ExxonMobil Says Climate Change Is Real, Governments ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Do Much About It

By: Wednesday April 2, 2014 5:43 am

Yes, human civilization is facing one of the greatest threats it has ever faced and no, we aren’t going to do anything about it. Or so says ExxonMobil in their latest report issued coincidentally on the same day as the latest IPCC report on the dangers of climate change. The report marks a rhetorical turning [...]

UN Climate Change Report Says Worst Is Yet To Come

By: Monday March 31, 2014 5:55 am

After decades of near total inaction by the major world economies a new report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims the worst effects of greenhouse emissions have yet to be felt. Already the effects of climate change are being seen with coastal flooding, severe weather, and rapid extinctions of wildlife, [...]

Activists Scale ExxonMobil Rig On 25th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez

By: Monday March 24, 2014 10:50 am

Today, on the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez spill, Greenpeace climbers scaled an ExxonMobil rig in Norway set to drill in the Russian Arctic. The activists are calling for a ban on offshore oil drilling in the Arctic and for renewed efforts to fight climate change according to a press release by Greenpeace.

Top 1% Getting 99% Taxpayers To Insure Their Beach Houses From Climate Change Losses

By: Monday February 24, 2014 11:08 am

When kings make risky bets it is the serfs who pay. According to NBC News the plutocrats have successfully gotten the federal government to make taxpayers liable for the consequences of increasingly likely floods on expensive waterfront homes. The 99% can now not only look in wonder at the ornate plush homes on the beaches, [...]

Billionaire To Use $100 Million To Help Climate Change Candidates; Scientist Says All Is Lost

By: Wednesday February 19, 2014 8:06 am

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It seems as though at least one member of the 1% has decided to fight against the oncoming catastrophe of global climate change. Tom Steyer is planning to spend as much as $100 million in the 2014 election cycle to help advance the [...]

National Review’s Future At Risk Over Climate Change Smear

By: Friday January 31, 2014 5:51 am

National Review, one of the conservative movement’s most celebrated publications, may be brought down by a smear it published against climate scientist Michael Mann. Mann’s lawsuit against the publication has already survived two challenges for dismissal and could exact a lethal toll on a media property that may already be losing money. Mann alleges that [...]

Study: Major Funders Of Climate Change Denial Identified

By: Monday December 23, 2013 8:29 am

  A study by Drexel University has identified the major sources of funding for climate change denial. Some of the names are all too familiar such as the Koch and Scaife families while some have done their best to remain obscure and have yet to get noticed. The battle to de-legitimize climate science and science [...]

Climate Change Could Make Planet Unlivable For Humans

By: Wednesday December 18, 2013 10:58 am

Here’s a story to brighten your day, all these political problems could become moot – because humans will all be dead. Perhaps its worth noting that the worst case scenario is not rising sea levels that sink Florida (insert joke here) but an all out wrecking of the climate that humans can survive in. We [...]

Koch Brothers Upset Article Portrayed Them As Resentful Of Other Oil Companies

By: Wednesday December 11, 2013 10:44 am

America’s richest brothers, Charles and David Koch of Koch Industries, are upset with the New York Times. Representatives for the family claim that the Times characterized their position on government policies related to climate change. In the piece the reporter notes the Koch brothers have “longtime resentment of the biggest oil companies.” Last week, the [...]

Leaked Report On Climate Change Warns Of Disasters

By: Wednesday November 13, 2013 5:15 am

A leaked 29 page summary of a draft report by the United Nations backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of a planet plagued by disasters in the wake of a changing climate. The report notes serious threats to the stability of the food and water supply contributing to increased political conflict that is likely [...]

UN Panel Says Humans ‘Extremely Likely’ Responsible For Climate Change

By: Friday September 27, 2013 8:01 am

The United Nations created Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a landmark report claiming that climate change is real and human beings are the culprits. The report called the existence of Global Warming, a point of contention in Congress, “unequivocal.” And noted that “human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed [...]

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