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Who’s Trolling Trump About Greenland?

August 17, 2019 - 11:24am
They should stop it, because it’s just mean, like taunting the mentally challenged kid, like tying cans to a dog’s tail.
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Trump Moves to Gut Endangered Species Act

August 16, 2019 - 10:29am
Today’s version of the Republican Party is as hostile to biodiversity as it is to any other kind of diversity. Ars Technica: After two years of review and revision, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced a set of changes to the regulations that spell out how it will implement parts of the Endangered Species […]
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New Video: “One more question, Dr. Mann….”

August 15, 2019 - 9:18am
At the end of a long interview with Michael Mann a few months ago, I still had one more question, about the odd blue spot on NASA’s map of global temperature increases.. Advertisements
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Coal is Over

August 14, 2019 - 10:24pm
Everybody knows it now. Guardian: Set in a wooded valley between the Tug Fork river and the Mate creek, Matewan, West Virginia, was the site of the 1920 Matewan massacre, a shootout between pro-union coalminers and coal company agents that left 10 people dead and triggered one of the most brutal fights over the future of the […]
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Recession in the Air, and Big Money Fleeing Climate Risks

August 14, 2019 - 10:17pm
Today’s news includes reports of big losses in the stock market, and indications for recession risk. Will the next recession turn the current flight from climate risk into a stampede? Bloomberg: Earlier this year, one of Meryam Omi’s deputies at Legal & General Investment Management sat down with board members and managers from Exxon Mobil Corp. to discuss how […]
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The Kooch: Doubling Down on Racism and Climate Denial

August 14, 2019 - 11:48am
Boy, climate deniers have hated it when I’ve shown, again and again, that climate denial and racism seem joined at the hip. Almost as if there was some kind of structure in the Republican brain that was responsible for both…My theory is trauma from torturous toilet training, but I digress. Ken Cuccinelli (affectionately known as […]
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Greta Thunberg will Sail to Climate Conference in US

August 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
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Iowans not Buying Trump’s Wind Turbine/Cancer Connection

August 13, 2019 - 2:26pm
Iowans know wind power. The state has a higher percentage of it’s electricity coming from wind than any other state. (although some are close..)Real world results tell us: The more you know about renewables, the better you like them. Time Magazine: Since the early days of his administration, Donald Trump has sought to use his […]
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Toxic Blue Green Algae: Climate-Pumped Threat to Pets, and People

August 13, 2019 - 1:23pm
Climate catastrophe dog video of the week: Sad story of pets succumbing to toxic blue green algae in a pond – but nowhere mentioned is the climate connection – that these species of algae are favored by warmer waters, and spreading north in response to climate change. This month is the 5 year anniversary of […]
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Gun Mania and Climate Denial – Tightly Wound

August 11, 2019 - 10:40am
Senator Ted Cruz has given us perhaps the most perfect example of the tight connection between the erotization of death dealing killing machines, and a history of science and climate denial.Above, the Senator’s own description suggests equates the machines that have been used to kill hundreds of innocents with cooking breakfast meats. Below, I drew […]
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August 11, 2019 - 10:31am
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Music Break: Molly Tuttle – Gentle on My Mind

August 10, 2019 - 8:06pm
In 2017, Molly Tuttle was the first woman to win the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year award.She went on to win the award a second time in 2018. You may know Glen Campbell’s version better, but you might not know that Glen was a demon guitarist himself, see below. Advertisements
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Bill Maher and Richard Engle on Glaciers, Racists, and Refugees

August 10, 2019 - 7:40pm
As glaciers disappear, and floods of climate refugees move north, White supremacists are on the rise. Not separate phenomena.
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The Stupid is Strong. Trump DeCapitating US Science

August 10, 2019 - 11:12am
I used to wonder how, when countries go crazy, like Cambodia in the 70s, those that suffer first are often the best and brightest – scientists, teachers, writers, artists – you would think a popular movement would want to hold those people up, not crush them.Now, thanks to the Republican Party, I understand. They have […]
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Situation Normal: Gas Explosions Rock US

August 9, 2019 - 10:13pm
But sure, tell me about the dangers of Wind Turbines and solar panels… Desmogblog: On August 1, for the third time in as many years, Enbridge’s Texas Eastern Transmission gas pipeline exploded. This tragic incident in central Kentucky killed a 58-year-old woman, Lisa Denise Derringer, and injured at least five others. Flames towered 300 feet high when the […]
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Climate Impacts on Gas Infrastructure Increasing

August 9, 2019 - 9:32pm
Fossil fuel industry finding Karma is real. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: There have been plenty of high-profile landslides dislodging and destroying oil and gas pipelines over the past few years, just as rains have wreaked havoc outside the oilfield — collapsing Route 30 in East Pittsburgh last year, opening up a giant sinkhole at a shopping plaza […]
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Friday in Afghanistan

August 9, 2019 - 12:31pm
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Tell Me Again that CO2 is “Plant Food”..

August 8, 2019 - 10:13pm
New York Times: The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which combined with climate change is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself.The report, prepared by more than 100 experts from 52 countries and released in summary form in Geneva on Thursday, found that […]
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Music Break: Robert Randolph and the Family Band – “Baptise Me”

August 7, 2019 - 11:10pm
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