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Senate Confirms ‘Climate Change Denier’ Scott Pruitt to Head EPA

Senate Confirms ‘Climate Change Denier’ Scott Pruitt to Head EPA

The United States Senate has confirmed Scott Pruitt, whose skepticism about human-caused global warming and close ties to the fossil fuel..

February 17, 2017 with 0 Comments
San Francisco: Hundreds Protest Trump’s Executive Orders on Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

San Francisco: Hundreds Protest Trump’s Executive Orders on Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive orders reviving the highly controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines,..

January 27, 2017 with 0 Comments
North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters

North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters

A North Dakota state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would exempt drivers from liability if they accidentally kill or injure a..

January 15, 2017 with 0 Comments
John Hoeven, New Senate Indian Affairs Chair, Supports Dakota Access Pipeline

John Hoeven, New Senate Indian Affairs Chair, Supports Dakota Access Pipeline

The incoming Republican-controlled Senate has named John Hoeven, a staunch proponent of the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, as..

January 8, 2017 with 0 Comments
The Trump Petropoly: Environmentalists Appalled by Imminent Regime of Climate Change Deniers and Doubters

The Trump Petropoly: Environmentalists Appalled by Imminent Regime of Climate Change Deniers and Doubters

The international scientific community overwhelmingly concurs that climate change is real, that it is caused and exacerbated by human..

December 13, 2016 with 0 Comments
As Indigenous Youth Occupy NYC Campaign Headquarters, Clinton Breaks DAPL Silence with Statement

As Indigenous Youth Occupy NYC Campaign Headquarters, Clinton Breaks DAPL Silence with Statement

As heavily militarized police raided a North Dakota camp of Native Americans and allies resisting construction of the Dakota Access..

October 29, 2016 with 0 Comments
US Government Intervenes After Judge Denies Standing Rock Sioux Request to Stop Pipeline

US Government Intervenes After Judge Denies Standing Rock Sioux Request to Stop Pipeline

Minutes after a federal judge on Friday denied a request by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe to temporarily halt construction of the highly..

September 9, 2016 with 0 Comments
‘Gasland’ Director Josh Fox: Bernie Sanders’ Climate Plan the ‘Only Realistic One’

‘Gasland’ Director Josh Fox: Bernie Sanders’ Climate Plan the ‘Only Realistic One’

Oscar-nominated filmmaker and climate activist Josh Fox slammed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton for her lucrative ties to the fossil..

April 26, 2016 with 0 Comments
Harnessing Rivers in Pakistan with Micro Hydropower

Harnessing Rivers in Pakistan with Micro Hydropower

A little dam goes a long way, and wins a 2015 Ashden Award for Sarhad Rural Support Programme. Visit the Ashden website (http://ashden.org)..

December 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

President Barack Obama on Friday rejected the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in what environmentalists hailed as a major..

November 6, 2015 with 2 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • Oklahoma Advances Bill Requiring Male Permission for Abortions
  • White House: Trump’s Failure to Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism, on Holocaust Remembrance Day Was Intentional
  • Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Punishing Abortion as Murder; Says It Will Teach Women ‘Personal Responsibility’
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank White Republicans’ for Ending Slavery
  • North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters
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