How The Flood Wall Street Trial Changed The Game Of Policing

By: Saturday March 28, 2015 4:30 pm

“By ordering protesters to leave the entire Wall Street area, police violated protesters’ First Amendment right to carry their message directly to its intended recipients: the Wall Street bankers who bankroll climate change,” Judge Mandelbaum said in his decision. By Shawn Carrie It was an unwinnable case. The motley pack of defendants making up the [...]

 

As Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu, Climate Experts Sound Alarm

By: Saturday March 14, 2015 6:30 pm

Disaster ‘driving painfully home the rising risks from extreme weather and climate change,’ UN conference warns by Nadia Prupis As Cyclone Pam devastated the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, where resources are already strained under the effects of climate change, United Nations officials and the country’s president on Saturday called for immediate action to [...]

Climate Denier #Fakexpert Willie Soon Runs from Questions of Exxon Money

By: Sunday February 22, 2015 4:00 pm

Extra Extra! Read all about climate denial scientist Willie Soon’s dirty money from petrochemical billionaire Charles Koch, coal utility Southern Company, oil giant ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies to deny the science of climate change!

The last time I bumped into Willie Soon, I asked him if there was any explanation for some of the information in our latest round of documents indicating that his employer was eager to take money from ExxonMobil

Clinton Foundation Taking Funds From Foreign Governments, Keystone XL Group

By: Friday February 20, 2015 1:00 pm

Corps aided by #Clinton during tenure at State Dept donated to Clinton-connected nonprofits http://t.co/18QUjEzw05 pic.twitter.com/sBJQQ8kDPM — LittleSis.org (@twittlesis) February 20, 2015 The Clinton Foundation has resumed taking money from foreign governments according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. After Hillary Clinton became Secretary of State in 2009 the Clinton Foundation stopped taking money [...]

Senate Passes Keystone XL Bill, White House Says Will Veto

By: Friday January 30, 2015 8:00 am

Anti-#KeystoneXL pipeline protesters at Obama / House Dems retreat in Philly pic.twitter.com/MvKYisOcs5 — Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) January 29, 2015 Yesterday the Senate passed a bill forcing the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline that would transport Canadian tar sand oil through the US to the gulf coast. The vote was 62-36 and nine Democrats – [...]

Worldwide Demand for Coal Expected to Rise in Next Few Years

By: Tuesday January 13, 2015 3:10 pm

The world’s demand for coal will grow to 9 billion tons by 2019, according to a report released last month from the International Energy Agency. In spite of all efforts to reduce its consumption, oversupply and low prices are still attractive to many countries, especially in Asia, to fulfill demands for electricity. The only two continents [...]

Keystone XL Pipeline Fight Continues With Nebraska Court Decision

By: Monday January 12, 2015 12:00 pm

Seen on C-SPAN: House approves #KeystoneXL Pipeline, 266-153. http://t.co/81ZCvJHvUR pic.twitter.com/0pN2dzylYb — CSPAN (@cspan) January 9, 2015 Even though the price of oil is crashing and its incredibly cheap price is leading to problems throughout the energy industry, the battle for the Keystone Pipeline continues with Transcanada using all its influence to advance its interests through [...]

Slower Population Growth is Not Harmful, New Report Finds

By: Friday January 2, 2015 12:00 pm

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told the families in Iran, over the summer, to make more children after saying the government was wrong to promote slogans like “fewer kids, better life.” His concern was of the consequence of declining population growth. Many countries around the world (Russia, South Korea, Italy and Japan to name a few) are seeing a decline in population growth, [...]

Like Canada’s Harper Government, Obama Administration Muzzling Its Scientists

By: Thursday December 11, 2014 5:01 pm

Not only do Canada and the U.S. have a shared bond in that record amounts of Alberta’s tar sands now flow into the U.S, but also that the muzzling of scientists, and by extension the press at-large, is a threat to democracy in both countries.

Climate Change: What They’re Putting Off Saying

By: Sunday November 30, 2014 4:30 pm

So, OK, back in 2009 I was telling everyone that if the movement to (as Naomi Klein called it) “save the climate” was to accomplish anything at all, we’d need a movement to “Keep the grease in the ground.” September 24th of 2009, to be exact. Mark that date. At some point (I don’t remember when) even Bill McKibben was “feh,” to be exact this was his reaction at a talk he gave at Scripps College in Claremont, when I brought up the “keep the grease in the ground” thing. Well guess what? Now even Obama’s climate envoy is saying the same thing! Obama’s envoy:

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