Climate/Nature

New FEMA Rules Are Sure To Freak Out Republicans

New FEMA Rules Are Sure To Freak Out Republicans

Things are about to get a bit difficult for climate denier governors and their states. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has put new rules in place that will require governors to approve hazard mitigation plans that address the problem of climate change. That means governors are going to have to acknowledge that climate change […]

Greg Abbott Chooses Big Business Over Democracy – VIDEO

Greg Abbott Chooses Big Business Over Democracy – VIDEO

Well, they did it. Last week, Governor Greg Abbott, signed HB40 into law and showed the world that democracy is dead in Texas, while oil and gas interests reign supreme. The law overrides the will of Denton, Texas voters, as well as any other Texas town or municipality that dares to try to ban hydraulic fracturing […]

Jeb Bush: Obama’s ‘Intellectual Arrogance’ On Climate Change

Jeb Bush: Obama’s ‘Intellectual Arrogance’ On Climate Change

Jeb Bush shot back at President Obama, calling his remarks regarding climate change “intellectual arrogance.” Earlier this week, President Obama spoke to the graduating class at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and said that climate change “constitutes a serious threat to global security and an ‘immediate’ risk to our national security.” Bush was speaking to […]

Shell Oil Ignores Catastrophic Climate Change In Favor Of Profits

Shell Oil Ignores Catastrophic Climate Change In Favor Of Profits

The Guardian is reporting that Royal Dutch Shell is preparing for a business strategy that assumes a temperature rise of 4 degrees centigrade, which is twice the level considered safe for the planet. New Lens Scenarios, a document on the Shell website, refers to an International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast that predicts a 4C rise in the short […]

Billionaire Oil Tycoon Flips-Out – Demands Scientists Researching Fracking Be Fired

Billionaire Oil Tycoon Flips-Out – Demands Scientists Researching Fracking Be Fired

  Billionaire oil tycoon Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources demanded that the University of Oklahoma fire scientists that were studying the dangers of fracking. Bloomberg Business revealed that Hamm met with University dean Larry Grillot and levied threats at both him and the University if his demands were not met. The university scientists were studying […]

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