Environment

WATCH A Nebraska Farmer School A Fox News Host On The Dangers Of The Keystone XL Pipeline

WATCH A Nebraska Farmer School A Fox News Host On The Dangers Of The Keystone XL Pipeline

According to Donald Trump and other Republicans, the Keystone XL pipeline is absolutely necessary if the United States plans to become energy independent. But a Nebraska farmer completely wrecked that argument in an interview with Fox News. Art Tanderup is a farmer who lives outside of Neligh, Nebraska and would be directly affected by the […]

Experts: Trump’s F***ing Wall Could Be ‘Catastrophic’ For The Environment (VIDEO)

Experts: Trump’s F***ing Wall Could Be ‘Catastrophic’ For The Environment (VIDEO)

It’s been amply demonstrated that Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the Mexican border is a disaster waiting to happen. It send a terrible message to our southern neighbors and could damage relations with Mexico for years to come. Moreover, it would be a logistical and engineering nightmare. It would be a potential political disaster as well, […]

WATCH Bill Nye DESTROY A Climate Change-Denying Adviser To Donald Trump

WATCH Bill Nye DESTROY A Climate Change-Denying Adviser To Donald Trump

In honor of Earth Day 2017, CNN decided to have a discussion Saturday morning on the topic of climate change, and two of the invited guests were Bill Nye (aka the “Science Guy) and William Happer, a physicist at Princeton University who is an ardent denier of climate change and has also advised Donald Trump […]

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 […]

Director Of EPA Needs Around The Clock Security To Protect Him From ‘The Left’ And His Own Employees

Director Of EPA Needs Around The Clock Security To Protect Him From ‘The Left’ And His Own Employees

Not only are taxpayers having to foot the bill for the endless trips Donald Trump makes to play golf in Florida and to guard his wife and son as they remain in New York, they’ll also be paying for a 24-hour security force to protect EPA head Scott Pruitt, who feels threatened. The New York […]

IRONY ALERT: Kentucky Coal Museum Not So Excited About…Coal (VIDEO)

IRONY ALERT: Kentucky Coal Museum Not So Excited About…Coal (VIDEO)

You wouldn’t think it would be possible. I mean, the hilarity factor alone should have prevented this from ever happening. But life is a funny old thing, right? You just can’t predict what might happen. A reality TV star with a fake tan might become President of the United States. Anything is possible. In that […]

Trump’s De-Regulation Of Everything Is Genocide In Disguise (VIDEO)

Trump’s De-Regulation Of Everything Is Genocide In Disguise (VIDEO)

Last week, we witnessed another example of President Donald Trump effacing his predecessor’s legacy under the guise of eliminating “job-killing regulations.” In what Trump hailed as a “new energy revolution that celebrates American production on American soil,” the United States unraveled former President Barack Obama’s 2015 Clean Power Plan which was designed to reduce carbon pollution from […]

Government Agencies Responsible For Addressing Climate Change Barred From Referring To It (VIDEO)

Government Agencies Responsible For Addressing Climate Change Barred From Referring To It (VIDEO)

Two years ago, either during or shortly before I began teaching a unit on George Orwell’s dystopian classic 1984, I came across an article about the state of Florida’s ban on the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” I read it with my students, who were shocked actual governments engaged in the kind of […]

Pipeline Protests Heat Up As Over 700,000 Bank Customers Hit Banks Where It Hurts (VIDEO)

Pipeline Protests Heat Up As Over 700,000 Bank Customers Hit Banks Where It Hurts (VIDEO)

Every day we find ourselves confronted with yet another kick in the teeth from a new administration that courts controversy like a nineteenth-century libertine. At this point, it’s become clear to pipeline protesters that President Donald Trump and his administration are engaged in a deliberate campaign to up-end anything educationally, politically, financially, socially, and environmentally beneficial […]

WATCH Chris Wallace Destroy EPA Head Scott Pruitt On Climate Change

WATCH Chris Wallace Destroy EPA Head Scott Pruitt On Climate Change

The current head of the EPA is a science-denying, pro-fossil fuel, idiot who thinks climate change is a fallacy. If we survive this the tenure of this massive jackass without the entire planet bursting into flames, it’ll be nothing short of a miracle. As as EPA head Scott Pruitt discovered Sunday on Fox News, even […]

Trump Hands The Koch Brothers Keystone XL As We Celebrate AHCA Defeat (VIDEO)

Trump Hands The Koch Brothers Keystone XL As We Celebrate AHCA Defeat (VIDEO)

Last Friday’s defeat of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – Republicans’ supposed “replacement” for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – was a decisive victory for progressive activism. All over the country, millions of people turned up at town halls, called and emailed their lawmakers, and made a lot of noise over the glorified millionaire […]

Scott Pruitt Approves Pesticide That Could Cause Brain Damage In Children (VIDEO)

Scott Pruitt Approves Pesticide That Could Cause Brain Damage In Children (VIDEO)

EPA director Scott Pruitt has signed an order approving the continued use of a controversial pesticide – one that his own agency recommended banning in 2015 because it was scientifically proven to cause brain damage in children. In a statement, Pruitt said: “By reversing the previous Administration’s steps to ban one of the most widely […]

Trump Abolishes More Environmental Regulations, But Why? (VIDEO)

Trump Abolishes More Environmental Regulations, But Why? (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s latest executive order rolls back important U.S. climate change regulations. The order recommends that federal agencies review existing energy policies and “suspend, revise, or rescind” those deemed burdensome to the energy industry. Over half a dozen measures from the Obama administration designed to fight climate change are now under review or revoked altogether. […]

94-Year-Old Inventor Of New, Safer Lithium-Ion Battery Proves You’re Never TOO OLD!

94-Year-Old Inventor Of New, Safer Lithium-Ion Battery Proves You’re Never TOO OLD!

John Goodenough, the 94-year-old inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has made more progress in the field. He has created a glass battery that charges within minutes instead of hours. The new battery is also more powerful, lasts longer, and it won’t catch fire. It can be used in a wide range of temperatures. He also […]

GOP Climate Change Denial Hits Florida Where It Hurts (VIDEO)

GOP Climate Change Denial Hits Florida Where It Hurts (VIDEO)

There was a time when climate change deniers refused to accept that there was anything wrong with the earth’s climate. There was a time when Koch brother funded sophists would meander from media outlet to media outlet, brush imaginary lint off their Italian silk suits and smile a crocodile smile. ‘The scientific community is split,’ […]

Huge Wildfire In Florida Caused By Man Burning Books (VIDEO)

Huge Wildfire In Florida Caused By Man Burning Books (VIDEO)

Some Florida residents are learning the true dangers of book burning this week. On Wednesday, a man in Nassau County, Florida, accidentally started a huge fire while burning trash, which was mostly in the form of old paperback books. So far, the fire has spread through an estimated 696 acres, destroying two homes and damaging 25 […]

Since When Did ‘Crystal Clear Water’ Involve Coal Ash? Since Trump (VIDEO)

Since When Did ‘Crystal Clear Water’ Involve Coal Ash? Since Trump (VIDEO)

Late last year, Donald Trump said that “crystal clear water” would be important to his administration. But, as the saying goes, actions speak louder than words. Trump’s actions consistently demonstrate that he doesn’t care about protecting America’s waterways or the communities that rely on them as he is systematically dismantling the EPA. I’ve already written about how […]

‘Beyond The Pale Of Decency’ – House Approves Barbaric Hunting Practices In Wildlife Refuges (VIDEO)

‘Beyond The Pale Of Decency’ – House Approves Barbaric Hunting Practices In Wildlife Refuges (VIDEO)

The House of Representatives has approved a joint resolution that invites Alaskan hunters to engage in unimaginable acts of barbarism. House joint resolution 69, introduced by Alaska’s Republican Rep. Don Young, overturns a federal rule written by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that bans denning – the practice of killing baby wolves in their dens. […]

Mulvaney: Spending Money On Climate Change A ‘Waste’ (VIDEO)

Mulvaney: Spending Money On Climate Change A ‘Waste’ (VIDEO)

The Trump administration has once again shown an extremely cold and heartless attitude toward just about everything. Republican and Director of the Office of Management and Budget has made a few astounding statements this week. Mick Mulvaney has said compassion is not a reason to keep Meals on wheels and kid’s school programs, he has […]

Norwegian Pension Fund Strikes A Blow To DAPL (TWEETS)

Norwegian Pension Fund Strikes A Blow To DAPL (TWEETS)

A Norwegian pension fund is sending a strong message by pulling it’s investment from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). KLP, the second largest pension fund in Norway, recently announced plans to sell $68 million in shares from companies involved in its construction. While many people and cities have boycotted banks that support the DAPL, this […]

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