Post Tagged with: "environment"

Research Suggests That Even Mild Air Pollution Can Cause Brain Deterioration

Research Suggests That Even Mild Air Pollution Can Cause Brain Deterioration

Maybe this is why Republicans want to destroy the EPA.

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John Boehner Releases Asinine ‘Jelly Bean Day’ Video On Earth Day (VIDEO)

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If we needed one more example of why republicans are not fit to lead our country, John Boehner’s juvenile ‘Jelly Bean Day’ video is it.

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Gallup Poll Shows Conclusively Who Climate Change Deniers Are, And It’s EXACTLY Who You Thought

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These folks think of climate change as something akin to the way atheists think of the Lord’s second coming — it’s never going to happen.

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Adidas Unveils Sustainability Plan To Turn Garbage From The Ocean Into Shoes And Clothing (IMAGES)

Adidas Unveils Sustainability Plan To Turn Garbage From The Ocean Into Shoes And Clothing (IMAGES)

The major retailer is on course to do something amazing for the environment.

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Apple On Environmental Impact: ‘We Don’t Want To Debate Climate Change. We Want To Stop It’ (VIDEO)

Apple On Environmental Impact: ‘We Don’t Want To Debate Climate Change. We Want To Stop It’ (VIDEO)

Apple’s new Environmental Responsibility Report takes a dig at climate change deniers.

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Chiquita Brands Responsible For Children Sprayed With Pesticides, Suit Claims (VIDEO)

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A lawsuit alleges water and soil contamination, and airborne exposure to toxic chemicals. It also charges Chiquita with “fraud, unfair competition, and consumer law violations.”

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State Regulators Wage War On Seed Savers (VIDEO)

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Is saving and sharing seeds a human right or a crime?

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This Is The Critical Point In Hillary’s Campaign That Everyone Missed (IMAGE)

This Is The Critical Point In Hillary’s Campaign That Everyone Missed (IMAGE)

It was the least noticed, but the most important.

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Falling Like Flies: BP Latest Company To Flee ALEC’s Extreme, Right-Wing Agenda

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ALEC’s positions on everything from climate change to guns hurts member companies’ reputations. BP is the latest to turn tail and run.

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Notice GOP’s Silence On Oil Lately? Obama Did The Unthinkable: Cheap Gas AND Renewable Energy

Notice GOP’s Silence On Oil Lately? Obama Did The Unthinkable: Cheap Gas AND Renewable Energy

There is a reason conservatives have gotten awfully quiet about Obama’s energy policy lately. It’s working.

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Wall Street Banks Are Activists’ New Weapon To Stop Mountaintop Removal In Its Tracks

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At last, a new day is dawning in Appalachia.

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The Terrifying Future Of Republican America Revealed In 27 Photos

What's worse? Pollution in China and Pollution in the US? Photo: Composite with Disaster Girl meme and Oill sullage tank explosion (cc 2011 Moshi Anahory via Wikimedia Commons).

The future of Republican America is terrifying, and we’ve got the photos to prove it.

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State Regulators Told To Ignore GOP Lawmaker’s Disgusting, Unlicensed And Illegal Hog Farm (VIDEO)

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Rotting pig carcasses and illegal waste dumping are just a few of the issues that were found on Republican Andy Holt’s illegal hog farm. Emails show inspectors who were made aware of the public health hazards, were told not to take action.

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More Than 1,000 People Evacuated, State Of Emergency Declared After Oil Train Derails In WV (VIDEOS)

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At least one of the cars careened into the Kanawha River, while others spilled oil into the river, which supplies drinking water to the surrounding communities. Local media reports the river is also on fire.

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GOP Climate Deniers In Trouble: New Poll Finds More Republican Voters Want To Fight Climate Change

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Climate-denying politicians may find themselves in trouble as more Republican voters want us to take action against man-made climate change.

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Pope Francis To Big Oil And Others: God Says Go Frack Yourself And Stop Destroying The World (VIDEO)

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This past week, the Pope has let the world know his views on climate change, climate deniers, deforestation and man’s abuse of nature.

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You Won’t Believe The Appalling Amount We Spend On Social Security (INFOGRAPHIC)

You won't believe the appalling amount of money we spend on Social Security... oh, wait a minute... Image by Elisabeth Parker.

This simple pie chart shows our Social Security budget is NOT sustainable.

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Native Americans Put GOP On Notice: Keystone Pipeline Is ‘An Act Of War Against Our People’ (VIDEO)

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Native Americans send a New Year’s message to the GOP: Passing the Keystone Pipeline is a “death warrant to our environment” and would “be an act of war against our people.” The president of the Sioux tribes tells Congress why and what they intend to do to stop them.

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President Obama To GOP: ‘Responsibly Govern Or Be Prepared For Me To Use My Veto Pen’ (VIDEO)

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President Obama pulled no punches when addressing his intentions on defending health care, the environment, clean air and clean water.

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Pope Francis To Issue An Edict On Climate Change Sure To Rile Republicans

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Catholics like Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, John Boehner and Rick Santorum can either respect their faith and change their views… or spit in the face of Papal infallibility and continue their anti-science crusade against climate change.

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