Environmental Issue

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

Scott Walker and House GOP Pollute the Spirit of Earth Day

It appears that although Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection, only Republicans…

8 years ago

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.

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

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…

8 years ago

The House That Kochs Bought Passes Bill Muzzling EPA Scientists

To ensure that the "right kind of scientists" are doling out advice on environmental protections, Republicans in the House passed…

8 years ago

Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorists Blame The Federal Government For Polar Vortex

White jets and their chemtrails have replaced black helicopters as harbingers of certain climate doom. It's the black guy in…

8 years ago

Bold Democrat Mary Landrieu Should Be Truthful About KeystoneXL

It may have been Democrat Howard Dean who said not long ago that if given a choice between voting for…

8 years ago

Uh Oh! Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Meeting Spells Trouble For GOP Energy Platform

Pundits and lay people alike seem to agree that while we shouldn't expect an overnight turnaround in global energy policy,…

8 years ago

Democrats Lost Because They Wasted Their Most Valuable Weapon in the Midterms

Barack Obama is still the President, and his administration's record achievements over the past five-and-a-half years were squandered by Democratic…

8 years ago

Corporate Greed Forces First City In California To Run Out Of Water

For several California cities, that corporate greed is finally paying dividends, and not the good kind, leaving them without water.

8 years ago

Report Confirms Fracking is Poisoning California’s Dwindling Aquifers

This week, yet another report reveals that fracking in California has contaminated aquifers during a historical drought.

8 years ago

The Wheel of Justice is Catching Up To Bundy Anti-Government Supporters

The Bureau of Land Management finally took action against another group of anti-government activists who blatantly trespassed on federal land…

8 years ago

Jon Stewart Obliterates Republicans By Highlighting Their Ignorance On Climate Change

On Monday night's episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, host Jon Stewart devoted the first segment of his…

8 years ago

Extremist Climate Deniers Claim Historic Climate March Was An Attack On Their Way of Life

The anti-science crowd loves science that gave them automobiles, medicine, electricity, sanitation, and ability to communicate easily with any location…

8 years ago

Boehner’s Sleazy Lawsuit Is About Blaming The Black Man In White House For GOP Laziness

Boehner's reason for suing the President is another example of Republicans projecting their gross malfeasance on the African American in…

9 years ago

Texas State Senator Claims That Obama ‘Thinks He’s God’ During Republican Debate

Republican State Sen. Dan Patrick of Texas is currently in a primary runoff with Texas' current Lieutenant Governor, Republican David…

9 years ago

As San Diego Burns Republicans Refuse to Acknowledge Climate Change

Republicans will continue to deny climate change even though glaring examples are more and more common each day. Case in…

9 years ago

Republicans Go Berserk and Accuse Scientists of Bullying Them With Facts

Between last week's report on climate change and the devastation at home from super-storms, flooding, droughts, wild fires, tornados and…

9 years ago

Marco Rubio’s Murderous Problem with the Cosmos

What Rubio is endorsing is murder, murder on a vast scale, in a bizarre and twisted homage to a supreme…

9 years ago

The State Department Covers for Keystone XL Pipeline as Carbon Prevails

At roughly 3:00 PM EST on the last day of January, the NY Times graced my email inbox with the…

9 years ago

A Wrong of Fire and Ice: How Conservatives Misjudge Millennial Views on Climate Change

The Conservative media has ignored man-made climate change in hopes that they can convince millennials it isn't real. Millennials aren't…

9 years ago

Climate Change Deniers Using Cold Weather as Proof Exposed as Idiots By Jon Stewart

On Monday night's episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart took aim at conservatives who have taken to the airwaves…

9 years ago

Despite Bitter Cold Weekend in US, Climate Models Indicate Global Warming is Intensifying

A new study argues that models have underestimated the extent to which the doubling of carbon dioxide will affect global…

9 years ago

The Republican Version of a Great Idea: For Profit Natural Disasters

If you want to see what privatized relief would look like, think of Walmart. That's the face of Republican disaster…

9 years ago

Crybaby GOP Senator Throws a Tantrum Over Being Called Out As a Climate Change Denier

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) is throwing a fit that the League of Conservation Voters is including him in an ad…

9 years ago

Republicans Pledge To the Kochs That They Will Oppose Any Climate Change Bill

Republicans are signing on to a new pledge to Charles and David Koch to oppose any legislation relating to climate…

10 years ago

Republicans Attack Science To Advance Religion and Oil Industry Profits

Religious groups and Republicans are on a campaign to bring an end to science to advance religion and oil industry…

10 years ago

House Republicans Try to Hijack Obama’s Constitutional Authority on Keystone XL

House Republicans have taken another step to relieve President Obama of his constitutional responsibility to approve a permit authorizing construction…

10 years ago

14 Senators Decide the Oil Industry, Not Obama, Should Make the Keystone XL Decision

A bipartisan group of Senators decided that the oil industry should makes decisions reserved for the Executive Branch and they…

10 years ago

Republican Imposed Budget Cuts Led to Keystone XL Being Deemed Environmentally Sound

The long-awaited State Department report on the environmental impact of building the KeystoneXL pipeline was released and its results are…

10 years ago

Oil Money Drenched Congressmen Send Letter to Obama Demanding Keystone XL Approval

After the president mentioned climate change in his inaugural address, 44 Republicans and 9 Democrats responded by sending a letter…

10 years ago

Could Obama’s Best Climate Change Strategy Be Thwarted by Religious Fundamentalism?

Fossil fuel barons need to join the efforts to stem climate change, but their religious beliefs may be an unrecognized…

10 years ago

While Science Points to Humans Causing Superstorms, Conservatives Blame Sin

Science explains superstorms like Hurricane Sandy, but conservatives prefer to see human immorality and a wrathful god

10 years ago

Romney Attacks Obama over Coal Employment When Jobs are at 15 Year High

Mitt Romney attacked Obama over jobs Friday in Abingdon, Virginia, but coal jobs are at the highest level in 15…

10 years ago

Romney-Ryan would have us Fiddle while the World Burns

The choice in this election is between a slow, but gaining, political struggle towards better environmental policy or a return…

10 years ago