The entire population of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, is fleeing in an evacuation ahead of a wall of flames now entering the city limits. The army and air force is heading to the province to help 80,000 people escape out-of-control wildfires that are filling the city with smoke. Alberta has called for an airlift […]
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ASHLAND, Ky. — Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton promised help Monday for an area of Kentucky hit hard by job losses in the coal and steel industries. On the first day of a two-day visit to Appalachia dubbed her “Breaking Down Barriers” tour, Clinton touted her $30 billion plan to help coal workers and pledged […]
Says NASA: While the recent water shortage in California and other states made headline for months, NASA scientists believe that drought will be viewed as comparatively minor in the not-so-distant future. Based on NASA’s climate models, large parts of North America could begin to experience megadroughts — severe climate events than can last decades — […]
It’s coming to an axis near you. Thanks, Republicans!
Interesting stories I found today: There's something very unsettling happening on the Greenland ice sheet this week: https://t.co/skzV7x8bgP pic.twitter.com/DLKbiTT6Dj — Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) April 14, 2016 I am on the Kill List. This is what it feels like to be hunted https://t.co/2k2qh1b3iK — Medea Benjamin (@medeabenjamin) April 13, 2016 Remember the viral "I am Adam Lanza's […]
Tom Hayden (yes, that Tom Hayden) announced his switch from Bernie to Hillary. Go read the whole thing: The Democratic primary may deepen this antagonism and result in defections among Hillary supporters. Hillary wants limits on fracking: a ban where individual states have blocked it, like in New York; safeguards against children’s and family exposures; […]
And this is why we vote for Democrats. Unbelievably, Republicans are just planning to ignore this, like they did with global warming: Washington (dpa) – Calling what they’ve learned since focusing on the Zika virus “not reassuring,” US health officials said Monday the illness brings a “broader set of complications” for pregnant women than first […]
Posted in Climate Change on Mar 11th, 2016
Ha ha, who cares about that global warming nonsense now? The top U.S. health officials leading the response to the mosquito-borne Zika virus sweeping through the hemisphere said its growing links to a broad array of birth defects and neurological disorders are worse than they originally suspected, increasing the risk for devastating harm during pregnancy. […]
No biggie, we need that wall in Mexico! Thursday, while the nation debated the relative size of Republican genitalia, something truly awful happened. Across the northern hemisphere, the temperature, if only for a few hours, apparently crossed a line: it was more than two degrees Celsius above “normal” for the first time in recorded history […]
Climate change makes it imperative that we win this election, because the Republicans won’t do a damned thing to stop it. Fiji has launched a clean-up after the most powerful cyclone in the Pacific island-nation’s history left a trail of destruction, killing at least six people, destroying homes and damaging infrastructure. The storm struck the […]