Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: climate denial

Americans’ extinction denial syndrome

As the mad globalization of the economy and the funneling of all wealth to the tiniest segment of the ultra-rich carries on apace, perhaps the rest of us, struggling just to make the monthly payments for shelter and food, are losing that primal urge so critical to species survival.

The US has more climate deniers than any other wealthy nation,...

A 23-country poll found that the U.S. led rich nations in the percentage of people who said that climate change was not caused by humans.

‘Are you serious?’ John Kerry interrupts GOP climate denial logic in...

Meanwhile, the Republicans on the committee indicated they intend to do nothing but continue a long history of delay and denial on climate change.

NBC’s Meet the Press devotes entire show to climate change with...

"The Earth is getting hotter. And human activity is a major cause, period. We're not going to give time to climate deniers. The science is settled, even if political opinion is not."

Noam Chomsky: The future of organized human life is at risk...

We have to make decisions now which will literally determine whether organized human life can survive in any decent form.

Trump admin tries to bury 1,656-page climate report warning of devastating...

The findings are a sharp rebuke to the Trump administration’s insistence that environmental regulations hurt jobs and hinder economic growth.

Exxon leaving ALEC: Important but insufficient step in addressing company’s history...

Over the last few years, ExxonMobil has come under fire numerous times for lobbying in the UK against electric vehicles, funding Congress and corporate lobby groups to deny climate change, and knowingly misleading the public about the reality of the issue.

Auto Alliance pushed climate denial to get Trump admin to abandon...

The Trump administration has announced its intention to weaken standards, relying on misinformation provided by the Auto Alliance and its members.

One million trees pledged to ‘Trump Forest’ to offset president’s anti-climate...

Trump Forest was launched just under a year ago after POTUS announced he was pulling the U.S. from the Paris agreement.

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Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

‘Plasticrust’: A new form of pollution is forming on this Portuguese island

This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with coal ash

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

Donald Trump is America’s shadow

So we need to celebrate the heroes of freedom and decency.

Former police officer sentenced to prison for excessive force and obstruction

“Officers aren’t only expected to enforce the law in their communities, they are expected to follow it themselves.”