Climate/Nature

The Vanishing Middle Class And The Stakes Of The 2016 Election

The Vanishing Middle Class And The Stakes Of The 2016 Election

We hear it all the time. The stock market is roaring. Millions of jobs have been created. The economy is in great shape. So why is the middle class disappearing? Because the stock market has little or no effect on ordinary, everyday middle class Americans. Because those millions of jobs are low-paying service industry jobs […]

STUNNING: Seattle Judge Hands Activist Kids Landmark Victory For Climate Justice (VIDEO)

STUNNING: Seattle Judge Hands Activist Kids Landmark Victory For Climate Justice (VIDEO)

Seattle Judge’s landmark climate change ruling: “These children can’t wait, the polar bears can’t wait, the people of Bangladesh can’t wait.” Last week, a federal judge in Seattle, WA handed climate change activists a stunning victory with a ruling that places the state on a court-ordered deadline to require polluters to cut their carbon emissions. The Stranger reports the […]

Climate Change And Resettling The First American ‘Climate Refugees’

Climate Change And Resettling The First American ‘Climate Refugees’

Where do you go when your ancestral home is fast becoming uninhabitable? That is the real life question facing the residents of Isle De Jean Charles, an island just off the coast of Louisiana and home to 60 Native Americans. The real life answer isn’t easy, but is already providing a glimpse into the difficulty […]

So You Think That 100% Sustainable Energy Can’t Be Done? Think Again

So You Think That 100% Sustainable Energy Can’t Be Done? Think Again

Why is the United States still putting up with 20th century energy policies? One of the favorite arguments against alternative energy is that it isn’t available all the time. The sun goes down. The wind stops blowing. Gotta have that oil! Gotta have that natural gas! If there are accidents due to drilling or fracking, […]

What If Animals Ate Junk Food? – Video

What If Animals Ate Junk Food? – Video

What would happen if animals ate at McDonalds? You ever wonder what would happen if animals ate junk food? While that is not exactly what the creative minds behind Rollin’ Wild had in mind, the analogy seems apt once you watch one of their outstanding animations. As CG Society, a global organization for digital artists […]

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