The Nature Conservancy Profiting Off Oil Drilling on Protected Land

August 4, 2014 2 Comments
The Nature Conservancy Profiting Off Oil Drilling on Protected Land

Guess the millions they get from Monsanto just isn’t enough for The Nature Conservancy. They want in on the oil and gas boom, too. For years I have been writing about the absurd partnership between The Nature Conservancy and Monsanto. One, a destroyer of the environment. The other, a (supposed) environmental group. See any conflict […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 366

August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Green News For The Weekend Volume 366

August 1, 2014. Every time I don’t think time can seem to go any faster, it continues to amaze me. How is it August already? Eh, ponder that later. Here are some green news stories you may have missed from the past week: The cheapest form of new electricity in Denmark will be wind power […]

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Bee-Killing Insecticide Neonicotinoids Showing Up In Major Rivers

July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Bee-Killing Insecticide Neonicotinoids Showing Up In Major Rivers

There is no “away” on Planet Earth. This is it. So whatever we make/use/dispose of is still here and always will be. Toxic neonicotinoids, insecticides used in agriculture, have been found in six states and nine Midwestern rivers, according to scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey. Neonicotinoids have been directly linked to the decimation of […]

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Natural Gas is Worse Than Coal and Oil?

July 22, 2014 0 Comments
Natural Gas is Worse Than Coal and Oil?

Um… uh oh. All this talk about how natural gas is going to save the human species from certain climate change should go quiet. According to Dr. Robert Howarth, a professor of ecology and environmental biology at Cornell University, natural gas is not going to be the saving grace of the climate issues facing us. […]

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Texas Family Wins $3 Million Verdict in Fracking Case

July 17, 2014 1 Comment
Texas Family Wins $3 Million Verdict in Fracking Case

And yet, the denials over the dangers of fracking continue to pour in from those set to make the most off the “technology” – oil companies and their investors. Before you read any further, I would suggest you read my post What is Fracking? for information about it, in case you don’t know yet. The […]

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Will Organic Food Make You Healthier? Who Cares.

July 14, 2014 0 Comments
Will Organic Food Make You Healthier? Who Cares.

Are chemicals that are less chemical-y better for you? Is breathing less smoke from the back of a 1985 Ford Truck better for you? If it’s called global warming, why is it cold outside? We as humans ask some pretty stupid questions. The question is not really “is organic food healthier?” That is not a […]

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