Comedian Hasan Minhaj tackles ...

Dec 2, 2019 by

His analysis is both informative and humorous – a perfect way to spur people to action.

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Why (Some) Automakers Are Work...

Dec 2, 2019 by

The Los Angeles Auto Show is just wrapping up, but while my colleague Dave Reichmuth was there getting a sneak peek at what the next couple years have in store, California’s emissions regulators were absent for the first time in 50 years.

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Climate Change Is Finally Havi...

Dec 2, 2019 by

The Sunrise Movement is sick of waiting.

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The alarming trend of beached ...

Nov 29, 2019 by

The whales that were found washed ashore are just the tip of the iceberg.

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Warming Waters, Moving Fish: H...

Nov 29, 2019 by

Before it became a “Game of Thrones” location, before Justin Bieber stalked the trails of Fjadrargljufur, and before hordes of tourists descended upon this small island nation, there were the fish.

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Garbage In. Bacon Out.

Nov 29, 2019 by

Two brothers in New Mexico think that sounds like a pretty good business plan.

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The Case for Old-Fashioned Tar...

Nov 27, 2019 by

WASHINGTON, DC – The “bicycle theory” used to be a metaphor for international trade policy. Just as standing still on a bicycle is not an option – one must keep moving forward or else fall over – so it was said that trade negotiators must engage in successive rounds of liberalization.

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‘Cognitive decline’: Psychiatr...

Nov 27, 2019 by

A psychiatry professor is sounding the alarm about President Donald Trump’s slurred speech, most recently after he touted a record “sock rocket” during his campaign rally in Florida Tuesday.

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Big Tech’s Big Defector

Nov 26, 2019 by

Roger McNamee made a fortune as one of Silicon Valley’s earliest champions. Now he’s one of its most fervent critics.

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Sea Level in the Gulf of Maine...

Nov 26, 2019 by

Residents already worried about fumes from their waterfront’s giant oil tanks want to know what happens in the event of a disaster— and what about sea level rise?

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This company wants to make ste...

Nov 26, 2019 by

Many of the industrial processes underpinning modern civilization rely on dirty energy for the simple reason that it’s a great source of heat.

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Study confirms fear that inten...

Nov 26, 2019 by

The acidification of the Earth’s oceans, which climate scientists warn is a dangerous effect of continued carbon emissions, was behind a mass extinction event 66 million years ago, according to a new study.

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Earth’s carbon dioxide levels ...

Nov 26, 2019 by

Call the Guinness Book: It’s been at least three million years since CO2 was this high

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India’s Ominous Future: Too Li...

Nov 26, 2019 by

Decades of short-sighted government policies are leaving millions defenseless in the age of climate disruptions – especially the country’s poor.

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The destruction of the Amazon,...

Nov 25, 2019 by

The 2019 fires were just the tip of the iceberg. 

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IRAQI CHILDREN BORN NEAR U.S. ...

Nov 25, 2019 by

MORE THAN A decade and a half after the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, a new study found that babies are being born today with gruesome birth defects connected to the ongoing American military presence there.

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Ralph Nader: American Seniors ...

Nov 25, 2019 by

While the Democratic presidential candidates are debating full Medicare for All, giant insurance companies like UnitedHealthcare are advertising to the elderly in an attempt to lure them from Traditional Medicare (TM) to the so-called Medicare Advantage (MA)—a corporate plan that UnitedHealthcare promotes to turn a profit at the expense of enrollees.

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WATER POLLUTION — EPA pr...

Nov 25, 2019 by

The Tennessee Valley Authority has long argued it shouldn’t be required to limit the toxic metals that its coal-fired power plant dumps into the Cumberland River.

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Coal Knew, Too

Nov 25, 2019 by

A newly unearthed journal from 1966 shows the coal industry was long aware of the threat of climate change.

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Yale psychiatrist: Trump’s 53-...

Nov 25, 2019 by

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the White House doctor said of Donald Trump’s recent, sudden visit to Walter Reed Hospital: “Despite some speculation, the President … did not undergo any specialized cardiac or neurologic evaluations.”

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Trump’s half-cocked and bumbli...

Nov 23, 2019 by

After two weeks of testimony in the impeachment hearings, we have the broad outlines of Donald Trump’s conspiracy to extort Ukraine into helping him cheat in the 2020 election.

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Red flags raised after Trump o...

Nov 23, 2019 by

Iraq is one of the top recipients of American assistance, and the U.S. foreign aid agency manages more than $1 billion in projects there, including funding for Iraqi religious minorities pushed by Vice President Mike Pence.

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Global 5G wireless deal threat...

Nov 22, 2019 by

Meteorologists say international standards for wireless technology could degrade crucial satellite measurements of water vapour.

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Appalachia’s Strip-Mined Mount...

Nov 22, 2019 by

A new analysis of satellite images shows how the area of West Virginia with the most strip-mine damage is also the most susceptible to increased stream flow.

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Robert Reich: It’s time ...

Nov 22, 2019 by

Any Medicare for All is better than our present system, but this second version is far better

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Noam Chomsky: Democratic Party...

Nov 21, 2019 by

As the 2020 election race heats up, U.S. politics, the nation’s political culture as a whole, and even the future of organized human life are at a crossroads.

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The New York Times Won’t...

Nov 21, 2019 by

When Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his $16.3 trillion climate plan, corporate media were quick to throw cold water on it, arguing that the Democratic presidential candidate’s plan was too expensive, and logistically and politically impossible (FAIR.org, 9/6/19).

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San Francisco’s Quest to Make ...

Nov 21, 2019 by

‘Zero Waste’ might be the impossible dream, but San Francisco isn’t giving up.

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How the humble chairlift could...

Nov 21, 2019 by

What do you see when you imagine a zero-carbon future? Electric buses zipping by? Rolling hills covered with solar panels? Offshore wind farms towering over the sea? If batteries are part of your vision, good thinking.

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A Wet Year Causes Farm Woes Fa...

Nov 21, 2019 by

The damage from the destructive spring flooding in the Midwest has been followed in parts of the country by a miserable autumn that is making a bad farming year worse, with effects that could be felt into next spring.

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