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.
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.”
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 […]
Both the Indigenous communities in Canada and the residents of Port Arthur have seen elevated incidence of illness.
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.”
After extreme weather incidents like Hurricane Sandy, 40 percent of small businesses do not reopen.
More than 65 percent of Republicans in the 113th Congress are on record as rejecting “the science” behind climate change.
Obama addressed the climate deniers with the simple sentence, “We don’t have time for the meeting of the Flat Earth Society.”
It is essential to go beyond the statistics to place Domestic Violence within a larger societal framework.
The Koch Brothers have funneled $60 million to organizations supporting the denial of climate change, and that only covers 1997 to 2010.