You are concerned about climate change, are alarmed that mankind is worsening it, and reside in a state where a Senate contest is on tap for the fall. If that is the case, you should think long and hard before casting your vote.
Massive waves in the seas and intense turbulence in the air will result from apocalyptic weather over the coming decades, say forecasters at a World Meteorological Organization conference in Montreal as reported by Agence France-Presse. If those forecasts come true, it means we are going to have to...
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American Civil Liberties Union,
Deborah E. Klepp,
Foreign Service Officer Energy Industry Training Program,
Ganci Air Base,
Keystone XL Clone,
Manas International Airport,
National War College,
National Wildlife Federation,
President Barack Obama,
U.S. Secretary Of State John Kerry,
U.S. State Department,
National Defense University,
U.s. Department Of State,
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogThe Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and other green groups recently revealed that pipeline giant Enbridge got U.S. State Department permission in response to its request to construct a U.S.-Canada border-crossing tar sands pipeline without earning an obligatory Presidential Permit.Enbridge originally
We chat about Dana's background, stories from organizing in coal country, and lessons from recruiting stories in a place that is rich in storytellers.
I have a home in Florida and love that the state is a virtual animal kingdom with so many diverse species on land, sea and sky. One of my favorite marine mammals is the manatee that calls Florida its home. Manatees can grow up to 9 to 10 feet and...
My long experience with pesticides, agriculture, and the environment has convinced me we must defang agriculture. Ban most of its biocides. Keep some pesticides for emergencies. But these chemicals are not necessary to produce food. Organic farming is a proof of that.
Most of us know a sustainabilly. The urban pickle canner, the suburban farmer, the home brewer, and the off-the-grid craftsman come to mind. However, I am finding that the term sustainabilly needs a bit of refinement in our modern age of specialization.
As summer winds down and we prepare for the excitement of a new season, there's one lesson every parent needs to remember during the back-to-school blitz -- how to keep pets safe in the event of a house fire.
Fitness And Exercise,
My wife, Tina, is halfway through her marathon training plan, and each weekend she's running farther than ever before. Last weekend she pushed herself to finish a 14-mile run. Being of sound mind, you may wonder why people do this to themselves. Deciding and preparing to run a marathon is...
Congressman Whitfield should learn the many benefits of reducing pollution. Lives saved, asthma attacks prevented, and heart attacks avoided just to name a few.
In a reckless, "hope-for-the-best" approach that puts us all at risk, U.S. policy allows the release of synthetic chemicals into the environment -- before their potentially devastating impacts have been adequately evaluated. Multiple Senate bills to fix this toxic system over the past decade have been snuffed out.
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The meat industry knows no shame, and you can put the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) at the top of the list. Back in 1985 Congress enacted a law that placed a fee on every hog farmer and exporter in the country. The money taken from farmers went into the...
Water is life, however the way it is being used by humans and the scientific facts which informs how it is being diminished is no doubt a mystery for common people in Pakistan to be aware of. This is evident from the example of Rawalpindi city of Pakistan! Let's see...
While many countries have been debating whether climate change is even happening or who is to blame, small islands have just had to deal with its impact, from extreme weather to rising sea levels and increasing environmental vulnerability.
Food For Thought,
Love tuna? Well, it's pretty much extinct thanks to the insatiable human appetite for sushi. Scared of sharks? No problem, we've killed almost all of them.
AMP Creeks Council,
Accokeek Mattawoman Piscataway Creeks Council,
Chesapeake Climate Action Network,
Dominion Cove Point LNG,
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Judge James Salmon,
Thomas F. Farrell II,
Thomas Farrell II,
U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,
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Dominion Cove Point,
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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogCo-Written with Caroline SelleAn August 6 court decision handed down by Calvert County Circuit Court Judge James Salmon could put Dominion Resources' timeline for its proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in jeopardy.Salmon ruled that an ordinance exempting...
Environment Minister Greg Hunt,
Great Barrier Reef,
The War Against Nature,
Fossil Fuel Subsidies,
About 1.1 billion people, or 15 percent of the human race, depends upon killing our living planet for their daily livelihood.
The winds of prosperity do not blow steadily and will turn against both countries if the two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases neglect their obligation to collectively lead the global drive to mitigate climate disruption.
Farmers' markets have had an explosive growth, countless schools now have vegetable gardens, and we are paying more attention to the link between our diets and our health. Yet, most food labor issues still remain under the radar.