Politics

The Newest Oil Spill: Small Leaks in Russia Lead to Ecological Failure

By | December 20, 2011 at 7:40 pm | No comments

Photo by AntarticBoy via flickr We’ve all been reminded of the disastrous effects that the oil industry can have on our planet. Not only does it massively contribute to climate change, but spills and leaks can also cause ecological failures, further leading to the demise of...

Posted in: Energy, Politics, Science

The Last U.S. Poll on Climate Change

By | December 13, 2011 at 11:13 am | No comments

More on the U.S. public opinion on Climate Change From Grist: The frog and the polar bear: The real reasons Americans aren’t buying climate change From PlanetSave: UN Climate Negotiators Wrestle for an ‘Ideal’ Plan that Will Completely Screw Us From Ecopolitology:...

Posted in: Climate, Green Cartoons, Politics

Controversial Bill Reveals Attack on EPA

By | December 12, 2011 at 7:14 pm | No comments

Photo by Zieak via flickr A battle is raging on Capitol Hill over a bill that – among other things - would extend payroll tax cuts to 160 million American workers and extend unemployment benefits. Met with Republican opposition, provisions were added to the bill,...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Politics

Fox News Viewers Most Misinformed (again)

By | December 7, 2011 at 11:21 am | No comments

More on Fox News and their passionately misinformed legion of followers From ThinkProgress: Fox News Viewers are the Most Misinformed: A Seventh Study Arrives to Prove It — and Vindicate Jon Stewart! From HuffingtonPost: Fox News Viewers Know Less Than People Who Don't...

Posted in: Green Cartoons, Politics

Study May End 30-Year Moratorium on Uranium Development

By | December 6, 2011 at 7:51 pm | No comments

Photo via flickr by Alberto OG Nuclear energy is touted as a green alternative to coal-fired power plants, as nuclear power plants release considerably lower emissions. The argument does not usually go much further than this. Soon, however, the state of Virginia will dig...

Posted in: Climate, Politics, Science

Mark Twain on Occupy Wall Street

By | December 1, 2011 at 11:13 am | No comments

The great American writer and humorist whose two Occupy-supporting quotes are shared in the cartoon, would have turned 176 yesterday. If he were alive today (gross) he'd have been pepper-sprayed by now. Revolute! Joe's cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon...

Posted in: Culture, Green Cartoons, Politics

The Green Movement: Occupy Wall Street’s Biggest Ally

By | November 21, 2011 at 9:18 pm | No comments

Photo by compujeramey via flickr Occupy Wall Street inspired numerous satellite Occupations around the world. The movement is forcing Americans to reconsider the connection between capital and government. It is inspiring students, the unemployed, elderly, and middle class...

Posted in: Culture, Energy, Mindful Lifestyle, Politics

Seattle is Jumping On the Bag Ban Wagon

By | November 17, 2011 at 6:16 pm | No comments

Photo by mtsofan via flickr Seattle, WA may be the next city to ban plastic bags, as a clear and more simplistic ordinance is presented to the community. The local environmental community is urging the Seattle City Council to consider a ban on plastic bags. Although...

Posted in: Mindful Lifestyle, Politics

A Great Betrayal or a Realistic Perspective: Dr. Patrick Moore’s Tar Sands Support

By | November 16, 2011 at 6:52 pm | One comment

Photo by Peter Essick Anti-tar sands activists coveted a major victory this week, as President Obama officially delayed the construction and approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would serve to bring oil directly from Canada’s Alberta Tar Sands to numerous...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Politics

Earth at Risk: Video Interview with Derrick Jensen

Earth at Risk: Video Interview with Derrick Jensen

By | November 10, 2011 at 8:32 pm | One comment

Photo of Derrick Jensen On Sunday, November 13, Derrick Jensen is leading a day-long talk at Berkley University where environmental authors and changemakers will gather together to be interviewed in front of a live audience about crucial issues facing the state of the planet...

Posted in: Climate, Culture, Energy, Mindful Lifestyle, Politics

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