Calling themselves "natural partners," the Amalgamated Transit Union and the Sierra Club are banding together in a nationwide campaign.
The third National Climate Assessment report confirms both the role of human activities in causing climate change and the broad range of adverse health consequences that climate change brings.
U.S. military officials did not report the contamination to Japanese authorities, and did nothing to alleviate the contamination.
Truth is stranger than fiction, so don't be surprised that the Koch Brothers, BP, and a web of multinationals have been hedging bets and kicking up dust on an industrial corridor of working-class neighborhoods between Chicago and Indiana.
Duke Energy and local officials assure residents that the water is fine. End of subject. But the crisis isn't over.
We can now predict, with 100 percent certainty that climate change will actually result in much more employment for scientists, not because they made it up but rather because it is already starting to affect humanity all over the world.
While the people are banned from the more than 400 shuttered national parks, big oil and gas companies will have no trouble getting in and will continue operations as usual in 12 of the otherwise closed national parks.
The real debates are about whether climate change will be catastrophic within years or within decades, and about whether or not we have already passed crucial environmental tipping points.
The largest greenhouse gas polluter in the state, Chevron, along with the other four Bay Area refineries, is already refining tar sands oil from Canada, brought into the area by rail.
Last month, the Calif. Department of Toxic Substances Control charged that Chemical Waste Management's 72 unreported spills show that the company cannot be trusted to protect human health.