Donald Trump, who has proclaimed his opinion that climate change is a “hoax,” reportedly intends to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord signed by virtually every other nation on earth.
A group of Republican senators has written a letter to the U.S. Attorney General to stifle any future federal inquiries concerning climate change, claiming it violates the First Amendment rights of corporations like Exxon, which suppressed its research into the phenomenon for several decades.
Throughout his campaign, Trump has made environmental destruction into a necessary act of maintaining American global hegemony, especially when contending with a rising China. The planet’s ecological balance is not worth saving if it means America can’t be on top, even if climate change is a threat to all the earth.
If you’re still looking for a scary Halloween costume, consider dressing up as a climate change doubter, an anti-vaccine advocate, or an elected official who hunts demons on the side.
While it can be hard to distinguish between the different players in this congested contest, Jindal stands out from the pack for the following five reasons.
“The violence present in our hearts, wounded by sin, is also reflected in the symptoms of sickness evident in the soil, in the water, in the air and in all forms of human life.”
After having conflated religion and politics for so long, many conservatives now contend with the Pope advancing a progressive vision on some key issues.
For years Donald Trump has boasted about what a great president he would make, while never actually running for any elected office himself. That came to an end Tuesday. As he enters his first political campaign, here are five things from The Donald’s formidable career to keep in mind.
A narrow segment of our population have become pathologically resistant to even the mention of “climate change” — Republican political officials and candidates.
A bipartisan group released a report on Tuesday titled “Risky Business,” arguing that U.S. businesses need to treat the threat of climate change as a serious business risk that will cost the country hundreds of billions of dollars. The group asked businesses to “lead the way” in reducing risks from climate change — for the good of the planet, […]
Br-r-r-r! It’s a good thing I remembered where I stored all my old ski gear, including the thermal underwear that I hadn’t worn in years. I’ve needed it during a season in which even the Deep South has seen an epidemic of frozen pipes, single-digit temperatures and school cancelations without snow. Schoolkids were allowed to […]