Climate/Nature

How Can Something Be This Beautiful And Terrifying At The Same Time?

How Can Something Be This Beautiful And Terrifying At The Same Time?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit In this stunning clip, filmmakers managed to capture the largest-ever iceberg calving yet seen off the Greenland ice shelf’s massive Ilulissat glacier. This footage is a small part of a powerful new documentary called “Chasing Ice,” by filmmaker James Balog, which released in the U.K. and across the […]

Noam Chomsky: How Climate Change Became a ‘Liberal Hoax’

Noam Chomsky: How Climate Change Became a ‘Liberal Hoax’

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit In this sixth video in the series “Peak Oil and a Changing Climate” from The Nation and On The Earth Productions, linguist, philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky talks about the Chamber of Commerce, the American Petroleum Institute and other business lobbies enthusiastically carrying out campaigns “to try […]

Green Living: Is Garbage Better than Gas?

Green Living: Is Garbage Better than Gas?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit By Susan Jack The International Energy Agency just announced that, contrary to earlier projections, the US is due to be the world’s leading producer of fossil fuels by 2017, bypassing Saudi Arabia a full 18 years sooner than expected. For Republicans and Democrats alike, this is welcome news […]

The GOP Threat to the Environment

The GOP Threat to the Environment

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The environment has not been talked about much so far during the election campaigns. The difference between the Democrats and Republicans could not be more distinct with the Republicans wanting to cut the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to rollback or weaken protections like the Clean Air and Clean […]