Energy

Hank D and the Bee: A Bunch of Hot Air

Hank D and the Bee: A Bunch of Hot Air

By | May 3, 2012 at 11:26 am | One comment

More on Fox spinning the wind turbine (and Bullies). From Treehugger: Wind Farms Cause Global Warming, Fox News Says From Care2: Bully: The Movie and the Movement Follow the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green...

Posted in: Energy, Green Cartoons, Politics

Revolutionary Testimony by Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Panel Speaker, Lee Brain

By | April 16, 2012 at 6:20 pm | No comments

Photo by Wyatt Wellman via flickr Although it is already a month and a half old, this video of Lee Brain’s testimony to the Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Committee in Canada is circulating around social media sites.  This proposed project would consist of two...

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Chemical Contamination at Safe Levels in Dimock, PA

By | March 26, 2012 at 8:02 pm | No comments

Photo by rocketjim54 via flickr The EPA released controversial findings from incomplete tests on wells from the rural town of Dimock, Pennsylvania on March 15. These findings indicate that the 11 wells that were tested did not contain levels of methane and other chemicals...

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“America Will do What’s Right…”

By | February 22, 2012 at 5:19 pm | No comments

Inspired by the 70 year-old Winston Churchill quote: "In the long run, Americans will always do the right thing — after exploring all other alternatives.” Joe's cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon...

Posted in: Energy, Green Cartoons, Politics

Defense Energy Project

By | February 15, 2012 at 9:09 pm | One comment

Photo by L.C.Nøttaasen via flickr TreeHugger.com’s Brian Merchant, MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan, and NASA’s James Hansen recently discussed an economic strategy to reduce carbon emissions and inspire Green innovation. It’s called the Defense Energy Project, and it...

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Vermont Works to Ban Fracking

By | January 31, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments

Photo of view in Vermont by Donna Kohut Last week, the state of Vermont began legally fortifying itself against the wave of hydraulic fracturing that is currently sweeping the nation. The State House Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources Committee unanimously passed a bill that...

Posted in: Energy, Politics

New York Inspires Fracktivists

By | January 27, 2012 at 7:38 pm | No comments

Photo by Marcellus Protest via flickr The anti-fracking movement is solidifying its foundation in grassroots organization's loosely knit groups of concerned citizens. Quiet bands of citizens are coming together to protect their regions from shale gas exploitation. ...

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XL “Victory” Is Not What It Seems

By | January 19, 2012 at 6:40 pm | No comments

Photo by A Siegel via flickr National headlines declared environmental victory on Wednesday after President Obama rejected the construction and operation of the XL Pipeline. But this rejection does not prevent the project from going forward at a future date. However...

Posted in: Energy, Politics

Silent People, Silent Spring

By | January 13, 2012 at 7:40 pm | No comments

Photo taken in Papua New Guinea by eGuideTravel via flickr Americans are learning that their rights are deeply connected to the Rights of Nature. For quite a while, we had the luxury (stupidity) of trashing foreign lands for profit and our own energy needs. But now that we...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Politics

2011 – Year of the Anti-Environment Congress

By | December 23, 2011 at 6:15 pm | No comments

Image by DonkeyHotey via flickr Based on a recent study of Congressional votes in 2011, there is no hope at all. 2011 is recorded as the most anti-environment Congressional year to date. And if the last 72 hours are any indication, this bill is sure to solidify this year’s...

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