Environment

Federal Court Judge Stops The Interior Department’s Assault On Obama’s Methane Rule (Video)

Federal Court Judge Stops The Interior Department’s Assault On Obama’s Methane Rule (Video)

It’s been said we are a nation of laws. In the Trump era, resistance does not only come from protesters marching with signs and slogans. It also comes from the courts. On Wednesday, San Francisco federal judge Elizabeth Laporte ordered the Interior Department to reinstate a regulation former President Barack Obama instituted to restrict harmful methane […]

WATCH Mike Pence Get His A*s Handed To Him By An Angry Hurricane Victim

WATCH Mike Pence Get His A*s Handed To Him By An Angry Hurricane Victim

After President Trump managed to completely screw up his visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday (remember him tossing rolls of paper towels to Hurricane Maria victims?), Mike Pence thought he’d travel to Orlando on Friday and see if he could do some damage control. It did not go well. Touring a disaster relief center at […]

Trump’s Latest Appointee Is A Creature Of The Chemical Industry Swamp (VIDEO)

Trump’s Latest Appointee Is A Creature Of The Chemical Industry Swamp (VIDEO)

It’s been amply established that “drain the swamp” is yet another massive swindle from Donald Trump. His administration is a virtual who’s who of lobbyists and corporate titans. But the latest Trump appointee in the spotlight may be one of his worst yet. The man he has tapped to be the top regulator for the […]

Trump Tells Puerto Ricans That Maria Isn’t A ‘Real Catastrophe Like Katrina’

Trump Tells Puerto Ricans That Maria Isn’t A ‘Real Catastrophe Like Katrina’

So our dear leader President Donald Trump decided to grace hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico with his presence this week, so he could insult them face-to-face. President Trump arrived in Puerto Rico on Tuesday to survey the damage from Hurricane Maria and meet with local and federal officials for an update on relief efforts. Instead of being comforting […]

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 […]

Leaked Memo Proves White House Had Strategy To Deflect Blame For Inaction On Puerto Rico

Leaked Memo Proves White House Had Strategy To Deflect Blame For Inaction On Puerto Rico

As President Trump prepares to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, a leaked memo shows that Tom Bossert, Trump’s top adviser in the Department of Homeland Security, was preparing for the administration to blame any problems in the wake of Hurricane Maria on others as a way of avoiding responsibility for their tepid response. Axios obtained a […]

Geraldo Rivera To San Juan Mayor: ‘I Don’t See People Dying’ (VIDEO)

Geraldo Rivera To San Juan Mayor: ‘I Don’t See People Dying’ (VIDEO)

Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera reached a special low place this morning in an interview with the mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz. Cruz has recently been the target of several Twitter attacks by President Donald Trump, blasting her for poor leadership. Here’s what Trump said about Cruz yesterday morning: …Such poor leadership ability […]

Trump Whines About The NFL While Puerto Rico Suffers (VIDEO)

Trump Whines About The NFL While Puerto Rico Suffers (VIDEO)

While our idiot in chief President Donald Trump picks fights with football players over kneeling at NFL games, millions of citizens in American territories continue to suffer the effects of the devastation from hurricanes Irma and Maria. And the feeble federal response to their cries for help could cost lives. A news dispatch described Puerto […]

RWNJ Pastor: Pushing God ‘Out Of Our Life’ Causes Natural Disasters (VIDEO)

RWNJ Pastor: Pushing God ‘Out Of Our Life’ Causes Natural Disasters (VIDEO)

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria ravishing the United States and Caribbean, we’ve seen a number of pastors revert to what has become a very disturbing tradition–claiming that these and other natural disasters are the result of sin. Never mind that whenever they spew this bilge and word gets out about it, […]

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 […]

Ben Stein Attacks Beyoncé’s Climate Change Message And Twitter EATS HIM ALIVE

Ben Stein Attacks Beyoncé’s Climate Change Message And Twitter EATS HIM ALIVE

Music star Beyoncé Knowles, who happens to have been born in Houston, Texas, said this week that the two devastating hurricanes that have hit the United States–Harvey and Irma–are a direct result of climate change, commenting: “The effects of climate change are playing out around the world every day. Just this past week, you’ve seen devastation […]

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 […]

Even The Pope Thinks It’s Not ‘Insensitive’ To Talk About Climate Change (VIDEO)

Even The Pope Thinks It’s Not ‘Insensitive’ To Talk About Climate Change (VIDEO)

First came the dismissal, “I’m not a scientist.” Now, though, as the extreme weather scientists have been predicting for decades becomes a reality, the excuse from the Right is shifting to, “Let’s not be insensitive to the hurricane victims.” Despite what Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) director Scott Pruitt wishes, we are going to be talking about climate […]

Florida Residents DEMAND Trump Open Mar-a-Lago As Hurricane Shelter

Florida Residents DEMAND Trump Open Mar-a-Lago As Hurricane Shelter

As Hurricane Irma begins viciously hitting Florida, President Trump has found time to tweet out messages to residents of the Sunshine State and promise $1 million to disaster relief, but now many Floridians are asking that Trump do more. Specifically, residents of South Florida are saying Trump needs to open his ritzy Mar-a-Lago estate in […]

Trump Says He Wants To Give FEMA Money To Joel Osteen, Other Churches (TWEETS)

Trump Says He Wants To Give FEMA Money To Joel Osteen, Other Churches (TWEETS)

If there was any remaining question about how totally ignorant President Trump is when it comes to matters of American government and the Constitution, one tweet from him on Friday evening reaffirmed our worst fears about this utterly incompetent man: Churches in Texas should be entitled to reimbursement from FEMA Relief Funds for helping victims […]

RWNJ Pastor’s Daughter Calls BS On Dad’s Claim Harvey Was Caused By Sin (VIDEO)

RWNJ Pastor’s Daughter Calls BS On Dad’s Claim Harvey Was Caused By Sin (VIDEO)

Earlier in the week, hard-right pastors Rick Joyner and Jim Bakker became the latest to blame a national tragedy on abortion and marriage equality. They suggested that Hurricane Harvey dumped gallons of rain on Houston not because of climate change, but because its gay-friendly reputation left it up to its eyeballs in “sin and wickedness.” […]

WATCH A Trump Official LOSE THE ABILITY TO SPEAK When Asked About Climate Change

WATCH A Trump Official LOSE THE ABILITY TO SPEAK When Asked About Climate Change

Donald Trump does not believe in climate change. Matter of fact, he thinks it’s a just a hoax. In 2012, he gave us one of his many uninformed opinions on the topic: The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive. — Donald J. Trump […]

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 […]

Climate Change Denier Trump Promises Farmers He Will Make Droughts ‘Go Away…Disappear’

Climate Change Denier Trump Promises Farmers He Will Make Droughts ‘Go Away…Disappear’

Even though he steadfastly maintains that climate change isn’t real, President Trump is now promising that he can take care of a major side-effect of global warming. During an appearance in North Dakota on Wednesday, which was supposed to serve as a showcase for the administration’s tax cut plan, Trump said that while the state […]

Climate Change Isn’t Just Bringing Bad Weather–It’s Bringing The Beetles

Climate Change Isn’t Just Bringing Bad Weather–It’s Bringing The Beetles

Rising sea levels and unpredictable weather are not the only consequences of climate change. Another consequence most don’t consider is the effect rising temperatures have on invasive species. According to the study, “Threats to North American forests from southern pine beetle with warming winters,” published in the journal Nature Climate Change, there are definite links between climate change and […]

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