Five California cites have sued the oil, gas, and coal companies. 50% of the climate breakdown and 30 % of the sea level rise is due to these fossil fuel fools. www.ucsusa.org/fa17-first-principles#.WgYZQFtSzct www.ucsusa.org/fa17-ideas-in-action#.WgYZ6ltSzcs
Texas and Florida politicians deny climate change and refuse to talk about it. Ex- Exxon CEO Tillerson, now secy of state, says he will eliminate the State Dept . climate change envoy. Politicians lie about climate change to help oil companies who have given lots of money to them. https://www.democracynow.org/2017/9/11/elizabeth_kolbert_an_honest_conversation_about As temps rise, the ice […]
Parasites are important in keeping a balance among different life forms and in processing dead creatures into food for other creatures. Parasites comprise 80 % of the food web, and the majority of the biomass. One third of parasites could go extinct due to climate change. For an example, parasites cause crickets to jump into streams […]
Karen M. took this picture of her partner Dave A. while they were hiking in a Wilderness Study Area north of Eagle. He is wearing our osprey design t-shirt.
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/how-a-small-town-is-standing-up-to-fracking-w482577 A retired elementary school teacher, her daughter, the local League of Women Voters president, a retired coal company executive, a piano tuner, an interior designer, and other locals passed a law that gave residents the right to local self government. Thus they would no longer be limited to pro-oil state laws. The people have […]
Compound 1080 is is a persistent poison. It kills wolves, eagles, bears, coyotes, and dogs. It can kill humans too. There are better ways to protect livestock. Groups have filed a petition to the EPA to Also, it causes a slow and painful death. “Compound 1080 poisoning is the most inhumane, torturous way for an […]
In Jeff Goodell’s Rolling Stone article, James Hansen says we need a new political party that takes no money from lobbyists, and we need a carbon tax on fossil fuels that is distributed back to the people. Further, he says we need to improve our forestry and agricultural practices in order to take carbon out […]
New TV film “Rachel Carson” from WGBH. Rachel Carson combined three things: needing a sense of wonder to become curious and excited about nature; studying and learning through science about the natural world; and the need to publicize the risks and dangers of some paths, such as pesticides that were preventing birds and fishes from […]
EPA Hid Planned Exposure Levels 1,000s of Times Safe Drinking Water Act Limits Source: RADICAL DRINKING WATER RADIATION RISE CONFIRMED IN EPA PLAN The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility group is making public these secretive plans of the EPA to weaken our legal standards for radiation in our water.