Science supports climate change reality: It’s time for the media to get on board

How times change. It seems just yesterday when Al Gore was being vilified as America’s über-exaggerator for his warning in 2006 of the coming disaster that is climate change. Although climate change is certainly no laughing matter, Gore certainly could claim to have the last laugh. In the years since Gore first entered the words…

Are we all eco-terrorists now?

I wasn’t much interested in all of the hullabaloo about the government spying on our phone calls, emails, etc., until I read this article about how the definition of “eco terrorist” is being stretched to include peaceful protests. If a “tree hugger” or “tree sitter” is a terrorist, then those of us who are members…

Koch-ifying the news

Industrialists Charles and David Koch, well known for their climate change denial, have very recently expressed interest in buying newspapers. We all know the Koch brothers by now. They are known to create and support partisan astroturf groups [e.g. Freedomworks and Americans for Prosperity] that have no problem bending and/or denying the truth to fit…

Van Jones: “If Obama believes Keystone is a good thing, he should call it the Obama Tar Sands Pipeline.”

We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity. We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid…