Post Tagged with: "environment"

What Will Rick Snyder Tell Congress About Poisoning The Water Of Flint’s Black Children?

What Will Rick Snyder Tell Congress About Poisoning The Water Of Flint’s Black Children?

Rick Snyder now has to testify to Congress about poisoning the water in Flint. What will be his excuse?

by Oliver Willis· · News
Desperate MI Governor Tries Claiming Flint Poisoning Was ‘Natural Disaster’, Obama Slaps Him Down

Desperate MI Governor Tries Claiming Flint Poisoning Was ‘Natural Disaster’, Obama Slaps Him Down

In effort to save his job, Gov. Snyder tried to pass off the Flint water crisis as a “natural disaster.” President Obama isn’t buying it.

by Jameson Parker· · News
Guess Who Donald Trump Blames For His Ridiculous Orange Clown Hair (VIDEO)

Guess Who Donald Trump Blames For His Ridiculous Orange Clown Hair (VIDEO)

Hint: it rhymes with “Shmarack Shmobama.” Yes, really.

by Bob Cesca· · News
Watch This Short Documentary On The HEARTBREAKING Devastation Of The Brazil Mining Disaster (VIDEO)

Watch This Short Documentary On The HEARTBREAKING Devastation Of The Brazil Mining Disaster (VIDEO)

“It’s over not only for this river, but also for the fishermen and the fish. I can’t hold my tears. I have no more tears to cry.”

by Bob Cesca· · Current Issues, News
GOPers Accept $80,000 Donation From Oil Company, Write Pro-Pipeline Bill The Next Day

GOPers Accept $80,000 Donation From Oil Company, Write Pro-Pipeline Bill The Next Day

Republicans aren’t even trying to hide their bribes anymore.

by Jameson Parker· · News
Rachel Maddow: The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Dead, D-E-A-D (VIDEO)

Rachel Maddow: The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Dead, D-E-A-D (VIDEO)

Faced with the almost certain rejection by Obama, according to Maddow, TransCanada decided to pause the review and hope like hell that a Republican takes the White House in 2016. Good luck with that!

by Justin Rosario· · News
Ted Cruz Says Climate Change Is ‘Not Science, It’s Religion’ (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz Says Climate Change Is ‘Not Science, It’s Religion’ (VIDEO)

Cruz has officially lost his mind.

by Vera· · News
Oklahoma’s Fracking Earthquakes Are Causing A National Security Threat

Oklahoma’s Fracking Earthquakes Are Causing A National Security Threat

Our entire energy economy rests in oil that is literally on shaky ground protected by the country’s dumbest governor.

by Sarah Burris· · News
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The Free Market WON’T Solve This: Volkswagen Scandal Is Why We NEED Regulations

VW is in trouble, and we have to wonder why they didn’t just do things above board from the start.

by Rika Christensen· · News
California Governor Schools Ben Carson On Climate Change, Personally Sends Him ‘Overwhelming Science’ (IMAGE)

California Governor Schools Ben Carson On Climate Change, Personally Sends Him ‘Overwhelming Science’ (IMAGE)

“These aren’t just words. The consequences are real.”

by Vera· · News
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GOP Obstruction On Full Display As They Work On Multi-Pronged Attack On World Climate Deal

The world is trying to come up with a deal that doesn’t even need Congress’ approval… and Congressional Republicans are not happy about it.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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For Once, Greed Takes A Backseat As Major Coca-Cola Initiative Puts Nestle To Shame

This is how you do corporate responsibility. Nestle should take notes.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
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Our Public Lands Enrich Us, In More Ways Than One (VIDEO)

A Colorado woman just unearthed an 8.52 carat diamond at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. While we may not all find diamonds on our public lands, it’s a fact that they enrich our lives in countless ways.

by Randa Morris· · News
7 Of The Dumbest Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said To Disprove Global Warming (TWEETS)

7 Of The Dumbest Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said To Disprove Global Warming (TWEETS)

If Trump gets into the White House, we’re in BIG trouble.

by Vera· · News
Rapper Akon Launches Initiative To Supply Solar Power To 600 MILLION Africans (VIDEO)

Rapper Akon Launches Initiative To Supply Solar Power To 600 MILLION Africans (VIDEO)

What a great example of a celebrity giving back. This is going to completely change Africa as we know it.

by Vera· · News
Obama Pushes New Environmental Protections, So GOP Comes Out In Support Of… Pollution

Obama Pushes New Environmental Protections, So GOP Comes Out In Support Of… Pollution

There is a popular saying that if President Obama came out in favor of air, Republicans would stop breathing – well now they may get a chance to test that theory.

by Jameson Parker· · News
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U.N. To Work On Climate Change Deal That Bypasses U.S. Congress, Due To GOP Extremism

Incredible. The GOP is so extreme that it’s starting to affect how the U.N. words agreements. They don’t want to deal with our Congress anymore.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Ben & Jerry’s New Flavor Combats Global Warming In A Really Awesome Way (VIDEO)

Ben & Jerry’s New Flavor Combats Global Warming In A Really Awesome Way (VIDEO)

It’s sad that an ice cream company is doing more to combat climate change than our GOP politicians.

by Vera· · News
The Man Behind France’s New Food Waste Law Wants To Make It Global

The Man Behind France’s New Food Waste Law Wants To Make It Global

Creating an international framework that aims to get rid waste in the global food system would be a game changer in the fight against hunger and environmental devastation.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Jeb Bush: People Who Believe In Man-Made Climate Change Are ‘Really Arrogant’

This guy never runs out of stupid things to say.

by Vera· · News