2015 Climate Change Forecast

In the 2014 election, big campaign dollars from the fossil fuel sector reaped major benefits. Those who have been itching to cut the Environmental Protection Agency off at the knees now have a majority in both houses.

Republican Jim Brainard Believes in the Science of Climate Change

Direct about the fact that the party of environmentalist Teddy Roosevelt has become entrenched in refuting the findings of the larger scientific community, Brainard said, “You have to trust 97 percent of scientists.”

Safe Climate Caucus Pumps Up Advocacy and Action

When I first wrote about the Safe Climate Caucus, they were new on the scene.  Last year, the agenda of the Safe Climate Caucus was to have a member of the House of Representatives speak daily on the impact of climate change. Now, with new members on board, they are taking the social media track […]

The Keystone Pipeline Is An Environmental Justice Issue

Both the Indigenous communities in Canada and the residents of Port Arthur have seen elevated incidence of illness.

New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Targets Climate Change

If anyone had doubts about McCarthy’s stand on climate change, she dispelled that by commenting, “We’re not going to stop looking at the science. Climate change is real.”

Small Businesses Support President Obama’s Climate Plan

After extreme weather incidents like Hurricane Sandy, 40 percent of small businesses do not reopen.

Climate Deniers: The Usual Suspects Weigh In

More than 65 percent of Republicans in the 113th Congress are on record as rejecting “the science” behind climate change.

President Obama Vows To Cut Pollution

Obama addressed the climate deniers with the simple sentence, “We don’t have time for the meeting of the Flat Earth Society.”

Domestic Violence: Everybody’s Issue

It is essential to go beyond the statistics to place Domestic Violence within a larger societal framework.

The Environment, The Election, Money and the Koch Brothers

The Koch Brothers have funneled $60 million to organizations supporting the denial of climate change, and that only covers 1997 to 2010.