Tag Archives: climate change

Report: 1 In 5 Plants In Danger Of Extinction By
Experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew have just published their second ever State of the World’s Plants report. They reveal there are 390,000 known species of plants, with over 30,000 being used by humans. Unfortunately, the...
DOJ Lawyers Continue Battle To Block Climate Change Records By
A federal judge grilled challengers Wednesday about their demand for emails written under a pseudonym by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who they believe has guided government energy policy toward fossil fuels and away from renewable resources. The 2015 federal lawsuit,...
Australia’s Coal Export Industry Is Threatening The Climate Crisis By
Australia is powering a global surge in an especially polluting type of steel production, and exporting a massive amount of greenhouse gases — 88% as much as it produces domestically. According to a new report from Greenpeace Australia Pacific, the government’s ambitious...
Trump’s Paris Deal Withdrawal Sparks Overwhelming Global Response By
The overwhelming global response to President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement was essentialy, “Go jump in a lake”—or as one Germany tabloid succinctly phrased it in a widely circulated headline: Very much...
Reports Hint That Trump May Pull U.S. From Paris Climate Deal By
Multiple news outlets reported Wednesday that President Donald Trump was about to make good on his campaign pledge to pull the United States out of the historic Paris climate agreement—a decision environmental groups said would be “a travesty” and “historic...
Leak: Despite Brexit, UK Actively Lobbying To Weaken EU Climate Goals By
On the very day Theresa May triggered Article 50, her government quietly issued another bold statement to Brussels. Documents obtained by Energydesk reveal UK government attempts to significantly weaken draft EU climate and energy rules, even as Brexit is underway. Key...
Scientists Disprove Scott Pruitt’s Climate Claims With … Science By
The Trump Administration has taken its shots at science, and researchers are firing right back. Trump’s chosen Environmental Protection Agency head, Scott Pruitt, made the outrageous claim that “over the past two decades satellite data indicates there has been a leveling...
Recent NYT Hire Describes Arabs And Africans As “Diseased” And “Depraved” By
NEW YORK– While having no problem describing President Donald Trump as racist numerous times over the past two years, the New York Times has decided to hire a writer who makes Trump look like a stalwart of political correctness, all in the name of “diversity.” When...
Chomsky Says Republicans Most Dangerous Group In History – Assange Points To CIA By
CHILE (Analysis) — On Monday, Noam Chomsky – renowned linguist, academic and activist – repeated his assertion in an interview with the BBC that the modern U.S. Republican Party is the most dangerous organization in human history, adding that, as an organization,...
Trump Taps Conservative Talk Show Host As USDA Chief Scientist By
President Donald Trump is expected to pick Sam Clovis, a conservative talk show host who campaigned for Trump in Iowa, for the position of “chief scientist” at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), reported ProPublica and the Washington Post this weekend. The...