Monday, August 19, 2019

Making Science History

The Koch brothers are buying up museum boards to influence others of their junk climate theories. Isn’t it odd that infamous science-deniers are directing a science museum?

‘Carbon Copy:’ How Big Oil and King Coal Ghost Write Letters for Public Officials,...

A coal mining company has been writing protest letters for allied policymakers and business groups. These letters are almost identical to one another requesting time extensions to begin implementing new rules in dictating the coal industry. Sketchy, right?

Wisconsin Climate Change Gag Order Part of Broader Industry-Tied Attacks on Science

Wisconsin’s Board of Commissioners of Public Lands has banned employees from working on anything concerning climate change or global warming. Money was the main influence, unfortunately, so trying to fight this is going to be a challenge. But activists should not give up the fight.

BNSF Challenges Lawsuit from Engineer Who Ran for His Life From Exploding Oil ‘Bomb...

After former BNSF locomotive engineer, Bryan Thompson, suffered injuries from an oil-by-rail train the company is arguing that some federal laws protect them from paying. Are U.S. laws and policies structured to favor the powerful rail industry over people?

Expert Warns Catastrophe Looms by Century’s End if Climate Change Isn’t Sharply Curtailed Now

Harold Wanless, a leading climatologist and geologist, predicts that global warming and sea level rising are going to be much more severe than the consensus predictions. Will we all struggle to breathe soon?

VIDEO: Dear Sweden: Your Dispute With Saudi Arabia Makes This a Good Time to...

Sweden has cancelled an arms sale with Saudi Arabia because of the way they jailed and fogged blogger Raif Badawi, which has ultimately hurt the two country's relationship. This may lead to Sweden focusing more on green energy since their petroleum purchase usually comes from Saudi Arabia.

Why You Should Dump Your Oil, Coal and Gas Stocks if You Ever Want...

Big Coal and Big Oil are dead men walking. So if you have hopes in retiring on them, think again. Stocks in these companies will get you nowhere—they're outmoded and prone to crashing. It's time to put your securities elsewhere.

An Escape Hatch for Corporate Cons

While corporate crimes produce horrible injuries, illnesses and deaths, they are almost always settled by fines and payoffs. Why is it that criminal corporate executives are always given a “Get Out of Jail Free” card?

TV Meteorologists Should Say It Loud and Clear: Climate Change Is Here

Climate change is here and it is real. It's time TV Meteorologists state the cold, hard facts: it is a planetary threat and there is plenty we can do about it.

VIDEO: The President Should Not Only Veto the Keystone XL Pipeline, but Stop it...

President Obama has the authority to end the environmentally damaging Keystone XL pipeline project altogether. It's time we pressure the White House to go through with it.