GR: Ignoring recent weather extremes, thinning sea ice, disappearing wildlife, and more, our leaders are rushing to help their masters take a little more profit before the Earth becomes uninhabitable. 413 more words
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Minnesota Sierra Club director Margaret Levin estimated a time span of 1,000 to 2,000 years for the natural cleansing at tar sands site. Two thousand years ago was the time Jesus was said to be alive. 1,065 more words
In December, the world’s petro-states congratulated themselves for what they called a historic achievement—24 of them agreed to cut their collective production by 1.8 million barrels a day, all in the service of bringing order to a chaotic oil market in which prices had plunged to about $27 a barrel. 318 more words
Scott Pruitt, the embattled new head of the EPA, made some eyebrow-raising comments when asked about the effect that humans have on climate change.
“I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there’s tremendous disagreement about the degree of impact, so no, I would not agree that it’s a primary contributor to the global warming that we see,” … 655 more words