Monday, June 11, 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Tell the House to End Mountaintop-removal Mining

Tell the House to End Mountaintop-removal Mining


Every day 2.5 million pounds of explosives are detonated in Appalachia to blow up mountains to access cheap coal. Mountaintop removal has already destroyed more than 500 peaks in one of the oldest and most biologically diverse mountain ranges on Earth.
Mountaintop removal kills endangered species, permanently pollutes streams and has been linked to cancer and birth defects in people. More than 1.4 million acres of hardwood forests and 2,000 miles of streams have been lost. We need to stop blowing up Appalachia.

Monday, February 20, 2012

EXPOSED: The 19 Public Corporations Funding The Climate Denier Think Tank Heartland Institute

EXPOSED: The 19 Public Corporations Funding The Climate Denier Think Tank Heartland Institute: pOne in a series of posts about the Heartland Institute’s inner workings, from internal documents acquired by ThinkProgress Green. Heartland has issued a press release claiming that some of these documents were sent to an outsider under false pretenses and that one document in the set is a fake, but the AP independently verified their [...]/p

Ideological Hypocrites

Ideological Hypocrites