environment

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 Revives Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines (VIDEO)

Trump Revives Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump has approved the Keystone XL pipeline and the Dakota Access pipeline, two controversial projects that inspired widespread opposition during Barack Obama’s presidency. The Keystone XL pipeline was originally proposed by the TransCanada Corporation in 2008. It was designed to extend the Keystone pipeline that currently runs from Alberta to Illinois and Texas. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Progressive Nomad: The USGS Reports DEVASTATING News For The Environment (VIDEO)

Progressive Nomad: The USGS Reports DEVASTATING News For The Environment (VIDEO)

With President-elect Donald Trump’s stance on the environment, his appointment of one of the most avid climate deniers on the planet, Myron Ebell to the EPA, and his plans to seize public land to expand logging, coal mining, and fracking, environmental activists already have a load of issues on their hands. Now, the USGS came […]

Trump Appoints Climate Skeptic-In-Chief To Head EPA Transition (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump Appoints Climate Skeptic-In-Chief To Head EPA Transition (TWEET/VIDEO)

Let’s begin with a few facts. Water is wet; the sun rises in the east and sets in the west; you shouldn’t wear white after Labor Day; and man-made climate change is not a myth. Now, let’s come to terms with another fact. President-Elect Donald Trump has chosen infamous climate-change skeptic Myron Ebell as the man […]

Progressive Nomad: Anonymous Gift Boosts Anti-Pipeline Efforts Enormously

Progressive Nomad: Anonymous Gift Boosts Anti-Pipeline Efforts Enormously

The Caddo Nation chairwoman Tamara Francis-Fourkiller and her family revealed that an anonymous donor contributed $2.5 million dollars late Saturday afternoon to free all those who had been arrested and detained from Thursday’s  protest efforts against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Main media streams have remained absent from the coverage of one of the […]

Progressive Nomad: Scientists Say 9 Out Of 10 People Are POISONING Themselves (VIDEO)

Progressive Nomad: Scientists Say 9 Out Of 10 People Are POISONING Themselves (VIDEO)

Scientists from The World Health Organization, or WHO, came out with a statement Tuesday affirming that nine out of ten people live in an area where air pollution significantly exceeds guidelines. In their press release, Doctor Flavia Bustreo, the Assistant Director-General for WHO, stated: “Air pollution continues to take a toll on the health of […]

Progressive Nomad: Leonardo DiCaprio STUNS With This Eye Opening Speech (VIDEO)

Progressive Nomad: Leonardo DiCaprio STUNS With This Eye Opening Speech (VIDEO)

In an address to the UN, and to the world, Leonardo Dicaprio lobbies for environmental change and discusses what he has seen as he travelled during the making of his new environmental documentary, Before The Flood. Through vivid descriptions of our environmentally degraded planet and quotes from President Abraham Lincoln, Dicaprio shows the world how […]

Progressive Nomad: President Obama Signs A LEGENDARY Treaty With Paris (Video)

Progressive Nomad: President Obama Signs A LEGENDARY Treaty With Paris (Video)

President Obama signs the United States into a legendary treaty that includes 190 countries pledging to reduce greenhouse emissions and to keep global temperature rise below the two-degree mark just one day before the G20 Summit. The United States formally completed the ratification process when President Obama signed the official agreement and submitted his plan […]

Florida’s Voters Gear Up For Hillary’s Clean Energy Plan – Pass Local Clean Energy Amendment (VIDEO)

Florida’s Voters Gear Up For Hillary’s Clean Energy Plan – Pass Local Clean Energy Amendment (VIDEO)

Hillary’s Plan Is Already On Track, Clean And Affordable Solar Energy Could Be Coming Sooner Than You Might Think In Florida’s August 30 election, Amendment 4 was passed by a landslide vote with nearly three-quarters of voters voting yes. Could widespread affordable solar energy be on the way? Amendment 4 is an important proposal for […]

SHOCKER: GOP Looks To Big Oil To ‘Save’ Our National Parks From Environmentalists (VIDEO)

SHOCKER: GOP Looks To Big Oil To ‘Save’ Our National Parks From Environmentalists (VIDEO)

Is nothing sacred for the Republican platform committee, when they meet to draft what defines the party’s official principles and policies? Alongside forced LGBT “conversion therapy,” no same-sex marriages, focus on Bible studies in school, and coal inexplicably deemed “clean” energy, an amendment was proposed to do away with national public lands, “Congress shall immediately pass […]

REVEALED: The Oil Industry Knew About Climate Change Before The Moon Landing

REVEALED: The Oil Industry Knew About Climate Change Before The Moon Landing

The Republican Party continues to insist that there is no climate change. Like a screaming toddler with his hands pressed firmly against his ears, the GOP refuses to hear the truth. Now maybe they’ll have to start facing some facts. It turns out that the oil industry itself has known for nearly 50 years that the burning of fossil fuels would raise […]

Keystone Pipeline Spill Nearly 100 Times Worse Than Reported

Keystone Pipeline Spill Nearly 100 Times Worse Than Reported

Remember the national debate over the expansion of the Keystone pipeline? Remember how Republicans promised it would bring jobs and present minimal environmental damage? Well, the portion of the Keystone pipeline that already exists has just leaked as much as 17,000-gallons of oil all across the agricultural lands of South Dakota. A leak was discovered […]

Flint And Environmental Racism: It’s Been Done Before

Flint And Environmental Racism: It’s Been Done Before

Environmental racism is the intentional – and sometimes unintentional – allocation of nuclear testing, extraction, and disposal of hazardous waste that occurs in and around poor neighborhoods, where the communities mostly consist of people of color. It can be called an extension of institutionalized racism, locking these disenfranchised communities to hazardous zones since they lack […]

Attorney General Reveals Official Investigation Of Exxon Climate Cover-Up

Attorney General Reveals Official Investigation Of Exxon Climate Cover-Up

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, along with her counterpart from the U.S. Virgin Islands, announced last week Exxon and other fossil fuel companies are being investigated by a multi-state coalition for fraud and suppression of climate change data, according to CommonDreams. Speaking at a news conference, flanked by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who […]

GOP Reps Lie To Smear EPA During Flint Water Crisis Hearing (VIDEO)

GOP Reps Lie To Smear EPA During Flint Water Crisis Hearing (VIDEO)

On March 15, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held the second of three hearings on the water crisis in Flint, Mich. During the hearing, House Republicans who are part of the committee put former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman’s feet to the flames for what many consider to be […]

The Future Is Now: Renewable Energy Tax Credits May End Demand For Fossil Fuels

The Future Is Now: Renewable Energy Tax Credits May End Demand For Fossil Fuels

Congress has passed a spending bill this month has the potential to continue America’s path toward a sustainable energy future! The bill extends tax credits for the development of renewable energy. These credits will make it easier for companies to continue pursuing renewable energy options, with solar and wind power research being the largest beneficiaries. […]

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