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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 ...
Lefty Coaster 05/02/2015 27
Bernie HAS to Differentiate Himself from HRC
He says he is serious. If he IS serious, then he has to differentiate himself from Hillary, which is simple because there are miles of daylight between them on virtually every aspect of the economy, ...
Words In Action 05/02/2015 138
Kevin Drum Makes A Connection In The Freddie Gray Case
Kevin Drum may be undergoing some intense medical treatment, but a Washington Post article made his day. Freddie Gray’s life a study in the sad effects of lead paint on poor ...
xaxnar 05/01/2015 1
Bernie Sanders: Agenda for America
Bernie Sanders has an Agenda for America . Bernie is not following in the wake of public opinion, which itself is following in the wake of social/human need. He is leading, because to people like ...
Words In Action 05/01/2015 59
Krugman Hits One Out of the Park Again
Paul Krugman's May 1 column in the New York Times states the devastatingly obvious: Ideology and Integrity . ...Nonetheless, many in the news media will try to make the campaign about ...
xaxnar 05/01/2015 96
Must See TV: Alan Grayson on TPP
Hat tip to Gaius Publius over at Digby's Place for posting about this. Alan Grayson has a video that must be seen. In 9 minutes, Grayson blows away all the BS about the 'Free Trade" benefits. GP ...
xaxnar 04/30/2015 26
Dear Bill Gates, Will you lead on climate change?
We've tried everything else, it's time to ask a member of our own oligarchy if he will lead us in humanities greatest challenge. The Gates Foundation has done many good things including helping to ...
VL Baker 04/30/2015 8
HRC vs. Bernie: Not Sure There's A Future Here [UPDATE]
Pragmatically speaking, is it possible for the Bernie camp, those who have not forgotten Hope and Change, and the HRC camp, those who are glad and/or resigned to her inevitable coronation, to ride ...
Words In Action 04/30/2015 165
Super El Nino Likely as Huge Warm Water Wave Hits West Coast, Extreme Marine Die Off Developing
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, which reached ...
FishOutofWater 04/30/2015 273
John Kerry: Climate leadership needs to come from mayors & citizens in lieu of government commitment
Remember Arctic Ice? There's less of it every year. Extraordinary words coming from our Secretary of State who seems to be hitting his stride. He seems born to the job and his passion for the ...
VL Baker 04/29/2015 4
Iceberg B-34 frees itself from Antarctica's Getz ice sheet and proceeds to scour the sea floor.
'It's catastrophic, really. They kill 99 per cent of things they come in contact with". David Barnes, British Antarctic Survey An iceberg 17 miles long, now named B-34 , cracked and broke loose ...
Pakalolo 04/29/2015 46
Why No One Should Have Been Surprised About Baltimore - And Where To From Here?
So, one more commentary on Baltimore tonight. I'll keep this short. If you want some background on the relationship between the Baltimore Police and the community, The Baltimore Sun had ...
xaxnar 04/28/2015 7
How Apple single-handedly lays waste to conservative ideology
kos 04/28/2015 359
New study forecasts big increases in extreme weather from human-caused global warming
More of these will be part of global warming's impacts, scientists predict. The name of the study by Erich M. Fischer and Reto Knutti is a mouthful—
Meteor Blades 04/28/2015 42
David Brooks is a Fun Read Today
WTF!?!! You may ask. Well, Brooks is displaying the art of projection , taking all one's faults and flaws, and projecting them onto others. It's a psychological defense mechanism - but it's ...
xaxnar 04/28/2015 16
The Lusty Meatless Monday
Who knew that the easiest and most effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (pdf) to slow the worst effects of climate change could also be your simplest route to a lusty, sexy you. It ...
VL Baker 04/27/2015 9
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’ ...
Lefty Coaster 04/26/2015 84
Emulate @BarackObama: release your #climate anger
As part of President Barak Obama's speech at the White House Correspondent's dinner , as part of his speech, the President introduced his anger translator who expressed -- forcefully -- ...
A Siegel 04/26/2015 31
Mass Extinctions (part 2): The First Time Life on Earth Almost Perished
485 million years ago the Earth was a very different place. The Earth's climate was mostly warm and wet, with sea levels nearly 2,000 feet above those of today. The area north of the tropics was ...
GregWright 04/26/2015 24
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
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 ...
John Crapper 04/25/2015 8
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. ...
Pacificshift 04/25/2015 13
The Hubble Space Telescope: 25 Years and Counting
There has been a lot of attention on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) this week, including posts here at Daily Kos. I'm going to try to make this one worth your time. I've been putting together ...
xaxnar 04/24/2015 28
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 ...
John Crapper 04/23/2015 7
Further to 33 1/3rds Remarks on Inconveniencing Limousine Liberal Alec Baldwin
This is actually a long a comment I made within the thread of thirty three and a third's "Alec Baldwin Tweets on #FightFor15 Recalls “White Moderate” MLK Dreaded/NeoLib 1% Bubble, posted ...
Words In Action 04/23/2015 34
“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 ...
Pacificshift 04/22/2015 6
Three Links for Earth Day
If you are a carbon-based life form, odds are there's only one known place in the Solar System where you really feel at home - Earth. Yes, it's Earth Day again, that one day a year we're ...
xaxnar 04/22/2015 1
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 ...
Lefty Coaster 04/22/2015 3
For Earth Day, fight global warming denial that hurts women
On March 25 I introduced legislation that would recognize the disparate impact that global warming will have on women. Specifically, I cited women with limited socioeconomic resources who might be ...
Barbara Lee 04/22/2015 8
50,000 Endangered Species Condoms Given Away for Earth Day! Way to Celebrate!
Today is Earth Day 2015. What better way to celebrate than with this press release from the awesomeness of Center for Biological Diversity : TUCSON, Ariz.— More than 500 volunteers will give ...
VL Baker 04/22/2015 1
2016 is NOT About the Supreme Court. It's About the "Democratic" Party.
So let me get this straight. We're going to outmaneuver the oligarchs by placing a person or two on the SCOTUS while leaving hundreds of neoliberals in place, from the bottom to the White House, ...
Words In Action 04/20/2015 783
Ethelbert Miller: A Sustaining Presence is Forced Out and Everyone Loses
On 3 April, the powers-that-be at Howard University laid off 84 staff members, including E. Ethelbert Miller, director of Howard University's African American Resource Center, who attended Howard ...
arlenegoldbard 04/20/2015 2
Today is the 5th anniversary of the BP oil spill: Where did the oil go?
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded on April 20, 2010, which makes today the 1,825 day of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. There are many questions yet to be answered about one of the ...
VL Baker 04/20/2015 6
NEWSFLASH: Mental Health Experts Warn of 'Emotional Toxicity' of Neoliberalism
Queued for cross-posting on caucus99percent . Neoliberalism, that buzzword--the definition of which is the source of many a misdirection and hi-jacking, the existence of which many kossacks will ...
Words In Action 04/19/2015 153
Mass Extinctions (Part 1): Yes, The Climate is Always Changing.
The Earth’s climate changes naturally and gradually over long periods of time due to geological forces. The climate can also change abruptly. These abrupt changes can be due to geological forces ...
GregWright 04/19/2015 11
Changing the Conversation: Climate Change to Climate Recovery
Climate news gets worse every day. The eye slides away; the heart falters. There seems little hope when we consider that if the world could, by some political miracle, reduce carbon emissions to zero,
occupystephanie 04/19/2015 12

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