A firefighter pauses at the $2013 Rim Fire in Yosemite National Park, August-September 2013 (Calfire photo on facebook). President Obama released the federal budget for 2015 last week. Overall, it … [Read full article]
Gov Study Confirms Toxic Chemicals Pumped into Wells During 'Fracking'
Between 2005 and 2009, oil and natural gas companies operating in 14 states injected hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic and/or carcinogenic chemical into natural gas wells, according to a recent investigation conducted by three House Democrats* and made public on Saturday.
Cheap and Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient – Leaking
Whether you want to do your bit for the planet or you just want to cut down your electricity bill, ensuring your house isn’t leaking all that warmth outside is going to be good for your pocket, and good for the environment.
Global Warming Politics, Environment, and Animal Stories of the Day
Some top global warming and environmental news from the last day or so: Global Warming & Environmental Politics Time to Put People Ahead of Polluters Over on ecopolitology, Sierra Club’s … [Read full article]
House of Representatives Still Drinking Bottled Water, Costing U.S. Nearly $1 Million a Year
While our country’s leaders ‘try to tackle’ the world’s biggest problems, they contribute to a number of them, too. For example, Corporate Accountability International reports that the House of Representatives … [Read full article]
Hedgehogs (10 Friday Photos)
Photo Credit: CadenArmstrong via Flickr My friend and I have never seen a hedgehog, so I decided to find some photos to solace us. Maybe that’s not the same as … [Read full article]
House Gives America An Oil Change In Energy Policy
After a hefty long debate over offshore drilling and new energy policies, the House passed the ever unpopular Comprehensive American Energy Security & Consumer Protection Act. The bill which will … [Read full article]