LAST CHANCE TO SAVE THE WORLD

THE HUFFINGTON POST Chesnot via Getty Images CLIMATE SUMMIT PARIS… Demonstrations Around The World… Hundreds Arrested… Obama ‘Optimistic’… Could Redefine 21st Century Economy… GOP Threatens To Derail… MAP: What’s At Stake… 2015 Already Set To Be The Hottest Year On Record… Melting Glaciers… ‘Major Cities Will Be Submerged’…Why Some Conservatives Can’t Accept That Climate Change… More LAST CHANCE TO SAVE THE WORLD

Big Oil to Pope Francis: We Know What’s Best for the World’s Poor

The analogies that come to mind describing  Big Oil are plentiful…and none too kind. New Republic “In other words, an industry driven by profit above all is attempting to rebrand itself as a champion for the poor”. Over the course of this year, Pope Francis will ramp up his foray into the politically charged debate… More Big Oil to Pope Francis: We Know What’s Best for the World’s Poor

Obama and Bill Nye rip climate deniers in Congress using ‘I’m not a scientist’ excuse

 The Raw Story President Barack Obama asked “Science Guy” Bill Nye how to promote science education in a video released by the White House on Friday, while also taking a shot at lawmakers who have argued against the existence of climate change. “When I see members of Congress being part of the climate-denier clubs and… More Obama and Bill Nye rip climate deniers in Congress using ‘I’m not a scientist’ excuse

Scott Walker Celebrates Earth Day by Proposing To Fire 57 Environmental Agency Employees

Mother Jones Happy Earth Day! Today is a day we can all band together and share our love for this beautiful planet—or at least drown our sorrows about climate change with nerdy themed cocktails. Later today, President Barack Obama will mark the occasion with a climate-focused speech in the Florida Everglades. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker,… More Scott Walker Celebrates Earth Day by Proposing To Fire 57 Environmental Agency Employees

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Politicians Denying Science Is ‘Beginning Of The End Of An Informed Democracy’

Think Progress What will you be doing on Monday, 4/20, at 11 p.m.? Perhaps watching the premiere of acclaimed astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new show StarTalk. Tyson, who may be best known for hosting the reboot of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos series in 2014, will now be appearing weekly on the National Geographic Channel… More Neil deGrasse Tyson: Politicians Denying Science Is ‘Beginning Of The End Of An Informed Democracy’

First Florida, Now Another State Bans Discussion Of Climate Change

Sounds ominously like the infant stages of totalitarianism… Addicting Info Shortly after Rick Scott (R-FL) was elected governor, Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection moved forward with an unwritten policy banning the terms “climate change” and “global warming” from use by the department. Now, according to Bloomberg, Republicans in Wisconsin, favoring greed over public good, are following Florida’s… More First Florida, Now Another State Bans Discussion Of Climate Change

This Poet From a Tiny Island Nation Just Shamed The World’s Leaders

Mother Jones “We’ve seen waves crashing into our homes.” Presidents and diplomats aren’t the only ones calling for climate action at the United Nations. During the opening ceremony of today’s climate summit, ​Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner—a 26-year-old poet from the Marshall Islands—spoke eloquently about the threat that rising seas pose to her country. Jetnil-Kijiner warned delegates of the high… More This Poet From a Tiny Island Nation Just Shamed The World’s Leaders

TV News Misses Yet Another Opportunity To Cover Climate Change

This is not the first time the networks dropped the climate change ball.  It’s almost as if they don’t want to offend their big oil sponsors…(snark) The Huffington Post The People’s Climate March on Sunday was perhaps the largest climate change protest in history. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of New… More TV News Misses Yet Another Opportunity To Cover Climate Change

Watch Obama’s Top Science Advisor Repeatedly Shut Down Climate Deniers At House Climate Hearing

How did I miss this one earlier in the week? Think Progress Wednesday had to have been a frustrating day for White House Science Advisor Dr. John P. Holdren. Holdren, a lauded theoretical physicist, appeared before the Republican-led House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Wednesday to testify about the Obama administration’s plan to… More Watch Obama’s Top Science Advisor Repeatedly Shut Down Climate Deniers At House Climate Hearing

Boehner Says He’s ‘Not Qualified’ To Talk About Climate Science. Here’s How Scientists Responded.

Think Progress When House Speaker John Boehner told a group of reporters on Thursday that he would not discuss climate change on the grounds that he, himself, was not a scientist, he joined the ranks of other prominent Republican politicians who have refused to talk about the issue on the same grounds. “I’m not a scientist,” said Florida… More Boehner Says He’s ‘Not Qualified’ To Talk About Climate Science. Here’s How Scientists Responded.