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Trump Ends US Commitment To Paris Agreement (DETAILS)

Trump Ends US Commitment To Paris Agreement (DETAILS)

Despite vocal opposition from businesses, advisers, and prominent members of his own party, President Donald Trump announced today that he would take America out of the Paris Agreement. The historic climate deal was developed in 2015 and signed by over 190 nations. The U.S. now joins Nicaragua and Syria as the only nations within the […]

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 […]

Trump Signs Another Executive Order, Robs Us Of Clean Water (VIDEO)

Trump Signs Another Executive Order, Robs Us Of Clean Water (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, President Donald Trump signed another one of his multiple executive orders into existence. Only this time, he’s targeting our clean water supplies. Along with repealing the Stream Protection Rule, this ruling would redefine what is considered protected water resources as defined by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers. […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

GROSS: Florida Beaches’ Road To Hell Is Paved With Sugar

GROSS: Florida Beaches’ Road To Hell Is Paved With Sugar

January 18th, 2016: The Florida Legislature, largely propelled by Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putman and Brevard County Representative and Speaker of the Florida House Steve Crissafulli, passed a bill that essentially removed all meaningful restrictions on polluting Florida beaches and waterways. Why would they do that? Well of course, both Adam Putman and Steve Crissafulli (not to […]

Global Warming’s Double Threat — Hot Temps And Hot GOP Air Make 2014 The Hottest Year On Record

Global Warming’s Double Threat — Hot Temps And Hot GOP Air Make 2014 The Hottest Year On Record

Last Friday, NASA and NOAA released a?report revealing that 2014 was the hottest year on record. Using tree rings and ice cores, University of Illinois scientist Don Wuebbles calculated that it could be the hottest in two millennia. As counselor to the International Panel on Climate Change, Wuebbles contributed to 97 percent of scientific journals […]

Top 5 News Stories Of 2014 That Major Media Don’t Want You To Know

Top 5 News Stories Of 2014 That Major Media Don’t Want You To Know

Freedom of the press is protected by the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, but you’d never know it based on how little the American public gets told by press. Every year there’s big news ? important news ? vital news ? that press doesn’t tell. And thanks to media serving the interests of corporations […]

The Six Nastiest Oil Spills Since Deepwater Horizon

The Six Nastiest Oil Spills Since Deepwater Horizon

It’s been? little more than four years now since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blew up, burned and sank into the Gulf of Mexico, leaking oil the amounts of which will never really be determined, devastating the local environment and economy. Some estimate the amount of oil to have spilled from the 5,000-foot deep well […]

Respect Mother Earth’s Countless Contributions: Stop Pollution (VIDEO)

Respect Mother Earth’s Countless Contributions: Stop Pollution (VIDEO)

Has everyone taken a blind eye to the countless contributions granted by our?Mother Earth? The strength and sturdiness of an oak tree? The exotic marine life gathered in our ponds,?lakes, rivers?and oceans? Or?the sight and song?of birds perched on our trees as morning breaks? Please stop contaminating the earth with rubbish! ” In all things […]

After Decades, EPA Finally Concedes to Regulate Coal Ash

After Decades, EPA Finally Concedes to Regulate Coal Ash

After an abysmal track record of leaning toward the preferences of coal and power companies the EPA has finally agreed to regulate the disposal of coal ash, a highly toxic substance loaded with heavy metals and other harmful substances that can befoul and poison the water supply. The decision comes in the form of a […]

W. Va. Coal Miner Warns Water Unsafe For Decades

W. Va. Coal Miner Warns Water Unsafe For Decades

In the shadow of national outcry about West Virginia water poisoned with coal processing chemicals, a former West Virginia coal miner named Joe Stanley is warning that the water has been polluted and likely unsafe to drink for decades. It’s another reminder that the coal- and gas-heavy business-as-usual approach to energy production endangers our nation’s […]

Human Pollution Causes Mass Dolphin Casualties (Video)

Human Pollution Causes Mass Dolphin Casualties (Video)

This summer lays claims to the second highest record of simultaneous dolphin deaths in history. All along the coast from New York to North Carolina, 558 dolphins washed ashore, either taking their last breaths, or already dead. ?Though an outbreak of a common virus is the ultimate cause of these deaths, researchers are suggesting that […]