NEWSFLASH: California’s Governor Jerry Brown vetoes industrial hemp bill Almost two decades ago, I stood up at a Jerry Brown presidential press conference and asked him, in front of all the media and hundreds of people, about industrial hemp as a solution for many of the world’s problems. If we’d had industrial hemp since then, […]
In a report published by Columbia University in June 2011, climatologist Dr. James E. Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Center for Space Flight, criticizes the U.S. push to exploit the Canadian tar sands for oil production, via the “Keystone Pipeline.” In “Silence is Deadly,” Hansen remarks: The U.S. Department of State seems likely to […]
This very gory film seems to have been put out by ANTI-environmentalists to make those who care about the planet look like depraved terrorists and murderers. WARNING: Very graphic images of violence.
In a move sure to infuriate people of common sense, the Prince of Wales has just sold humanity (and the earth) down the river with his recent remarks about Islam leading the way in the Green Movement, as reported in the Daily Mail UK: Prince Charles yesterday urged the world to follow Islamic ‘spiritual principles’ […]
Not very cheery, I’m afraid. And here we are marching along as if nothing is happening… Indeed, we are distracting ourselves with all manner of relative frivolity. “…overfishing of our oceans and depleting fish stocks to dangerous low levels; …toxins, emissions and pollution…making the hole in the ozone layer bigger and causing more harmful sunrays […]
Good news from the religion front for a change. When I first started online almost 15 years ago, Christian fundies largely ruled the airwaves and spewed invective at “tree huggers” and “hippies,” who were the only people conceivable (by them) to be involved in environmentalism. I once got into a loud fracas with a rabid […]
Over the many years I have been environmentally active, beginning in childhood with a family who recycled and used biodegradable soap products, I have seen arguments on both ends of the spectrum about the human impact on the environment. Practically everyone is aware of the global warming debate, as well as climate change – even […]