Is democracy the best societal avenue for humans to go down? That’s a question many of us in democratic countries don’t typically ask. The assumed answer is: “duh.” But democracy … [Read full article]
Former NJ Governor and EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman (2013 interview screen shot from youtube) You may remember Christine Todd Whitman, the Republican who served as Governor of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001 and … [Read full article]
Current Republican leadership is really good at two things, as far as I can tell: 1) lying, and 2) fighting every single thing that Obama tries to do. I don’t … [Read full article]
Via Daily Kos: As you may have seen, yesterday Fox offered up this hilariously misleading chart of Obamacare’s enrollment progress: The numbers on that chart said 6 million and 7 million, but … [Read full article]
We’re trying to get more solar energy stories going here on Planetsave. To catch readers up, I’m doing a short series on the top 50 solar energy stories of 2013 so … [Read full article]
Wowza, that’s some surprising news to come home to. Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning director of Gasland, Josh Fox, was arrested today at Congress. Why? Well, he was trying to film a … [Read full article]
This is one of the funniest videos I’ve seen in awhile. Of course, it’s also sad as sh**. The peak, at 48 seconds in is sooooooo insane (won’t spoil … [Read full article]
Media Matters has conducted a study on the climate change and climate action coverage of major TV networks and has come to a striking (though, not too surprising) conclusion: these TV news networks have heavily skewed the debate towards climate inaction (at the great frustration of climate scientists and all those who care about a livable climate).
Hello Planetsavers! I thought I’d start doing a monthly wrap-up of our top 20 posts for people to have a glance at. Many of the top stories this month, as you’ll notice, were clearly tied into major world news events. Google is the main traffic driver for the large majority of sites on the Internet and ours isn’t an exception. Covering environmental news consistently, this often results in the biggest news stories rising to the top.
Seriously, why is it only FOX News making these makes? Was it a memo?
Seriously, I should probably be writing on something else, but this has really pissed me off. How horrible and ridiculous can FOX News get. You can see in the screenshot above that FOX News’ coverage of Osama Bin Laden’s death entailed switching up ‘Osama’ for ‘Obama’ — cleaver, eh? If you’re in fourth grade and have no sense for what is important in this world.
Of course, after Mark Hertsgaard and others put the pressure on climate cranks such as Senator James (global warming is a hoax) Inhofe last week (see: Hertsgaard Nails Inhofe, Oil Lobbyists … [Read full article]
Here’s some of the biggest global warming and environmental politics news and commentary from the last week or so, along with some fun cartoons. Rocket Fuel in Our Water? The … [Read full article]