Obama and Science Score A Big Win As Judge Tosses Challenge to Climate Change Rule

Some will call this a win for President Obama or the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which it is. But it's really a win for all of us who are based in reality and thus realize that poisoning our environment is killing people.

Report Shows The Oil Industry Benefits From $5.3 Trillion in Subsidies Annually

In a new and disturbing report from researchers at the International Monetary Fund, the world's governments are providing subsidies to the highly profitable oil industry to the tune of an astonishing $5.3 trillion in benefits per year.

Rick Santorum – Pope Has More Important Things to Worry About Than the Earth

It is interesting that Santorum thinks there are more important things than a habitable planet - like creating jobs for dead people on a dead planet

Texas-Size GOP Hypocrisy As a Result of Climate Change Deluge

It is true that all Republicans are blatant hypocrites, but now that go-it-alone awesome Texas experienced a little anthropogenic climate change weather, the Lone Star State's Republicans, both tea party and mainstream Republicans alike, are demanding some of those hated "federal government handouts" they oppose for other Americans whether it is for food, housing, healthcare, or disaster relief.

Obama Hammers Republicans For Betraying Their Country On Climate Change

It was prescient, then, that when President Obama addressed graduates of the Coast Guard Academy and told them that "denying it (climate change), or refusing to deal with it endangers our national security. Anything less is negligence. It is a dereliction of duty and it undermines the readiness of our forces," he was describing and referring to Republicans.

While Shell Plans For Climate Catastrophe The Kochs Kill Renewable Energy

ere are two fronts in the dirty energy industry's war on the climate with funding and legislative support from the Koch brothers on renewable energy and regulations to reduce carbon emissions. ere are two fronts in the dirty energy industry's war on the climate with funding and legislative support from the Koch brothers on renewable energy and regulations to reduce carbon emissions.

The IRS Is Investigating The Koch Brothers’ Illegal Tax-Deductions Denying Climate Change

The Kochs will have an even greater reason to hate the Internal Revenue Service because due to a devious, and illegal, Koch plot to affect legislation neutering enforcement power of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Internal Revenue Service is beginning an investigation into an illegal Koch tax deduction.

Scott Walker and House GOP Pollute the Spirit of Earth Day

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It appears that although Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection, only Republicans are capable of using the day to perpetuate their anti-environment agenda in service to the Koch brothers.

Obama Plans To Stress Fighting Climate Change During Earth Day Visit To Florida Everglades

President Barack Obama plans to visit the Florida Everglades on Wednesday to highlight the urgency of tackling climate change.

Wisconsin Becomes Second Koch-Republican State To Ban Climate Change Discussion

Now that the Koch Republicans banned government employees from uttering the words "climate change" because they wanted to prevent damage to the environment, one wonders how long before Republicans issue state-wide bans on citizens mentioning, discussing, or advocating for action to combat climate change.

ALEC Threatens Progressives With A Lawsuit For Calling Out Its Lies

Interestingly, the Koch-backed anti-environmental group is threatening to file suit against progressive and liberal groups for accusing ALEC of lying about the reality of anthropogenic climate change.

California Suffers Historic Drought While Oil Industry Wastes 2 Million Gallons of Water Daily

To make matters that much worse, the over 2 million gallons of toxic water the oil and gas industry disposes of daily is pumped into the aquifer and poisons the diminishing underground supply at an alarming rate; so much so that well over a hundred (at last count) drinking-water wells have been shut down by state water regulators and the EPA due to oil waste-water contamination.

McConnell Warns Foreign Nations That GOP Will Undermine Obama Climate Change Deals

Taking a page out of a freshman Senator Tom Cotton's playbook, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued a threat to the world's nations that America is an exceptionally deceitful country that cannot be trusted to honor its pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help diminish the devastating effects of global climate change.

Colorado Republicans Are Pushing Koch Legislation To Seize Federal Land

It is unclear how a state can have "joint jurisdiction" over land it does not own and has no claim to, but the Colorado Republicans' effort is a first step in a much more ambitious scheme; seizing and handing authority over federal land to the billionaire Koch brothers to drill for oil, mine, and log without "interference" from the federal government.

Mitch McConnell Urges Governors To Disobey Federal Law For the Kochs

Speaker John A. Boehner boasted that Republicans primary duty was not to make laws, but eliminate them for their wealthy donors' benefit. Now, the sitting Senate Majority Leader has went a step farther and issued a call to governors to become 'law breakers' to benefit the fossil fuel industry that bought control of Congress for Republicans.

The Absurd Call for Obama to Save Keystone XL by Regulating It

The idea that Republicans would ever go along with further regulating the oil industry is laughable, and funding? Forget about it

EPA Finding Signals The Death Knell For The KeystoneXL Pipeline

Republicans and the Koch brothers make no secret that next to taxes, there is no part of the federal government they despise more than the EPA, so it is a major slap in their faces that it was the agency they hate above all others that delivered the death knell of their 8 billion-dollar dream project.

Attention Climate Change Deniers: NASA, NOAA Report 2014 Was Warmest Year Recorded

In a joint press release, NOAA and NASA scientists reported that 2014 was the warmest year on earth, since at least 1880.

The Koch Brothers Launch A Surrogate War Against Pope Francis

The Catholic Pope has garnered nothing but serious opposition and pushback from America's evangelical and Catholic Republican movement, and now the Koch brothers and their dirty energy cabal have joined what is developing into a dirty oil-evangelical war against Pope Francis.

President Obama Single-Handedly Protects Americans’ Health and Combats Climate Change

Now, every Republican and related conservative is under the illusion that providing for the general welfare means providing for the fossil fuel industry, corporations, the wealthy, Christian clergy, and financial sector's general welfare, but that is not what the Founding Fathers or the first four American presidents believed; neither does President Barack Obama.