal Courts Overrule Trump Administration: Order Enforcement Of EPA Methane Rule (VIDEO)

A federal court ruled this week that the Trump Administration cannot delay implementation of an Environmental Protection Agency rule requiring oil and gas companies to fix methane leaks from their equipment. Methane is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential 21 times that of carbon dioxide. The rule was developed under the Obama administration […]

Here’s What Would Happen If Every Single American Recycled Just ONCE (VIDEO)

Here’s What Would Happen If Every Single American Recycled Just ONCE (VIDEO)

It’s no surprise that if everyone in America recycled, the country would be a lot cleaner. But recycling offers significant opportunities for economic growth, too. A recent feature in USA Today underscores how recycling can fulfill both environmental and economic needs. Keep America Beautiful, a recycling advocacy organization, compiled data showing what one act of […]

States Take Charge Of The Fight Against Climate Change – Defy Trump’s Paris Fail (VIDEO)

States Take Charge Of The Fight Against Climate Change – Defy Trump’s Paris Fail (VIDEO)

In the wake of America’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, U.S. states are moving to combat climate change without the help of the federal government. This week, Minnesota joined a growing list of states committed to the United States Climate Alliance, an agreement between individual states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at least 26 percent […]

Trump Admin Wants To Lift Uranium Mining Ban, Risk The Grand Canyon And People’s Health (VIDEO)

Trump Admin Wants To Lift Uranium Mining Ban, Risk The Grand Canyon And People’s Health (VIDEO)

If you’ve got plans to see the Grand Canyon, do it soon, because if the Trump Administration gets its way, a lift on the ban on uranium mining might be in the near future. According to a piece in the Guardian, a coalition of influential officials in Arizona and Utah argue the 2012-enacted twenty-year ban on new […]

How Will Trump’s War On The Environment FDA, And Other Regulations Affect You? Badly

How Will Trump’s War On The Environment FDA, And Other Regulations Affect You? Badly

This article was prepared by Bridget Stack and Lindsey Pasieka with ConsumerSafety.org. If you watched President Donald Trump’s first hundred days speed by, you’re no doubt familiar with the enormous scope of changes he is bringing forward. Before the end of March, he signed 26 executive actions, in addition to pushing substantial policy changes through Congress. […]

Trump Ends US Commitment To Paris Agreement (DETAILS)

Trump Ends US Commitment To Paris Agreement (DETAILS)

Despite vocal opposition from businesses, advisers, and prominent members of his own party, President Donald Trump announced today that he would take America out of the Paris Agreement. The historic climate deal was developed in 2015 and signed by over 190 nations. The U.S. now joins Nicaragua and Syria as the only nations within the […]

The Permafrost Is Melting And Releasing Killer Bacteria And Viruses (VIDEO)

The Permafrost Is Melting And Releasing Killer Bacteria And Viruses (VIDEO)

An ancient plague, frozen beneath the arctic ice for millennia, is suddenly released as the ice around it thaws. The disease makes its ways to civilization, killing billions and bringing civilization to a screeching halt. It sounds like science fiction. But as climate change accelerates, long-dormant pathogens and bacteria could awaken and wreak havoc across […]

Climate Change Ads Target Trump In a Unique Way (VIDEO)

Climate Change Ads Target Trump In a Unique Way (VIDEO)

It’s common knowledge that Donald Trump loves watching cable news. Now an environmental group is taking advantage of the president’s bad habit to raise awareness about the dangers of climate change. The Partnership for Responsible Group – a nonprofit dedicated to fighting climate change while maintaining economic growth – has sponsored a series of five […]

This Was America Before The EPA – We Can’t Go Back (IMAGES/VIDEO)

This Was America Before The EPA – We Can’t Go Back (IMAGES/VIDEO)

In the 1960s, America was a dirtier, uglier place than it is today. Illegal dumping was widespread. Sewage often mingled with river water that upstream communities swam in or drank from. And smokestacks stood directly alongside residential developments. Two catalysts would bring about lasting change and inspire the Environmental Protection Agency. One was Rachel Carson’s […]

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