Environment

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

While many cities and states across the country struggle to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas production, Wyoming’s Republican legislature is working to prevent the expansion of clean energy and doubling down on coal-powered energy production. A new bill in the Wyoming legislature could limit electrical companies from taking full advantage of the state’s many […]

GOP Looks To Gut Endangered Species Act To Rape Our National Forests (VIDEO)

GOP Looks To Gut Endangered Species Act To Rape Our National Forests (VIDEO)

With the incoming Trump presidency and Republicans in control of Congress, the GOP is already discussing plans to slash parts of the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act is one of the nation’s most powerful conservation tools. Overall, it protects more than 1,600 plant and animals species. However, some politicians have been complaining that […]

How The Koch Brothers Are Slipping Koch-Caine To Minorities

How The Koch Brothers Are Slipping Koch-Caine To Minorities

For some time, the right’s attempts to win over minority voters has focused mostly on social issues–the same playbook that has conned white evangelicals into voting for anything with an “R” next to it. Recently, however, the Tea Party’s biggest money men, the Koch brothers, have opened up a new front. They’re trying to use […]

Senators Question Objectivity Of Trump’s EPA Pick, Scott Pruitt (VIDEO)

Senators Question Objectivity Of Trump’s EPA Pick, Scott Pruitt (VIDEO)

In a new public letter, senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee expressed reservations about Scott Pruitt’s ties to the energy industry. President-elect Donald Trump selected Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney general, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency when President Obama leaves office Jan. 20. Pruitt gained national notoriety when in 2014 he sent a letter to […]

Paul Ryan Hops On Party Bus Instead Of Doing His Job (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan Hops On Party Bus Instead Of Doing His Job (VIDEO)

The United States desperately needs to work out how we will meet our energy needs in the next several years. Not only are we faced with the specter of climate change, but we are also engaged in endless wars over control of oil and gas. So when the Republican controlled House of Representatives was tasked […]

Gov.Jerry Brown Vows To Battle Trump Over Climate Change (VIDEO)

Gov.Jerry Brown Vows To Battle Trump Over Climate Change (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump is in the process of assembling his cabinet, and it looks like the environment is in big trouble. Numerous climate change-deniers are going to move into positions of extreme power, and the GOP has long focused on climate change as an exaggerated myth. California Governor Jerry Brown (D) is not impressed. Brown […]

SHOCKING: Rick Perry’s HUGE Co. Of Interest With Energy Company (VIDEO)

SHOCKING: Rick Perry’s HUGE Co. Of Interest With Energy Company (VIDEO)

It’s been a disgustingly fascinating few weeks as we watch President-elect Donald Trump constructing his new oil company….er….Cabinet. We have a Secretary of State nominee who has spent his entire career working for Exxon Mobile. One of Trump’s advisors was on CNN yesterday comparing the theory of climate change to the old belief that the earth was flat. […]

‘Little Has Changed’ Since State Of Emergency Declared In Flint Water Crisis (VIDEO)

‘Little Has Changed’ Since State Of Emergency Declared In Flint Water Crisis (VIDEO)

It’s been one year since Karen Weaver, the mayor of Flint, Michigan declared a state of emergency due to the city’s lead-contaminated drinking water. But despite the sympathy, outrage, and donations, residents affected by the Flint water crisis still cannot drink their own tap water without filters. The water was contaminated when the city’s emergency […]

Climate Denying GOP Mega-Donor: Climate Change Theory Same As Flat Earth Theory

Climate Denying GOP Mega-Donor: Climate Change Theory Same As Flat Earth Theory

Just on the off chance that you still think Donald Trump and his team deserve a chance, you have to listen to this. “It’s called ignorance,” said Chris Cuomo on CNN. He was speaking to Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci. “The Mooch”, as he is known among his Wall Street buddies, is one of the millionaires […]

EPA Changes Stance: Finds Fracking Less Safe Than Initially Suggested (VIDEO)

EPA Changes Stance: Finds Fracking Less Safe Than Initially Suggested (VIDEO)

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency came under fire for making last-minute changes to its 2015 report on how fracking impacts water supplies. But the EPA reversed course Monday, removing language from the report that stated fracking did not lead to “widespread, systemic impacts” on water supplies. The 2015 version of the report was […]

Trump Advisor Says Not To Worry About Climate Change: ‘Ivanka’s Working On This Issue’ (VIDEO)

Trump Advisor Says Not To Worry About Climate Change: ‘Ivanka’s Working On This Issue’ (VIDEO)

First we had President-elect Trump appointing a well-known opponent of environmental regulation to head the EPA. Then Trump announced Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson would be Secretary of State. And as if that wasn’t more than enough, yesterday it was announced that former Texas Governor Rick Perry will be the nominee to head the Department […]

Trump’s Transition Team Just Made A Terrifying Demand Of The Energy Department (TWEET)

Trump’s Transition Team Just Made A Terrifying Demand Of The Energy Department (TWEET)

President-elect Donald Trump is a notorious climate change denier. Some environmentalists saw a glimmer of hope when he told the New York Times that he would keep an “open mind” about the Paris Agreement to address global climate change. But that hope quickly vanished when he appointed Scott Pruitt, yet another climate-denier, as head of the Environmental […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Holds Economic Climate Meeting With Trump In Trump Towers

Leonardo DiCaprio Holds Economic Climate Meeting With Trump In Trump Towers

As if scientists across the country could be heard in a collective sigh when President-elect Donald Trump appointed climate denier Scott Pruitt as head of the EPA, Leonardo DiCaprio quickly swooped in and, joined by the CEO of his foundation, met with Trump at Trump Towers. This meeting, in particular, was to discuss the ability […]

Surprise Guest Drops In On Climate Change Meeting With Ivanka And Gore (VIDEO)

Surprise Guest Drops In On Climate Change Meeting With Ivanka And Gore (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump met today with former Vice President Al Gore at Trump Tower to discuss climate change. Trump’s transition team had initially announced that only Ivanka would be meeting with the former VP, but after the meeting Gore disclosed he had also met with the President-elect. Climate Denier Vs. […]

Al Gore Dismisses Activists’ Fears About A Pro-Coal Trump Presidency (VIDEO)

Al Gore Dismisses Activists’ Fears About A Pro-Coal Trump Presidency (VIDEO)

Americans make up just 5 percent of the world’s population, but they utilize a quarter of the coal, 26 percent of the oil, and around 27 percent of the world’s natural gasses. The United States is a superpower of pollution, and former Vice President Al Gore is fixing to mitigate some of the damage stemming […]

VICTORY! Army Corps Of Engineers Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Moved (VIDEOS)

VICTORY! Army Corps Of Engineers Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Moved (VIDEOS)

Sanity has finally prevailed in the eight-month standoff over the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Army Corps of Engineers has announced that it will not grant an easement that would have allowed the pipeline to skirt the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The pipeline’s original route would have sent it under Lake Oahe, just a half mile […]

Stephen Hawking Issues DIRE Warning To The World On Trump Presidency

Stephen Hawking Issues DIRE Warning To The World On Trump Presidency

Stephen Hawking is one of the most renowned and accomplished living scientists. And he has issued a dire warning about what Trump will mean not only for the USA but also for the entire world. The Most Dangerous Moment In response to Trump’s election, Hawking wrote an article for The Guardian titled “This Is The Most Dangerous Time […]

Morton County Sheriff Commits Act Of War Against Native Americans At Standing Rock (TWEET/VIDEO)

Morton County Sheriff Commits Act Of War Against Native Americans At Standing Rock (TWEET/VIDEO)

There are some major protests going on involving Standing Rock in North Dakota. The protesters have been camped out for months trying to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The sheriffs have announced that anyone attempting to send food and supplies to the protesters will be facing $1,000 fines. They issued an “emergency evacuation” […]

Bernie Sanders SLAMS House Committee For Pushing Climate Change Denial (TWEETS)

Bernie Sanders SLAMS House Committee For Pushing Climate Change Denial (TWEETS)

As we all know, when Republicans hold the levers of power on Capitol Hill, you can expect to see a lot of sheer lunacy masquerading as policy and debate. A classic case of this came when the Republicans on the House Science Committee saw fit to effectively give its sanction to climate change denial. Late […]

Fire Investigators Suspect The Unthinkable In Deadly Gatlinburg Blaze (VIDEO)

Fire Investigators Suspect The Unthinkable In Deadly Gatlinburg Blaze (VIDEO)

Fire investigators suspect foul play in the deadly blaze that swept through Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Monday night and into Tuesday morning. Death Toll Continues To Rise The death toll rose to seven on Wednesday morning. The body of one victim was found in the burned-out remains of the Travelers Motel, and three more were found in […]

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