Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

November 16, 2017

The Keystone Pipeline is going to make good on its promises to create many jobs along its path, sooner than expected. The problem is those jobs are going to be in cleaning up the estimated 210,000 gallons (795,000 liters) of oil that was dumped in an oil leak that was just announced.

Exactly How Bad Is the Smog in New Delhi?

November 16, 2017

In recent years just before winter, northern India’s air pollution typically spiked and raised demands to do something about it. This year’s smog, which began breaking records just a few days ago, is so bad it almost defies description.

Trump's Wall Plans Revealed Along the Rio Grande

November 14, 2017

What is 33 miles long, will be built in 15 segments, and will run along the Rio Grande Valley, Texas, border with Mexico?

United States Pitches Coal as Solution to Reducing Fossil Fuel Emissions at COP23

November 14, 2017

During the COP23 United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Bonn this week, the United States delegation gave a special pitch promoting the use of coal as a “clean fossil fuel”. If you’re reading this with your mouth hanging open in shock, you are not alone. No one else could believe it either.

DEA Protecting Lives or Big Pharma Profits?

November 15, 2017

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is stepping up its efforts to protect Big Pharma profits from currently legal imported fentanyl analogues.

89-Year Old Law May Force Trump's Feet to the Fire

November 14, 2017

Many have looked to the U.S. Constitution to hold President Donald Trump accountable for his many illegal acts as President. A just-filed lawsuit based on a federal law passed back in 1928 may instead provide a much better way.

Has America Gone Mad?

November 13, 2017

In case you hadn't noticed, America has lost its way and has been acting mad, as in insane. The country has been somewhat mad for a long time but the lunacy has grown to new heights and now poses a much graver threat — not just to Americans but to the whole world.

Cuba Launches Climate Adaptation Plan

November 10, 2017

While the U.S. still has its head up the carbon-energy industry's butt, Cuba is moving forward with measures to adapt to the climate changes which are occurring more rapidly than previously predicted.

What the Petro-Yuan Means for the U.S.

November 10, 2017

The U.S. dollar has long dominated the global economy and has been the primary reserve currency for most nations. It has also been the main currency used in the nearly $2 trillion annual global oil & natural gas market. That may all be about to change.

California Oil Among World's Dirtiest

November 9, 2017

Three-quarters of California’s oil is as climate-damaging as Canadian tar sands crude, according to a report released today at the UN COP23 climate change conference in Bonn, Germany.

Puerto Rico -- The Ongoing Disaster

November 9, 2017

Almost 6 weeks after Hurricane Maria rammed into Puerto Rico, the island is still without essential services for most of its population. The prognosis is for more suffering and an ongoing disaster that may not be resolved in the foreseeable future.

San Francisco Unanimously Passes Impeach Trump Resolution

November 9, 2017

On November 1, the city council of San Francisco, California, unanimously approved a resolution which calls on the U.S. House of Representatives to direct its Judiciary Committee "to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist for the impeachment of Donald J. Trump."

Getting Off GMOs Improves Health

November 9, 2017

A new study shows substantial health benefits from switching to a diet that excludes genetically modified crops.

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