Tag Archives: climate

Zeese and Flowers: Living In A Post-2011 World

In the end the primaries have produced the two most unpopular candidates in US history. As Five Thirty Eight reports: “No major party nominee before Clinton or Trump had a double-digit net negative ‘strong favorability’ rating. Clinton’s would be the lowest ever, except for Trump.”

Mark Fiore: The Gospel of Denial

Fiore: Now that Pope Francis has come out on the side of acknowledging human-caused global warming, Republican presidential contenders are suddenly on the side of “science” not religion. Where does this pope guy get off on mixing religion and politics, sheesh!

Two New Nygaard Notes: State of U.S. Democracy and On Climate

Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 570, January 26, 2015 On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/ ****** “Quote” of the Week: “Inequality Unlike Anything Seen in Recent Years” The Third Big Theme of the Year 2014: The State of U.S. Democracy Voting, Money, and Having a Say Equal Rights for All? ****** Nygaard Notes […]

David Swanson: There Goes Virginia’s Climate

warisacrime.org There is no Planet B. Nobody has found anywhere for humans to live apart from earth, at least not remotely in the time frame of the current crisis. By David Swanson (about the author)    OpEdNews.com   November 26, 2014 A snowstorm is the ideal time to write about climate disruption, as it allows us […]

Pablo Solon: How Did Leaders Respond to the People’s Climate March?

After eight years of negotiation in the UN, and with the current voluntary pledges of governments, we have only reduced 3 gigatons of CO2e per year from the business-as-usual scenario, and we should have reduced at least 16 gigatons per year by 2020. So, putting aside words and speeches, governments reduced less than 20% of […]

Mitch Jones> If You Thought What ALEC and the Koch Brothers Are Doing Was Bad …

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has drawn large protests in Japan. (photo: activist post) By Mitch Jones  16 July 13  Food and Water Watch via  Reader Supported News e’ve all seen the results in states across the country of the influence that ALEC and the Koch Brothers have amassed. And if you think the results of their […]

Chomsky: America Acts Like It Owns the World, While Endangering the Planet from Nuclear War and Climate Change

Chomsky: America Acts Like It Owns the World, While Endangering the Planet from Nuclear War and Climate Change Inability to face the truth about ourselves in this country is all too common a feature across American society. By Noam Chomsky October 26, 2012  Democracy Now via AlterNet.org  Note: In a recent speech, Professor Chomsky examined topics largely ignored […]