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Environmental Disasters

Santorum's Political Theology of Climate Denial

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Former Pennsylvania Senator and recurring presidential hopeful, Rick Santorum, as a devoted Catholic, recently publicly sparred with the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis.

INFOGRAPHIC: Environmental Disasters Prove They Don't Heal Themselves

Posted 11.21.2013 | Green

How many environmental disasters have occurred in your lifetime? Some of the more recent ones include the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and ...

Hurricane Sandy and the Failure of GDP

J. Mijin Cha | Posted 01.01.2013 | Business
J. Mijin Cha

Analysts are predicting that the positives and negatives will largely cancel each other out and there will be little impact on GDP -- looking deeper, though, it becomes clear that this isn't true.

The Gulf Oil Spill From an Artist's Perspective (PHOTOS)

J Henry Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J Henry Fair

Being at the source is akin to being in a dream world and not knowing if it's comedy or tragedy. Knowledge of the tragedy happening a mile below the sea conflicts with the necessary auto-pilot of making great images.

BP-Style Extreme Energy Nightmares to Come: Four Scenarios for the Next Energy Mega-Disaster

Michael T. Klare | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael T. Klare

As long as the industry continues its relentless, reckless pursuit of "extreme energy" -- oil, natural gas, coal, and uranium obtained from unsafe areas -- more such calamities are destined to occur.

Mike Mason, Oil Industry Whistlebower, Describes Cheating On Blowout Preventer Safety Tests (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A man is bound to see some strange things working for 18 years on Alaskan oil rigs. According to Mike Mason, it wasn't unusual to see cheating on saf...

The World's Most Bizarre Man-Made Disasters (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As oil continues to flood into the Gulf of Mexico, we are reminded of just how environmentally destructive humans can be. But this isn't the first tim...