There really is a witch hunt —...

Oct 23, 2019 by

[Translate] Fox News screenshot Written by Nancy LeTourneau / Washington Monthly October 23, 2019 Last May, Attorney General William...

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What if you owned your own pow...

Oct 22, 2019 by

“If you don’t own an oil well, get one.”Well, maybe you can’t afford an oil well, but what if you could own something even bigger—an entire electric utility?

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Global Wildfires Are Raging, L...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Record or near-record temperatures, combined with drought in many areas, are contributing to yet another record-setting summer for wildfires.

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It’s Monday, October 21, and M...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Miami Beach passed a resolution declaring a climate emergency last week, thanks to young climate activists who rallied in front of City Hall in September as part of the global climate strike.

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HUD officials knowingly failed...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Lawmakers questioned why HUD kicked off a funding process for 17 states affected by disasters — but left out Puerto Rico.

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Exclusive: Patagonia founder Y...

Oct 19, 2019 by

“You want the truth? It’s hopeless. It’s completely hopeless.” That’s what Patagonia founder and chairman Yvon Chouinard told the L.A. Times about the plight of the earth amid climate change.

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Donald Trump has his finger on...

Oct 19, 2019 by

These are the most frightening words Trump has uttered since becoming president:

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Our mad dog president and his ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

“I have done nothing to harm these people but they are angered with me, so what do they do, doctor up some income tax, for which they have no case… to harass a peaceful man.”

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Rise & Fall of Empires, N...

Oct 17, 2019 by

Despite the delusion of some based upon deception and the goal of ill gotten gain for the chosen few and the minion middle management servants in positions of power and influence sometimes small lies turn into big one’s and we fool ourselves with impressive stories and claims that cannot be substantiated and become fodder for the elite to maintain the positions of supreme authority. 

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The Gloppy mess of merger mani...

Oct 17, 2019 by

Here’s a recipe for you: Chop up some Oscar Mayer wieners, stir in Heinz ketchup, blend with Cool Whip and Maxwell House Coffee, sprinkle Planters peanuts over the mixture, add A-1 Steak Sauce, then top it with Cheez Whiz and blast it in the microwave.

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Meet the Money Behind The Clim...

Oct 15, 2019 by

Nearly a billion dollars a year is flowing into the organized climate change counter-movement

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Managing Water in an Unpredict...

Oct 14, 2019 by

In southern Nevada, the problem is drought. Nineteen years of declining snowpack in the mountains that make up the Colorado River water basin has caused Lake Mead, the region’s primary source of drinking water, to drop about 130 feet.

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Ex-CIA agent Valerie Plame war...

Oct 14, 2019 by

The identity of the intelligence community whistleblower who made a formal complaint about President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky remains unknown.

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Revealed: the 20 firms behind ...

Oct 14, 2019 by

[Translate] The polluters Chevron’s Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California. Photograph: Guardian Design New data shows how...

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‘Abuse of the public trust’: R...

Oct 13, 2019 by

It is time for the House of Representatives to announce comprehensive articles of impeachment against the chronic outlaw and violator of the public trust—President Donald J. Trump who won the Electoral College, but lost the popular vote.

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Here’s why California is...

Oct 13, 2019 by

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has cut the power on millions of Californians. It is a pre-emptive move to cut the company’s liabilities for potential wildfires. The announcement and subsequent handling of this forced blackout has been chaotic.

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Trump, Putin and friends are w...

Oct 12, 2019 by

“Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof” is an oft-quoted aphorism from the King James Bible. It basically means that there are enough problems in the present that one should not only avoid adding to them, but not worry too much about the future.

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Pollution, anxiety, and death:...

Oct 12, 2019 by

If you’ve ever said “Donald Trump makes me sick,” it was probably a metaphorical statement. Or was it?

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Putting Donald Trump’s impeach...

Oct 9, 2019 by

There is blood in the water and frenzied sharks are closing in for the kill. Or so they think.

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No More Half-Measures on Corpo...

Oct 8, 2019 by

In the face of climate change, rising inequality, and other global crises, governments are losing out on hundreds of billions of dollars in tax revenue as a result of corporate tax arbitrage.

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In European First, Proposed Co...

Oct 8, 2019 by

“When we’re in the beginning of an ecological and climate collapse,” said the lawmaker who introduced the measure, “I hope we can re-think our relationship with Nature.”

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‘Seriously Folks This Is...

Oct 8, 2019 by

 “There is no legal basis for Trump’s position. Hard stop.”

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Why I Confronted Trump’s Archi...

Oct 8, 2019 by

Last week I exposed the architect of the U.S.’s deadly ‘maximum pressure’ sanctions policy, Sigal Mandelker, in front of the United Against a Nuclear Iran conference in New York City.

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Elon Musk’s Starship may be mo...

Oct 8, 2019 by

Elon Musk, founder of private space-faring company SpaceX, recently unveiled his new Starship craft.

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The real news on ‘fake news’: ...

Oct 8, 2019 by

During the 2019 election, a news story about the Labor Party supporting a “death tax” – which turned out to be fake – gained traction on social media.

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The Blob: A marine heatwave la...

Oct 8, 2019 by

In the fall of 2013, scientists in Washington noticed a strange physical phenomenon surfacing in the Pacific Ocean — a vast patch of unusually warm water moving through the Pacific.

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I thought we got Rid of Coal M...

Oct 7, 2019 by

I have disturbing news I want to share with you. Following Hopi Tribe’s major legal defeat in losing water rights to LCR, a company called Pump Hydro — Storage LLC is proposing to build 2 dams near Sipaapu and Blue Springs. Both are critical to survival of Hopi culture and religion. It appears Navajo Nation is involved in some way.

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Smearing Joe Biden, 2016 style

Oct 5, 2019 by

Not only is Joe Biden innocent of any wrongdoing in Ukraine — as almost every legitimate news organization now acknowledges — but his actions concerning his son’s business interests there were precisely the opposite of the smears launched against him by the Trump campaign.

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Why the Building Sector May Be...

Oct 4, 2019 by

Architects have enormous sway in specifying building materials and modes of operation; they also understand the political, budget, and client-education barriers to executing zero-carbon designs better than anyone.

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At CarbonPositive ’19, Archite...

Oct 4, 2019 by

At the instigation of architect Ed Mazria, last week’s conference traced how carbon becomes operationalized in the built environment.

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