Environment

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 […]

This Idiot Senator Proves The Republican Plan Is To Scare Us Into Submission (VIDEO)

This Idiot Senator Proves The Republican Plan Is To Scare Us Into Submission (VIDEO)

Be Afraid. Wow. Republicans are hell bent on scaring Americans to pieces. The guy in the White House keeps warning us that dangerous brown people are pouring over the Mexican border to get us. He reminds us every chance he gets that scary Syrian babies and their grandparents are coming to blow us up. Be […]

Trump’s New Executive Order Paves Way For President Bannon’s ‘Deconstruction’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Trump’s New Executive Order Paves Way For President Bannon’s ‘Deconstruction’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Touting it as a way to “trim waste” and “curb unnecessary spending,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order last night that could effectively dismantle major agencies of the federal government. After all, deconstruction is their M.O. The purpose of the order, as stated on the White House website is (emphasis mine): “… To improve […]

Climate Change Is A Chinese Hoax And Other Stupid Shi*t Trump Believes (VIDEO)

Climate Change Is A Chinese Hoax And Other Stupid Shi*t Trump Believes (VIDEO)

Did you enjoy the weather during the waning days of February? It was the dead of winter, and temperatures in the Northeast were in the seventies. Chicago made it through January and February without any snow. Hot, dry air from the Mexican plateau brought 94 degrees to Oklahoma and 80 to Denver, Colorado. Historic rainfall and […]

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Could Dampen The Nation’s Disaster Preparedness (VIDEO)

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Could Dampen The Nation’s Disaster Preparedness (VIDEO)

The Trump administration is set to enact dramatic cuts to yet another federal science agency, according to a report by the Washington Post. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) could see 17 percent of its funding slashed in fiscal year 2018. The NOAA oversees crucial ocean and atmospheric research, without which it would be […]

New EPA Administrator Quickly Strips Reporting Requirements For Fossil Fuel industry (VIDEO)

New EPA Administrator Quickly Strips Reporting Requirements For Fossil Fuel industry (VIDEO)

It should come as no surprise by now that the objective of President Donald Trump’s new cabinet is to unravel and de-legitimize vital federal programs that regulate standards on industry and protect our natural resources. The GOP-controlled Congress is all too happy to go along with this, of course, since it fulfills an eight-year wish […]

Trump Budget Slashes EPA Funding For Great Lakes By 97 Percent (VIDEO)

Trump Budget Slashes EPA Funding For Great Lakes By 97 Percent (VIDEO)

Michigan’s Democratic senators slammed Donald Trump’s new budget for cutting EPA funds to a Great Lakes restoration program by 97 percent. The proposed budget would slash the EPA’s Great Lakes cleanup fund from $300 million to just $10 million. Debbie Stabenow took to Twitter to write: It's outrageous that President Trump's budget plan includes a 97% […]

Ryan Zinke Confirmed As Head Of Interior Dept. (VIDEO)

Ryan Zinke Confirmed As Head Of Interior Dept. (VIDEO)

The Senate confirmed Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) to lead the Interior Department Wednesday. The former Navy Seal will now manage about 500 million acres, or one-fifth of all American land. Zinke has described himself as a modern-day Teddy Roosevelt. He resigned as a delegate to the GOP convention last year after the party approved a […]

Half Of All Species Could Be Extinct By The End Of The Century (VIDEO)

Half Of All Species Could Be Extinct By The End Of The Century (VIDEO)

Currently, one in five species on Earth faces extinction.  According to the Biological Extinction Conference held at the Vatican last week, that percentage will rise to 50% by the end of the century unless we take immediate urgent action to curb emissions of carbon and other greenhouse gases. Biologist Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University in California says: “Rich western […]

Trump Delays State Visit To U.K. Amid Protests – Is He Scared? (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Trump Delays State Visit To U.K. Amid Protests – Is He Scared? (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Americans would like to thank the rest of the world for joining us in resisting the new fascist. Especially our friends in the United Kingdom (U.K.), whose protests have caused President Donald Trump to reschedule his visit. U.K. Resistance Trump was supposed to visit the U.K. in June, but recently spoke with Prime Minister Theresa May […]

WATCH Tucker Carlson Lose His Cool When Bill Nye Schools Him On Climate Change

WATCH Tucker Carlson Lose His Cool When Bill Nye Schools Him On Climate Change

Conservatives hate science, especially when it refuses to confirm their biases on issues they would rather not talk about in the first place. That dynamic was in evidence Monday evening on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show. Carlson’s guest was “Science Guy” Bill Nye, and Carlson began by asking Nye why in the world people shouldn’t […]

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

According to MLive.com, the CDC has now found the first genetic link to the Legionnaires’ outbreak and the Flint, MI water system. Far from a cause of celebration, however, the discovery leads to thorny questions about the state of Michigan’s water system, including whether the Flint water system was the source of the outbreak, what the […]

US Representatives Team Up To Create Resource Guide For Federal Whistleblowers (VIDEO)

US Representatives Team Up To Create Resource Guide For Federal Whistleblowers (VIDEO)

For those upset about Donald Trump’s recent move to suppress the information coming out of science agencies, there is an answer. Congressmen Ted Lieu and Don Beyer have created a resource to help federal employees break the communications blackout. According to a press release from Lieu.house.gov: “The guide explains how to safely and responsibly share information, […]

Conservatives Lie And Deny Climate Change – Math Can’t (VIDEO)

Conservatives Lie And Deny Climate Change – Math Can’t (VIDEO)

Conservatives love to dismiss the exigencies of climate change with a swipe of their hands, and with claims that the jury is still out on whether or not human activity is responsible for it or not. As with many other pesky facts, conservatives are immune to reason. They don’t respond to the fact that 99 […]

EPA Nominee Sits On 3,000 Emails To Hide Ties To Fossil Fuel Industry (VIDEO)

EPA Nominee Sits On 3,000 Emails To Hide Ties To Fossil Fuel Industry (VIDEO)

Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump’s nominee for head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), might be confirmed Friday, but senators haven’t seen some 3,000 emails that disclose his ties to the fossil fuel industry. Pruitt, Oklahoma’s Attorney General, is a controversial pick to lead the EPA. A staunch climate denier, he’s sued the agency 13 […]

Trump Signs Order Making Big Oil Corruption So Much Easier (VIDEO)

Trump Signs Order Making Big Oil Corruption So Much Easier (VIDEO)

In his first act of signed legislation, President Donald Trump has eliminated anti-corruption rules for energy companies. Trump repealed regulations that were placed on oil and gas companies by President Barack Obama back in 2010. Repealing Corruption Reform In an effort to increase transparency for energy companies, Obama included a resolution in the Wall Street […]

This SCOTUS Justice Needs To Crack Open A Science Book ASAP (VIDEO)

This SCOTUS Justice Needs To Crack Open A Science Book ASAP (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito delivered a passionate speech at the Claremont Institute’s 2017 annual dinner. The Conservative think tank gave him a Statesmanship Award. He spoke about many issues, but the most confusing part of his speech was when he was talking about the environment. He mentioned a case where the Supreme Court ruled, […]

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