The Environment

House Vote On Keystone ‘Has Signed Our Death Warrants,’ Is An Act Of War

House Vote On Keystone ‘Has Signed Our Death Warrants,’ Is  An Act Of War

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit E-mail Cyril Scott, the president of South Dakota’s Rosebud Sioux Nation, has declared the House of Representatives’ vote to force approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline an “act of war” according to an official statement from Scott. As Andrew Hart of the Huffington Post reports, “Scott said he and […]

Is Canada Killing The Keystone Pipeline Project?

Is Canada Killing The Keystone Pipeline Project?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit E-mail First, a bit of background for those who, like me, only peripherally paid attention to “Keystone”. (I’m in Oregon. We have our own pipelines to fight about.) The Keystone Pipeline itself, has been in operation since 2010. It was constructed to transport petroleum from the Alberta oil sands […]

Know a Climate Change Denier? Show Them This Video!

Know a Climate Change Denier? Show Them This Video!

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit E-mail   This is a video from NASA. You know the National Aeronautics and Space Administration? They’re kind of experts on this stuff. This is a very short (13 second) animation that illustrates how temperatures around the world have warmed since the 1950s. You’ll note accelerated temperatures trending in […]

52 Percent Of The World’s Wildlife Lost In The Past 40 Years

52 Percent Of The World’s Wildlife Lost In The Past 40 Years

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit E-mail A shocking new report from the World Wildlife Fund reveals we are losing species at a rate far faster than previously thought. Earlier studies relied on more easily accessible information gleaned from North America and Europe, however, expanding the research to reflect changes in the tropics and Latin […]

Even Rainy Seattle Is Going Solar!

Even Rainy Seattle Is Going Solar!

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit E-mail So you’ve been thinking of going solar. You’re not alone. Across the country, people are slowly but surely putting solar panels on their roofs and generating clean energy to not only power their homes, but send power back to the grid for use by others. It’s even happening […]

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