environmentalism

Federal Courts Overrule Trump Administration: Order Enforcement Of EPA Methane Rule (VIDEO)

Federal Courts Overrule Trump Administration: Order Enforcement Of EPA Methane Rule (VIDEO)

A federal court ruled this week that the Trump Administration cannot delay implementation of an Environmental Protection Agency rule requiring oil and gas companies to fix methane leaks from their equipment. Methane is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential 21 times that of carbon dioxide. The rule was developed under the Obama administration […]

Here’s What Would Happen If Every Single American Recycled Just ONCE (VIDEO)

Here’s What Would Happen If Every Single American Recycled Just ONCE (VIDEO)

It’s no surprise that if everyone in America recycled, the country would be a lot cleaner. But recycling offers significant opportunities for economic growth, too. A recent feature in USA Today underscores how recycling can fulfill both environmental and economic needs. Keep America Beautiful, a recycling advocacy organization, compiled data showing what one act of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Does Trump Own Stock In The Dakota Access Pipeline? (VIDEO)

Does Trump Own Stock In The Dakota Access Pipeline? (VIDEO)

As the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota, heads into its eighth month, new information regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s connection to the pipeline raises troubling questions. According to federal disclosure forms filed in May, Trump owned between $500,000 and $1,000,000 of stock in Energy Transfer Partners, the Texas-based company behind […]

Trump’s Pledge To Kiss The Fossil Fuel Industry’s A** Surprises No One (VIDEO)

Trump’s Pledge To Kiss The Fossil Fuel Industry’s A** Surprises No One (VIDEO)

Donald Trump has an important message for fossil fuel executives: “You will like me so much.” The Republican presidential candidate touted his pro-fossil fuel agenda Thursday at the Shale Insight conference in Pittsburgh. The conference brings industry heads and their government cronies together to figure out how to maintain their stranglehold on America’s energy policy. Trump […]

Feds Sued In Lawsuit For Letting Nestle Bottle California Water During California Drought

Feds Sued In Lawsuit For Letting Nestle Bottle California Water During California Drought

Unless some people have been living under a rock or shutting themselves away in anticipation of an apocalypse that never took place, everyone knows that 2015 California has been drier than a poorly-made Thanksgiving turkey. The rest of the nation has watched as California has become an allegory of what Hell is like. I have […]