climate change

The Fox News GOP Debate Is An Embarrassing Disaster For America

The Fox News GOP Debate Is An Embarrassing Disaster For America

The first Republican primary debate on Fox News has highlighted to the world the cruelty and out-of-touch- politics of the…

9 months ago

Biden Blisters Republicans And Vows To Act Alone On Climate Change

President Biden called out Republicans for not supporting his climate change proposal and vowed to use his executive powers to…

2 years ago

A Win for the Climate: FEMA Once Again Considering Climate Change in Its Strategic Planning After Trump Dropped It

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) restored climate change considerations to its strategic planning after former President Donald Trump's administration's…

2 years ago

Obama: “We Are Nowhere Near Where We Need to Be” on Climate Action

Former President Barack Obama made an appearance during the COP26 climate summit on Monday, warning nations around the world that…

3 years ago

Watch Insurrection Supporter Louie Gohmert Humiliate Himself On Climate Change

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) claimed that climate change is good because making the planet a little warmer means more time…

3 years ago

Harris Will Talk About Impact of Climate Change and Drought During Nevada Trip

The office of Vice President Kamala Harris has confirmed that she will issue remarks highlighting the impact of climate change…

3 years ago

Are we headed for an epic climate-related financial meltdown? Not if we do these things…

An under-discussed problem is that the frequency and severity of extreme weather events threatens to shake our financial system to…

3 years ago

Opinion: Democrats Must Redefine Fiscal Responsibility in Passing Infrastructure Bill to Address Climate Change and Americans’ Needs

What Republicans call “socialism” isn’t giving away free stuff; it’s smart short and long-term investing.

3 years ago

Biden Will Sign Order for Half of New Vehicles to Be Electric by 2030

President Joe Biden is expected to sign an order for half of all new vehicles on American roads to be…

3 years ago

Opinion: Will “Enough Is Enough” Politics Eclipse Dems’ Futile Hopes for Bi-Partisanship?

“Folks [are] supposed to have common sense.” These are the now well-known words of Alabama’s Republican Governor Kay Ivey when…

3 years ago

Exxon Lobbyist Says the Quiet Part Out Loud in Leaked Video

Lobbyists cop to fossil fuel behemoth Exxon Mobil’s clandestine efforts to appear supportive of climate change-mitigation legislation while simultaneously shoveling…

3 years ago

Extreme Weather is a Warning We Can No Longer Afford to Minimize

This is a warning. Perhaps it's too late. But we are facing a potential climate hostile to human life.

3 years ago

Biden Calls on Global Community to Band Together in Speech During Virtual Climate Summit

President Joe Biden urged the international community to band together to tackle climate change in his speech during a virtual…

3 years ago

Jayapal to Biden: Nation Can’t Afford to “Wait for Republicans to Have Some Awakening on Climate Change”

Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) says the country cannot afford to "wait for Republicans to have some awakening on climate change."…

3 years ago

Greta Thunberg to President Biden: “Treat the Climate Crisis Like a Crisis”

Climate activist Greta Thunberg urged President Joe Biden and his administration to "treat the climate crisis like a crisis" during…

3 years ago

World Leaders Praise Biden as U.S. Returns to the Forefront in the Battle Against Climate Change

World leaders praised President Joe Biden after he signed an executive order authorizing the United States' return into the Paris…

3 years ago

Trump Administration Rejects California’s Request for Disaster Relief to Tackle Wildfires

The Trump administration has rejected California's request for disaster relief funds to tackle wildfires and to help residents displaced by…

4 years ago

Trump Calls Kamala Harris “This Monster” During Fox Interview

President Trump called in to "Fox and Friends" for an interview this morning, during which he referred to Senator Kamala…

4 years ago

Trump Goes Into Nonsensical Rant About European “Forest Cities” When Asked How to React to Climate Change

Speaking to the hosts of "Fox and Friends," President Donald Trump said "European forest cities" do a better job of…

4 years ago

20 States Sue Trump for Weakening Regulations on Methane Emissions That Worsen Climate Change

Twenty states have filed a joint lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his administration for weakening regulations on methane emissions…

4 years ago

Opinion: A Full View of the Economy Reveals Trump’s Betrayal of Americans

Polling indicates that Americans still give Donald Trump an edge over Joe Biden when it comes to their faith in…

4 years ago

Barack Obama Subtly Criticizes Trump and Calls on Voters to ‘Demand Better’ in 2020 Elections

Former President Barack Obama appeared to criticize President Donald Trump's response to the Coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday. Obama tweeted about…

4 years ago

Opinion: Fuller Picture Shows Trump’s Policies are Devastating to Americans’ Economic Well-Being

  In response to news that the economy created 266,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate dipped to 50-year…

4 years ago

Trump’s Refusal to Dream Devastating to U.S. Economy, Environment

President Donald Trump, in comments made at the recent G-7 summit in France, positioned himself as the protector of United…

5 years ago

Opinion: Trump Screams at Shadows as the G7 Acts To Save the Rain Forest from Conspiratorial Ignorance

During the G7 summit, we saw Trump figuratively screaming at shadows while the responsible countries decided on a plan to…

5 years ago

Democrats Must Resist Recession Narrative and Critique Narrative of Trump’s Economic Success

This week’s stock market antics and the occurrence of an inverted yield curve have provided compelling evidence portending another economic…

5 years ago

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code Re-Defines Poverty, Racism, and Climate Change as Disasters

Trump’s controversial tweet about sending the squad of four— Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Alexandra Ocasio Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar—back to…

5 years ago

Bill Nye Lights Up GOP Congressman Who Pretends Not To Understand Climate Change

Bill Nye took on Republican Rep. Thomas Massey who claims to be an electrical engineer, but he doesn't understand climate…

5 years ago

Trump’s Economic and Environmental Policy: In the short term, we’re all dead

British economist John Maynard Keynes famously wrote in 1923, in a tract on monetary policy, “In the long run, we’re…

5 years ago

Biden Crafting Climate Change Policy That Involves Rejoining Paris Accord While Appealing to Blue Collar Workers

Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters.

5 years ago

A Peek Behind the Numbers Shows Trump’s Economy Inflicts Pain on Most Americans

Can we call an economy “successful,” if people living within it are being harmed, not served?

5 years ago

Organizers Expect 2,500 Students to Join DC Rally to Protest Climate Inaction and Support GND

Organizers expect some 2,500 students to join the event in front of the Capitol Building, where Congress sits, with similar…

5 years ago

Lack of Action on Climate Change Will Lead to a Massive Financial Crash

The world's largest investors, who manage over $32 trillion in financial assets, joined together to issue a strong warning to…

5 years ago

Schumer: Any Infrastructure Deal Must Address Climate Change

If there is going to be an infrastructure “new deal” in the U.S. Congress it is going to have to…

5 years ago

Poll Finds Over Two Thirds of American Voters Fear Climate Change

Two weeks ago a government report was published saying that climate change will cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions…

5 years ago

Trump on Climate Change Report: ‘I don’t believe it’

President Trump yesterday said that he doesn’t believe the findings of a major climate report released by his administration last…

6 years ago

Gov. Brown Says Fires Will Make the Worst Climate Skeptics Into Believers

Jerry Brown says the deadly California wildfires will convert all climate change skeptics into climate change believers within five years.…

6 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez Gets in Fight With Top House Democrat

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not wasting any time making a name for herself in Congress. Just ten days after her election…

6 years ago

31 People Are Dead and 228 Are Missing In California Wildfires

The Associated Press is reporting this morning that 31 people have died in California wildfires, and another 228 people are…

6 years ago

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration bid to halt climate trial

The loss for the administration means it now faces a high-profile examination of U.S. climate change policy during the trial…

6 years ago

Hurricanes Have Finally Convinced Republicans That Climate Change is Real

President Donald Trump continued this week to deny the effects of climate change in the face of overwhelming scientific agreement…

6 years ago

Trump Tried To Deny Climate Change, But 60 Minutes Called Out His Big Lie

Trump tried to deny climate change, without denying climate change, but 60 Minutes called Trump's favorite technique of attributing his…

6 years ago

Al Gore Says Climate Change is Creating a ‘Global Emergency’

Former Vice President Al Gore on Friday made very clear on Friday that he believes the world is experiencing a…

6 years ago

Bill Nye Explains Why Climate Change Is To Blame For The Severity Of Hurricane Florence

Bill Nye explained on MSNBC that climate change is making hurricanes like Florence more severe because of increased ocean temperature.

6 years ago

Anti-Science Trump Plans To Gut Renewable Energy Research Funding By 72 Percent

The proposed cuts are deeper than those put forward by Trump last year, even though the administration's own Energy Department…

6 years ago

Trump Blows Off Dozens Of Environmental Protections To Accelerate Border Wall Construction

It's bad enough that Trump is pushing an inhumane immigration policy that the vast majority of Americans don't support. Worse,…

6 years ago

Bipartisan Group Of Governors Fights Back Against Trump’s Push To Drill Everywhere

Democratic and Republican leaders were quick to push back against the Trump administration's new plan to allow off-shore drilling virtually…

6 years ago

Democrats Erupt On Ignorant Trump After He Wishes For ‘Good Old Global Warming’

One Democratic representative called Trump a "child who hates science class."

6 years ago

Insane Trump Tweets That Cold Winter Weather Is Proof That Climate Change Is Fake

Trump's ignorance on this subject is obvious, but it's neither new nor is it surprising.

6 years ago

Right-Wing Christians Place Party Before Faith Forsaking Compassion For Their Neighbor

It doesn’t matter what the issue is. Right-wing Christians have been placing the priorities of the party before the tenants…

7 years ago

U.S. And Syria Only Remaining Countries Opposed To Paris Climate Deal As Nicaragua Signs On

Instead of America being aligned with nearly 200 nations across the globe, the United States now stands only with Syria.

7 years ago

Federal Judge Smacks Down Trump Effort To Dismantle Obama-Era Environmental Protection

On Wednesday, one federal judge reminded Donald Trump that hating Barack Obama is not a good enough reason to ignore…

7 years ago

Pope says humanity will ‘go down’ if it does not address climate change

Pope Francis said the recent spate of hurricanes should prompt people to understand that humanity will "go down" if it…

7 years ago

Al Roker Takes Another Shot At Rush Limbaugh Over Hurricane Irma: ‘We’re Not Hyping This’

"We're not trying to scare people, we're not trying to hype this. We want people to be prepared."

7 years ago

Truth And Trust Eroded In The Trump Era Has Serious Consequences At The G20 Summit

The lack of transparency combined with the erosion of truth and trust in President Trump and his administration is resulting…

7 years ago

Trump Is Holding Up The G20 Joint Statement Because He Thinks It’s Too Pro-Environment

His behavior may play well to his shrinking group of supporters back home, but the United States under Donald Trump's…

7 years ago

From Rauner to Trump, GOP Practices Politics of Erasure

The problem is, again, that those constituents you and I might call people, the GOP, federally and at the state…

7 years ago

Trump Mocks Wind Power In Iowa, The State That Uses The Highest Percentage Of It

Nearly a third of Iowa's energy comes from wind power, and the Hawkeye State uses a greater percentage of it…

7 years ago

Trump’s ‘Pittsburgh, Not Paris’ Rally A Massive Flop Compared To Nationwide ‘March For Truth’

It's clear where the political energy is in this country right now, and it's not with Donald Trump.

7 years ago

Dozens Of U.S. Mayors Defy Trump And Promise To Commit To The Paris Climate Agreement

Leaders from across the country are proving that one man without any grasp of reality – even if he's the…

7 years ago

‘Most Selfish Human Being On The Planet’: Chris Matthews Blasts Trump’s Climate Change Ignorance

"It is hard to think of the worst thing this president has done, but so far this might just be…

7 years ago

Green Activists Swarm The White House To Protest Trump’s Decision To Withdraw From Paris Pact

"Our children and grandchildren will look back on this decision stunned that one world leader could be so divorced from…

7 years ago

White House Spirals Into A Civil War After Trump Signals He’ll Pull Out Of Climate Agreement

The fact that there is widespread disagreement and confusion in the White House surrounding the Paris climate accord could signal…

7 years ago

Trump Leaves World Leaders In Disbelief By Refusing To Commit To Paris Climate Accord

Deciding whether to protect the environment or uphold some empty campaign rhetoric is a no-brainer for everybody but Donald Trump.

7 years ago

Opinion: After Leading the Nation in Renewable Energy, Rick Perry Targets Solar and Wind Power

Wind and solar have combined with natural gas to produce virtually all the nation’s major new electrical capacity; coal and…

7 years ago

Pro-Life Justice Neil Gorsuch Votes For Death in Capital Punishment Case

In a sign of votes to come Justice Neil Gorsuch set aside his regard for human life and cast his…

7 years ago

What You Can Do Even if You Can’t March for Science on Earth Day

To ignore Earth Day "is to surrender to an ideology that has turned mere environmental indifference into a moral nihilism."

7 years ago

Joy Reid Rips the Silent Donald Trump for His Anti-Science Record

If ever the deck was stacked against science and the environment, it was Donald Trump’s cabinet.

7 years ago

Trump Is Too Busy Retweeting Fox & Friends To Care About Global Science Marches

The world continues to suffer the consequences of climate change and the United States has a president who's too busy…

7 years ago

Bill Nye Brilliantly Quotes The Constitution To Prove That Trump Must Act On Climate Change

"It's in the U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, to promote the progress of science and useful arts."

7 years ago

Science Denier Trump Reeling As Thousands Gather On Six Continents To March For Science

The march is unfolding all over the globe, with activists in at least 500 cities participating.

7 years ago

Bill Maher Has An Earth Day Message For Trump: Make The Planet Great Again

"Here's a crazy idea: If we're going to take up the challenge to overhaul a planet, let's do this one."

7 years ago

Opinion: Report Concludes that Trump’s Climate Denial Aids Terrorist Recruitment Efforts

A little over a year ago some high-level person in ISIS penned a treatise explaining precisely what Western nations (America)…

7 years ago

In a Blow to Steve Bannon, Trump May Keep Obama’s Paris Climate Agreement

"Trump may remain in Paris climate deal. That would deal a huge blow to Bannon's fraudulent nationalism"

7 years ago

Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Happiness Threatened By Repugnant Republicans

When the air we breathe and the water we drink are imminently threatened so that corporations can make more money,…

7 years ago

House Republicans Just Voted To Bar The EPA From Using Scientific Data

The vote comes a day after Trump signed an executive order dismantling environmental protections enacted under President Obama.

7 years ago

Opinion: Trump’s Fact-Free Claim To Create Coal Jobs and Energy Independence

"Even if we saw an increase in coal production, we would see a decrease in coal jobs. The problem with…

7 years ago

Malicious Cuts Reveal Trump’s Budget Priorities Are Not About The Money

An administration that cared about taxpayer dollars would not maliciously cut from the smallest areas of discretionary spending and call…

7 years ago

Trump Eliminates Climate Funding Just As Concern About The Environment Hits Record High

Americans are more worried about the environment than they ever have been – just in time for Trump to gut climate…

7 years ago

Trump Will Gut Environmental Protections To Fund Unnecessary Military Spending

The administration also plans to go after EPA climate programs put into place during Obama's time in the White House.

7 years ago

Congressional Cowards Confirm Climate Change Denier While Captain Mar-a-Lago Campaigns

As sea levels rise and storms become more severe and as rates of chronic illness go up due to environmental…

7 years ago

Badlands National Park Forced To Delete Tweets Trolling Trump On Climate Science

The next four years will be a difficult time for the scientific community – and any Americans who care about…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Shuts Down Trump Nominee Who Says Climate Change Is Up For Debate

Sanders showed how all Trump nominees should be questioned going forward.

7 years ago

President Obama Erects a Firewall Against Trump’s Plan To Wipe Out Environmental Protections

"Because of new and legally inventive strategies, Mr. Obama… may well have built firewalls around environmental policies that could hold…

7 years ago

Moral Failure: Media Madness and Reprehensible Republicans

What lesson is the supposed party of family values teaching our country’s children when its leaders put money and power…

7 years ago

Trump Demands List of Energy Dept. Staff Supporting Climate Change Policies

Trump demanded names of every Energy Dept. employee and contractor who worked on Obama climate policies or attended any U.N.…

7 years ago

Don’t Buy Ivanka’s Climate Change Hype – Daddy Donald Says It’s Fake

No matter what Ivanka says, daddy Don's W.H. "is shaping up to be a bleak wasteland of climate denial and…

7 years ago

The Weather Channel Smacks Down Right Wing Climate Change Lies

Weather Channel’s Kait Parker isn't playing nice after Breitbart News used one of her Weather Channel videos to propagate climate…

7 years ago

Justice Denied for Merrick Garland and the American People

Justice has not only been denied to a worthy Supreme Court nominee and the work of the high court. It…

7 years ago

The Shock and Trauma to the Nation Continues as Trump Nominees Are Named

With each announcement the shock and trauma of what’s happening to this country, the civil rights of its citizens, and…

8 years ago

Noam Chomsky Says GOP is the ‘Most Dangerous Organization in World History’

"The party is dedicated to racing as rapidly as possible to [the] destruction of organized human life. There is no…

8 years ago

Donald Trump’s EPA Transition Team Is Being Run By A Climate Change Denier

Trump's pick calls climate change "nothing to worry about" and questions whether humans even contribute to it.

8 years ago

Stronger Together: Hear Us ‘Roar’ on and beyond Election Day

The election results will the story of the hopes and dreams this country has for its future.

8 years ago

The Media Ignores the Good News On Climate Change

To avoid climate-ending global temperature rise, it is critical for the world to transition off fossil fuels and embrace renewable,…

8 years ago

Beyond Debate: Climate Change and Our Shared Planet

Climate change is the greatest threat to life as we know it. It is the most urgent and important issue…

8 years ago

Not a Hoax: NASA Says 2016 Will Be Hottest Year on Record

"The record-warm September means 11 of the past 12 consecutive months dating back to October 2015 have set new monthly…

8 years ago

Governor Scott Orders 1.5 Million Floridians to Flee the Result of Climate Change

"Scientists are confident that as we continue to heat up the oceans, we’re going to see more of these high-end…

8 years ago

Earth’s Climate Exceeded Its Tipping Point and Nobody Cares

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has stayed above the tipping point and ensures it will never return…

8 years ago

In the Beginning: Imago Dei and the Heart Of Democracy

In the beginning…perhaps for people of faith and those committed to the common good of all in our democracy we…

8 years ago

Florida Sinking Beneath the Waves, But Folks in Boca Raton Are Worried About Mosques

Mosques really don't appear to be the problem. Like churches, they will be under water. Along with the people who…

8 years ago