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|Study saying EPA rules will save 3,500 lives should be nailed to door of every naysayer in Congress
Curbing coal plant emissions would save lots of lives. Not that this matters to EPA haters. A new study published in the ...
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Nothing to see here! Two years ago, scientists at UCLA predicted there would ...
|Now This Proposal Is What A Crude Oil "Export Pipeline" IS - TransCanada's Upland Pipeline Project
National environmental organizations and Democrats [often motivated by Tom Steyer campaign contributions] have created a mythology about the Keystone XL Pipeline claiming this to be an "export ...
|Glacier National Park: Red Rock Falls (Photo Diary) and Meet Up Stuff
Last Tuesday (April 28), we drove up to Avalanche and then walked up the road to Red Rock Falls. The photos are below the Orange Snow Bank:
|House Republicans launch direct attack on Earth Sciences slashing $300 to $500 million from NASA
Republican shills for Big Carbon are launching a direct assault on NASA funding designed to gut any future enhancements to the Earth Sciences capabilities to monitor changing conditions on our ...
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Continuing with the appropriations process, the House today voted on the appropriations bill for the Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy, and nuclear weapons programs. Here is what the ...
|Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees||05/01/2015||11|
I am a follower of Jesus Christ. I call myself that in order to distinguish myself from the dominant strain of North American Christianity. At the risk of sounding arrogant and judgmental, I am ...
|D'var Torah: Our Duty to Aid and Respect those in Need
This week's parsha is Aharay Mot and Kedoshim, Leviticus chapters 16 to 20. During leap years, it is split into two parshas, but this year is not a leap year so the two parshas are read together. ...
|Navy Vet Terp||04/30/2015||18|
|Congressional Scouting Report Reveals Who's Hitting Homeruns, Striking Out for Clean Air
Spring time means baseball season for so many - a nice evening out at the ballpark with a hot dog, peanuts, and a cold beverage. We all love a homerun, except when it's against our team, of course.
|Mary Anne Hitt||04/30/2015||3|
|A simple way to show solidarity with Nepal during reconstruction
My adult daughters, in a strange turnaround, keep demanding to know my exact whereabouts these days, since the earthquake here in Nepal. I am fine and I was nowhere near the epicenter. My teaching ...
|Pope Francis calls for 'radical equality' for women's pay
Thumbs up on income equality for women! In a new speech this week, Pope Francis is continuing his radical ...
|Transit and Tomatoes Today April 28 in SC
Charleston, SC- Transit in the Lowcountry needs your support today. While we’ve been working to plan a better system for the future long standing problems and exposure to the dysfunctions of our ...
|First U.S. Offshore Wind Project Breaks Ground
Deepwater Wind employees assemble pieces of the Block Island Wind Farm in Rhode Island. Today, the U.S. took another big step in the transition beyond coal to a clean energy, as the nation's first ...
|Mary Anne Hitt||04/27/2015||21|
|Lipsky Family Wins a Victory on Range Resources SLAPP Law Suit at Texas Supreme Court
The Lipsky Family in Parker County, TX has defeated a Range Resources petition in a SLAPP lawsuit seeking to reinstate certain business disparagement and civil conspiracy claims brought by the ...
|Koch funded Heartland Institute sends scientists to correct Pope Frances on Global Warming
The Koch funded Heartland Institute is sending some of its industry compliant scientists to Rome to correct Pope Francis ideas about Global Warming. Koch-backed group sending ‘real scientists’ ...
|Rereading "Black Theology and Black Power" After Twenty Years
"How many of Cone's books have you read?" Ever since Jeremiah Wright posed that question to Sean Hannity eight years ago, I've been meaning to write a diary on James Cone, the premier figure of ...
|Anything for a buck! Rick Scott ponders timber companies cutting down the trees in FL state parks.
Image Credit: Pakalolo Shhhh! Florida republicans are quietly plotting a nefarious plan to allow the private sector the opportunity to harvest the trees in our State parks and natural areas, ...
|President Obama's Anger Translator Not Needed For Climate Change
from 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner: You won't wanna miss this! full video here Full transcript ...
|Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse||04/25/2015||103|
|Kinnickinnic River Photos Part II.
Not all is politics. When I'm not working, or being a political geek, I like getting outdoors, taking photos, running. But sometimes the political and the personal intersect. There are some, today, ...
|Washington State Kossacks - It's Time to Help CarbonWA - Initiative #732
Calling on Washington State Kossacks to put some adrenaline into the mix. It's time. Time for a carbon tax reality check: There are only two carbon pricing policies on the table in Washington ...
|Competing WA cap-and-trade ballot initiative? A modest proposal to stop the insanity
Washington State faces the possibility of competing 2016 climate ballot initiatives. A carbon tax initiative forwarded by grassroots citizens group Carbon Washington is already on the streets. ...
|SMGB: A Big Bloom in the Desert Vol. 11.9
Good morning everyone and welcome to SMGB, the Death Valley in Bloom Edition. It's Ed in Montana here, having returned from our second Winter season of campground hosting in Death Valley National ...
|Ed in Montana||04/25/2015||182|
|Sanford Stalling Charleston Transit Progress
From Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit This statement was prepared for the April 23rd. protest at the Office of US Congressman Mark Sanford in Mount Pleasant, SC. At that ...
|Breaking: 7.9 Earthquake in Nepal
Last Update : from me for now--have to start my day. There's really nothing good coming out of this, except that the epicenter wasn't actually IN Kathmandu or Pokhara. Death toll is currently ...
|Jimmy Carter: 'Losing My Religion For Equality'
For most of his life, Jimmy Carter has been an advocate for human rights. In 1982, one year after leaving the Oval Office, the former US President and his wife Rosalynn Carter, founded ...
|The Blobs Are Here
The stuff of science fiction movies is now here in reality. When I read this article I just paused in shock, opened my mouth and uttered the phrase I always utter at such moments: Holy Shit! As ...
|Take Your Kids to Work...And Speak Up for Their Health
Mary Anne Hitt testifying with a very tiny Hazel. Thousands of parents across the U.S. today are taking part in the annual "Take Your Child to Work Day." It's a great chance to show our sons and ...
|Mary Anne Hitt||04/23/2015||1|
|Six activists awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize—the Green Nobel
The 2015 Goldman prize winners at the San Francisco Opera House ceremonies April 20. Every year since 1990, the Goldman Environmental Prize has been awarded to six grassroots activists from ...
|“Beginning of a revolution” – Earth Day’s first organizer on the 45th
On the 45th Earth Day, the organizer of the first Earth Day is calling on youth to seize the torch and lead the struggle for global sustainability. “The important stuff is always done by young ...
|Speaking from Everglades on Earth Day Obama Forcefully Rejects Gov. Rick Scott's Climate Censorship
President Obama speaking on Earth Day in the threatened Florida Everglades forcefully rejected Florida Governor Rick Scott's prohibition against state officials mentioning Global Warming or Climate ...
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